Sift & Separate

Moving Grounds

The grinder delivers the ground corn to the elevator foot.  In the right leg, cups move downward to scoop up the corn to move it up the left leg.

Elevator transporting product from the grinder to the sifter

At the top the corn is dropped in the wooden chute for delivery to the sifter.

The empty cups return to the foot for another load.

A view into the downward leg with an upsidedown cup headed down to repeat the transfer process.

Sifting Grounds

Converted Bran Duster is used for sifting cornmeal & grits.
A look inside the sifter with jarred final product.
Screens of various sizes separate meal from grits.
Sifter separating the grits from the meal