7. Straw walkers
From the access hatch above the straw walkers, grab a couple of good handfuls of straw and shake. If grain can be heard falling onto the tin-work this can be classified as walker loss. Either speed up the drum, tighten the concave or slow forward speed.
For an accurate picture of where losses are occurring a loss calculation needs to be performed CLICK HERE for a step-by-step guide.
Following a few simple steps will identify the areas for improvement:
2. Crop flow
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