Development of Novel Net Hauler for Improved Washing of Fishing Nets

어업용 그물 세척 효율 향상을 위한 그물 세척용 양망기 개발

  • Received : 2010.07.05
  • Accepted : 2010.09.01
  • Published : 2010.11.01


Net washing in a fishery involves considerable labor and is a time-consuming process; it also causes severe environmental pollution. In this study, we developed a net hauler for washing fishing nets. This hauler can be used to simultaneously haul and wash the net. We devised the revolver structure of the net hauler in order to resolve the net slip problem. The net hauler can be used by itself for washing small-sized nets, or it can be used in an auxiliary washing step in case of a large-sized net. Further, the component installed in the net hauler for unraveling the net improves the net washing performance of an automatic net washer. During the experiments conducted using the prototypes of the new net hauler, the net did not slip and the desired washing performance could be achieved.


Net Hauler;Net Washing;Net Slip;Net Unwrapping;Hauling Revolver


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