As the name suggests, with box storage the products are stored in large bins. The product is stacked up to about 6 boxes high. Box storage is a very flexible way to store agricultural products. It is a perfect system to separate all de different products, varieties, sizes and qualities. The standard European size for boxes is 1200 mm x 1600 mm x 1230 mm.
Direct pressure system
Direct pressure system with closed boxes is a direct system, what means that 100 % of the conditioned air is forced to pass the product. The pressure system for boxes is a relative expensive system because the use of (expensive) specially designed closed boxes and the system needs lots of space. This pressure system for closed boxes will mainly be used as a drying system for onions, garlic and flower bulbs. It is also used in areas with lot of rain during harvest.
- Quick drying
- Highly controllable product conditions
- Expensive because special boxes are needed
- A lot of space is needed