NUMERICAL SIMULATION AND EXPERIMENT ON AIRFLOW FIELD OF CORN SEED HARVESTER CLEANING DEVICE
DOI : https://doi.org/10.35633/inmateh-69-48
To better analyze the distribution law of airflow in the wind sieve type cleaning device, this study took the cleaning device of Yafeng 4YZL-6S corn seed harvester as an example and conducted numerical simulation and comparative analysis of the airflow field inside the cleaning device under the sieve plate opening scales of 12, 16 and 20 mm using CFD software. The numerical simulation showed that the distribution of airflow velocity above the sieve surface was uniform at a sieve plate opening scale of 16 mm. Airflow velocity measurements were performed on the test prototype using an anemometer to verify the accuracy of the numerical simulation results. The simulation test results were supplemented by field trials, which showed that when the speed of the cleaning fan was 1200 r/min and the sieve plate opening scale was 16 mm, the impurity rate in the field harvest of the operating machinery was 1.03% and the loss rate was 1.91%. The operating effect met the standard of mechanized corn grain harvesting. This paper can provide a reference for the design and working mechanism research of corn seed harvester cleaning devices.
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