Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Separating Burgeons or Germs from Grain

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Charles Duprez (French), Patentee
Production date
Jan 16 1877
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Iron, brass
12 x 9 x 10" (30.5 x 22.9 x 25.4cm)
Duprez's patent "has for its object the employment, in machines or apparatus for separating burgeons or sprouts, or other foreign bodies adhering to grain, of brushes, arranged either vertically or horizontally, but actuated to have a reciprocating movement, and arranged so as to receive the grain to be cleansed between them, in order to remove therefrom by friction the germs or sprouts which adhere thereto." (Patent Number 186,328)
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