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Title: Improved electroacoustic dewatering (EAD) belt press for food products. Phase 3, Technical progress report

Abstract

Battelle`s electroacoustic dewatering (EAD) process improves the performance of mechanical dewatering processes for several food products (such as corn fiber) by superimposing electric and ultrasonic fields. EAD has the potential to save 0.027 to 0.035 quad/yr energy by 1995 in the food processing industry, which consumed 0.15 to 0.18 quad in 1986. This report covers Phase III for demonstrating the EAD prototype on corn wet milling products (corn fiber and gluten); only Task 1 (prototype preparation and planning) was completed. EAD performance was examined in the laboratory; availability of a test site was examined. The single-roll, postdewatering EAD belt press prototype can accept material predewatered by a screw press, centrifuge, or any other mechanical dewatering device. The two-belt system, utilizing a copper-polymer cathode belt, performed as well as the three-belt system used in Phase II.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle, Columbus, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10124682
Report Number(s):
DOE/ID/13132-T1
ON: DE94007013; BR: ED0213000
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-91ID13132
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Feb 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; FOOD PROCESSING; DEWATERING EQUIPMENT; FOOD INDUSTRY; MAIZE; DRYING; PROGRESS REPORT; WATER REMOVAL; FIBERS; ENERGY CONSERVATION; 320303; 553000; 290500; EQUIPMENT AND PROCESSES; AGRICULTURE AND FOOD TECHNOLOGY; RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, DEMONSTRATION, AND COMMERCIALIZATION

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Not Available. Improved electroacoustic dewatering (EAD) belt press for food products. Phase 3, Technical progress report. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10124682.
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title = {Improved electroacoustic dewatering (EAD) belt press for food products. Phase 3, Technical progress report},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {Battelle`s electroacoustic dewatering (EAD) process improves the performance of mechanical dewatering processes for several food products (such as corn fiber) by superimposing electric and ultrasonic fields. EAD has the potential to save 0.027 to 0.035 quad/yr energy by 1995 in the food processing industry, which consumed 0.15 to 0.18 quad in 1986. This report covers Phase III for demonstrating the EAD prototype on corn wet milling products (corn fiber and gluten); only Task 1 (prototype preparation and planning) was completed. EAD performance was examined in the laboratory; availability of a test site was examined. The single-roll, postdewatering EAD belt press prototype can accept material predewatered by a screw press, centrifuge, or any other mechanical dewatering device. The two-belt system, utilizing a copper-polymer cathode belt, performed as well as the three-belt system used in Phase II.},
doi = {10.2172/10124682},
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