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DESIGN, FABRICATION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF …

carried out and the machine has efficiency of 62.5% for shelled melon, 10% for unshelled melon, 10% for breakage and 17.5% for partially shelled melon. Keywords: Design, fabrication, melon seed, shelled, unshelled. -----***-----1. INTRODUCTION Many attempts have been made by some intellectuals in designing and constructing a Melon Sheller. Some ...

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Egusi shelling machine

The Design and Construction of a Melon Shelling Machine using ... The Melon shelling machine is made up of the following main units; hopper ... Melon is widely called „Egusi‟ by Yorubas, „Agusi‟ by Hausas and „Ogil‟ by... More details » Get Price

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF M SCIENCES AND …

melon seeds during shelling [18]. It was reported that the factors affecting the impact force were impeller speed, seed cross section area at impact and mass ratio, while mean forces for breaking melon seeds were 13.14 x 10-3N, 19.62 x 10-3N and 19.55 x 10-3N for the same orientations mentioned above.

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Design and fabrication of a mechanised centrifugal melon ...

A mechanized centrifugal melon shelling and cleaning machine with a capacity of 114 kg/h was developed and tested at the fabrication workshop of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Ilorin. It comprised of the hopper, feed control mechanism, shelling unit, cleaning unit, power transmission unit and the frame. The machine performance was evaluated using a 2×3×5 factorial...

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construction of melon shelling machine

The design and construction of motorized melon shelling machine using impact method was done in order to meet the domestic, commercial and industrial demand of melon for food processing and for other industrial uses. The Melon shelling machine is made up of the following main units; hopper, shelling chamber, electric motor and supporting base.

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Development of a Delonix regia decorticating machine ...

Nov 21, 2019· Oriaku et al 31 identified methods of melon dehusking as impact and attrition and carried out a comparative analysis of both methods. Adedoyin et al 32 developed a melon shelling machine with 62.5% shelled whole melon seeds. Other melon seeds shelling machine have been developed by Adekunle et al, 33 James et al, 34 Shittu and Ndrika, 35 and ...

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Open Access Journal of Agricultural Research

Jan 17, 2018· shelling machines include the following: (a) Melon Sheller: A melon shelling machine is quite different from maize shelling machine. The working mechanism and the feeding unit in this machine are unique. The working mechanism consists of inclined flat bar cylinder. The feeding unit of this machine has a …

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Importance-Of-Engineering-Materials-In-The-Mandate-Of-Iron ...

Some of the achievements include the modification of Bricks making machine design, and construction of a melon shelling and separating machine, fabrication of interlocking paving stone making machine and the interlocking Brick machine developed by Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute.

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Top PDF Design and Development of Automatic Coconut De ...

On the basis of experience gained in the design and construction of a spinning disc "melon" seed shelling machine for large scale factory applications, a kitchen appliance of shelling egusi was designed. The prototype was constructed as an accessory to a kitchen blender.

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DESIGN, FABRICATION AND PERFORMANCE TEST OF …

The mechanics of the melon shelling machine includes compression, shearing and impact. The developed machine utilizes the principle of impact force and this was chosen because it has been utilized in the design of the machines for coarse, medium and fine grinding materials. The following factors were considered in the design melon shelling machine.

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MELON (Egusi) SHELLING/PEELING MACHINE

Dec 09, 2016· The machine consists of a feed hopper, a shelling unit, a delivery chute, a power system and a tool frame. The shelling action was achieved by principle of a rotor that throws melon seeds against the shelling drum by centrifugal force and then the seeds were converged onto a spinning disc with vanes that provide impact force to remove the kernel from the shell.

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Design, construction and performance evaluation of a ...

The machine capacity, shelling efficiency and overall efficiency were found to have maximum values of 5.39 kg/hr, 86.00% and 57.98% respectively at different moisture content levels while the percentage whole kernel recovered, broken kernel recovered and unshelled seed recovered were found to be 52.38%, 23.00% and 7.67% respectively at various ...

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Design, construction and performance evaluation of a melon ...

Melon seed is an important oil seed crop that serves numerous food purposes. Shelling of this crop is vital, prior to its vast applications. To address the challenges associated with shelling melon, a design for shelling melon seeds on a small scale was presented and evaluated. Parameters evaluated include shelling efficiency, percentage seed shelled and damaged, throughput and machine ...

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DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF MANUALLY OPERATED MELON SHELLER

A manually operated melon shelling machine was design and constructed, the design aimed at portability, easy operation, affordability, for and market uses and most especially reduction ...

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Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of melon ...

Sep 06, 2016· The primary aim of this work is to design a shelling machine having efficiency well above 60% and the objectives are to save shelling time, enhance the performance of shelling machine, reduce cost of shelling, and above all to increase the rate of production of well shelled melon seed.

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Shelled Melon Seeds Production and Its ... - Shelling Machine

Jul 31, 2019· The melon seeds machine can separate kernels from shells automatically, and a melon seeds shelling production line can save time and labor for larger scale production. Melon Seed Oil Extraction In the traditional way, the oil of melon seeds is extracted by squeezing the ground seeds by hand or on hard smooth wooden platform inclined gently to ...

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DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF …

Jan 17, 2018· A low-cost Almond (Prunus dulcis) kernel extraction machine was locally designed, manufactured and evaluated. Kernel extraction by the machine was conducted by first crushing the nut, and then separating seeds from a shell. The performance of the developed machine was evaluated in terms of machine productivity, cracking efficiency, kernel breakage and specific energy requirements.

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DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF CORN SHELLING MACHINE

The design parameter for corn sheller machine are: 1.2.1 BARREL. (a) Outer barrel:- This barrel do not rotates with the shaft rather stands on itself inside the shelling chambers. It is a half of glindrical shaped perforated below to enable shelled corn to rush out to the conveyor to the outlet basin.

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Design and Fabrication of Groundnut Sheller Machine

Keywords: Groundnut, Sheller Machine, Efficiency, Design, Calculations, Fabrication, Assembling, Evaluation. _____ I. INTRODUCTION The purpose of this paperis to understand the knowledge of design andfabrication mechanism of groundnut Sheller machine.The design is an environment friendly and uses simple mechanism properties such as shelling ...

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Development and Performance Evaluation of a Melon Shelling ...

Design, Fabrication and performance Evaluation of Melon Shelling Machine. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology. 4(7): 78-82 Adekunle, A.S., Ohijeagbon, I.O., and Olusegun, H.D., (2009). Development and Performance Evaluation of Manually and Motorized Operated melon Shelling Machine using Impact technique.

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Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a Melon ...

Shelling speeds of the machine and seed moisture content of melon affects the rate, efficiency and percentage seed damage. The machine and throughput capacity of the equipment are 7.95 and 9.56 kg/h, respectively.This design and set of conditions selected were the most preferred because of the low cost, rapid operation, lesser seed damage and ...

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Design of shelling

The Design and Construction of a Melon Shelling Machine using ... time consuming and strenuous. The design and construction of motorized melon shelling machine using impact method was done in order to meet the domestic,... More details » Get Price

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Design and Construction of Egusi (Igbo, Coutry and Pumpkin ...

construction of a melon shelling using the principle of extrusion [11]. The design of an impact egusi shelling machine that works on the principle of impact force from spinning disc [12]. The aim or main objective of this work therefore is to do a

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Development and Performance Evaluation of Manually and ...

Melon shelling in most part of the world is usually done manually by hand, and like all other manual operations it is time consuming and strenuous. The design and construction of manually and motorized operated melon shelling machine using impact method was done in order to meet the domestic, commercial and industrial requirement of melon for ...

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shelling associated with the manual shelling method is discouraging the industrial production of vegetable oil from melon seeds. So, a double-action shelling machine was designed, developed and tested in response to the challenge. The machine consists of a hopper, shelling unit, delivery chute, electric motor and a frame.

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Design And Construction Of Corn / Maize Threshing Machine

5.1 Conclusion. The design and construction of the corn threshing machine has been completed. Grains loss and mechanical visible damage have been very minimal. Performance test has revealed that the efficiency of the machine is 73.12 . The machine threshes 36.69kg of maize within an hour.

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Jestr (1) Engineering Science and Technology Review

Melon shelling in most part of the world is usually done manually by hand, and like all other manual operations it is time consuming and strenuous. The design and construction of manually and motorized operated melon shelling machine using impact method was done in order to meet the domestic, commercial and industrial requirement of melon for food

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Design and Fabrication of a Mechanised Centrifugal Melon ...

mechanised centrifugal melon shelling and cleaning machine. The objective of this study was to develop a mechanized centrifugal melon shelling and cleaning machine. Materials and methods Design Considerations In the proper designing and development of the melon shelling and cleaning machine, the following were put into consideration: i.

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[PDF] Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a ...

This study on the design and construction of a modified cassava milling machine was done, owing to the inability of existing mills to meet the demand of cassava flour in bakery industries. Rational design by drawing and calculations and fabrication in the Centre for Industrial Studies (CIS) FUTO were used to bring this mill to reality. The modified cassava milling machine has a milling ...

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Design, Fabrication and Performance Test of Melon Shelling ...

Nov 03, 2018· The machine was tested with melon seeds at constant speed and feed rate, using moisture contents of dried seeds, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20% and 25% by weight (w.b). The melon shelling efficiency (MSE) increased as the moisture content increased, but beyond 20% w.b, there was a decrease.

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Design And Performance Evaluation Of A Solar Powered Melon ...

Manual shelling of melon is slow, strenuous, inefficient and unhygienic. A Melon shelling machine powered with solar energy was designed and tested. It is an impeller-type which applies centrifugal force to crack the melon seed shell, thereby freeing the cotyledon from the outer shell. A separation shell was also introduced in a separation chamber to effect the separation of the chaff from the ...

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(PDF) DESIGN, FABRICATION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION …

2.0 Design Consideration Factors considered prior to the design of the machine include: durability, strength, corrosiveness and availability of materials of construction. 2.1 Design Analysis and Fabrication a) Design of the Frame and Engine Seat: provides support to all components of the maize shelling machine.

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Design And Performance Evaluation Of A Solar Powered …

the machine showed that 7.5% of the total melon seeds shelled were broken during the motorized shelling, but less than 40% in manual shelling. [8] (2001) design and fabricate a melon shelling machine that uses the principle of Impact method. A separation chamber was included where an installed

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