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|1. (WO2018043404) DEVICE FOR MEASURING THE QUALITY OF GRAINS|
|Applicants:||SHIZUOKA SEIKI CO., LTD.
|Title:||DEVICE FOR MEASURING THE QUALITY OF GRAINS|
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.