GROUNDNUT DECORTICATOR 
(Hand operated)

 

1.

Function

:

To shell groundnut pods and separate kernels

2.

Specification

:

 

 

(a) Overall dimension

:

600 x 350 x 700 mm

 

(b) Capacity

:

200 kg/h

 

(c) Power required

:

Manual 

3.

General Information

:

It consists of an oscillating sector with sieve bottom and a handle. Number of cast iron peg assemblies are fitted in the oscillating sector unit. The groundnut pods are shelled between the oscillating sector and the fixed perforated concave screen. The decorticated shells and kernels fall down through the perforated concave sieve.  The kernel and husk are collected at the bottom of the unit and separated annually.

4.

Cost of the unit

:

Rs.6,000/-

5.

Cost of operation

:

Rs.5 /h

6.

Salient features

:

  • Clearance between the concave and oscillating sector is adjustable to suit the different varieties.

  • Concave sieves are also replaceable depending upon pod size.

  • The oscillating sector of the unit decorticates by rubbing action.

  • The efficiency of the unit is 98%.

 

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