Updated on February 12, 2024

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Created on June 22, 2018

Magnificent Engineers Cono Weeder

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Cono Weeder is a device used to remove weeds from rice crops.  

Tested By
  • CIAE – Regional Centre Coimbatore
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Product Description

Cono Weeder is a manually operated weed remover used to remove unwanted plants (weeds) that hinder crop development. It allows for the timely, efficient, and cost-effective removal of weeds. Cono Weeder is developed by Magnificent Engineers based on a design by the Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering-Regional Centre, Coimbatore.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Market Suggested Retail Price

$21.00

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

the manufacturer (Magnificient Engineers)  distributes their product on their own.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include KSNM Cono Weeder.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass produced

Intellectural Property Type

Trade Secret

User Provision Model

The manufacturer sells the product individually as well as in bulk with dealership and distributorship models.

Distributions to Date Status

10,000 Interview with representative

Targeted Crops

Rice

Field Coverage (ha/hr)

0.15 ha/day

Materials

Metal

Weight (kg)

5.5

Power source

Manual

Design Specifications

Cono Weeder is ergonomically designed and consists of two metallic cones with blades fixed to them. Design specifications

1
Overall Dimension (L x B x H), mm 2140 x 500 x 1070
2
Weight in Kg 5.5
3
Working Width, mm 140-160
4
No. of Cones 2(Metallic)
5
Height of handle from the ground, mm 1070
6
No. of blades in the Weeding Cone Straight blade – 6 Serrated blade – 6
7
Blade thickness, mm 1.6, 2
8
Width of handle, mm 500
9
Size of float(L x B x H), mm 330 x 120 x 70

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by manufacturer

Replacement Components

Replacement components are available individually. Metallic cones are available in bulk.Interview with representative

Lifecycle

Minimum of 2 years

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

  •  0.15 ha/day
  • Speed
  • Force required to push it
  • Saving in labour – 50% compared to manual method
  • Saving in cost – 40% compared to manual method

Vetted Performance Status

The test report prepared by CIAE - Regional Centre Coimbatore shows the performance of the Cono weeder with reference to the condition of field/soil, weed, crop, and operator.

Safety

The Cono Weeder is operated manually and no safety procedures are specified.

Complementary Technical Systems

Magnificent Engineers offers a range of equipment for the care and harvesting of similar crops

Compliance with regulations

Product certified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi, India

Other Information

Youtube video of the Cono Weeder Magnificient Engineers Conor weeder Mass production agriculture information Dealership and distribution Commercial Test Report by CIAE – Regional Centre Coimbatore Conor weeder warranty - Slide Share

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