Design Information

Maximum Stored Heights for Agricultural Grain Store - Horizontal Panels 

Assuming Grain Loads as described in BS5502 part 22

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Section Size 

145mm 

180mm 

280mm 

280mm 

Code 
H145 
H180 
H280 
HX280 

Stored Material 

Span 

Single side loaded 

Single side loaded 

Single side loaded 

Single side loaded 

Grain - Level Fill 

5.500m 

9.4m 

10.0m

15.0m 

15.0m 

 6.000m

7.9m

 10.0m 

15.0m 

15.0m

 

 

 

 

 

Grain - Full Surcharge 

4.500m 

7.2m 

10.0m 

14.6m 

15.0m

 5.000m

5.8m

8.3m

11.8m

15.0m

 5.500m

4.8m

6.9m

9.7m

15.0m

 6.000m

4.0m

5.8m

8.2m

13.0m

 

 

 

 

 

Grain - with Stirrers 

4.500m 

5.6m 

7.6m 

12.6m 

15.0m 

 5.000m

4.5m

6.2m

10.2m

15.0m

 5.500m

3.7m

 5.1m 

8.4m

13.4m

 6.000m

3.1m

4.3m

7.1m

11.2m

 

 

 

 

 

Potato/Onion Surcharged 

5.500m 

5.5m 

7.5m 

13.0m 

15.0m 

 6.000m

4.6m

6.3m

10.9m 

15.0m 

 

 


 

Maximum Grain Storage Height - Vertical Panels

Assuming Grain Loads as described in BS5502 part 22

 

Section Size 

145mm 

180mm 

280mm 

280mm 

130-250mm 

150mm 

200mm 

Code 
 VD145
VD180 
VD280 
VDX280 
L Shape 
Arrow 150
Arrow 200 

Stored Material 

Either Face

Either Face

Either Face 

Either Face 

 

Either Face 

Either Face 

Either Face 

Grain  - Level Fill 

4.7m 

5.2m 

5.9m 

6.6m 

4.0m 

3.0m 

4.0m 

Grain - Surchared 

3.6m 

4.0m 

 4.6m

 5.1m

 4.0m

 3.0m

 4.0m

Grain - Level with Stirrers 

 3.4m

3.8m

 4.5m

 5.0m

 3.6m

 3.0m

3.6m

Potatoes/Onions Surcharged 

 3.9m

 4.3m

 5.0m

 5.6m

 4.0m

 3.0m

 4.0m

 

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