A parts list, and plans:
Uses only inexpensive and standard components:
1. Small trailer axle ball bearing (really barrel). The stress of rolling this machine would be no threat for these bearings, as they are intended to carry a much heavier load.2. Standard steel tubing and flange.3. A bicycle wheel acts as a 28 inch low cost pulley.4. Wooden lateral wings to make a Venturi flow control.
Designer will complete the first prototype in their shop, and then travel to Columbia to help for the initial installation, fine tuning, and tech training-- TBD.
A team of engineers from our in-country partner APROTEC will work with the community to install the equipment and do follow up tests and monitoring for at least 1 year.
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