Bran Grinding Application Story

Background: Bran is the hard outer layer of whole wheat and other cereal grains. It is present in and may be milled from any cereal grain, including rice, corn, wheat, oats, barley and millet. Bran naturally contains significant quantities of starch, protein, vitamins and dietary fiber. Because of these nutrient rich qualities, bran it is often […]

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Soy Flake Grinding Application Story

Background: Soybeans are grown primarily for meal, with oil being a secondary product. During processing, the soybeans are cracked to remove the hull and then rolled into full-fat flakes.  The rolling process disrupts the oil cells, facilitating extraction of the oil. After the oil has been extracted, the solvent is removed and the flakes are dried, […]

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Real Fine Grinding Solutions for the Soy Flake Industry

Business Overview: A fortune one hundred soy bean processing company had a need to reduce white soy flake to several specifically sized powders.   They contacted Prater to discuss the possibility of being able to provide a compact package that offered the high throughput rates necessary to accomplish the job. This customer had previously purchased a competitor’s […]

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