Constructive-regime parameters of rotor-brush cleaner for tuberous roots dry cleaning

  • Beket Nuralin
  • Askar Bakushev
  • Yernazar Janaliev
  • Maxut Dussenov
  • Zhanna Kubasheva
  • Nellya Omarova
  • Viktor Zakharov
Technical Paper


Applying engineering design concepts and analysis, this work outlines the development of a small scale root cleaner from computer model simulation to a working prototype. The methodologies of mechanical design, material acquisition, construction and prototype testing are addressed. Results of researches of innovative technologies of tuberous roots cleaning process showed that efficiency increase of cleaning quality in the form of connected soil with vegetable remains depends on rational constructive-technological system and optimum constructive-regime parameters of device. Constructive-technological system of rotor-brush cleaner with justification of constructive-regime parameters is offered: brush angle, frequency of brush rotation, frequency of disk rotation. Quality of cleaning in this cleaner increases due to the application f rotor brush as working body which clears product in cleaning channel formed by disk, propeller and brush. Power consumption decreases as a result of application of propeller rational form and compact arrangement of working bodies.


Cleaning Mathematical model Power consumption Root crops Sample preparation Vegetables 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beket Nuralin
    • 1
  • Askar Bakushev
    • 1
  • Yernazar Janaliev
    • 1
  • Maxut Dussenov
    • 1
  • Zhanna Kubasheva
    • 1
  • Nellya Omarova
    • 1
  • Viktor Zakharov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Professional and Technical TrainingWest Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical University Named After Zhangir KhanOralKazakhstan

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