Robotic Crab Meat Extraction To Bring More Revenue Back To Canada
by Brian Wang, Next Big Future
Posted: 2017-10-30 15:47:03 EST

The world’s first full-on crab plant robot sits inside a tall, plastic chamber roughly the size of a shipping container. A conveyer belt carries the splayed crab into the chamber, where a robot scoops them up and places them on one of two plastic saddles.

The machine was designed to be a part of a robotic system that would extract the meat from the crab’s shells, a process which is often done overseas.

Its designers are also hoping it will solve a few workforce problems in fish plants caused by changing demographics in rural Newfoundland.

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