Composting plays an important role in organic fertilizer production. Because during this process, the harmful bacteria, pest eggs and grass seeds will be killed by high temperature. But natural fermentation will take a long time and cannot fully compost organic waste. Then the produced organic fertilizer will endanger the health of crops and humans. At that time, fertilizer compost turner will help you a lot. It can finish organic fertilizer fermentation in a short time, only 20 days. And in order to meet different requirements from customers, we especially design 5 types of organic fertilizer compost turning machines for your choice. If you have any special requirements, we can also provide you with customization service.
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How does compost turner work to make organic fertilizer fermentation?
As mentioned above, organic fertilizer composting is a process of killing harmful bacteria, pest eggs and grass seeds in manure by high temperature. The high temperature is generated by microorganism activity. This called aerobic fermentation. And the optimum temperature for organic fertilizer composting is 65℃-70℃. Because it can kill harmful substances but is not too hot to kill beneficial bacteria in organic material. When the fertilizer compost turner is working, it will turn the raw material to ventilate. For one thing, it can decrease excessive temperature of compost to prevent beneficial bacteria death. For another, it can make raw material fully contact with oxygen, so the microorganism can decompose organic material into organic matter faster.
What method can compost turning equipment use to compost organic material?
In general, there are two methods can compost turner use to make organic fertilizer fermentation. Groove type compost method and windrow compost method.
Groove type compost method
Groove type composting is a method to put organic raw materials in the trench to make fertilizer fermentation. Then you need to mount rails on both sides of the fermentation trench. So compost turner can straddle the fermentation trench and move to turn organic fertilizer. Here, we can provide you with groove type compost turner, wheel type compost turning machine and chain plate type compost turner. They are all equipped with a fully automated electrical control system. So you can finish the whole compost process easily. In addition, combining with transfer vehicle, they can realize multi-groove fermentation.
Windrow compost method
If you don’t want to build fertilizer fermentation groove, you can choose windrow compost method. During this process, the organic materials will be piled into windrows, whose sections are trapezoidal or triangular. And then using windrow compost turner to turn them to speed up compost. For this, SX can offer you crawler type compost turner and moving type compost turning equipment. This kind of fertilizer compost turning machine is controlled by control rods or steering wheel. Only one worker, you can compost a large amount of organic waste.
Top 5 compost turning machines for organic fertilizer production in SX
According to the survey of requirements from organic fertilizer manufacturers, our engineers design 5 types of fertilizer compost turners for your choice. You can choose the most suitable one according to your needs.
Wheel type compost turning machine
If you want to spend less on fermentation trench building and make a large scale organic fertilizer composting. We will recommend you wheel type compost turner. Because its turning span can be up to 30 m, which is several times that of other fertilizer compost turning machines. Therefore, it can help you finish large scale fertilizer fermentation easily and reduce the cost of infrastructural facilities. In addition, it adopts double wheels turning and the turning wheel can move laterally, so the compost process is symmetrical without dead angel.
Groove type compost turner
If you are desirous of make trench composting of organic fertilizer at a lower cost, you can buy groove type compost turning equipment. The turning width of it is 2-5 m and the turning depth is 0.8-1.5 m. It is a basic type of trench working compost turner. It mainly uses stirring teeth to turn organic raw material and this stirring teeth can lift freely. So you can complete the groove changing quickly and easily. It is an ideal choice for you to start a small scale or medium scale organic fertilizer composting.
Chain plate type composter
When you need a fertilizer compost turner with adjustable walking speed, we also can meet your requirement. Chain plate type compost turning machine is an excellent choice for you. It adopts variable frequency speed control system, which can change working speed flexibly according to the manure material resistance. So it can well adapt to the regulation of working load. Moreover, it can complete organic fertilizer fermentation better because of pallet design. The pallet design makes the material stay longer and disperse at a high position, so it can fully contact with oxygen and easily reduce moisture content.
Crawler type compost turner
The above three organic fertilizer compost turners are designed for trench fermentation. Is there any compost turning machine employs other methods? Of course, we also have crawler type windrow turner on sale. It adopts the ground pile fermentation mode, which paves organic waste into windrows. Then crawler type compost turner will stir and crush them at regular intervals. And it is designed with rob control system, so only need one worker, you can finish the entire organic composting process. Therefore, it can greatly reduce the cost of infrastructure and labor force.
Moving type compost turning equipment
Finally, moving type compost turner is also an excellent choice for organic fertilizer making. It is also a kind of ground pile fermentation machine and the biggest advantage of it is flexible. Four wheel design makes it move forward, backward and turn around freely without trailer. So it is also known as self- propelled compost turner. In addition, it can not only be working in the open space, but also be carried out in the workshop.
How to select a suitable compost turner for you?
After the above introduction, you must have a certain understanding about those five types of organic fertilizer compost turner. But which compost turning equipment is the most suitable one for you? You can consider it from the following items:
Capacity plays an important role in compost turner selection. To be honest, if you want to make a large scale compost, wheel type compost turner is your best choice. But for medium composting, we recommend you groove type compost turner and chain plate type composter. And if you need a compost turning machine for small scale organic fertilizer manufacturing, you can choose crawler type composter and moving type compost turning equipment.
From the above we can know that there are two compost methods employed by organic fertilizer compost turner. Trench composting and windrow composting. The former, you can choose wheel type compost turning machine, groove type composter and chain plate type compost turner. The latter, we can provide you with crawler windrow compost turner and moving type compost turning equipment.
Cost or budget of composting is also an aspect you must focus on when choosing compost turning machine. If you have enough budget, it is advisable to buy wheel type compost turner and crawler composter. If not, you can choose groove type composter, chain plate type compost turner and moving type compost turning machine.
If you need an automatic compost turner, we can offer you with groove type composter, wheel type compost turner and chain plate compost turner. Windrow compost turning machine, including crawler type composter and moving type composting machine, needs a driver to operate it.
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How to start an organic fertilizer compost plant?
If you plan to start an organic fertilizer compost plant, there are some tips for your reference:
Making a plan first
An excellent plan is half success of organic compost factory setup. You need to know what material you want to process? Where to build your factory? What fertilizer equipment do you need? How much do you need to invest? And so on. This plan can help you understand what you need to do and make fertilizer compost plant start smoothly.
Choosing a suitable place for your compost plant
The fertilizer factory location also needs to pay attention to. Because compost has a bad smell and will cause some pollution, your factory cannot be near the densely populated area. And in order to meet the requirements of material and finished product transport, the compost plant needs to be located in a place with good transport conditions.
Finding a reliable compost equipment manufacturer
A reliable fertilizer equipment factory usually has advanced technologies and rich experience in fertilizer machine manufacturing. So it can provide you with high quality equipment for organic fertilizer composting and many helpful suggestions. For this, SX is an ideal choice for you. It not only has advanced technologies and nearly 20 years of experience, but also is the source factory of fertilizer equipment. Therefore, we can offer you a favourable price.