Three-tank system for continuous starch makedown via AP, enzyme, or steam conversion. Outputs at 5 gpm (19 lpm) in 200 gal (575 l) batches. Steam for batch makedown available in a 20—100 gallon (75-375 l) water-jacketed, temperature-controlled, tank.
All tanks include axial flow impellers. Three blend tanks one at 20-100 gal (90—375 liters) and two at 42—250 gallons (190—950 l) tanks. All water-jacketed and temperature controlled.
High shear mixers:
Three dispersion mixers, capacity 20—90 gal (75—340 l) tank, 75—400 gal (280—1500 l) tank, and a third floor-mounted unit for 55 gal (200 l) drum size batches.
Dust exhaust system over starch slurry tank, all blend tanks, and both high shear mixing tanks.
Continuous Starch Makedown