BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

Bulk storage system for potatoes, onions, carrots, ...

Bulk storage system for potatoes, onions, carrots, ...

Tolsma-Grisnich's specialty is storage systems for potatoes, onions and carrots, both in bulk and in boxes.

Main BULK STORAGE options include:

Bulk storage
For proper operation of the storage, it is important to choose the right fan, but just as important are the dimensions and the positions of the hatchers, but also the distance between the air ducts. The Tolsma storage consultants have these knowledge and can advise on this.

Bulk storage above ground ducts
Suitable for storage of larger quantities of potatoes, onions and industry carrots. Fans placement in front of the ventilation duct or in pressure chamber. Ventilation through semi-circular ducts, with maximum length of ± 20-25 m. Inlet, (mixing) and outlet hatches for external ventilation. Optional supporting mechanical refrigeration for extension of storage period.

Bulk storage under floor ducts
Suitable for storage of larger quantities of potatoes, onions and industry carrots. Fans often placed in pressure chamber. Inlet (mixing) and outlet hatches for external ventilation. Optional supporting mechanical refrigeration for extension of storage period. Advantage is a flat floor which is easy when emptying the storage. 

Bulk storage upper floor ducts
Suitable for storage of larger quantities of potatoes, onions and industry carrots. Fans often placed in pressure chamber. Inlet (mixing) and outlet hatches for external ventilation. Optional supporting mechanical refrigeration for extension of storage period. Advantage is a flat floor which is easy when emptying the storage.
 

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