Grain Bin Manufacturer Comparisons

All specifications taken from competitor websites, brochures, flyers and catalogues. Comparisons are to used as an informative guide. Manufacture may update or change information without notice. Sakundiak, Behlen, Twister, Goebel, Westeel WideCore and Westeel Centurion are registered labels/trademarks or brands that are registered names or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *DARMANI not responsible for updates or listing errors.

 WESTEEL EDWARDS AG GROWTH DARMANI
TYPE OF FAN FULL CENTRIFUGAL INLINE CENTRIFUGAL INLINE CENTRIFUGAL
Static Pressure 2" SP 6" SP 2" SP 6" SP 2" SP 6" SP
3 HP 3430 2740 3480 2130 3480 1075
5 HP 4800 3530 5230 4160 5815 4715
7 HP 5500 4560 6510 5250 6830 5440
10 HP 6930 5790 7750 6550 8320 6810
WARRANTY YES YES YES

All specifications taken from competitor websites, brochures, flyers and catalogues. Comparisons are to used as an informative guide. Manufacture may update or change information without notice. Sakundiak, Behlen, Twister, Goebel, Westeel WideCore and Westeel Centurion are registered labels/trademarks or brands that are registered names or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *DARMANI not responsible for updates or listing errors.  For more information or to see if any changes were made, contact the respective manufacturers website or local dealer/distributor. 

 

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MountDiameter# TiersStrengthBushels*WESTEELDARMANI

Hopper Mount

18'

5 Unstiffened 4300 20-20-17-15-14 20-20-17-15-14
18' 6 Unstiffened 5056 20-20-17-15-14-13 20-20-17-15-14-13
18' 6 Stiffened 5056 20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-18
21' 5 Unstiffened 5919 20-20-17-15-14 20-20-17-15-14
21' 6 Unstiffened 6965 20-20-17-15-14-13 20-20-17-15-14-13
21' 6 Stiffened 6965 20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-18
24' 6 Unstiffened 9200 20-20-17-15-14-13 20-20-17-15-14-13
24' 6 Stiffened 9200 20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-18
*ALL DARMANI BINS COME STANDARD WITH A 52" LID OPENER
Flat Mount 18' 5 Unstiffened 4300 20-20-17-15-14 20-20-17-15-14
18' 6 Unstiffened 5056 20-20-17-15-14-13 20-20-17-15-14-13
18' 6 Stiffened 5056 20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-18
18' 7 Stiffened 5865 20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-18
18' 8 Stiffened 6652 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18
21' 5 Unstiffened 5919 20-20-17-15-14 20-20-17-15-14
21' 6 Unstiffened 6965 20-20-17-15-14-13 20-20-17-15-14-13
21' 6 Stiffened 6965 20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-18
21' 7 Stiffened 8060 20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-18
21' 8 Stiffened 9131 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18
24' 6 Unstiffened 9200 20-20-17-15-14-13 20-20-17-15-14-13
24' 6 Stiffened 9200 20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-18
24' 7 Stiffened 10628 20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-18
24' 8 Stiffened 12028 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18
27' 5 Unstiffened 10050 20-20-17-15-14 20-20-17-15-14
27' 7 Stiffened 13530 20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-18
27' 8 Stiffened 15349 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18
30' 8 Stiffened 19106 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18
36' 8 Stiffened 27900 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18 20-20-20-20-20-20-20-18
36' 9 Stiffened 31000 20-20-20-20-20-18-18-18-17 20-20-20-20-20-18-18-18-17

All specifications taken from competitor websites, brochures, flyers and catalogues. Comparisons are to used as an informative guide. Manufacture may update or change information without notice. Sakundiak, Behlen, Twister, Goebel, Westeel WideCore and Westeel Centurion are registered labels/trademarks or brands that are registered names or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *DARMANI not responsible for updates or listing errors. For most farm-stiffened bins – DARMANI uses a heavier style of stiffener then Westeel on some farm bins.

 

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COMPANY DARMANI*WESTEEL
Wall Sheet Size 44” 44”
Wall Corrugation 4” 4”
Galvanizing G115 G115
Bolt Plating JS1000 JS500
Roof Stregnth #5000 #4-5000
Roof Slope 30 deg 30 deg.
Lid Opening Size 52” Track Mount 33-52”
Ladders Std. Std.
Level Indicator Std. ($125 value) G.Gauge
Anchor Pkg Std. ($144 value) Optional
HOPPER COMPARISON (1805 MODEL)
# of Legs 10 9
Manhole YES YES
Slide Gate YES-handle to outside for operator convenience   YES
Skid type  2-4x6 with Premium "Wedge" design for added support Triple 4x4
Aeration 24” Rocket
Warranty YES YES
Compare $ (Non-Air) *$12,069.00 $15,295-$17170
Compare $ (With Air) *$13,200.00 $17,895-$19350

DARMANI price for Hopper bins with and  without air is a prepay/lease price.  (Additional discount was applied to above pricing)

All specifications taken from competitor websites, brochures, flyers and catalogues. Comparisons are to used as an informative guide. Manufacture may update or change information without notice. Sakundiak, Behlen, Twister, Goebel, Westeel WideCore and Westeel Centurion are registered labels/trademarks or brands that are registered names or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *DARMANI not responsible for updates or listing errors. *Westeel prices were taken from phone survey and are subject to change without notice and may vary from dealer to dealer.  *To ensure pricing is up to date- Contact a Westeel authorized dealer.    

 

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 BASED ON 1805 BIN DARMANI WESTEEL STANDARDWESTEEL ELITEMILLERROTHM&K WELDINGDWAYNES
ASSIEPRAIRIE STEELWORLEY/ ROSLER
Sales Method Factory Direct Dealers
Coop/UFA
Dealers
Coop/UFA
Dealers/ Direct Dealers
Coop/Viterra
Direct Dealers
Coop/Viterra
Dealers
Atlas
Dealers/ Direct Dealers
Rosler/Coop
Main Beam 1/4 x 8 3/8 X 8 3/8 X 8  Call for details 1/4 X 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 8 call for details Call for details ¼ x 8
Secondary Beam 1/4 x 4 None None  Call for details 1/4 X 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 call for details  Call for details 1/4 x 4
Holes Punched Yes - Above Yes - Above (harder to mount) Yes - Above (harder to mount) Yes Yes - Above (harder to mount) Yes - Below (easier to mount) Yes - Below (easier to mount) Yes Yes Yes - Below (easier to mount)
# of Legs & Style 10 legs
5" x 5" x .188
9 legs
5" x 5" x .125
9 legs
5" x 5" x .125
10 legs 10 legs
5" x 5" x .125
12 legs
4" x 4" x .125
12 legs
4" x 4" x .125
12 legs
4" x 4" x .125
10 legs
4" x 4"
12 legs
4" x 4" x .125
Support Legs Yes - Angle iron Small gusset Small gusset Yes - Angle iron Yes – Angle iron Yes – Angle iron Yes – Angle iron Yes – Angle iron Small gusset Yes – Angle iron
Cone Slope 40º 35º 35º 35º 36º 35º 35º 37º 37º 35º
Manhole Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gate Style Slide gate -Rack/pinion Nylon rollers Slide gate -Rack/pinion Nylon rollers Slide gate -Rack/pinion Nylon rollers Slide gate -Rack/pinion Nylon rollers Slide gate –nylon rollers (Rack and pinion) Slide gate (steel on steel) NO- Rack and pinion Slide gate (steel on steel) NO- Rack and pinion Slide gate (Lever type) - NO Rack and pinion Slide gate -Rack/pinion Nylon rollers Slide gate (steel on steel) NO- Rack and pinion
Gate Opening Handle to outside Lever Handle to outside Lever Lever Lever Lever Lever Lever Optional handle Lever
Skid Foundation

Double
4" x 6"with Laser cut "Wedge" design for stronger support

Triple
4" x 4"
Triple
4" x 4"
Double
4" x 6"
Double
5" x 5"
Double
4" x 8"
Double
4" x 8"
Triple
4" x 4"
Triple
4" x 4"
Double
4" x 8"
Anchors Standard Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight Optional Evertight
Painted YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Warranty YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited YES - limited
Aeration Available YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
All specifications taken from competitor websites, brochures, flyers and catalogues. Comparisons are to used as an informative guide. Manufacture may update or change information without notice. Sakundiak, Behlen, Twister, Goebel, Westeel WideCore and Westeel Centurion ,Prairie Steel are registered labels/trademarks or brands that are registered names or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *DARMANI not responsible for updates or listing errors. For updated information, visit the respective manufactures website or contact their authorized dealer.

 

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▼ Bin part SpecificationSakundiakBehlenGoebelTwisterWesteel CenturionWesteel WideCoreDARMANI
ROOF Style V-RIB V-RIB V-RIB V-RIB V-RIB V-RIB V-RIB

Strength Adequate Adequate Adequate Adequate Adequate Adequate Strongest (2 x) #5000 Rating

Sidewall seal Angle iron *Rolled flange Rolled flange Rolled flange Angle iron Angle iron Angle iron w/tabs
optional
Level indicator Saf-T-fil Saf-T-fil Saf-T-fil Saf-T-fil Grain guage Grain guage Level alert
LID Opener type 90 degree 90 degree Partial swivel 90 degree Spring –slide Spring-slide Track mounted

Type of Wind resistance Small Small Small Small Small Small Strong

Size of opening Up to 36" 27" 27" Up to 36" 33"-52" 33"-52" 52"

Venting Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional

Std. Lid vent on Air bins with optional roof vents


Sealing Foam Foam Foam Foam Foam Foam

Excellent –Caulked Steel with roof ribs 

SHEETS Corrugation 5" wide Wide 2.5" narrow 4" narrow 4" wide 4" wide 4" wide

Stiffened Internal OR ext. Big bins-External or unstiffened Internal OR ext. Internal OR ext. External N/A Stiff or unstiff. depends on size

Bolts used JS 500 JS 500 JS 500 JS 500 JS 500 JS 500 JS 1000
DOOR Entry System Inner bracing Inner bracing Inner bracing Inner bracing Inner bracing Inner bracing No obstructions
UNLOAD Style Unload tube Unload tube Unload tube Unload tube Unload tube Unload tube Center Unload tube or Door Unload system

Speed good good good good good good good
LADDER Style Std. or w/cage Std. or w/cage Std. or w/cage Std. or w/cage Std. or w/cage or spiral Std. or w/cage or spiral Std. or SKY LIFT
AERATION Style Pit style Pit style Pit style Pit style Circ air / Full floor Circ air/ Full

Swing air system

Cross air -larger

FOUNDATION Style Cement Cement

Cement

Steel-depends on size

Cement Cement Cement Steel floor/Cement

RESALE 0 0 0-100% 0 0 0 Steel =100%
 WARRANTY Industry std.
limited limited limited limited limited limited limited

All specifications taken from competitor websites, brochures, flyers and catalogues. Comparisons are to used as an informative guide. Manufacture may update or change information without notice. Sakundiak, Behlen, Twister, Goebel, Westeel WideCore and Westeel Centurion are registered labels/trademarks or brands that are registered names or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *DARMANI not responsible for updates or listing errors.  For updated information, visit the respective manufactures website or contact their authorized dealer.

 

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