Tobacco-Stringing Machine

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tobacco-Stringing Machine

 

a machine that strings to bacco leaves before they are fermented and cured. The machine commonly used in the USSR is stationary and operated by two workers. Its output is 203 m/hour of strung tobacco leaves. To bacco-stringing machines of a similar type are used abroad, particularly in Bulgaria.

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