|No. of Flange||18|
|Number of Blades||36|
|PTO Speed (RPM)||541|
|Hitch Category||3 Point Hitch|
JAGATJIT has developed this perfect machine for chopping all types of crop residue in straw such as wheat, Paddy, maize, Sorghum, Sunflower etc. Thus offering high versatility and making it ideal solution for customers working under contract.
The machine in a single operation chops the left stubbles and spread it on the ground. The chopped and spreaded stubbles are then easily buried in the soil by the use of single operation of Rotavator or disc harrow and decayed after irrigation. Subsequently, wheat sowing is done as usual by the use of strip till drill, no-till drill or traditional drill. Machine consists of a rotary shaft mounted with blades named as flail to harvest the straw and chopping unit consisting of knives. Machine is operated by 45 hp tractor and has 228 cm width of cut. Size of chopped stubbles at flail speed of about 900 rpm and chopper speed of about 1500 rpm was found to vary between 710 cm. He said the machine can be operated by 45-50 Hp tractors and can chop paddy residue of 6-8 acres/day. Incorporation of paddy residue in soil prevents loss of soil nutrients and improves soil health.