From the HBD Archive
From: fjdobner@ihlpb.att.com
Subject: Grain Storage
Date: 1992-05-27 01:30:00 GMT

I have recently been fortunate enough to have come across two little metal
barrels with removable lids. Each one holds a volume of about 8-9 gallons
liquid which is about the perfect size for the two types of grain that
I store: two row pale and wheat malt. The problem that I have encountered
is that on the label it says "Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd: Nd-Fe-B Alloy
Powder." Not being particularly aware of my chemical compounds, I am
very hesitant to store anything in there (even in a plastic bag) since
it could be toxic.

My questions are 1) is this stuff dangerous or am I making a big deal out
of this? 2) How might I go about making these barrels suitable for storing
grain? Your responses as always are valued.


Frank Dobner

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