This research is aimed to improve management of Porang (Amorphophallus Muelleri Blume, Indonesia Konjac), in Glucomannan Industrialization. The problem arises when they cut and dry manually on porang with very low productivity. Problems solved when there is a machine for cutting and drying porang on motorcycle which are Mobile, Portable and Ergonomic. This machine used to process with a higher production capacity. This porang processing innovation in the form of cutting and drying machine as well as processing porang into various preparations that combine several processing functions that are safe, comfortable, and healthy for its users and effective for their products. The conclusion is (1) from the data test of the machine it got 15 mm diameter of porang with maximum force of cutting machine is 22,1 kg, (2) Already build drying machine porang that can produce 1,061 kg/hours porang chips, (3) Based on the test and calculation, the porang's cutting and drying machine can produce 190,89 kg/hours porang chips. Then if it observed from manual cutting that can only produce 65 kg/hours porang chips, so this machine can increase 3 times of productivity of the farmers. Finally, it is hoped that after using this machine, farmers will be prosperous.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012075
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2020
Event3rd International Conference on Engineering Technology for Sustainable Development, ICET4SD 2019 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 23 Oct 201924 Oct 2019


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