Accession Number : ADD008539

Title :   Direct Ohmic Heating Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Segars,Ronald A ; Johnson,Stephen T ; Swift,Stephen M

Report Date : 11 Mar 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An apparatus is disclosed that will accomplish that rapid thawing and heating of frozen food blocks through direct ohmic heating. Electrodes made from an electrically conducting plastic make direct contact with the food, and ordinary AC power travels through the food. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Cooking devices, *Food processing, Frozen foods, Heating, Thawing, Quick reaction, Electrodes, Plastics, Electrical conductivity

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE