Chief Commercial Dryers

Chief continuous flow grain dryerContinuous mixed-flow grain dryers for optimal drying performance

  • Custom-designed to your unique needs
  • Efficient, reliable commodity drying throughout the world
  • Easy to install and maintain

Used around the world!

Standard dryer capacities for standard grade corn range from 355 bph (10.6 mtph) to 11,340 bph (340.5 mtph), however Chief Dryers are used for a wide variety of commodities including:


Click on commodities for sizing and model. More commodities available upon request.

The requirements of your dryer will be carefully assessed, assuring proper operation regardless of most environmental conditions, including extreme climates.

Chief continuous flow grain dryer with claddingConsistent uniform airflow

Chief Dryers assure even temperature and airflow for optimum drying results.

Built for years of continuous use

Chief Dryers are constructed of high quality steel, and includes exterior covered in Valspar Weather X painted sheeting to add many years of dependable service. All components are engineered for maximum longevity.

Touch screen operation

Our standard Schneider touch screen PLC control panels offer maximum visualization and can be read in several languages.

reduced maintenance grain dryer Easy installation

Chief Dryers are shipped in preassembled modular units and feature completely bolted construction.

Reduced maintenance

The Chief Dryer requires minimal cleaning and maintenance resulting from its ‘'clean'’ design inside and out.

Environmentally considerate

Our team of dryer experts will carefully consider the environmental concerns of your specific locality, including the height, noise reduction, dust reduction, color and/or air quality requirements.

chief grain dryer panelControl Panel

  • Schneider touch screen PLC as standard
  • Schneider visual control equipment
  • Maximum visualization
  • Multi-lingual
  • Options:
    • 11.81" (30cm) premium screen
    • Modem for text
    • Remote monitoring
    • Control of complete grain facility
    • Allen Bradley controls

Chief dryer modular constructionInstallation

Installation is easy thanks to the Chief Dryer's pre-assembled modular components.

  • All bolted construction
  • CAD build drawings for each dryer
  • Solidworks 3D illustrated installation instructions

chief dryer claddingCladding

  • Valspar Weather X Painted sheeting
  • Color to customer's preference
  • Hot air column thermally insulated

chief dryer burnersBurners

Fully modulating gas burners including gas trains

Combustion Chamber

Direct fired within high-grade stainless sheet combustion chambers

Chief dryer Side mount fanChief dryer Vertical FanFans

  • Standard high efficiency axial fans
  • Vertical or horizontal
  • Standard silencing to 80dBA @ 3.28'
  • Additional silencing available
  • Chief Dryer Heat recoveryOptions:
    • Variable speed, dust collection fans
    • Heat recovery


Chief Dryer pnuematic DischargeDischarge

  • Full width pneumatic pulse action
  • Includes compressor as standard

Chief Dryer Standard featuresStandard Dryer Features:

1. Cladding

2. Burners

3. Cumbustion Chamber

4. Fans

5. Discharge