Development and Performance Evaluation of a Motorized Garri Siever
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2017 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2017|
|Authors : P. O. Oghenerukevwe, E. D. Edafiadhe
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V53P218|
P. O. Oghenerukevwe, E. D. Edafiadhe "Development and Performance Evaluation of a Motorized Garri Siever", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V53(2),104-107 November 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
A motorized garri siever was designed, constructed and evaluated for its performance. The design of this system was achieved by synthesizing the manual (traditional) sieving method using a combination of mechanisms to replace the manual actions. The machine eliminates the rigor and time wasting in the manual and local method of producing garri. The design was made as simple as possible for ease of operation and maintenance. Material selection was based on same design parameters such as strength, durability and rigidity. The machine is driven by an electric motor of 1HP. The efficiency of the machine was obtained to be 92.3%. The performance is quite reasonable compared to ones produced earlier with less than 50% efficiency.
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design, siever, garri, cassava, machine.