Pilot plant process development for plant raw materials

  • Equipment for crushing and the separation of dry solid materials including dehulling, grinding, flaking, sieving, classification

  • Extraction technology for aqueous and solvent-based extraction processes including
  • Aqueous extraction unit (up to 2 m³)
  • Extraction equipment for solvents (explosion-proof, up to 0.3 m³)
  • CO2 extraction (up to 5 l, 1000 bar)
  • Equipment for deoiling using hexane (1.5 m³)

  • Separation methods
  • Ultra-filtration plant (filter area 10 m², flux 240 l/m²h at 1 bar, 10 kD)
  • Dynamic cross flow filtration unit (explosion-proof, 0.81 m²)

  • Concentration and drying
  • Rotary evaporator (up to 20 l, 20 mbar)
  • Spray dryer 
  • Freeze dryer

  • Oil pilot plant facilities
  • Purification unit for plant oil including degumming, neutralization, bleaching, deodorization
  • Screw press for the mechanical deoiling of seeds