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Design and Development of Automated Capsicum Sorting System Using PLC | Original Article

Sujeet A. Soundattikar*, Deepak R. Salunkhe, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


Holding the top position in the global market by providing superior product quality and retaining the customers is a big challenge for every industry today and adopting Industrial Automation could be one of the ways out under continuous improvements made. Automation offers advantages in terms of reduced cycle time and labour intervention and enhanced product quality and accuracy and timely delivery of products. Food processing, sorting and packaging industry has incorporated automation to a greater extent for performing various tasks. The paper deals with the problems with the current sorting system of capsicums of various colours and a proposed automated sorting system using pneumatics, image processing and PLC.