Coir is being used more often in modern horticulture due to the excellent breeding characteristics and good availability of the material. Coir is thought to be one of the most important growing media of the future. By compressing the material into blocks, coir can be shipped economically worldwide.
Up to now coir processing has been a slow process or carried out using brute force which breaks up the compressed blocks. This can damage the fibres and does not incorporate the necessary moisture in the coir to decompress properly. Proper moisture is required before filling and planting. The Logitec Plus Coco Mill has been developed to moisturize and break up the compressed blocks in the proper way.
The mill brings the coir back to its original state with the desired moisture level. The mill gently decompresses the coir using moisture control and a specialised screen. The special screen only releases the coir that is properly processed. The process is done at a rate of about 12m3 per hour (around 16 cubic yards). The Logitec Coco Mill is available in a manual and semi automatic version. From the control unit the start, stop and run (only semi automatic) times of the individual components can be set.
Advantages of the Logitec Coco Mill
- Machine can be used indoors and outdoors
- Material is loosened mainly by the moisture which helps maintain the structure of the coir material
- Maximum output volume. (no volume is lost during processing)
- Can be used for all types of coir blocks
- No dust forming
- Low water usage
- Possibility to add additives to the coir and mix inline using Logitec’s soil mixing components
- Standar version: 9kW total
- All options version: 19kW
Descripción de la instalación
Drum with horizontal Coco Mill with carriers and scrapers
Scraper wheel to scrape the wet material from the blocks
Adjustable water level
Sprayers and water pump
2 Screw conveyor for discharge of the processed product
Optional fully automatic version with touch screen controls, moisture level control and programming
Optional hopper for pallet infeed
Optional conveyor belts and hoppers