Finding Adulteration of Food Grains with Novel Digital Weighing Scale

  • K. D. GaikwadEmail author
  • P. B. Dahikar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 34)


The digital weighing scales highly required in industrial application, consumer application to the research area, from weighing the big objects in food industries to weighing a small sample of the chemical in a research lab. As far as the general use of weighing scale is used to measure the weight of food items in ration shop. So in day-to-day life, the food item mixes with some adulterant, now digital weighing scale measure the weight of food item with adulterant. The customer paying for that adulterant food item not for a pure food item. In this paper, they proposed a digital weighing scale model that measures the weight of food items and also finds the adulteration from the food item. In the proposed system, the digital weighing scale interfaces with bulk density finder apparatus. The bulk density finder apparatus works on the principle of variation in density of food grains. The density of pure food grains and adulterant are different then this variation easily identified by the density finder. This proposed system makes very effective change in the consumer and nation point of view. With the perks of utilities for every class of the person, this research work will really bring a great change in traditional weighing scheme with the assurance of new retailer–consumer management.


Food grains Density Bulk density finder apparatus Microcontroller Weighing scale 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ElectronicsASC CollegeChopda, JalgaonIndia
  2. 2.Department of ElectronicsKamla Nehru CollegeNagpurIndia

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