Method and apparatus for pressing oilseed to extract oil therefrom

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PATENT NO 10550352
APP PUB NO 20170107447A1
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15300580

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A method of extracting oil from oilseed comprising pressing seeds within a screw press including a screw auger rotatably mounted within a cylindrical expeller body, wherein the expeller body comprises a feed section, a compression section, and a discharge section, wherein at least one outlet is provided in the expeller body, preferably in or adjacent the feed section of the expeller, said method comprising the step of controlling the temperature of at least the compression section of the expeller by means such that the temperature of the material within the compression section does not exceed the glass transition temperature of the seeds.

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UNIVERSITY OF ULSTERCOLERAINE

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Hewitt, Neil James Carrickfergus, GB 1 1
Novaes, Marcio Fernandes Lisburn, GB 1 1

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