MECHANICAL THRESHER 
FOR BLACK PEPPER
(Piper nigrum L.)

 

1.

Function

:

To separate the pepper berries from the pepper vines

2.

Specification

:

 

 

(a) Overall dimension

:

750 x 600 x 500  mm

 

(b) Capacity

:

320 kg/h

 

(c) Power required

:

2 hp electric motor

3.

General Information

:

This pepper thresher consists of a metallic drum provided with rasp bars, concave, power drive and oscillating sieve. The pepper spikes fed through the hopper reaches the threshing drum and undergoes threshing. The empty spikes and berries reach the oscillating sieve mechanism and the empty spikes are separated. The clearance between the drum and rotor can be adjusted to minimize the breakage.  

 

4.

Cost of the unit

:

Rs.20,000/-

5.

Cost of operation

:

Rs.125/tonne of pepper

6.

Salient features

:

  • Suitable for threshing black pepper from the pepper vine.

  • Efficiency 95%.

  • Suitable for medium holdings.

 

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