Our Easy-Ripe® Generator provides consistent, non-pressurized ethylene on a continual basis in order to achieve uniform ripening and degreening.

How it Works:

  • Simply place in the ripening room in a convenient location
  • Plug into a properly grounded electrical outlet
  • Select conversion rate
  • Pour one or two quarts of Ethy-Gen® II Ripening Concentrate
  • Ethylene production begins in just a few minutes!

 

Ethylene output is adjustable for multiple room sizes, which means the Easy-Ripe® can adapt to any ethylene PPM requirements. For larger rooms, additional units easily achieve proper ethylene levels.

Minimum Room Size: 1,500 cubic foot (43 cubic meters)

Dimensions: 12” height (30.5 cm) / 9.25” depth (23.5 cm) / 9.5” width (24.1 cm)

Weight: 11 lb. (5 kg); Shipping weight is 12 pounds (5.44 kg)

Voltage: 230 VAC / 50-60 Hz / 0.65A / 160W    or    120 VAC / 60 Hz / 1.2A / 160W

Other Specifications


Note that for rooms larger than 12,000 ft3 (340 m3), additional generators can be used, if needed, to achieve the proper ethylene level. It may be possible to use just one generator for a room that is larger than 12,000 ft3; it depends upon how tight the room is. We have some customers that are able to use just one generator in rooms that are 20,000 ft3 (566 m3) and achieve 150 ppm of ethylene.

We have found these setting to be applicable for most rooms and provide sufficient ethylene (150 – 300 ppm) to initiate the ripening process in bananas, tomatoes and other fruits (except citrus, which requires less than 10 ppm; for this, use our Citrus Generator). However, some ripeners prefer to take ethylene readings with an Air Sampling Kit and select the setting that produces the ethylene level desired. As always, please contact us if we can be of service.

Conversion Rate Settings of Ethy-Gen® II and approximate room size:
#1: 1 Quart every 48 hours; 1,600 to 2,499 ft3 (45 – 70 m3)
#2: 1 Quart every 36 hours; 2,499 to 4,999 ft3 (71 – 141 m3)
#3: 1 Quart every 24 hours; 5,000 to 7,499 ft3 (142 – 212 m3)
#4: 1 Quart every 12 hours; 7,500 to 12,000 ft3 (213 – 340 m3)

  • Can work with a computerized ripening room control system.
  • Available in a wall-mounted version.
  • Large 2.7 quart reservoir (2.56 liters).

Additional details:

Warranty: One (1) year


Easy-Ripe Ethylene Generator


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