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identification: blower-chopper
type: Saturn
country of origin: Czechoslovakia
manufacturer: Agrostroj Pelhřimov, n.p.
neck diameter: 370-470
weight: 1170-1290 kg
number of blades: 2-4
cutting length: 5-150 mm
capacity (at a 30 mm cut): up to 4000 kg/h
revolutions: 300-600 rev/min
required power: 10-18 horse power
year of production: unknown

 

The blower-chopper Saturn was manufactured by Jan Matějka Pelhřimov. The company was founded as a repair shop in 1896. Later it started to produce simple agricultural machines and gradually expanded its portfolio. The company ceased to exist in 1948 when it became a part of Agrostroj Pelhřimov. Agrostroj continued to produce blower-choppers, including the Saturn blower-chopper.