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Ventilation and refrigeration equipment for an onion storage (intended for 10 000 tons)

2017  |   9 Meliorativnaya St., Kostroma, Kostroma Region  |   “Kotletar” TM (Fabrika Zamorozhennykh Produktov LLC)

Sergey Matskevich
Sergey Matskevich

project manager

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Development of a microclimate system for the storage of Kotletar onions (10 000 tons).

Client

“Kotletar” TM is a manufacturer of processed-meat products.

Objective

To create a system for the long-term storage of onions until June, without their loss of marketability.

To provide for the possible storage of the company’s own frozen meat products in the rooms used for long-term onion storage.

To develop a technology for storing onions, in consideration of their import from Kazakhstan.

Solution

An aspiration system was implemented.

A final drying system for the onions was installed using electric air heaters.

Rotary compressors with a boiling-pressure maintenance system were installed so as to enable operation in low-temperature mode.

Automatic control and CO2 removal was created without the use of the main ventilation system.

Two storage sections were equipped with a centralized automation system.

Distinguishing features

Operational stages:

  • Project development
  • Purchase of equipment and materials
  • Delivery
  • Installation
  • Start-up and adjustment operations

Design engineers and the construction department were in charge of the project, as well as company specialists in the area of ventilation and cooling equipment.