PROCESSING FACILITY CONFIGURATION

The Limpopo Tobacco Processors‘ factory consists of one 10 ton per hour Evans/MacTavish threshing line, with an annual capacity of 30 million kilogram.

LTP has the capacity and equipment to process most tobacco products and includes:

  • Loose leaf
  • Farm Scrap
  • Stems
  • Processed Tobacco

 

The configuration of the line is as follows:-

BLENDING AREA

Pre-Classification Area for holding 10 Tons

Bale Slicer – Max Capacity 10 Tons/Hour

Automated Feed control

Primary Conditioning cylinder

Fully Automated Moisture and temperature Control

2 x 10 Ton Blending Silos

Automated Flow Control

Picking tables

Secondary conditioning cylinder

 

1ST STAGE

Auto-feeder

Proportional units feeding into 3 x 96” threshers

4 x 96” Multi Separators

7 Screening shakers

 

2ND STAGE

2 x 72” Thresher

3 x 72” Counter flow classifiers

3 x lamina screening shakers

 

3RD STAGE

1 x 60” Thresher

3 x 60” Counter flow classifier

2 x lamina shakers

 

4TH STAGE

1 x 48” thresher

1 x 48” PAL separator

Flag recycle air-leg to 3rd stage

 

5TH STAGE

1 x 48” thresher

1 x 48” PAL separator

Stem drop out.

 

FINAL SIZING

Air leg for stem drop out

3 x final sizing shakers (Customer Shakers)

 

10 Ton/Hour Proctor & Schwartz Lamina redrier

 

PACKING

Lamina

1 off twin rams Fishburne press

2 hold down presses

2 off strapping machines

2 off check scales

Fines

Fines are pneumatically transported

Fibre drop out PAL

Fibre drop out air-leg

Drying Cylinder

2 off sizing shakers

Scale

Press

Stem

Stems are pneumatically transported to stem dryer

1 off Proctor & Schwartz stem dryer

3 off stem sizing shakers

2 off stem presses

1 off strapping machine