US 11,653,600 B1
Grain bin conditioning system using headspace air
Johnselvakumar Lawrence, Hesston, KS (US)
Assigned to AGI SureTrack, LLC, Lenexa, KS (US)
Filed by AGI SURETRACK LLC, Lenexa, KS (US)
Filed on Jul. 11, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/811,791.
Int. Cl. A01F 25/22 (2006.01)
CPC A01F 25/22 (2013.01) 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An air conditioning system for a grain bin, the system comprising:
a headspace air supply line having a headspace air receiving end configured to receive headspace air from a grain bin;
a humidifier coupled to a water source, wherein the humidifier injects water into the headspace air supply line;
an ambient air supply line having an ambient air receiving end configured to receive ambient air;
a mixer comprising a mixing area that mixes the headspace air from the headspace air supply line and the ambient air from the ambient air supply line to form an air mixture having a ratio of the headspace air and the ambient air that is determined based on an equilibrium moisture content of an agricultural product; and
a mixed air supply line that receives the air mixture from the mixer and provides the air mixture to a location within the grain bin.