Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
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Hilgardia

Tramp iron in chopped hay: Electronic device detects and removes bits of iron from chopped hay pneumatically conveyed at high speeds

Authors

John B. Dobie
Frederic C. Jacob
Leroy C. Kleist

Authors Affiliations

John B. Dobie is Associate Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; Frederic C. Jacob is Assistant Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; Leroy C. Kleist was Junior Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, at the time of the experiments.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 7(9):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n09p10. September 1953.

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Abstract

An experimental tramp-iron remover successfully ejected 99% of the wire and nails in chopped hay during tests with pneumatic conveyors at hay and air speeds up to 6,000' per minute.

Dobie J, Jacob F, Kleist L. 1953. Tramp iron in chopped hay: Electronic device detects and removes bits of iron from chopped hay pneumatically conveyed at high speeds. Hilgardia 7(9):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n09p10
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