Bin inspection tips: B-r-r-risk weather can b-r-r-ring bin failure
Cold weather creates extreme stress on bin connection points. This article provides some bin inspection tips to help you counteract the effects of Mother Nature. Information here originally appeared in the February 1994 issue of In-Grain, published by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society, Minneapolis, Minn., and is adapted with permission.
Staying inside to keep warm when the weather's crisp outside is the objective, right? A cozy house protects you in the same way a bolted steel bin protects your material. But your house is probably equipped better than that bin to withstand winter's worst.