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A corncob-fueled drying system



A corncob-fueled drying system



Transactions of the ASAE American Society of Agricultural Engineers 27(2): 556-560



A system to collect, transport, process, dry and burn maize cobs to dry shelled maize was evaluated. A mixture of shelled maize and cobs was harvested by a conventional combine harvester, with minor adjustments and modifications. It was then transported to the drying facility where a continuous, automated system separated, dried and conveyed cobs to the combustor, a two-stage downdraft device with a 400 to 800 kW heat output.

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