Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Shrimp deveining machine having precision cutting control










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #5569065.

A shrimp deveining machine for cutting and deveining shrimp comprises a motorized driving mechanism inside a housing and a cutting mechanism outside the housing. An upper pair of rotating flexible disks grasps the top side of shrimp bodies and propel them past a cutting disk which slices the sand vein from the back of the shrimp. A lower pair of flexible disks is mounted on an adjusting shaft which may be positioned to adjust the depth of cut on the shrimp. The lower pair of flexible disks grasps the bottom side of the shrimp bodies and dynamically adjusts the position of the shrimp bodies in relation to the cutting disk, thereby achieving a more uniform depth of cut on shrimp of different sizes. The flexible disks also prevent longitudinal rotation of the shrimp bodies, and enable the deveining machine to make a butterfly cut on the shrimp bodies.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Endotracheal tube
Nuclear reactor building and construction method thereof
Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus with antireflection structure
System and method for data reconfiguration in an optical communication network
Methods and systems for detecting icing conditions
Method of monitoring and configuring
Circuit for and method of enabling communication of cryptographic data
  Randomly Featured Patents
Cleaning member, cleaning method, and device manufacturing method
Process and apparatus for ink jet ultraviolet transfuse
Process for working up effluents containing nitro-hydroxy-aromatic compounds
Multiple facet joint replacement
Methods and systems for determining reverse DNS entries
Renewable surface for extruded synthetic wood material
Portable equipment for obtaining and analyzing ruminal liquid and urine
Measurement of timebase jitter for component video
FSH-releasing peptides
Process for the production of .omega.-amino-1-hydroxyalkylidene-1,1-bisphosphonic acid