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Manual Chipper & Slicer
with fly wheel



Purpose Chipping and Slicing of Root and Tuber crops; Cassava, Yam, Potato, Sweet Potato and also Plantain
Output Up to 200 Kg per hour (both for slicing and chipping)
Target client Household & Small-scale commercial processing
Advantage Improved ergonics compared with IITA Manual Chipper: due to improved design and flywheel,
Efficient cutting even with very fibrous roots,
Eliminates de-fibering operation,
Produces uniform sizes of chips with minimum stumps,
Lightweight and movable,
Simple to operate,
Resulting chips dries and/or ferment faster, thus
improving product quality and capacity
Disadvantage Dics are expensive and difficult to obtain,
The fly-wheel makes the construction heavy
Cost US$ 120
Market potential / Status Still under on-farm testing (8 models) but no more models produced as newer models are cheaper and more popular
Information provided by Post-harvest Group ESARC/PH, Uganda

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