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  • Design of a plantain chips slicing machine 

    Okafor, B. E.; Okafor, V. C. (International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2013-10)
    plantain chips slicing machine was designed, fabricated and tested. This is perhaps a major advancement in the development of plantain chips. A cam and spring return mechanism was used to achieve both ...
  • Wear in screw presses: a major problem in oil palm mills 

    Okafor, B. E. (Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 2007)
  • Design of power driven dough mixing machine 

    Okafor, B. E. (International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2015-02)
    There is still need for improvement on design of dough mixers despite the availability of a number of them in the market. It is required that the constituents be mixed efficiently at a shorter time. The cost of the machine ...
  • Modeling of metal wear in screw presses in palm oil mills 

    Okafor, B. E. (Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2007)
    Four multiple regression models of press speed and throughput capacity were developed to examine the trend of wear in screw presses used in palm oil mills. A study by the author shows that the press unit constitutes point ...
  • Predicting flights wear in screw presses in palm oil mills 

    Okafor, B. E. (International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2015-02)
    The wear trend of flights in twin screw presses in oil palm mills has been examined, using Rison Palm Oil Mill in Rivers State of Nigeria as a case study. Measurements were made to generate data for modeling purposes. ...

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