Single Screw Feeder Extruder on Palm Oil Shortening Blocks

Palm oil shortening block

In response to customer requests, we carry out in-house trials to check the ‘pumpability’ of different products.

Palm oil shortening block
Palm oil shortening block

When a customer in the far east was looking for a laboratory sized screw feeder, we designed and manufactured a suitable trial system to prove our ability to break down and extrude soft Palm Oil blocks.

We sliced the 12.5kg blocks into smaller portions and fed them into the screw feeder hopper inlet which measures 300mm x 150mm. The single screw feeder conveys the blocks to the extrusion head.

Here is the result: