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Grain Temperature Monitoring is Critical

When grain goes out of condition, regardless of the cause, there is always an unusual change in temperature. Excessive moisture, high temperature, and poor grain condition (insects or damaged kernels) are generally considered the most important factors that lead to problems with stored grain.

Monitoring the temperature of grain (watching for changing trends) on a regular basis gives the manager the best chance to make a correction when a temperature change is occurring, preserving good quality in grain. Knowing the temperature of the grain also makes it possible for the fans to be run only when they are needed, saving money in utilities. 
One of the most common methods of sensing temperature changes in grain has long been the utilization of thermocouple systems. Thermocouples are the most widely used temperature sensor for many reasons.

      • They are accurate, low-cost, economical, and dependable.
      • The measurement is a point measurement with quick
         response to changing temperatures.
      • Knowing the temperatures allows the manager to look for a
         trend of changing temperatures indicating a potential
         problem with the stored commodity. 
      • In the rarity that a single sensor becomes non-functioning in a
         cable, the other sensor points in the cable keep reading.

TSGC, Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of grain temperature monitoring equipment in the world. Headquartered in America's Heartland, our administration, fabricating, sales and service divisions are located in Spirit Lake, Iowa. The team at Tri-States Grain Conditioning makes service and high quality products our highest priorities, while providing free quotes and tech support. We have an extensive network of contractors representing our products and services nationwide and in over forty countries.

For additional information, click the links below
7 Reasons for Monitoring Temperature Energy Work Sheet
Importance of Grain Temp Detection THE VITAL LINK - Preserving Your Profits

TSGC, Inc.
(Tri-States Grain
Conditioning, Inc. )
P.O. Box 468
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Phone: 712-336-0199
Fax: 712-336-0299
Toll Free: 1-800-GET-TEMP
Email: Tsgc@TsgcInc.com

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