Saladin Box

Vessel in which barley germinates while being mechanically turned.
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Saladin box

An early form of mechanised maltings. Invented by the French engineer Charles Saladin in the late 1800s. It is far less labour intensive than the traditional for of floor maltings. The germinating barley is placed in concrete trenches where revolving forks turn and aerate it. Have now been replaced with drum maltings.
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Saladin Box

A 19th Century French innovation named for its creator. The device is used to malt barley. It involves a trough with a perforated floor. Malted barley is filled into the trough and air is blown into the trough. A series of screw turn the grains.
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Saladin box

A Saladin box is an instrument used for malting barley. It consists of a large rectangular container about 50 meters in length, and a set of vertical screws attached to a crossbar, that move through the bed of barley, raising the barley from the bottom to the top, about 2 or 3 times a day. Combined with mechanical air flow across the barley for co...
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