How to make sunflower oil from seeds? In general, there are two ways to make sunflower oil from seeds. One is press way and the other is pre-press and solvent extraction way. They are chosen based on the daily capacity of sunflower seeds. Generally, less than 30 tons per day, Henan Glory Company’s engineers will advise you to choose press way, and more than 30 tons per day, you can choose pre-press and solvent extraction way to make sunflower oil. Two ways to make sunflower oil from seeds as following shows:
How to make sunflower oil from seeds by press way?
Sunflower oil pretreatmant machine
Firstly, the sunflower seeds need to be cleaned by cleaning machines, including vibrate cleaning sieve, magnetic separator and destoner. The impurities in the sunflower seeds will be removed out.
Secondly, use a husking machine to husk the sunflower seeds and separate the sunflower seed kernel and shell. It is an important steps for shelled oil seeds, like peanuts, sunflower seeds, cotton seeds, etc.
Thirdly, though a flaking machine and cooking machine to adjust temperature and humidity of sunflower seeds, so as to adjust the sunflower seed into the best condition for oil pressing and easy to squeeze out oil.
At last, use sunflower oil press machine to make sunflower oil from seeds.
If you want to improve the oil yield, you can choose to use pre-press machine and press machine together, so that it can achieve the effect of the second squeeze.
How to make sunflower oil from seeds by pre-press and solvent extraction way?
Using the pre-press and solvent extraction way to make sunflower oil from seeds, the sunflower seeds also need a series of machines to process before pressing. Then, use pre-press machine to get sunflower oil and sunflower seed cakes. And finally send the sunflower seed cakes into sunflower oil solvent extraction workshop.
The sunflower oil solvent extraction process contains four steps: oil extraction, wet meal desolventization, mixed oil steaming and stripping, and solvent cooling and recycling. As the following picture shows:
Sunflower oil production process
The whole sunflower oil solvent extraction workshop works automatically, high efficiency and high oil yield. The residual oil rate in the cake can be less than 1%.
Another point worth noting is that the sunflower oil obtained either from press way or pre-press solvent extraction way is crude oil. If you want to get pure sunflower oil that can be sold in the supermarket, you also need to equip a set of sunflower oil refining equipment. Henan Glory Company Company can also provide 1-1000tpd refinery equipment for you. Welcome to contact us!
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