Ngee ann partners Siloso Beach Resort on worm project

Two final-year students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic have developed an automated system prototype to help Siloso Beach Resort in Sentosa automate their caretaking process for its wormery, which has close to one million  earthworms. The earthworms produce organic fertiliser for the eco-hotel’s  plants and vegetables and for them to thrive; their bedding habitat needs  to be constantly monitored to ensure the appropriate level of alkalinity and moisture.   

SMC electric actuator series LEYG and LEMB are used in the prototype project  to transfer the probes to measure the pH level and moisture content of the bedding in each tray. Apart from being user-friendly and hassle-free, this  innovative solution also increases productivity as it frees the staff to perform other tasks. In addition, it reduces the human error inherent in manual testing.

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Picture source:  “Ngee ann partners Siloso Beach Resort on worm project” photo. np.edu.sg. 1 Jan 2015
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SMC Pneumatics Middle East FZE is the United Arab Emirates branch of SMC Corporation, the world’s largest pneumatic automation products manufacturer which was established in Japan and now has more than 50 years of experience. In 2014, SMC Pneumatics Middle East FZE is established affirming our leading role in pneumatics control equipment & devices as well bringing best services to customers.

While the branch mainly assembles knockdown cylinders, SMC United Arab Emirates also offers a wide range of high quality advanced industrial pneumatic system technology products to meet applications in a myriad of sectors and fields of the market such as semiconductor, automotive, medical, and petrochemical, just to name a few. Products offered here range from actuators like electric actuator, pneumatic actuator and etc, to valves like solenoid valve, pneumatic valve and 2 port valve; from thermo equipment like refrigerated thermo chiller and temperature control equipment, to a variety of electrostatic removal, air dryer and process gas equipment .

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