Design of Crushing Machine for Agricultural Waste Crops
Swapnil Malekar, Nishad Alone, Tejaswi Batrakhaye, Prakash Bhure, Pradeep Lalzare, Rakesh Narnaware
Volume 2: Issue 1, March 2015, pp 32-34
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, BCYRC’S, Umrer College of Engineering, Umrer, Maharashtra, India
Nishad Alone, Tejaswi Batrakhaye, Prakash Bhure, Pradeep Lalzare, Rakesh Narnaware
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, BCYRC’S, Umrer College of Engineering, Umrer, Maharashtra, India
Abstract:-Cutting, Crushing and then loading is a continuous process carried out in all agricultural fields. These processes are important so that the land become ready for the planting of new crops and can be completed by using latest mechanical machineries. In agricultural fields, it always seems that the residual part of crops such as stalks; roots etc. are removed with the help of hands. This paper discusses about the design and fabrication of crop cutter to crush various type of crops. A cutter is design and analyzes using analytical and finite element analysis. FE analysis has been carried out for single blade and for complete cutter which reveals that the blade may not fail for any type of crop. The experimentation has been perform for various type of crops for dry condition only which are crush up to 8cm to 15cm of short pieces.
Index Terms:-Crop crusher, cutter, FEA, solid 186, Ansys.
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