Electric Rotary Cultivator

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Electric Rotary Cultivator

 

an agricultural implement for tillage and embedding fertilizer in the soil, used in hothouses, hotbeds, and hotbed complexes. The type FS-0.7A self-propelled electric rotary cultivator manufactured in the USSR consists of the following major subassemblies: a 3-kilowatt electric motor, a reduction gear with a clutch, and a reel 420 mm in diameter with blades as working members. The reel rotates at a rate of 200 rpm, has an operating width of 0.7 m, tills the soil to depths down to 22 cm, and can work 600 sq m of soil per hr.

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