P17422: Continuous System for Black Solider Fly Composting
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Subsystem Build & Test

Table of Contents

Team Vision for Subsystem Level Build & Test Phase

What we planned to accomplish

What we actually accomplished

Design Review Summary

Determine size dimensions for model with Sarah
Require accessibility to the leachate draining area
Remodel digestate drawer for operational ease
Addition of a pupae collection area
Additional support for the filter

Final Design Drawings

Model of the continuous system during digestate removal:
Model of the continuous system during digestate removal

Model of the continuous system during digestate removal

Transition to the second filter for digestate removal:

Demonstrations on how the second digestate filter is utilized and set in place

Demonstrations on how the second digestate filter is utilized and set in place

Digestate removal from the front side of the system:

Digestate removal from the front side of the system

Digestate removal from the front side of the system

Digestate drawer:

A closer look at the digestate removal drawer from above

A closer look at the digestate removal drawer from above

Digestate filter:

A closer look at the digestate removal drawer from below

A closer look at the digestate removal drawer from below

Pupae collection mechanism:

Pupae collection mechanism

Pupae collection mechanism

Component Weights:

Engineering drawings of the main box structure:

Engineering drawings of the drawer structure:

Engineering drawings of the filter system:

Quotes from Venders

We reached out to multiple venders both local and not local. We received three quotes in return. These quotes are only for the fabrication of the outer box. This does not include the drawer assembly.

Quote from Miller Plastic Products, Inc:

Quote from Faro Industries, Inc in Rochester:

Quote from Dynalab Corp:

Purchasing and Pricing

Link to our main body and drawer Purchasing and Pricing.

Purchasing and Pricing (main body and drawer)

Purchasing and Pricing (main body and drawer)

Bill of Materials (BoM)

Link to updated BoM.

Bill of Materials (BoM)

Bill of Materials (BoM)

Test Results Summary

During this phase we built a scale model of the system. We built this model to get an idea of the overall size and whether it could fit through a door. Our results can be seen below:

Door Clearance Test

Door Clearance Test

Risk and Problem Tracking

Link to updated Problem Tracking.

Problem Tracking

Problem Tracking

Link to updated Risk Management.

Risk Management

Risk Management

Gantt Chart

Link to updated Gantt Chart for Phase 3.

Gantt Chart for Phase 3

Gantt Chart for Phase 3

Team plans for next phase

Three Week Plans


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