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Innovative equipment for cassava dewatering

Innovative equipment for cassava dewatering

Precoppe, Marcelo ORCID: 0000-0002-7937-5782 and Komlaga, Gregory (2020) Innovative equipment for cassava dewatering. Technical Report. Natural Resources Insitute, University of Greenwich, London, University of Greenwich. (Unpublished)

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This document describes a piece of innovative equipment developed to mechanically dewater cassava mash. The press uses chain-hoist, overcoming the main issues of the equipment currently available for cassava dewatering in sub-Saharan African countries, namely elevated work drudgery and low throughput. The document also describes the results from a preliminary assessment and outline follow-up activities. The activity was funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) and executed by the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich, UK, in partnership with the Food Research Institute (FRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ghana.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: dewatering
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2022 13:28

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