Automatic Wrapping Machine

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2016 by IJETT Journal
Volume-31 Number-5
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Suraj S. Nair, Suraj D. Mankar, Anuradha D. Jadhav
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V31P241


Suraj S. Nair, Suraj D. Mankar, Anuradha D. Jadhav"Automatic Wrapping Machine", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V31(5),228-231 January 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

In the modern day, the consumers are having various options related to food packaging. It varies from eco-friendly packaging to those designs that really assist in food preparation process. A lot of research and analysis are done to select the type of container and the packaging material used for manufacturing. Examples of packaging process include wrapping machines, labelling machines, sealing machines and many more The objective of this paper is to design an Automatic Wrapping Machine using a PIC18F45X Microcontroller. The main advantage of a wrapping machine is that it increases the efficiency of the packaging process thereby reducing the cost of labour. Here, the machine has 2 sections. One section is the wrapping mechanism and the second section is the control system to control this mechanism. A PIC18F45X is used to control all the operations. A Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) is used to detect the intensity of light on the feeder and give signals to the controller. A sealing machine is used to seal the packet which will be the last step of the packaging process. PLC’s are used in most of the industries but in this project, we are doing the same work done by the same mechanism by using a different controller. The main advantage of using a PIC is that it reduces the cost of the process to a great extent.


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PIC controller, PIC18F458, Wrapping Machine, LDR, etc.