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Design and Development of Food Feeding Machine for Physically Handicapped Person


Tejas V Murdio , Bapurao Deshmukh college of Engineering Sewagram


Wire Rope, Pedal, Physically Challenged Person, Economically Poor, Environmental Friendly


A food feeding device for use by persons with limited or no use of their arms, by using wire rope arrangement with pedal. wherein a spoon is mounted on supporting and counterbalancing metal rod and is associated with a mouth piece in such a manner that the user can manipulate the spoon by pressing pedal with the help of their leg to lift food from a dish, can then place the spoon on a fixed support and then adjust the spoon to a position for convenient eating of the food. All the parts are mounted on a flat base which is adapted also to support the food dish. This system gives freedom of eating to the disabled. This type of food feeding machine is very useful for handicapped person who is economically poor. And is environmental friendly because it doesn’t contribute in pollution.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I21520
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2018
Page(s): 2561-2566

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