Forest Excavation Implements

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Forest Excavation Implements

 

implements for digging up seedlings and saplings in forest and garden nur-series. A tractor-mounted excavation plow and scraper are used. The working member of a forest excavation implement is a blade or scraper that cuts the soil at a depth of 22-30 cm (for uprooting seedlings) or 30-40 cm (for uprooting saplings). The plow is equipped with a blade and scrapers with a width of 59 cm (for saplings) or 97 cm (for seedlings). The width of the excavation scraper is 1.2 m. The productivity of the plow is 0.26 hectares per hour; of the scraper, up to 0.4 hectares per hour. Forest excavation implements are used with the DT-75 and T-74 tractors and are operated by the driver.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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