This roller is tapered so that it can easily be pulled round in circles over the crop by the animals.
Dandekar Brothers Engineers & Founders Sangli, Maharashtra, India
This unit has serrated discs 450 millimeters (IS inches) in diamet er, and an angle iron frame. Discs are mounted on a steel shaft and cast-iron spools keep them in position A seat with a back, footrests, and back and front guards are provided for the operator's safety. An extra raking attachment can be fitted for stirring straw during the threshing operation. This thresher is available in 20-, 14-, 11-, and 8-inch disc sizes.
Cossul&Co. Pvt. Ltd. Industrial Area, Fazalgunj Kanpur, India
This model has 14 discs and transport wheels.
Rajasthan State Agro Industries Corp., Ltd. Virat Bhawan, C-Scheme Jaipur 302 006, Rajasthan, India
This thresher is apparently suitable ft- all types of corn and similar crops, and could be made and used anywhere where bullocks are available and suitable local craftsmen an ' materials can be found. It has proved to be 60 percent more efficient than the traditional Indian method of using bullocks to trample the harvested crop.
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