Archive image from page 557 of Department bulletin (1923-1929). Department bulletin departmentbul11261150unit Year: 1923-1929. 20 BULLETIN IU1, U. S. DEPARTMENT OE AGRICULTURE. fruit may roll into the various compartments. The bin should be large enough to contain stock for a day's run; dimensions of 20 by 8 feet with a fcieight of 6 feet will permit this, yet give sufficient room for placing the grader above it. A very simple device serves to deliver fruit automatically from the bin to the paring machines. Each compartment of the bin is provided with a false flooring inclined from all sides

Archive image from page 557 of Department bulletin (1923-1929). Department bulletin departmentbul11261150unit Year: 1923-1929.  20 BULLETIN IU1, U. S. DEPARTMENT OE AGRICULTURE. fruit may roll into the various compartments. The bin should be large enough to contain stock for a day's run; dimensions of 20 by 8 feet with a fcieight of 6 feet will permit this, yet give sufficient room for placing the grader above it. A very simple device serves to deliver fruit automatically from the bin to the paring machines. Each compartment of the bin is provided with a false flooring inclined from all sides Stock Photo
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Archive image from page 557 of Department bulletin (1923-1929). Department bulletin departmentbul11261150unit Year: 1923-1929. 20 BULLETIN IU1, U. S. DEPARTMENT OE AGRICULTURE. fruit may roll into the various compartments. The bin should be large enough to contain stock for a day's run; dimensions of 20 by 8 feet with a fcieight of 6 feet will permit this, yet give sufficient room for placing the grader above it. A very simple device serves to deliver fruit automatically from the bin to the paring machines. Each compartment of the bin is provided with a false flooring inclined from all sides of the compart- ment to the center, thus forming a flattened hopper. From the center of each hopper a wooden chute 10 inches square passes through the floor, runs with a downward inclination of 1 or 2 inches per foot of length across the ceiling of the first-floor workroom to a point above the paring table, and descends vertically to end in a box placed beside the paring machine. A sliding door near the lower end of the chute enables the operator of the machine to fill the box as it becomes empty. If desired, the main chute may be divided, so as to Pig. S.—SectioQ.il side view of an apple evaporator, showing a belt conveyor from (lie grader to the storage bin and chutes from the bin to the paring' table. A, Apple bin with elevated floor and sliding door delivering, into B, the washing tank ; (', conveyor lifting apples from the washing tank into the hopper of D, the grader; E, a second conveyor receiving apples from the grader and carrying them to F, the apple bin on second floor ; O, chutes from the second-floor bin to the paring table ; 11, parcrs. supply two or more machines from one compartment. As the chutes are near the ceiling and over the worktable, they are out of the way. This arrangement has the obvious advantages that there need be no stoppage of machines because the supply of fruit is exhausted, the workroom is not obstructed by boxes of fruit waiting to be wo

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