Agricultural Sciences


CIAE aloevera gel extraction equipment


Agricultural Sciences

Focus Area:

Food processing

Developing Agency:

Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Coimbatore

Technology Readiness Index:

Under commercialization

Brief Description

Description :

Continuous feed aloevera whole gel extraction equipment consists of top and bottom pair of rubber pressure rollers assembly fitted with high carbon steel blades below the upper roller and above the lower roller driven by power source (either motor or by manual rotation) through a gear transmission mechanism. The capacity of the equipment is about 200 - 225 kg/h (900 - 1000 leaves/h) when motorized and 100 kg/h (400 - 450 leaves/h) when operated manually. The saving in time and cost over conventional method is up to 70% and 50%.

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