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Design of Plastic Bottle Shredding Machine and Computational Finite Element Analysis of Shaft in the Shredder

  • Aluka Dheeraj Reddy
  • G. V. Niharika
  • G. Srinivas SharmaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

There are many machines available in the market which recycle plastic waste (plastic bottles), but this machine is for small-scale, portable and domestic purpose. The cost of this machine is very low compared to the machines available outside. This machine is designed to cut the large solid material into small pieces. This paper throws light on the mechanism used in the machine and primarily about the analysis (manual and computational) of the shaft, on which the cutting blades are mounted.

Keywords

Plastic bottle Shredding Polyethylene Shaft Natural frequency Finite element analysis 

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Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aluka Dheeraj Reddy
    • 1
  • G. V. Niharika
    • 1
  • G. Srinivas Sharma
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMVSR Engineering CollegeHyderabadIndia

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