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1. (WO2013143536) APPARATUS FOR CLEANING FIELD CROPS

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/143536    International Application No.:    PCT/DE2013/100113
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 23 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A01D 33/08
A23N 12/02
Applicants: USG UMWELTSERVICE GMBH & CO. KG
Inventors: DOPPSTADT, Ferdinand
Title: APPARATUS FOR CLEANING FIELD CROPS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a cleaning apparatus (10) for cleaning field crops, such as potatoes or turnips, on which in particular soil and the like adhere. The cleaning apparatus (10) comprises a charging and/or supply hopper (12) with an opening (13) on its underside (14), from which the field crops pass for cleaning. It further comprises a housing (24) with a cleaning region (20) in which the field crops are cleaned. The field crops are cleaned in particular in a screen drum (26) which rotates about an axis of rotation, wherein the screen drum (26) is arranged in the cleaning region (20).