Development of a Mushroom Bag Filling Machine

The machine has been developed by Mr. G. Pathum Hashan an undergraduate in the seventh batch as a manually operated machine with 25% efficiency. He is planning to convert this manually operated machine for an electrical version. This machine fills 400 polythene bags per day and it costs only about 2.50 Rs to fill a bag. Whereas, in manual filling it is about 100 bags per day and costs about 10 Rs per bag. This machine has been developed by this student as a part of his study programme at the institute and presently he is an entrepreneur mainly engage with mushroom production.

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