from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A machine that peels off the fibrous husk, bark or outer layer of some vegetable product; used in the manufacture of animal feed etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A machine for decorticating wood, hulling grain, etc.; also, an instrument for removing surplus bark or moss from fruit trees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tool for stripping off bark.
  • n. Any machine for removing hulls, bark, or other outer covering of seeds or parts of plants: as, a hemp-decorticator, or hemp-brake.


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  • Called a decorticator, the machine removes the fiber-bearing cortex from the hemp stalk, greatly reducing the human labor involved.

    Dr. Paul's Truth Prescriptions

  • This company manufactures a groundnut decorticator and a separate winnower costing 32000 and 28000 Bfrs, respectively.

    Chapter 9

  • UNATA market a general-purpose, manually-operated machine that operates both as a hammer mill and a decorticator for palm nuts.

    Chapter 9

  • This company offers a manually operated decorticator with a throughput of 100 kg/in in kit form priced at £150.

    Chapter 9

  • Groundnut decorticator, capacity 350 kg/in with inbuilt blower to remove husks, grade kernels and split kernels.

    Chapter 9

  • At another project in Mali the responsibility of DMA/CMDT/CEPAZE (see Appendix 2), the use of a manual or motor-driven decorticator/winnower, an animal - or motor-driven grinder, and a centrifuge has been investigated.

    Chapter 6

  • In decortication, the operator feeds the stalks into the decorticator, starting with the upper tip.

    Chapter 7

  • Partly decortica ted - (in decorticator+ winnower)

    Chapter 11

  • Tool Foundation co-ordinates the manufacture and sale of the sunflowerseed decorticator/palmnut cracker from the Netherlands (see Figure 14).

    5. Selected Equipment

  • Further current investments refer to some equipment to be renewed every year (cleaning sieve, scales, buckets, drums etc.), and machinery parts after 5 years comprising a new gear box for the decorticator and for the two technical alternatives, new diesel engines.

    4. Financial Analysis of the Case Studies


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