Separators and Decantersfrom GEA Westfalia Separatorfor the Fermentation Industry
Mechanical Separation / GEA Westfalia Separator
Separation. Solution. Success.
Big and intelligent: the yeast separator
Yeast has Culture
Yeast – the unknown being. This used to be the case. Today, saccharomyces with
around 40 species and more than 500 types is probably the best-known and most
investigated micro-organism. There are virtually no limits to its use in the food,
pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and cosmetics industries. A yeast cell has a size of
only 5 –10 micrometers, but contains an unbelievable variety of valuable constitu-
ents. Westfalia Separator’s modern separation technology means that it is now pos-
sible for yeast cells to be broken down and processed.
Major supplier of amino acids Working in sterile environments
High solids concentration minimises product losses
2 stages for maximum yield
3-Stage with Two Separators and
3-Stage with Three Separators
4-Stage with Four Separators
Westfalia Separator VISCON®
The last few years have seen a great deal of progress being made in the field of
concentration centrifuging with nozzle separators. The development of the viscos-
ity-controlled nozzles (VISCON®) signalled the end of annoying adjustments to the
separators’ parameters in response to changes in the feed conditions, with the
result that the solids concentration in the discharge is now constant. The HF series
of nozzle separators represents state-of-the-art technology in the production of
baker’s yeast and yeast extract.
Extremely precise even with extremely small volumes
Discharge with Westfalia Separator
With the HydroStop system, Westfalia Separator has developed a discharge system
for molasses clarification that can be adjusted precisely and reproducibly to the spe-
cific solids concentration requirements of the process. This patented discharge sys-
tem enables the discharge process to be optimised extremely quickly. The Westfalia
Separator HydroStop system reduces the actual discharge time to less than 1/10 of a
second and also permits reproducible partial discharges.
Discharge with Metering Piston
In the newer HF generation of nozzle separators, the solids are discharged by means
of metering pistons. The basic idea of this control system is for metering devices to
supply an accurately metered quantity of opening water to the bowl during partial
ejections. Thus, precise discharge volumes can be achieved which can, in addition, be
adjusted flexibly from the outside. Therefore, if partial ejections are desired with par-
ticular products, these can be carried out efficiently and with minimum product losses
with the metering piston system.
Decanters for Two-Stage
Standard baker’s yeast with 200 – 220 g / l, H28 feed, concentrate 800 – 850 g / l
CIP Cleaning Systems
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