Biomass represents an abundant carbon-neutral renewable resource for the production of bioenergy and biomaterials, and its enhanced use would address several societal needs. Advances in genetics, biotechnology, process chemistry, and engineering are leading to a new manufacturing concept for converting renewable biomass to valuable fuels and products,… (More)
Industrial Research Limited (IRL) has engaged in world leading research in the area of automated beef processing. Two innovative applications of automation are beef belly ripping and beef brisket sawing. The challenges faced in these applications, the methods used to meet them and the results achieved are described.