International Journal of Horticulture and Food Science
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C
Design and development of power operated walking type weeder cum furrow maker for vegetable crops
Shivam Kumar Vishwakarma, Anoop Kumar Dave and Deepak Mahapatra
The developed power operated weeder cum furrow maker machine consists of discarded scooter engine, gear reduction unit, shafts, chain sprocket mechanism, blade wheel, furrow maker plough. It is durable to bear the loads while operating the machine. Weeding working width can be adjusted from 30 cm to 70 cm with two rows working at a time. Furrow maker easily covers the row spacing of 25 cm. Engine rotates at 215 rpm which in firstly reduced by gear reduction at 16:38 and then reduction in wheel takes place with chain sprocket mechanism of 14:38.
Shivam Kumar Vishwakarma, Anoop Kumar Dave, Deepak Mahapatra. Design and development of power operated walking type weeder cum furrow maker for vegetable crops. Int J Hortic Food Sci 2022;4(1):192-197. DOI: 10.33545/26631067.2022.v4.i1c.149