Tapioca slicing machine
Name : J R Dhanraj and K Mani
District & State : Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
Category : Utility
Award : Consolation
Award Function : 8th National Grassroots Innovation Awards
Award Year : 2015
The machine can make tapioca chips of adjustable thickness (2 mm – 25 mm), and can also be used to cut vegetable and fruits. It is capable of processing 200 kg/hr of tapioca and 100 kg/hr of vegetable and fruits. Being portable (50 kg in weight), it can be used for processing of raw material at the point of origin/source. It can run on electricity, fuel or by attaching to a cycling mechanism.