Cutting width: 1-1.5m
Usage in Vietnam, Philippines, China
Cost: US$ 5,000 - 10,000
Development: Developed based on a Chinese unit by Briggs&Stratton (B&S) and the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice). In VIetnam collaboration between B&S and Nong Lam University (NLU) leading to commercial production by South Vietnam Engine and Agricultural Machinery (SVEAM), formerly VINAPRO.
Usage: Commercial production in Vietnam and in the Philippines. By 2010 machines in operation in Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, the Philippines and export of several machines from Vietnam to Africa.