HurdMaster MD1000 Hemp Micro-Decorticator
Durable, compact, portable
Separates fibers from hurd
The HurdMaster MD 1000 micro decorticator is intended for small cannabis farming and processing operations and for CBD and marijuana producers who want to capitalize on leftover stems. The machine is designed for separating the cannabis stalk’s woody inner core (hurd, shivs, shives) from the exterior bast fibers. The resulting hurd can be used for hempcrete construction, as animal bedding and animal litter, or as plant bedding. With additional technology, the separated bast fibers can be further processed for a wide, wide variety of applications.
Film: Story of the HurdMaster
Kristaps Eglitis, developer of the HurdMaster MD 1000 micro decorticator, talks about his hemp dream, and how this groundbreaking technology is helping him to achieve it. Get the HurdMaster today, and fulfill your dream.
The Micro-Hemp Decorticator designed to output high quality shivs (shives, hurd). Perfect for flower and seed growers, and food, cosmetics, and alternative medicine companies who want to monetize leftover stalks from their harvests; and for DIY builders & hempcrete building instructors.
Films: [Operation and development]
- The input is manual, so it means that the output is divided into roughly 1/1 shivs/fibre.
- Produces shivs 5-30mm long for Hempcrete, animal bedding and plant bedding.
- We are developing separation machinery to divide the shivs (which can be separated in 3 parts such as fine dust – very good to add for lime plastering).
- Output estimate is 50-100 kg per hour, so it means in three days the amount of processed stalks are 1-2 ton.
- The max size of the stalks up to 3 centimeters in diameter for input.
- Hempcrete construction
- Animal bedding
- Animal litter
- Plant bedding
- Supply-220V / 1500W
- Capacity: ~50kg/hr
- Dimensions: 80cm X 200cm X 125cm (32” X 79” X 49”)
- Weight: 260kg/575 lbs
- Compact, simple design
- Easy to operate
- Gear driven
- Durable parts including stainless steel rollers
- Adjustable to handle all sizes stalk
- Minimal maintenance
- Optional separator for hurd (3 sizes) and fiber
Kristaps Eglitis, who built the first prototype of the HurdMaster Micro Decorticator in his own shop, is by training an arts & crafts metal worker. The HurdMaster was inspired in part by his research of a decorticator project started years ago by Voldemars Cirulis, a Latvian developer, in the early 2000s. Kristaps is also interested in hempcrete construction and is insulating and reconstructing a family house from the material.
The HurdMaster’s manufacturing partner, Peruza, provides customized, complex technological solutions for raw materials processing and is a leading developer and supplier of fish processing systems. The company develops technology that maximizes workforce efficiency and therefore results in a fast payback time on the client’s investment. Peruza has more than 25 years of experience in 20 countries around the world, and more than 1,500 successful installations online.
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How to purchase
The HurdMaster MD 1000 Micro Decorticator is now available for purchase worldwide. To start the order process, please submit this order form.
Price of the HurdMaster: €13,500/$14,400 plus any applicable taxes.
Purchase terms: The terms are half of the payment up front and the remainder just prior to shipping.
Delivery: Delivery is within 8 to 10 weeks from the time the first half-payment is made. That’s an outside estimate.
Shipping: Selection of the shipper and other shipping details are worked out between the individual buyer and seller.
Shipping costs: The buyer pays all shipping costs. Costs vary based on the buyer’s location.
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