The drying bin

The function of the drying bin is to hold the grain for drying and in in-store drying also to serve as the storage bin after drying. Drying bins come in different shapes according to the requirements of the design of the dryer (see figure).

Depending on the model of dryer and locally available materials they can be made from different materials such as metal, wood, concrete, bricks, woven bamboo mats etc.