PROCESSING FACILITY CONFIGURATION

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” Counterflow classifiers

  • 3 x lamina screening shakers

3RD STAGE

  • 1 x 60” Thresher

  • 3 x 60” Counterflow 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