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Two-wheeler based mobile spray painting device
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Name of user/organization : Gujarat Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network/Sheikh Jahangir Sheikh Usman
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In order to get rid of problem of electricity failure, expensive charges of hihring the compressor from other vendors, Shri Shaikh Jahangir has developed a scooter based mobile spray painting device. The spraying unit consists of a one hp air compressor head and a cylindrical air tank to store the pressurized air. The scooter engine power is taken to the compressor head through a belt drive.In the present system, the crankshaft of scooter engine is extended and a pulley is mounted on it, deriving the power from it to run the compressor.he compressor head pressurizes air, which is transferred to the air tank through the connecting exhaust port. The pressurized air from air tank is supplied to spray-painting unit through its delivery point.

 

Salient Features :

The unit is portable and can be transported to any location at the doorstep of customer. About a liter of petrol is consumed for painting a 407 Tata truck/ Ambassador, taking almost an hour’s time to complete the task. This is at half the charge for normal painting. The cost of the unit including cost of old scooter is only Rs. 12,000/-.

Advantages :
  • About a liter of petrol is consumed for painting a 407 Tata truck/Ambassador, taking almost an hour’s time to complete the task. This is at half the charge for normal painting.
  • The unit is portable and can be transported to any location at the doorstep of customer.
  • Apart from this, the rotary motion of engine is used to pump water, to generate electricity, for grinding tools, for drilling, for running fan and for washing vehicles.





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