Year 2017, Volume 3 , Issue 3, Pages 169 - 175 2017-09-26

Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner

Mohammed GANA YİSA [1] , Adeshina FADEYİBİ [2] , Kamil KAYODE KATİBİ [3] , O. C. UCHEOMA [4]


Destoning is a processing technique for removing stones and broken grains from a batch of milled rice. This research was carried out to modify an existing rice destoner for the purpose of increasing its capacity and efficiency. The modification introduced addressed challenges associated with the existing machine, such as lower stone removal efficiency and lower air flow channel, which affects the aerodynamic lifting of the rice grains. The performance was evaluated for 3 kg of locally milled rice samples based on the design capacity of the machine, cleaning efficiency and degree of grain flow. The result showed that the design capacity (1800 kg/h) of the modified destoner was higher than that of the existing (864 kg/h). Also, the machine has 40.8% destoning efficiency which is relatively higher than the existing machine.


Cleaning efficiency, Design, Material flow efficiency, Rice destoner, Rice
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Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Mohammed GANA YİSA
Institution: Kwara State University,Malete
Country: Nigeria


Orcid: orcid.org/0000-0002-4538-9246
Author: Adeshina FADEYİBİ
Country: Nigeria


Author: Kamil KAYODE KATİBİ
Institution: Kwara State University,Malete
Country: Nigeria


Author: O. C. UCHEOMA
Country: Nigeria


Dates

Publication Date : September 26, 2017

Bibtex @research article { ijet329078, journal = {International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET}, issn = {2149-0104}, eissn = {2149-5262}, address = {}, publisher = {İstanbul Gelisim University}, year = {2017}, volume = {3}, pages = {169 - 175}, doi = {10.19072/ijet.329078}, title = {Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner}, key = {cite}, author = {Gana Yisa, Mohammed and Fadeyibi, Adeshina and Kayode Katibi, Kamil and Ucheoma, O. C.} }
APA Gana Yisa, M , Fadeyibi, A , Kayode Katibi, K , Ucheoma, O . (2017). Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner . International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET , 3 (3) , 169-175 . DOI: 10.19072/ijet.329078
MLA Gana Yisa, M , Fadeyibi, A , Kayode Katibi, K , Ucheoma, O . "Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner" . International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET 3 (2017 ): 169-175 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijet/issue/31241/329078>
Chicago Gana Yisa, M , Fadeyibi, A , Kayode Katibi, K , Ucheoma, O . "Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner". International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET 3 (2017 ): 169-175
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ISNAD Gana Yisa, Mohammed , Fadeyibi, Adeshina , Kayode Katibi, Kamil , Ucheoma, O. C. . "Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner". International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET 3 / 3 (September 2017): 169-175 . https://doi.org/10.19072/ijet.329078
AMA Gana Yisa M , Fadeyibi A , Kayode Katibi K , Ucheoma O . Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner. IJET. 2017; 3(3): 169-175.
Vancouver Gana Yisa M , Fadeyibi A , Kayode Katibi K , Ucheoma O . Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner. International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET. 2017; 3(3): 169-175.
IEEE M. Gana Yisa , A. Fadeyibi , K. Kayode Katibi and O. Ucheoma , "Performance Evaluation and Modification of an Existing Rice Destoner", International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 169-175, Sep. 2017, doi:10.19072/ijet.329078