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Tractor Operated Tree Pruner
Name of user/organization : Shri Gurmel Singh Dhonsi | 6th Standard | Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan |
Agri Device/Farm Machineries/Food Processing
The service port and hydraulic system for three point linkages give drive to system.The attachment includes mounting frame, hydraulic line, hydraulic pump & motor, chain & sprockets, rotary blades and rocker arms. The rocker arms are mounted on a shaft at an angle of 120 degree. The blades are made of high carbon steel. Hydraulic motor: 15 kW .Can be attached to tractor of size > 40 hp .Cutting blade rotates at 4200 rpm .Can prune trees of height 20 ft (blade vertical) and can top dress the plants of height 12-15 ft (blade horizontal). Can cover a circle of 10 ft diameter while standing the tractor at one place Can cover about 200 plants in one hour spaced 18-20 ft Fuel consumption: 3.5 lph . Augmentation required : The machine is working well, however there is need of developing the machine at small scale suiting small size of tractors or may be low cost self propelled machine.

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