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1. (US20190045816) ETHYLENE CONTROL ACROSS MULTIPLE STAGES OF A DISTRIBUTION CHAIN

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 16076437 Application Date: 08.02.2017
Publication Number: 20190045816 Publication Date: 14.02.2019
Publication Kind : A1
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:PCTUS1716930 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
A23L 3/3445
B65D 81/26
B65D 81/28
B65D 88/12
B65D 88/74
B65B 25/04
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
L
FOODS, FOODSTUFFS, OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES A21D91; THEIR PREPARATION OR TREATMENT, e.g. COOKING, MODIFICATION OF NUTRITIVE QUALITIES, PHYSICAL TREATMENT; PRESERVATION OF FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS, IN GENERAL
3
Preservation of foods or foodstuffs, in general, e.g. pasteurising, sterilising, specially adapted for foods or foodstuffs
34
by treatment with chemicals
3409
in the form of gases, e.g. fumigation; Compositions or apparatus therefor
3445
in a controlled atmosphere comprising other gases in addition to CO2, N2, O2 or H2O
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
81
Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents
24
Adaptations for preventing deterioration or decay of contents; Applications to the container or packaging material of food preservatives, fungicides, pesticides or animal repellants
26
with provision for draining away, or absorbing, fluids, e.g. exuded by contents; Applications of corrosion inhibitors or desiccators
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
81
Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents
24
Adaptations for preventing deterioration or decay of contents; Applications to the container or packaging material of food preservatives, fungicides, pesticides or animal repellants
28
Applications of food preservatives, fungicides, pesticides, or animal repellents
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
88
Large containers
02
rigid
12
specially adapted for transport
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
88
Large containers
74
having means for heating, cooling, aerating or other conditioning of contents
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
B
MACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
25
Packaging other articles presenting special problems
02
Packaging agricultural or horticultural products
04
Packaging fruit or vegetables
CPC:
A23L 3/3445
A23V 2002/00
B65B 25/041
B65D 81/266
B65D 81/28
B65D 88/12
B65D 88/745
H04L 67/125
Applicants: CARRIER CORPORATION
Inventors: Robert A. Chopko
Renee A. Eddy
James J. Minard
Ciara Poolman
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) ETHYLENE CONTROL ACROSS MULTIPLE STAGES OF A DISTRIBUTION CHAIN
Abstract: front page image
(EN)

A transport container for multiple stages of a distribution chain is provided. The transport container includes a power source providing electrical power to the transport container. An ethylene injection unit configured to store and inject ethylene into the transport container. A controller in operative communication with the power source and the ethylene injection unit. The controller is configured to command the ethylene injection unit to inject ethylene into the transport container along the multiple stages of the distribution chain.


Also published as:
SG11201806751PCN108702387EP3414886WO/2017/139327