[Market-farming] drain for washing and packing shed

Andy Fellenz artisanfarms at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 08:16:18 EDT 2014


Mike,

I have a small farm and don't wash in pallet quantities.  I use dollies to
hold the produce totes and scoot them around the packshed.  The heaviest
weight I would ever potentially move over the drain is ~500lbs, when I am
handling potatoes.

Andy

On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 10:43 PM, Mike Brabo <mdbrabo at att.net> wrote:

> Andy
>
> I noticed this in the link.  “
>
>    - Class B Load Rated
>    - This channel is recommended for medium-duty pneumatic tire traffic,”
>
> Are you using only pneumatic tires or are you also using solid tire pallet
> jacks?
>
> Thanks
> Mike
>
> On Oct 27, 2014, at 9:24 PM, Andy Fellenz <artisanfarms at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I installed a 10' channel drain in the floor.
> http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?partNumber=372746-676-764&langId=-1&storeId=10151&productId=50063811&catalogId=10051&cmRelshp=req&rel=nofollow&cId=PDIO1
> .
>
> The floor is pitched so that the water flows toward the drain.
>
> It works really well
>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 9:50 AM, stonecirclefarm tds.net <
> stonecirclefarm at tds.net> wrote:
>
>> Any recommendations for the best design for a drain for a washing and
>> packing shed?  I would like to be able to wash root crops during the winter.
>>
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