%0 Journal Article
	%A M. A. U. Baradi and  F. B. Bulao and  N. D. Ganotisi and  M. Jose C. Regalado and  F. P. Bongat and  S. B. Manglinong and  M. L. O. Quigao and  N. G. T. Martinez and  R. G. Ancheta and  M. P. Ortal
	%D 2014
	%J International Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 91, 2014
	%T Effects of Varying Air Temperature in the Polishing Component of Single-Pass Mill on the Quality of Rice
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9999034
	%V 91
	%X The effects of varying air temperature (full, ¾ full, ½ full aircon adjustment, no aircon) in polishing component of Single-Pass Mill on the quality of Philippine inbred rice variety, was investigated. Parameters measured were milling recovery (MR), headrice recovery (HR), and percentage with bran streaks. Cooling method (with aircon) increased MR, HR, and percentage with bran streaks of milled rice. Highest MR and HR (67.62%; 47.33%) were obtained from ¾ full adjustment whereas no aircon were lowest (66.27%; 39.76%). Temperature in polishing component at ¾ full adjustment was 33oC whereas no aircon was 45oC. There was increase of 1.35% in MR and 7.57% in HR. Additional cost of milling per kg due to aircon cooling was P0.04 at 300 tons/yr volume, with 0.15 yr payback period. Net income was estimated at ₱98,100.00. Percentage of kernels with bran streaks increased from 5%–14%, indicating more nutrients of milled rice.

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