Power Chipper

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Purpose: Slicing and Chipping root and tuber crops; Cassava, Yam, Sweet Potato, and also Plantain
Output: Up to 1.2 Ton per hour
Power drive:

  • 3.5 Hp Petrol Engine; or
  • 0.5 Hp Electric Motor

Fuel Consumption: 0.8 litres per hour (Petrol version)
Target client: Small- and Medium scale commercial processors
Advantage:

  • Minimum power requirement,
  • Efficient cutting even with very fibrous roots,
  • Produces uniform sizes of chips with minimum stumps,
  • Eliminates dewatering operation,
  • Resulting chips dries and/or ferment faster, thus improving product quality,
  • Lightweight and movable,
  • Simple to operate.

Repair and Maintenance:

  • Occasional sharpening of blades,
  • Washing,
  • Regular engine check-up
Autores: 
Post-harvest Engineering Unit, IITA, Nigeria
Editora: 
IITA
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Power chiper
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