BASIC SIZE STEPS IN ASSEMBLING AND HANDLING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Basic size steps in fruit and vegetable packaging and transportation, from individual fruit to container ship, are identified and analyzed as building blocks in the material handling system. A new size step, a mechanically handleable transport unit suitable for retail display, to replace present manual handling containers, is postulated and defined.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the ASAE Winter Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 14-17, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Agricultural Engineers

    2950 Niles Road, P.O. Box 410
    St Joseph, MI  USA  49085
  • Authors:
    • Sides, S E
    • Hallee, N D
    • SMITH, N
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163285
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 76-3554
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1977 12:00AM