Piteba Oil Expeller
Piteba Oil Expeller: A manually operated, universal oil expeller with small size and lightweight features used for continuous pressing of seeds.
[Piteba] (https://www.piteba.com/eng/shop.asp “https://www.piteba.com/eng/shop.asp”), [Amazon] (http://www.amazon.com/Piteba-Nut-Seed-Expeller-press/dp/B004H2SDTM “http://www.amazon.com/Piteba-Nut-Seed-Expeller-press/dp/B004H2SDTM”), [resellers] (https://www.piteba.com/eng/resell.asp “https://www.piteba.com/eng/resell.asp”)
$85.06 + $36.95 USD shipping USD [Piteba] (hthttps://www.piteba.com/eng/shop.asp “https://www.piteba.com/eng/shop.asp”)
$156.00 USD ([Amazon] (http://www.amazon.com/Piteba-Nut-Seed-Expeller-press/dp/B004H2SDTM “http://www.amazon.com/Piteba-Nut-Seed-Expeller-press/dp/B004H2SDTM”))
[Suppliers] (http://www.appropedia.org/Oil_Extraction_(Practical_Action_Brief) “http://www.appropedia.org/Oil_Extraction_(Practical_Action_Brief)”) that compete with the Piteba oil press include Lutanda Limited, Agrico Agricultural Engineers Limited, Smallholder Agricultural Mechanisation Services – SAMS, Tanroy Engineering Ltd, Fateco Ltd, CGC Agricultural Service Ltd, TAMSA Trading, SP Engineering Corporation, Rajan Universal Exports, Tagore Road, Traas Metaal BY
[BDC Systems Limited] (http://s3.amazonaws.com/zanran_storage/www.sac.ac.uk/ContentPages/27740801.pdf “http://s3.amazonaws.com/zanran_storage/www.sac.ac.uk/ContentPages/27740801.pdf”)
[Goal 8:](https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg8 “https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg8”) promote sustainable economic growth and productive employment.
DIY [Households and small-scale farmers] (https://www.piteba.com/eng/company%20profile.html “https://www.piteba.com/eng/company%20profile.html”) worldwide with internet/shipping access.
Manufacturing & delivery
[Individual] (http://piteba.com/eng/company%20profile.html “http://piteba.com/eng/company%20profile.html”), hand made
IP Protected (Patent Unknown) ^Interview ^with ^representative
Amazon, Piteba website, Resellers worldwide ^Interview ^with ^representative
Performance & use
• Full list of compatible seeds available [here] (http://piteba.com/eng/seeds.html “http://piteba.com/eng/seeds.html”)
• Full list of technical specs by seed available [here] (http://piteba.com/eng/performance.html “http://piteba.com/eng/performance.html”)
• Almost no maintenance required
• Manually operated (no external power source required)
• Universal: for all seed and nuts with over 25% oil
• Dimensions (LxWxH) (cm): 20 x 13 x 6
• Weight (kg): 2.3
[Provided by Piteba] (http://piteba.com/eng/PITEBA%20Instruction_Engels.html “http://piteba.com/eng/PITEBA%20Instruction_Engels.html”) with instructions on their website. There is a questions and answers section regarding technical issues, and there is also an FAQ section. Piteba also has contact information on the website. A user manual is also provided with the delivered product.
Essential replacement parts are included in product purchase. Most other parts are locally available all over the world. ^Interview ^with ^representative
[1 year manufacturer warranty] (http://piteba.com/eng/FAQ.html “http://piteba.com/eng/FAQ.html”). Lifecycle unknown: if sand free products are pressed, there is very little wear because of the oil environment.
Processing up to [5 kg seed per hour] (http://piteba.com/eng/index_eng.html “http://piteba.com/eng/index_eng.html”)
[Piteba] (https://www.piteba.com/eng/performance.html “https://www.piteba.com/eng/performance.html”)
The oil lamp used for heating seeds can come off if not properly affixed to unit. Danger of fire.
Expeller is designed to fit a standard PET water bottle as a seed funnel. Alternative heat source for heating unit to optimal operating temperature may be preferable to supplied oil lamp, e.g. simple solar heating of seeds will suffice.
Research & standards
Chukwu, O., [Influence of moisture content on the yield of mechanically expressed neem seed kernel] (http://www.academia.edu/11406713/Academic_Research_International_INFLUENCE_OF_MOISTURE_CONTENT_ON_THE_YIELD_OF_MECHANICALLY_EXPRESSED_NEEM_SEED_KERNEL_OIL “http://www.academia.edu/11406713/Academic_Research_International_INFLUENCE_OF_MOISTURE_CONTENT_ON_THE_YIELD_OF_MECHANICALLY_EXPRESSED_NEEM_SEED_KERNEL_OIL”) oil. Academic Research International. 2013 Sep;4(5):252-257.
The Piteba Oil Expeller meets EC regulation [nr.1935/2004] (https://www.piteba.com/eng/index_eng.asp “https://www.piteba.com/eng/index_eng.asp”)
Performance testing against the following [parameters:] (http://piteba.com/eng/performance.html# “http://piteba.com/eng/performance.html#”) % Total oil to seed, % oil extraction, % extraction efficiency, grams oil per hour, liters oil per hour, kg seed per hour
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