Fibre opening machine

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1 pc. carding willow TEMAFA (Ref. No. 1128891).
Year of construction 1987, generally reconditioned summer 2018.
Capacity approx. 500 kg/h, depending on material.
1200 mm working width of belt conveyor.
The carding willow is including fan, reversing lever and pipes.
Installed power: 20 kW, 400 V, 50 Hz.
The control cabinet is made in 2018 and almost new. 
Dimensions of the machine incl. fan:
3000 + 1300 mm length. 2100 mm width. 1800 mm height. 

1 pc. fiber opener TRÜTZSCHLER BEC 1200 (Ref. No. 1128872).
1200 mm inside frame width, year of construction 1996, used.
Max. output in continuous production approx. 350 kg/h.
Max. waste approx. 5 kg/h.

1 pc. tearing willow HERGETH HOLLINGSWORTH type SM 1000
(Ref. No. 1128806).  The machine is fully operational.

1 pc. carding willow GUILLOT-SÖHNE (Ref. No. 1128807).
The machine is reconditioned and in a very good condition.
The factory has not used the machine after the reconditioning because
they changed their production. During the storage time one arm got
broken. Beside this, the machine is ready to use. 

1 pc. carding willow CHINESE MANUFACTURER (Ref. No. 1128723).
1100 mm working width.
Main drive 7,5 kW. Motor of stripper beater 4,0 kW.
4 worker, 4 stripper. 
Outside dimensions approx. 3980 x 2655 x 1815 mm L x W x H. 

1 pc. opener / cleaner TRÜTZSCHLER (Ref. No. 1128718).
1000 mm working width, year of construction 1974.
With stop device for thick sections. Production approx. 350 kg/h.
Hopper feeder with feeding table and chute made by TRÜTZSCHLER in
1961. 1000 mm working width.
Production capacity approx. 350 kg/h. 
Ventilator MTV 650 made by TRÜTZSCHLER for card feeding.
Year of construction 1980. 

2 pcs. fine opener HDB HOUGET DUESBERG BOSSON (Ref. No. 1128643).
Year of construction 2005 + 2007, second-hand.
Machine 1 is made in 2007.
Machine 2 is made in 2005, type FTO.

1 pc. hemp breaker unit DEMAITERE Breaker 1,7 (Ref. No. 1128559).
1700 mm working width.
The machine is a high capacity hemp breaker unit with 6 pairs of breaker
rolls. The working width is 1700 mm, with unloading conveyor.
2 x 11 kW main motors. Last used in production 2016 for three months. 
The breaker unit comes with supporting stand (height about 1200 mm) to
allow shives collecting conveyor belt below the machine. There is also an
unloading conveyor (approx. 1700 x 1000 mm) attached after last pair of
The machine is controlled by two Vacon frequency controllers which are
easy to attach to any existing PLC. Pneumatically controlled upper rollers -
also easy to lift rollers up for maintenance.

1 pc. dosing opener TEMAFA DONZ (Ref. No. 1128561).
Year of construction ca. 2015.
The dosing opener is designed for the storage of fibres and for controlled
material supply to downstream units, e.g. card hopper or web former. Also
acts as fiber opener. The main motor for the drum is 11 kW.

1 pc. breaker for hemp and flax VANHAUWAERT (Ref. No. 1128562).
1100 mm roller width. With pneumatically controlled rollers. 
The capacity is between 400 and 700 kgs per hour depending on material
This machine can be used in decortication process to break stems into
smaller pieces. The frame of the breaker is modified to allow infeed either
from top or side. 
The year of construction is not known, but breaker seems to be from
2000s and it´s manufactured by a company specialized in hemp and flax
Ideally this would be part of farm-scale or R+D decortication line. 
A slide was installed to allow biomass fall from wide conveyor belt into

1 pc. Picker (Ref. No. 1128536).
Year of construction 1996. Main drive 160 kW.
The tambour has 5000 pins.
The infeeds are frequency controlled.
Material feeding by swing conveyor. 

3 pcs. fine opener LAROCHE FIRST 2000 (Ref. No. 1128487).
1 Unit is in storage.
2 further units will be removed from production in October 2017. They
have some more wear on the infeed roll and need work on the rubber
covering of infeed roll, and on the control. Estimated costs are in the
range of USD 1000. 

3 pcs. fine opener LAROCHE FIRST (Ref. No. 1128262).
1500 mm working width, second-hand.
The two machines are technically okay. The third machine is complete
but with a broken frame and is therefore good for spare parts. Also
available: a newly groomed carding roll for the machines. 

1 pc. Pneuma opener TEMAFA (Ref. No. 1126753).
Year of construction 1993. 


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