3881408 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 8 patents.

A refuse compactor which includes a housing, a vertically reciprocal compacting ram mounted within the housing, a waste receiving drawer slidable into a compacting position beneath the ram and a filtering system within the housing for neutralizing odors emanating from waste materials deposited in the drawer. The filter system, which may utilize activated charcoal as the deordorizing medium, includes a circulating fan mounted at the intake end of a duct positioned within the housing for circulating air within the housing through the duct and through a filter mounted in the outlet end of the duct. The fan is preferably driven by a two speed motor which may be controlled either manually by a three position switch, or automatically through actuation of the ram and through movement of the drawer.

Compactor and filter system
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
February 20, 1974
Publication Date
May 6, 1975
Valor Ben J
Biebel French & Bugg
Hobart Corporation
B30b 15/14
H02P 23/00
H02K 07/06
B30B 01/00
B30B 01/18
B30B 09/00
B30B 09/30
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