Grain Cleaner

World-renowned screening & cleaning of fines and oversized particles.

Having manufactured tens of thousands of grain cleaners over the years, S. Howes has perfected the machine’s design and manufacturing process. With outstanding efficiency, our grain cleaners remove fines and oversized particles using precision screening and air aspiration.

With heavy-duty, all-steel construction, eccentric-less Barbeau drives, and a variety of screening designs, processors receive the highest quality grain cleaning equipment in the market. Our Super Cleaner and Continental Cleaner models offer secure, effective, and dependable grain cleaning solutions catering to independent processors and production-focused grain elevators and terminals.

Available in 30 standard and custom models, which can reach capacities of up to 10,000 bushels per hour, custom models are job-engineered to meet your production needs (for example, 25,000 bushels per hour).

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Features & Benefits

  • Robust, heavy-duty construction design provides proven long-lasting and reliable grain cleaning
  • Combines air aspiration with screening action to provide the most efficient and successful method of cleaning
  • Dynamic ball screens provide continuous screen cleaning
  • Scalping, main and seed screens
  • Precision feed control for efficient throughput
  • Cleans efficiently at less cost
  • Driven by patented Barbeau eccentricless shaker drive

Sample Applications

S. Howes authentic ball screens provide constant agitation to promote particle stratification for more efficient cleaning, even when used with materials that tend to clog easily.

  • Grains
  • Barley
  • Coffee
  • Corn
  • Malt
  • Oats
  • Rice
  • Seeds
  • Soybeans
  • Wheat

Options & Accessories

  • Custom ball screens
  • Auxiliary scalper, head or tail aspiration
  • Enclosed options are also available with our Continental Cleaners


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Test Lab & Innovation Center

Your Material Product. Our Thermal Processing Equipment.

Make sure your new process equipment delivers your desired final material requirements.

Lab Testing

Leverage the CPEG Innovation Center and expertise in process engineering to test material product prior to the design or purchase of bulk solids and material handling equipment.

Testing With Rental Units

When material testing in the Innovation Center is not feasible, S. Howes provides rental equipment that can be shipped directly to your site for reliable testing of powder and bulk solids materials.