Hand-, animal-, and engine-powered crushers are available for crushing sorghum and sugarcane. For convenience of the drive layout, it is usual to employ vertical rollers in animal-powered (rushers and horizontal rollers in liand-and engine-powered machines. Hand ¿rushers are normally used only for domestic purposes and extract a rather small percentage of the sap. Animal- and engine-powered crushers can employ higher crushing pressures and obtain better extraction percentages.
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