Industries

Edible Seeds

Popcorn, Peas, Pinto Beans, Kidney Beans, Rice, Sunflower, Lentil, Peanuts

Edible seeds such as popcorn, peas, pinto beans, kidney beans, rice, sunflower, lentil and peanuts serve one of the most demanding consumer categories of all agricultural processing. Nothing degrades perceived quality like biting down on even a tiny contaminant. Processors for whom foreign matter is unacceptable choose Oliver separators, bed dryers and destoners for long term reliability and performance. Rock, dirt, broken seeds, stalk, fungus and soil peds are removed quickly and efficiently, even in wet conditions or from hard-to separate materials. Soil peds can fool many separators but Olivers shake out by density, not just weight, and our tolerances go down as far as + 2% in most cases. Adjustability is our secret weapon and additional setups like closing down gates and decreasing capacity provide the best separations on even challenging harvests and contaminants, such as with the minute variations in sunflower harvest.

Many beans benefit from immersive or rinsed coatings, such as with sunflower anti-fungal treatments. Oliver’s Fluidized Bed Dryers use gentle vibration and controlled air circulation to quickly and thoroughly dry these coated products of artificially introduced moisture before it is absorbed. Also, Oliver Destoners add value and minimizes process losses and damage on other machinery by removing heavy contaminants (such as glass, dirt, stones and metal) from larger quantities of lighter harvest desirables. And the Oliver Precision Size-Right uses the tightest screen tolerances available to provide safe, easy and efficient raw product sorting within 0.008″ accuracy.

Applicable Products For Edible Seeds:

SIZE RIGHT® PRECISION SIZER
Size Right® Precision Sizer
FLUIDIZED BED DRYER/COOLER
Fluidized Bed Dryer/Cooler

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