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Designing and Testing of a Threshing Cone
Transactions of the ASAE
  • W. F. Lalor, University College Dublin
  • Wesley F. Buchele, Iowa State University
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Article
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Published Version
Publication Date
1-1-1963
Abstract
During the threshing process 60 to 80 percent of the grain is now separated from the straw in the thresh­ing cylinder. If the efficiency of separa­tion in the cylinder could be increased, sufficiently, the straw rack of a com­bine could be eliminated. Research de­scribed in this paper was conducted to investigate the efficiency of separa­tion of a new threshing device. A threshing cone with the material moving axially from the small end of the cone to the large end, provides a device for increasing the time that the material is subjected to threshing and separating forces.
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This article is from Transactions of the ASAE 6, no. 2 (1963): 73–76.

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American Society of Agricultural Engineers
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Citation Information
W. F. Lalor and Wesley F. Buchele. "Designing and Testing of a Threshing Cone" Transactions of the ASAE Vol. 6 Iss. 2 (1963) p. 73 - 76
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/wesley_buchele/18/