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Michael Bryan Brown: Composting apparatus. January 28, 1997: US05597732 (53 worldwide citation)

There is provided an apparatus for composting organic waste in a container with an uneven aeration floor positioned above the bottom of the container. Preferably, the aeration floor slopes down and in from its outer edges to encourage liquid formed during composting to collect under the perforated c ...


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Quent Augspurger, Charles H Bartlett: Composting apparatus. Augspurger Engineering, Gregory J Nelson, April 5, 1994: US05300438 (31 worldwide citation)

A composting apparatus and method utilizing a vessel for receiving organic material which is rotatably supported. In a preferred embodiment, the vessel has a corrugated body to move and agitate the material. In another embodiment, the vessel is fabricated from large containers, such as refuse contai ...


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Waldenville David B: Composting apparatus. Waste Treat, November 5, 1974: US3845939 (26 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlled compost processing of waste materials to provide rapid and complete reduction to compost material. The apparatus consists of a ground-supported enclosure which includes slidecovered access openings; the enclosure further including a longitudinally arrayed, rotatable agita ...


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John E Houser: Composting apparatus with comminution, moisture control, and mascerator means. Aerotherm, Sidney W Millard, January 16, 1979: US04134731 (14 worldwide citation)

A system for composting solid waste material wherein in initial treatment stages an optimum particle size is developed at a comminution station following which through an initial air classification arrangement, heavy inorganic materials are segregated to the extent that aluminum, glass and paper cha ...


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Lloyd E Weaver: Sewage sludge and organic garbage composting apparatus. Saulsbury Laforest S, April 7, 1992: US05102803 (14 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for composting city sewage sludge and organic garbage to provide rich humus topsoil for city and private use. A continuous rotation of an aeration lift arm over the floor of a cylindrical tank, lifts the sludge to split it open to provide controlled dynamic aeration therewithin and to m ...


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Michael Bryan Brown: Composting apparatus and system. May 17, 1994: US05312754 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a compost apparatus that is simple, economical, reliable and may be transportable, yet contains all odorous emissions. Odorous materials are handled in a fully enclosed manner using containers which may be capable of providing in-vessel agitation using pressurized air. The c ...


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Lauren P Taylor, Alex Petroski: Composting apparatus. LRS Research, Philip S Johnson, October 28, 1980: US04230676 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for composting organic material, wherein a plurality of frame members are spaced from each other, and a plurality of support members are connected to each frame members. Hollow, perforated conduits are connected to and extend between corresponding support members of adjacen ...


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Kenneth Goldfarb: Silo composting apparatus. Sandra M Kotin, November 2, 1993: US05258306 (11 worldwide citation)

A silo or cylindrical composting apparatus containing more than one chamber, each of which is fitted with two or more sets of agitator arm assemblies, a system of sweep paddles, and a shielded exit port with a slidable panel cover. The agitator arm assemblies are supported at the common central shaf ...


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James J McNelly: Recirculating composting system. Albert W Watkins, February 25, 2003: US06524848 (10 worldwide citation)

A recirculating composting apparatus cycles air and waste gases through a composting vessel, into a curing bin which contains previously composted material. Within the curing bin, ammonia and other noxious gases are adsorbed and converted into valuable fertilizer. The gases released from the curing ...


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Jack E Warrington: Twin-unit composting apparatus. Ridout & Maybee, February 9, 1993: US05185261 (9 worldwide citation)

A composting apparatus is provided comprising two similar units arranged side-by-side each provided with a wire mesh basket structure as its lowermost extremity. The units are installed in a hole in the ground, with the wire baskets underneath and allowing below-ground communication between the comp ...



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