The Design and Analysis of the System about Wind Sorting Fruit from Leaves Based on the Blueberry Picking Machine

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As the plant areas of blueberries expand unceasingly, the realization of harvesting mechanization becomes more and more urgent. The fruit collection devices of the picking machine are designed with three-dimensional software Pro/E based on the blueberry picking machine. Meanwhile, wind sorting is used to realize the separation of fruit and leaves. In this paper, wind-sorting box is studied on the basis of the principle of wind sorting. The simulations of wind-sorting box inner are made with software FLUENT. A reliable basis is provided for the feasibility of wind sorting and a further analysis is made for the shape and the position of the inlet of wind-sorting box. And the structure of wind-sorting box is optimally designed. The improvement of the efficiency of wind sorting not only provides a theoretical basis for the separation of fruit-leaves of small berries, but also has an important meaning in agricultural machinery.

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Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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3573-3577

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.121-126.3573

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Y. D. Bao et al., "The Design and Analysis of the System about Wind Sorting Fruit from Leaves Based on the Blueberry Picking Machine", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 121-126, pp. 3573-3577, 2012

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October 2011

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