What is Porcupine Beater?
Porcupine Beater is an opening machine, where a photocell bulb regulates feed control. In the Porcupine cleaner machine, cotton tuff material is turned into sheet form compressed, and passed by beating and forwarding actions. Where spike rotation forwards toward beating.
Objective of Porcupine Beater:
- To open the lumps of cotton to some extent.
- To separate grass and dry broken leaves as impurities.
- To clean the cotton fiber to facilitate the next process.
- To feed the materials to the next machine of the blow room.
|Production||400 Kg/ Hour|
|Beater Speed||750 to 800 r.p.m.|
|Dia of Cylinder of Disk||24|
|Width of Cylinder of Disk||40|
|No. of Disk||18 Pieces|
|No. of blade or spike||12 Pieces (Rectangular Blade)|
|No. of Grid bar||3 Sets (63 Pieces).|
|Beater to grid bar||10 mm. to 18 mm.|
|Beater to Feed Roller||3″/16 to 1″/4|
Porcupine Opener Machine parameter
|Blade or Spike||Rectangular|
|Beater Dia Meter||610mm|
|Beater Speed||480, 540, 600 RPM|
|Feed Roller Dia||76mm|
|Number of Grid Bar||63 (21 Set)|
|Grid Bar Setting||Inlet Setting: 11-15 mm
Middle Setting: 6-10 mm
Outlet Setting: 4-7 mm
Action of Porcupine Opener
- Air Current Action
- Regulating Action
- Beating Action
The cotton fibers or Feed materials are given in two pairs of feed rollers. The feed materials next passage in the porcupine cylinder or Beater. The beater speed is 750-800 r.p.m. The impurities such as grass and dry broken leaves are segregated from cotton by the action of beater and grid bars. Then the impurities fall into the dead air box through the grid bar hole and materials turned into more small tufts.
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