Cocoguru has the necessary infrastructure to professionally and mechanically manufacture, pack and market roasted coconut oil with a capacity of crush 15 tons of copra per day in 24 hours.

Location – Survey No – 53/4, Kallarpe, Aryapu Village, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka
Landmark – Karpadi Subramanya Temple
Latitude – 12.7213227 degree North, Longitude – 75.2202092 degree East
Area – 78 cents
Ownership – Previously used for agricultural purpose, industrially converted and purchased by company in January 2011.
Level area other than built up area covered with cement interlock. Slope areas are covered with trees.
Surrounded by agricultural lands owned by others on all sides.

Factory Main Building Dimensions – 30 metres length, 20 metres width, 7 metres side height
Area – 6600 sq.ft. main building. Around 8000 sq.ft. is the total built up area.
Material – Laterite stone brick wall upto 9 feet height, Galvalume sheet side cladding there after, Galvalume roofing.
Extension – Firewood stock behind main building, Boiler area on side and transformer yard at front.
Other built up areas – Security room, Ladies and Gents change room, Reception office, Canteen, Toilets and Gents urinals.

Plant and Machinery
Copra Section
Copra stock and segregation work area
1000 sq.ft. area capable of storing 45 tons of copra upto a height of 8 feet.
Copra Drying Hopper
2 Nos, each capable of storing 10 tons of full copra
Copra Dryer
Hot air upto 90 degrees can be generated using Steam Radiator and centrifugal blower. It can dry 10 tons of copra in 10 hours from 5% moisture level to 2.5% moisture.
Copra Cutter
Cut copra into pieces of less than 12 mm size at the speed of 1 ton per hour using 5 HP motor
Steam Boiler
IBR approved horizontal type, solid waste fired steam boiler of 300 kg/hour steam generation capacity. Generated steam is used for copra roasting in cooker and copra drying using steam radiator.
Screw Conveyors – 7 Nos for material handling/movement of all solid materials like full copra, piece copra, 1st crushed cake and final oil cake.

Oil Extraction Section
Capable of crushing 750 kg of copra per hour.
Cooker capable of roasting 800 kg of copra per hour in 4 stages each with horizontal steam jackets. Has an agitator to enable uniform roasting on all copra surfaces. It is mounted just above the 1st expeller as roasted copra output is directly fed to expeller. Cooker has an exhaust fan to exhaust moisture removed from copra. Steam can also be injected into copra inside cooker.
Expeller 1
50 HP, 1440 rpm motor driven by Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) to control crushing speed/load. Hard Faced worm assembly in screw press for 1st crushing.
Expeller 2
40 HP, 960 rpm motor driven by VFD. Case hardened worm assembly in screw press for 2nd crushing.
Bucket Elevator – To move 1st crushed cake from 1st expeller to 2nd expeller. Aided by screw conveyor for horizontal movement.

Filtering Section
Capable of filtering 500 kg of crude oil per hour. Filtering is done in 3 stages – Coarse filtering, Main filtering and Fine filtering.
Vibrating Screen
34 inch diameter mesh in 2 stages to separate heavy sediments from oil. It reduces foots concentration in oil from 10% to 3%. Used for coarse filtering
Pressure Leaf Filter
Vessel with 800 kg oil holding capacity at 6 bar pressure with 10 square metres filtering area SS 304 mesh. Can filter 600 kg of hot coconut oil per hour. Used for main filtering.
PP Filter Press
Filter Press with polypropylene filter plates 40 Nos, each of size 24″ x 24″, capable of filtering 600 kg of coconut oil per hour. Used for main filtering.
CI Filter Press
Filter Press with Cast Iron filter plates 24 Nos, each of size 24″ x 24″, capable of filtering 1000 kg of filtered cold coconut oil per hour. Use for fine filtering.
Intermediate Tanks
Tank Dimension – 4 feet length x 4 feet breadth x 4 feet height, capable of storing 1600 kg of coconut oil each. 5 Nos of such tanks are used as intermediate tanks for various stages of filtering.
Positive displacement pumps for pumping coconut oil at pressure
Slurry Pump – Screw Pump with 1 HP motor for pumping unfiltered coconut oil with about 10% foots.
Gear Pump – Gear Pump with 1.5 HP motor for pumping unfiltered coconut oil with less than 2% foots
Cooling system
Intermediate tanks are water jacketed and circulated with cold water for cooling hot oil.
Oil Storage Tank
4 storage tanks with total of 30 tons oil storage capacity.

Packing Section
Pouch Packing Machines i.e. Automatic Form Fill and Seal machines, single head, pneumatically operated.
4 machines, 1 each for 1 Litre, 500 ml, 250 ml and 100 ml pouch packing.
Bottle Filling Machine semi-automatic volumetric and weight based pneumatically operated filling machines.
1 Double head, small bottle filling machine, 1 single head big bottle filling machine, 1 single head bulk tin and can filling machine.
1 Strapping machine
30 Pallets of size 1200 mm x 1000 mm for staking and moving finished goods from packing area to dispatch door.
1 Hand operated pallet truck.

Chemical testing laboratory to test the quality of copra, water, coconut oil and coconut oil cake.
Free Fatty Acid (FFA), Moisture, Oil Content, Iodine Value, Refractive Index, Saponification Value can be found out inhouse.

Power Back Up
125 KVA Acoustically Enclosed Diesel Generator to back up State Electricity Board Power of Maximum Demand 140 KVA from High Tension line.
Office is equipped with 5 KVA Inverter and Battery for running only office setup.

Morning Breakfast and Tea at 10:30
Afternoon Lunch at 1:30
Evening Snacks and Tea at 4:30
Plates and Tumblers brought and washed by employees for themselves.
3 Toilets, 3 Urinals, 3 wash basins.

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