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Problem Statement:

Coffee Pulper


Simple Coffee Pulper Mr. P. Sudhakar of Nagappan Motor works in Periyakulam, Theni District has developed a Coffee berry pulper to extract Coffee bean separately without any damage to the bean. This is a simple hand operated device, which is very compact in size. It can be easily dismantled into small units, transported and reassembled in a place where it is needed for the purpose. The components and the materials required Sl. No. Description 1) 2.1/4" Angle 2) 2.1/4" Plank 3) G1 Sheet 4) Bearings 5) Shaft 6) Circular Disc 7) Bearing Bloc Functioning In a round disc there are slots of the size of coffee berry. Coffee berries are fed into the device through a side pipe. Operating the handles on either side rotates the wheels. The pulp on the Coffee berries is separated by the rotating action. The peeled pulp being separated from the coffee beans. The beans will not get any damage due to the rotating action of the wheels. The separated coffee beans will come out through another pipe and collected. Advantages 1) The whole assembly of the pulper can be dismantled and then it becomes easily portable and reassembled in another place where it is needed. 2) There is greater efficiency in extracting the coffee bean separately from the berries without any damage to the bean. 3) The capacity is up to 30 kg in each operation depending upon the diameter of the disc. Sl.No. Diameter of Disc Capacity (kg / Operation) Cost of Unit (Rs.) 1) 1 foot 15kg 5000 2) 1.25 feet 20kg 6500 3) 1.50 feet 30kg 8500

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Sudhakar
Address: Periyakulam Theni Tamil Nadu
City: Theni
State: Tamil Nadu
PIN Code 625601

Practice Details

Manufacturing Capacity: b) Design Support c) Sub-contracting e) Franchising
Problem Scale: Milld with low application
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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1025

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