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Automatic start control for a three-phase electric motor using infrared sensors
Author(s): Mario Echenique Lima; Francisco Ramírez Arenas; Griselda Rodríguez Pedroza
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Paper Abstract

We introduce equipment for the automatic activation of a three-phase electric motor (1Hp, 3A, 240V AC) using 2 infrared sensors monitored by a Microchip microcontroller PIC16F62x@4Mhz for the control of a filling system. This project was carried out to Fabrica de Chocolates y Dulces Costanzo, where the automatization of cacao grain supply was required for a machine in charge of cleaning the cacao from its rind. This process demanded the monitoring of the filling level to avoid the spill of toasted cacao.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6046, Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry, 60460B (10 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674418
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Mario Echenique Lima, UASLP (Mexico)
Francisco Ramírez Arenas, UASLP (Mexico)
Griselda Rodríguez Pedroza, UASLP (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6046:
Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry
Eric Rosas; Rocío Cardoso; Juan C. Bermudez; Oracio Barbosa-García, Editor(s)

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