SEPARATION OF THRESHED SESAME MIXTURE
- 1 Department of Agricultural Technique, Angel Kantchev University of Ruse, Bulgaria
After mechanized whole-plant threshing of sesame a mixture of seeds, seed-cases and stems is obtained. The separation of the seeds is done by means of a unit, consisting of a sieve and a fan with combined movement and adjustment of the air flow rate and the slope of the sieve cradle. The results of the testing of the separation unit with different crop shows the possibility to obtain sesame seed purity 94 … 97%.