Technologies Developed By Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

Hand made paper from alternate sources of fiber ( Biopulping and Biobleaching) Hand made paper from alternate sources of fiber ( Biopulping and Biobleaching) - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry
Generally, the papers are made from wood pulp. This leads to deforestation. Secondly, pulping and bleaching of wood requires many chemical treatments and more energy and water. An alternate method of preparing paper from non woody plants such as Hibiscus cannabinus (Kenaf), Lemon grass, Palmaros

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Solar drier for vegetables and herbs Solar drier for vegetables and herbs - Energy Lighting And Fuel
Solar drier is a device where solar energy is captured through photovoltaic cells and transferred to the chambers connected to it and this energy is utilized for drying the samples. At MCRC, a solar drier to dry 50 kg of vegetables/fruits/ 10 kg of leaves was fabricated. The advantage of our mode

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Biomass Charcoal  Briquetting from different  agrowaste Biomass Charcoal Briquetting from different agrowaste - Energy Lighting And Fuel
This technology addresses the management of agro waste generated during agricultural operations and converting them as useful products. This technology was adopted from ARTI, PUNE during 2006 and modified for easy operation. A prototype model kiln was developed during DST Young Scientist Program

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Technology for testing soil, leaves and produce for advisory service to farmers. Technology for testing soil, leaves and produce for advisory service to farmers. - Housing
The conventional technologies for testing the quality of soil, leaves and produce are time consuming, expensive and doesn’t address the life forces involved. At MCRC, the procedure for carrying out the testing was standardized and the image interpreted by comparing biochemical parameters for testi

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