Hand Cum Pedal Operated Chaff Cutter

By TamilNadu Agricultural University on 15 Sep 2016 | read
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1.

Function

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To cut the chaff into bits for easy assimilation by animals. It is ideal for cutting green fodder, dry fodder and paddy straw. Uniform sized chaff bits can be obtained

2.

Specification

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i. Type

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Manually operated

 

ii. Power requirement

:

Manual

 

iii. Overall dimensions

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920 x 540 x 1225 mm

 

iv. Weight

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40 kg

 

v. Capacity

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300 kg green fodder/hour

3.

General Information

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The improved chaff cutter consists of a feeding tray, curved blade fixed on to a spring loaded lever and a suitable frame work. It was observed that the operator feels more comfortable, and experiences less fatigue in working on this improved machine to cut fodder. Since both hand and leg forces are synchronized to effect cutting of the hour.

4.

Cost of the unit(approx)

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Rs. 6000/-

5.

Salient features

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Operated by hand and leg simultaneously with minimum effort.

 

Uniform sized pits can be optioned

 

Ideal for cutting green fodder, dry fodder and paddy straw.

 

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