What is the sunflower oil production process?

sunflower oil production

There are two main types of sunflower seeds: edible sunflower seeds and black oil sunflower seeds. Edible sunflower seeds have low oil content and are not plump enough, so they are not suitable for oil extraction. The black oil sunflower seeds have high oil content, and the seeds are small and plump, so they are suitable for oil extraction. Below, the editor of Henan Benteng Machinery will take you to learn more about the entire sunflower oil production process.

 What are the production methods of sunflower seeds?

The sunflower oil production mainly has two methods: pressing and leaching. The production of sunflower oil using the pressing method requires cleaning, shelling, steaming, pressing, filtering, etc., and then physical pressing with an oil press. The leaching method uses oil and solvents that are compatible principle, method of extracting sunflower oil from sunflower oil cake.

How to extract oil from sunflower seeds?

1. Sunflower oil is produced from sunflower seeds by pressing, which initially requires the use of magnetic separators. Vibrating screens and destoners to clean the sunflower seeds to remove impurities from the oil.

2.The sunflower seeds are then dehulled using a shredder and kernel-hull separation is performed using a kernel-hull separation sieve. Sunflower seed shells will affect the normal operation of the oil press, causing machine wear. It can also absorb part of the oil, causing the loss of oil and reducing the oil yield.

3.Before pressing, the most important step is to press and steam the sunflower seeds with a press and a steamer. Embryo pressing can completely change the internal structure of sunflower seeds, shorten the oil path, and speed up the oil output efficiency. Steaming and frying can adjust the temperature and moisture of sunflower seeds to achieve the best conditions for pressing.

4.Pressing sunflower oil. After the above steps are completed, the sunflower oil press can be used to produce sunflower oil from the sunflower seeds.

The main process of sunflower oil making includes selection, frying, pressing, filtering, and refining sunflower oil. This requires a complete sunflower oil production line to complete. Benteng Machinery has been engaged in the production of sunflower seed oil presses for more than 20 years. And it is a professional oil press manufacturer in China.

You are welcome to get in touch with us and tell us your requirement on sunflower oil mill.

1000kg/d oil refine machine with deodorization

Edible Oil Refining is a general term for the removal of solid impurities, free fatty acids, phospholipid, colloid, wax, pigment and odors in vegetable oils. The presence of impurities contained in crude oils not only affects the use value, the safety storage of crude oil, but also cause difficulties for the deep processing crude oils. Edible oil refining is not only removes all the impurities out from the crude oils, but also refines harmful impurities, such as, gossypol, protein, lecithin, mucus, water and more. In this way, the edible oils can have better storage, industrial applications and cooking purpose. However, some beneficial substances, such as tocopherol, sterol and more, will be maintained. That is why edible oil needs oil refining process.

250 oil filter

Oil filters are designed specially to fit medium and Small sized spiral type oil press.The machine is particularly being used as a oil purifier in the oil pressing plants for filtering edible or vegetable oils.

350 oil filter

Oil filters are designed specially to fit medium and Small sized spiral type oil press.The machine is particularly being used as a oil purifier in the oil pressing plants for filtering edible or vegetable oils.

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