Produce bin scrubber and related methods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9873143
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14051276

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A produce bin washer for washing produce bins of an open-box type may include a housing and a conveyor for advancing a plurality of empty produce bins along a path of travel through the housing. The produce bin washer may include at least one scrubbing brush within the housing adjacent the conveyor and along the path of travel. The produce bin washer may also include a positioner within the housing for sequentially lifting and rotating each empty produce bin from the conveyor onto the at least one scrubbing brush to scrub the interior, and returning the empty produce bin to the conveyor. A sprayer may be within the housing for spraying a cleaning solution onto the empty produce bins, and a collector may also be within the housing for collecting sprayed cleaning solution.

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JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION70 WEST MADISON STREET SUITE 4400 CHICAGO IL 60602 60602

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Arrington, Clint P Lakeland, US 7 15

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