|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||98/6 ; 62/237 ; 98/52 ; 98/DIG ; 7|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 4|
Method and apparatus for treating fruits including use of an air plenum above palletized boxes of fruit to force air through the plenum and to the front of the trailer containing the palletized fruit. The air in very high volume per minute is forced downwardly and drawn through the fruit to provide controlled temperature and humidity. A portion of the exhaust air is recirculated while maintaining high humidity of at least 75% and temperature difference between inlet and exhaust air of no greater than 5°F.
A method of treating fruit in ventilated stacked boxes within a housing having a front, rear, ceiling and sides with controlled temperature and humidity conditions comprising, forming a separate air plenum independent of the top of the boxes and within the space between the top of the boxes and the ceiling, and air plenum extending from one side of the housing to the other and extending from the rear of the housing toward the front thereof and terminating at approximately the boxes located at the front of the housing, forming an air space between the box...