Need advice for final project Sorting Machine.

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by boinkz68, Jul 21, 2017.

  1. boinkz68

    Thread Starter New Member

    Jul 20, 2017
    Hello fellas,

    Our group is aiming to make a Sorting Machine that can recognize the size/edges of the product.

    Can anyone guide us? Thank you so much.
  2. BR-549

    AAC Fanatic!

    Sep 22, 2013
    Tell us all about it.
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  3. atferrari

    AAC Fanatic!

    Jan 6, 2004
    Guidance should refer to details you should provide. As much as you have.

    Moving conveyor belt?
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  4. boinkz68

    Thread Starter New Member

    Jul 20, 2017
    Thanks for your attention. ;)

    Ok here is our plan.
    1. We are planning to have a microcontroller like Arduino, Raspberry Pi.
    2. We want to seprate only two product the Hexagon & Circle.
    3. From feeder the product will pass through slant narrow and go to the rounding table.
    4. In rounding table where we want to place sensors or any that can determine/recognize the shape of the product.
    5. And lastly it will now separate the product.

    Hope you can guide/help us to our project. Thanks a lot.
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2017
  5. Sensacell


    Jun 19, 2012
    Industrial sorting machines for grains, fruit, rock ore and other materials use machine vision cameras to recognize the desired objects.

    They often drop the stuff down a slanted chute, with a linear array of controlled air jets at the bottom, these deflect the rejects to a different bin.

    Your system will be slower, (cheaper) you can use a simpler mechanical sorting mechanism that allows your slow cheap computer to find the right shape and sort it in time.
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  6. geekoftheweek

    Active Member

    Oct 6, 2013
    Nevermind... I had a few responses, but I think I was on the wrong path.
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2017
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