Robots in the food industry

Kuan Chong Ting

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Food processing frequently requires the integration of manufacturing technologies and special handling of food materials within a controlled environment. Since the food industry produces a huge quantity of products for a large market and some tasks are potentially hazardous to human safety and health, automation is inevitable. The applicability of robotics technology to various food-processing tasks and its economic return are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRobotics for Bioproduction Systems
Number of pages12
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Ting, K. C. (1998). Robots in the food industry. In Robotics for Bioproduction Systems (pp. 275-286). ASAE.