You are here: Home » News » People May Ask » Flow Diagram of A Modern Rice Mill

Flow Diagram of A Modern Rice Mill

Views: 54     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2023-03-16      Origin: Site


facebook sharing button
twitter sharing button
line sharing button
wechat sharing button
linkedin sharing button
pinterest sharing button
whatsapp sharing button
sharethis sharing button

The flow diagram below represents the configuration and flow in a typical modern rice mill.

1 - paddy is dumped in the intake pit feeding the pre-cleaner
2 - pre-cleaned paddy moves to the rubber roll husker:
3 - mixture of brown rice and unhusked paddy moves to the separator
4 - unhusked paddy is separated and returned to the rubber roll husker
5 – brown rice moves to the destoner
6 - de-stoned, brown rice moves to the 1st stage (abrasive) whitener
7 - partially milled rice moves to the 2nd stage (friction) whitener
8 – milled rice moves to the sifter
9a - (for simple rice mill) ungraded, milled rice moves to bagging station
9b – (for more sophisticated mill) milled rice moves to the polisher
10 - Polished rice, will move to length grader
11 - Head rice moves to head rice bin
12 – Brokens moves to brokens bin
13 – Pre-selected amount of head rice and brokens move to blending station
14 – Custom-made blend of head rice and brokens moves to bagging station
15 – Bagged Rice moves to the market

A – straw, chaff and empty grains are removed
B - husk removed by the aspirator
C – small stones, mudd balls etc. removed by de-stoner
D - Coarse (from 1st whitener) and fine (from 2nd whitener) bran removed from the rice grain during the whitening process
E - Small brokens/brewer’s rice removed by the sifter

Flow diagram of a modern rice mill (3)

Contact Us
  • Facebook for FOTMA Rice Mill
  • Twitter for FOTMA Rice Mill

  • Youtube for FOTMA Rice Mill