The importance of determining the percentage of oil in palm and palm kernels
Palm oil is one of the most consumed and used vegetable oils by the Industry. Therefore, being able to accurately determine the amount of oil in palm and palm kernel crops is essential for the following reasons:
Its production is more profitable than that of its substitutes; so, for the Industry, it ends up being an effective ingredient when it comes to lowering costs and competing by appealing to prices.
Both culinary and industrial, the uses of palm oil are numerous. It can be used as frying or dressing oil, as a product added to other foods, such as fat or vegetable oil, as a raw material in the production of biodiesel, in the production of animal feed, for the production of soaps, shampoos, gels bath, lipstick, toothpaste, and creams.
In food, its solid condition at room temperature and its creamy texture makes it possible to substitute butter or hydrogenated fats in many processed products. While, in other industrial sectors such as cosmetics or cleaning products, it is widely used because it is not easy to replace it with other ingredients.
Therefore, if you are looking to perform good quality control on palm fruit or subproducts, the SLK-200 NMR from Spinlock is the best solution to simultaneously determine the percentage of oil, moisture, oleic acid, linoleic acid. and palmitic acid with a 27 cm3 sample.
8 advantages of the SLK-200:
- -Does not destroy the sample, which allows repeating the analysis.
- -No need to dry the sample.
- -Fast and accurate results. Online production control.
- -Environment friendly: no chemicals or other supplies used.
- -Small and light.
- -Low maintenance requirements.
- -User-friendly software.
- -Worldwide support: Spinlock Online Helpdesk and Spinlock Global Support Network.
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