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Process improvement of conventional palm oil milling: continuous cooker

Azmi, Azlin Suhaida and Somasundaram, Mageswari and Jimat, Dzun Noraini (2011) Process improvement of conventional palm oil milling: continuous cooker. In: Current research and development in biotechnology engineering at IIUM. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 146-154. ISBN 9789674181444

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The objective of this study is to improve the conventional milling process in palm oil processing by replacing the function of the current used horizontal sterilizer with a Continuous Cooker. A trial study of Continuous Cooker was conducted and results showed that the cooker operated for 55 minutes using low pressure steam of 1 bar and cooking temperature of 98°C. At these operating conditions, the cooker was capable of carrying out the functions of a horizontal batch sterilizer by achieving most of the conventional sterilization purposes. This was proven by the results obtained from trial runs and laboratory analysis conducted on the equipment and its samples.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3891/20962
Uncontrolled Keywords: Horizontal stenlizer, Continuous Cooker, fresh fruit bunch, Palm Oil Mill
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Sakinah Kamaludin
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2012 09:17
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2012 09:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20962

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