When crops are harvested, several irrelevant items get carried away with them. These items are required to be separated from the crops so as to begin the rest of the process. Various equipments are designed to take care of such process. Grain Processing or Grain Refinement is that process which involves the alignment of grains with the help of grain processing equipment, by introducing more and more grain boundaries which halts the movement of dislocations and improves the strength of the material. However, refining grains degrades the nutrients to a certain extent, which is why whole grains are considered to be more nourished and good for health. The technique of refining Grains is uncomplicated but tedious. It used to consume a lot of time to crush the grains earlier in order to obtain wheat flour. But machines have simplified the task. There are numerous kinds of Grain Machinery available in the market.
It is used for destoning process which is removal of stones and clods from soil ridges. It can be used for a variety of grains such as Rice, Wheat, Paddy, etc. It is helpful in controlling dust from the Rice Mill. It’s fast, reliable, effective, and gives a stable running. There are four types of Destoners:-
Buhler Type Destoner
Highly Effective Destoner
Low Power High Efficiency Destoner
Satake Type Destoner
This Grain Processing machine separates all sorts of big or small dust particles from Wheat, or Paddy. It comes armed with high efficiency blower to suck out all the impurities from the grain. The machine sports a very sturdy design for lifelong durability. It is compact, which gives the user an extra benefit of saving space. Also, the machine doesn’t feature any opening for dust leakage and neither it demands a regular maintenance as compared to traditional cleaners. There are two types of Pre Cleaners:-
Rotary Pre Cleaner
Gravity sorter or separator is slightly different than its counterparts. The process of this machine differentiates it to a certain extent. It separates diverse grains from admixture, impurities, insect damage, and immature kernels by pressurizing the deck with air. It comes with adjustable air fans to control the volume of air distribution as per the need. The machine is ponderous, thus ensuring lifetime longevity. It demands least maintenance and operates sleekly. There are two kinds of Gravity separators:-
High Efficiency Gravity Sorter
Satake Type Gravity Sorter
General Length Grading
Graders are those efficient machines which can categorize the grains into various categories depending on their length. They are the most relevant part of all modern Rice/Paddy Mills. Through such grading machines, Rice/Paddy can be divided into five different groups as per their extent. The machinery is compact and well-structured and gives stable performance.