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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Robotics for Bioproduction Systems|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - 1998|
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