Piteba Oil Expeller Press
The Piteba Oil Expeller Press is a hand operated, portable oil pressing machine designed for household use.
The Piteba Oil Expeller Press is a hand operated, portable oil pressing machine designed for household use. Its small size and lightweight features allows the user to press their own homemade cold pressed oil from a wide range of seeds.
Worldwide. Piteba has customers in over 140 countries.
Goal 2: Zero hunger
DIY households and small-scale farmers worldwide. Interview with representative.
The Piteba Oil Expeller is made using iron and powder coating. It is manufactured to be food-contact safe.
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List of crops that this technology can extract oil from
Amount of produce that can be cracked to extract oil, measured in kilograms per hour
How is the technology powered?
What is the power rate of the motor running the equipment, measured in kilowatts
The Piteba Oil Expeller is a hand-driven oil expeller made with iron and powder coating. The portable oil expeller is made to be food-contact safe and meets EC regulations. It is safe for expelling oil from seeds or nuts with an oil content of at least 25% and a moisture content of more than 8%. The oil expeller has a size of 13 cm x 6 cm x 20 cm (L x W x H) and a weight of 2.3 kilograms.
Product schematics available in the users manual.
Essential replacement parts are available from manufacturer.
Most of the other parts are locally available all over the world. Interview with representative
5-10 years. Piteba provides a 1 year manufacturer warranty.
The Piteba Oil Expeller is designed to be easy to mount and operate as well as offer continuous pressing. It is also made to be recyclable.
The oil lamp used for heating seeds can come off if not properly affixed to unit, hence, there is the risk of fire burns.
The electric version of the oil expeller requires electricity to operate
Orhevba, B. A., Chukwu, O., Osunde, Z. D., and Ogwuagwu, V., 2013, Influence of Moisture content on the yield of mechanically expressed Neem seed kernel oil. Academic Research International, 4(5), pp 252-257.
Karaj, S., and Müller, J., 2011, Optimizing mechanical oil extraction of Jatropha curcas L. seeds with respect to press capacity, oil recovery and energy efficiency. Industrial Crops and Products, 34(1), pp 1010-1016.
The Piteba Oil Expeller is compliant with EC regulation nr.1935/2004
Performance testing is done against the following parameters: percentage total oil to seed, percentage oil extraction, percentage extraction efficiency, grams of oil per hour, litres of oil per hour, kilograms of seed per hour. Interview with representative
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