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1. (WO2018043404) DEVICE FOR MEASURING THE QUALITY OF GRAINS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/043404    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/030749
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01N 21/359
G01N 21/3563
Applicants: SHIZUOKA SEIKI CO., LTD.
静岡製機株式会社
Inventors: ISHIZU Hiroyuki
石津 裕之
AOSHIMA Yoshitake
青島 由武
FUKUMOTO Yoshitaka
福元 義高
TONOGAKI Fumiko
殿柿 章子
Title: DEVICE FOR MEASURING THE QUALITY OF GRAINS
Abstract:
Provided is a device for measuring the quality of grains which, as a result of being provided with a heating means capable of heating a light-receiving element, is capable of setting the surroundings of the light-receiving element at a constant temperature, and measuring even the quality of proteins or the like in grains, with high accuracy. The present invention is characterized by being provided with: a hopper which is provided to an upper part of a housing, and into which grains are introduced; an impeller which conveys the grains introduced into the hopper by rotating said grains; a sample measurement unit which is provided below the impeller, and which is capable of accommodating a prescribed amount of grains; a measurement means which is provided with a light source and a light-receiving unit, and which optically measures the state of the grains in the sample measurement unit; a heating means for heating the light-receiving unit; and a control device which is capable of detecting the temperature of the surroundings of the light-receiving unit, and operating the heating means on the basis of the detected temperature to make the temperature of the surroundings of the light-receiving unit constant.