Seed cleaning

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:18:03 PDT
My brother-in-law re-purposed an old hammer drill for a similar purpose, to sift
oyster spat sizes. Worked like a charm.
Jo Canning
Vancouver Island

-----Original Message-----
From: pbs [] On Behalf Of Don
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 6:07 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Seed cleaning

Dear Jim,
                    I believe that commercially vibrating tables are used very
effectively. The angle of the table is varied and the rate and magnitude of the
vibrations are controlled. Various fabrics are used to adjust the grab on the
chaff as opposed to the seed. They seem very effective in the seed industry and
I wonder if one could be constructed fairly simply using some device such as a
hammer drill of other hand tool with a reciprocating action.
Don Journet

On 20/07/2017 12:57 AM, Jim Barton wrote:
> Does anyone know of a small lot bench top seed cleaner for 1-3mm seeds?  I
have .5mm, 1mm, 2mm and 3mm screens but they still leave chaff the size of the
> Jim Barton
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