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Authors: JAHNAVI, M. MAHESH KUMAR, T. et.al.
Editor: KARTHIK, S. K.
Title: DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF CORN ROASTERS
Publisher: PROFESSOR JAYASHANKAR TELANGANA STATE AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
Citation: CAES 13
Language: en
Type: Technical Report
Series/Report no.: CAES13;
Agrotags: null
Keywords: DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF CORN ROASTERS
Abstract: Physical propertiesviz., unit mass, lineardimensions, geometric and arithmeticmeandiameter,crosssectionalarea,shapeindex,bulkdensity,husk percentage, thousandkernel weightand numberofkernels oftwovarieties namely,DentcornandSweetcornweredeterminedtosuitforthedesignof manualandmechanicaloperatedcornroaster.Theperformanceevaluationof manualandmechanicalcornroastersrevealedthatatdifferentfanspeedand gas flowratetheroastingeffectivenessvariedbetweentherangeof0.756to 0.945&0.781 to0.932,overroastingpercentagewasintherangeof2.966to 10.0610/0& 1.675to5.026%androastingcapacitywas45to90corns/h&15 to23corns/h.Theoptimumroastingperformancewasobservedat100rpm&4 minutesholdingtimeand0.5m3/hrgasflowrateand12minutesholdingtime inmanualandmechanicaloperatedcornroasterfortwocornvarieties.Thecost economicsworkedoutindicatedthatthecostofroastingcornsinthedeveloped manualandmechanicaloperatedcornroasterwasRs.57.87&Rs.25per 100 corns.TheCost:BenefitRatiowasworkedouttobe1.00:5.19formanualand 1.00: 12.00formechanicalcornroaster.Fromthestudyitisreferredthat,by usingthedevelopedmanual operatedcornroasterwasfoundtobebetterfor roastingtheselectedtwocornvarieties. Keywords:Dentcorn,Sweetcorn, Fanspeed, Gasflowrate,Holdingtime, ManualandMechanicaloperatedcornroaster.
Issue Date: 2016
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