PO Box 677, 1555 255th St.
Sheffield, IA USA 50475-0677

Sukup Stiffened Farm Bins are engineered with precision and care, providing the strength and efficiency required for modern agricultural storage needs. Adding stiffeners to a bin allows the use of lighter gauge sidewall sheets without sacrificing structural strength; thereby, making a Stiffened Bin more economical. Stiffened Farm Bins provide excellent structural stability against grain, wind, and seismic loads. These bins demonstrate Sukup's commitment to delivering high-quality grain storage solutions, combining robust construction with innovative design to meet the demands of the agricultural industry.

The standout feature of these bins is their stiffened sidewalls, designed to provide strength and stability. They also feature a safety door, reflecting Sukup’s dedication to farm safety. The use of high-grade materials in their construction ensures that each bin is well-equipped to withstand various environmental stresses, from harsh weather conditions to the weight of stored grains.

These bins are a testament to Sukup's understanding of the complex needs of grain storage and dedication to providing practical, state-of-the-art solutions. Understanding the unique requirements of different farming operations, Sukup offers these stiffened farm bins in a variety of sizes. This flexibility ensures that farmers can find a storage solution perfectly suited to their specific needs. Choosing Sukup’s Stiffened Farm Bins means opting for a product that combines durability, efficiency, and adaptability, making it a valuable asset in any agricultural setting.

Standard Features

  • Covered by a 5-year limited warranty

Farm Stiffened Bins (BS)

  • 15' - 48' diameter
  • Maximum 12 rings tall
  • Bins up to 6 rings tall are designed for general drying and storage which may be equipped with up to a 3 down auger stirring device
  • Bins 7 -12 rings tall are designed for storage and aeration only, NOT DRYING

Farm Stiffened Heavy Gauge Drying Bins (BSD)

  • 18' - 48' diameter
  • 5 or 6 rings tall
  • Bins are designed for general drying, wet holding/working and storage and may be equipped with up to a 5 down auger stirring device,
  • a center unload continuous flow system or a recirculating device

Stiffener Features

  • Sukup base stiffeners cover the bottom two sidewall sheets and extend above the horizontal seams for better support and structural integrity
  • Standard stiffeners are 88" to cover two sheets
  • The top stiffener is tapered to fit under the roof and support the entire sheet
  • Stiffeners attach to the sidewalls vertically every 4 inches

Sidewall Features

  • 4" wide corrugation, 44" tall sidewall sheets
  • Bolts are SAE Grade 8.0 for added strength with JS1000® coating for exceptional corrosion protection
  • 70 ksi tensile strength steel
  • 3/8" bolts used on all sidewall rings

Door Features

  • Patent Pending catch is mounted to the inner door panel handles providing the catches for the outer door latches
  • Safety latch assures the inner panels are closed and secured when properly engaged
  • Hammerhead™ door latch (U.S. Patent #8,123,260) allows single-handed operation and ensures easy opening of doors
  • Inside door panels open flat against bin wall
  • 44" and 66" doors available
  • Door step included as standard equipment

Roof Features

  • 15'-48' standard roof peak load rating is 5,000 lbs, evenly distributed on peak ring as pure vertical load with uniformly distributed roof snow load calculated from 40 psf ground snow zone or 105 mph wind zone as defined by ASCE7-10 Code
  • Rigidized roof panel with 3" ribs that serve as rafters, strengthening the roof sheets
  • Sukup's standard double-tab roof clips support roof sheets every 9 3/8" at the eave
  • Roof rings are standard on Sukup bins 18' and larger; Exclusive, roof ring clips (U.S. Patent #7,654,048) ensure that roof rings stay in place for years to come
  • 20" x 35.5" oval manhole opening is a comfortable fit for most operators
  • Manhole cover is held securely in place by special latches; when open, the lid lays flat against the roof, eliminating the mess of water and soggy bees wings that can accumulate
  • 38" peak opening provides approximately 8 ft2 of air exhaust area
  • Peak lid cover is mounted on steel rods to allow it to slide open and closed and prevent it from blowing around on windy days
  • 5/16" bolts and flange nuts used on all roof connections

Sidewall options

  • Sidewall stairs
  • Outside ladders
  • Inside ladders

Door options

  • 8-12 ring tall bins can be equipped with an optional 66" door

Roof Options

  • 42' & 48' bins have 8,000 lb.* roof option (5000 lb. roof standard)
  • Continuous Eave Clip provides an even stronger roof to sidewall connection than our standard double-tab roof clips
  • Top ring punched for stirring track (bins up to 6 rings tall)
  • Bottom bin sheets may be pre-punched for Sukup floor flashing
  • Transition openings can be pre-cut for Sukup Fans at a nominal charge
  • Exclusive 18" Poly Roof Vents are virtually indestructible with debris deflectors to prevent dirt, fines, and other trash from collecting behind the vent
  • 5-year limited manufacturer's warranty
  • 18" roof vent cut-outs feature a 1-1/8" lip to prevent leakage
  • 60" octagonal diamond deck lid
  • Ground operated lid opener
  • Temperature cable mounting brackets

*Sukup roof load ratings are based on a peak load evenly distributed on peak ring as pure vertical peak load with uniformly distributed roof snow load calculated from 40 psf ground snow zone or 105 mph wind zone as defined by ASCE7-10 Code.

Product Features
  • All Bins are Manufactured Under Sukup Manufacturing Company’s ISO 9001 Certification Requirements
  • Super Shield® to Provide an Extra Layer of Protection
  • SAE Grade 8.0 Hardware with JS1000® Hour Plating
  • G115 Galvanized Roof Sheets
Sergio Hernandez, The Andersons Inc.

Maumee, OH

Our first experience truly dealing with Sukup one on one from the ground up and it was a great experience. Knowing what your service is on the commercial grain side you are a manufacturer that we can call and get what we need.


What are Stiffened Farm Bins from Sukup?

Sukup Stiffened Farm Bins are grain storage structures reinforced with stiffeners. These stiffeners enhance the strength and durability of the bins, making them suitable for larger-scale farming operations and commercial grain storage.

Can Sukup Stiffened Farm Bins be used for both short-term and long-term grain storage?

Yes, these bins are suitable for both short-term and long-term storage of grain. They are designed to maintain optimal conditions for grain preservation.

How do stiffeners improve the performance of Sukup Farm Bins?

Stiffeners provide additional support to the structure of the bin, allowing it to withstand higher loads and pressures. This is particularly beneficial in areas with heavy snowfall or extreme weather conditions, ensuring the bin maintains its integrity over time.
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