Rice Mill Questionnaire

First Name:
Last Name:
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1. What seed varieties are to be conditioned (long,medium,or short grain)?
a. Total volume of each variety per season?
b. Total working hours per day, days a week and weeks per season?
2. Method of receiving (such as bulk in trucks)?
a. Size of bulk trucks(tons)?
b. Time schedule for receiving during the day?
c. Maximum truck unloading time (such as 15 minutes)?
3. Incoming Raw Paddy Rice
a. Altitude above sea level?
b. Moisture content?
c. Maximum tons per day that may be received?
4. Schedule for each variety to be received, at the plant.
a. Indicate what months each variety will be arriving.
b. Indicate what months each variety is expected to be processed (if different than months received due to bulk storage capabilities).
c. Indicate what months the finished product is to be shipped out from the warehouse?
5. Processing requirements?
a. What degree(s) of whiteness is required?
b. How many length grades will be held for blending (such as 4/4,3/4,2/4, etc.)?
6. It would be helpful in making equipment recommendations if you plotted a plan of the property, marked with the desired building and traffic pattern. Illustrate any existing buildings to be used including inside length, width and height. Please fax to 972-943-0288.
7. Is a test laboratory for quality control required?
8. Proposed project completion date?
9. Proposed plant expansion requirements?
a. Growth in conditioning or storage capacity expected?
b. What extra features are desirable (such as continuous weighting, plant automation, etc.)?
10. Electrical power available (for example abundant 3PH/220V/60HZ)?
11. Target tons per hour capacity?
12. Size and type of finished product bags?
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