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Features:

  • Corrosion and abrasion resistant, powder coat finished corners

  • Inspection cover at the top of each discharge spout allows for easy access

  • Large steel paddle brackets increase strength and system life

  • Paddles are spaced every 4th chain link (about 10"). Shorter spacing adds life and reduces the load on the paddle chain links

  • Heavy-Duty, 10 gauge slide gate in discharge spout

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    Chain Loop System

    Chain Loop Systems

    The GSI Chain Loop System combines the loading, transferring, filling, and unloading processes all into one low maintenance, economical and easy to use system. The GSI Chain Loop is designed to move large capacities of grain gently and efficiently through-out the system.

    An enclosed loop design lets you select the grain flow path by opening or closing the discharge gates, which are controlled from the ground. Unload one bin or multiple bins and reduce drying costs by circulating high moisture grain from one bin, with previously dried grain from another bin.


    Chain Loop System

    Benefits
    An economic way to move large quantities of grain. The Chain Loop System provides better efficiency than any other system when used within its design limits. 12” systems provide higher capacities but with less distance and height. Life expectancy is excellent, exceeding that of an auger or an air system. In a system matched to a loop system where the bins are in a straight line, the unload augers can be replaced by the loop system. This will reduce the horsepower used, equipment that is needed, and maintenance required.


    Chain Loop System

    GSI's Chain Loop System can be installed into new or existing two to seven bin drying or storage structures and is expandable after the orginal installation. The system consists of chains, paddles and corners/connectors. The system can also be angled to accomodate conventional front unloaders. GSI manufacturers 2-leg and 4-leg chain loop towers. The two leg towers are designed to support chain loop systems between grain bins. 2-Leg towers are 48" wide and laterally braced to a grain bin wall. 4-leg towers are 4' x 4' square and provide solid, free standing support for your chain loop system.


    Chain Loop Corners and Discharges
    Corners and Discharges

    Standard Corner
    - 1 per system when using 2 drive corners
    - 2 per system when using 1 drive corner
    - Replaceable, abrasion resistant liners

    Inspection Corner
    Access for inspecting chain and paddle wear as well as chain tension.

    90° Discharge with Gate and Control Wheel
    Ground controlled access door on top for inspection and service

    Drive Corner
    - 1 or 2 per system based on required horsepower
    - 12" system up to 120HP - 2ea 60 HP Drive Corners
    - 10" system up to 100HP - 2ea 50 HP D brive Corners
    - 8" system up to 60HP - 2ea 30 HP Drive Corners





    Specifications

    CHAIN LOOP SYSTEM    Chain Loop Systems
     
    8"
    10"
    12"
    Maximum Capacity (BPH)
    4,000
    6,000
    10,000
    Chain Travel (FPM)
    325
    325
    400
    Tubing Gauge, Galvanized
    12
    12
    10
    Paddle Thickness (UHMW)
    3/16"
    3/16"
    3/16"
    Corner Shaft Diameter
    2"
    3"
    3 7/16"
    Conveyor Chain Standard
    81X
    81XHH
    81XHH
    Conveyor Chain Optional
    81XHH
    Conveyor Horsepower Required
    Vertical (per foot of conveyance)
    .35
    .50
    .75
    Horizontal (per foot of conveyance)
    .08
    .11
    .18
    Weight (per foot) of Tubular Conveyor
    Empty
    12 lbs.
    15 lbs.
    24 lbs.
    Full 56 lb. per bu. material
    28 lbs.
    40 lbs.
    59 lbs.