- Pretreatment Section of the Oil Mill Plant
- Pressing Section for Oil Mill Plant
- Solvent Extraction Plant
- Oil Refining Plant
- Filling Section of the Oil Mill Plant
- Oil Modification Plant
- Seed Processing Plant
- Small Oil Production Line
- oil press
Shea nut Solvent Extraction Plant
Shea nut is native to Africa and grown abundantly in this region. It contains about 40-42% oil content. Usually this kind of nut contains special quality oil called shea butter.
Shea nut oil is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer. Shea butter is edible and may be used in food preparation, or sometimes in the chocolate industry as a substitute for cocoa butter. Shea nut meal however, is obtained after fat extraction from shea nuts produced in West Africa.
KMEC specialized in designing and supplying complete solvent extraction plant for oil seeds, sunch as shea nut solvent extraction plant, rape seed solvent extraction plant, rice bran solvent extraction plant, soya bean seed solvent extraction plant etc.
Firstly the shea nut is subjected to mechanical extraction with the help of screw presses. The resultant cake containing 14 to 16% oil (butter) then is subjected to solvent extraction process. Apart from that, The shea nut preparation required is cooking and flaking purpose. Briefly speaking, the main procetures in the shea nut solvent extraction plant including the following: they are Seed Cleaning, Cooking / Conditioning, Expelling and Solvent Extraction.