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Main Title Minimization of Water Use in Leafy Vegetable Washers. /
Author Wright, Malcolm E. ; Hoehn., Robert C.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Wright, Malcolm E.
Hoehn, Robert C.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency : Available through the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-600/2-77-135; EPA-S-802958
Stock Number PB-272 254
OCLC Number 03321867
Subjects Water quality. ; Food industry and trade. ; Circulation. ; Canneries. ; Freezers. ; Food processing
Additional Subjects Canneries ; Vegetables ; Food processing ; Water conservation ; Washers(Cleaners) ; Water quality ; Requirements ; Sedimentation tanks ; Circulation ; Hydraulic equipment ; Prototypes ; Belt conveyors ; Spinach ; Washing ; Leaves(Botany) ; Waste water reuse ; Correlation techniques ; Savings ; Water utilization
Internet Access
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http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=9101BHKM.PDF
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EJAD  EPA 600/2-77-135 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 06/02/2000
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-77-135 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/25/2011
EJBD  EPA 600-2-77-135 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/10/2014
EKAM  EPA-600/2-77-135 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 05/26/1995
ELBD  EPA 600-2-77-135 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/29/2019
ESAD  EPA 600-2-77-135 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-272 254 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 93 pages ; 28 cm.
Abstract
This project was undertaken to construct and test an improved leafy greens washing system employing water recirculation, to characterize the quality of the wash water and waste stream and to make comparisons to conventional washers. The prototype system produced a cleaner product while reducing water requirements and consolidating waste loads. The prototype system consisted of two drum immersion washers in series, each with associated moving belt screens, settling tanks and water recirculation systems. Construction was similar to conventional washers but with modifications to improve removal of floating trash and increase hydraulic agitation of product. The prototype was tested in a commercial processing plant during the fall and spring harvesting seasons, 1975-76. Sixty-seven metric tons of collards, spinach, and turnip greens were processed through the prototype in 52 hours of actual operating time.