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  • Hello Jorge, Thank you for your contribution and congratulation for your presentation on AOCS Meeting, I had the oportunity to wacth and it was really helpfull! About the "bleachability index", I've seen ...

  • Hello, Prof. Rania. Thank you for your reply, it is an honor! Last week my team and I were discussing this article that you've shared, and it was the trigger for wondering if there is any "bleachability ...

  • Hello Ana, In practice, the factors that determine the amount of Bleaching Earth are the RBD color and the stability of the oil. The bleaching index works somewhat better in crude palm oil where you can ...

  • Greetings, I have listed "Bleaching Efficiency" in new original research article published in Scopus-indexed journal: " Using Nanotechnology in Bleaching Vegetable Oils (2020). Egyptian Journal of Chemistry, ...

  • AOCS would like to welcome the 35 new active members and 8 students who joined our community in the month of May. These new members showcase the global presence of the AOCS community. New active ...

  • Hello everyone. I would like to know if you're used to the "bleachability index" to evaluate different bleaching earths. Usually, bleaching earth performance is compared according to the chlorophyll final ...

  • Dear Hennie, You suspect that the use of raw beans might be the cause of foaming. To find out whether this is the case collect a sample at the beginning of a run, when the raw beans are being processed ...

  • Dear Hennie, The turbidimetric method is probably the easiest to use for you. The abstract from a JAOCS article (K.J. Moulton, Turbidimetric measurement of wax in sunflower oil, JAOCS , 65 , 367-368, ...

  • Yes it can be removed during refining with proper degumming system to remove total hydratable and non hydratable phosphatase. I can be contacted for advice / clarification on it at my WhatsApp 919642225551 ...

  • So the Foam could be removed during the refining process please ? Bob AGRIVAL Madagascar ------------------------------ Andriamifidy Bob Onimilanto Project Manager Antananarivo +261 342061136 ------ ...

  • Good day Dr. Albert, As always thank for your much valued input, I only need the saturated wax content and not total wax content, the purpose of this analysis is for clients that want to determine refining ...

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  • Dear Hennie, You are looking for a simple and fast method to determine the wax content of crude sunflower oil. As you know, waxes are esters of long chain fatty acids and long chain fatty alcohols. ...

  • Yes i mean how to increase > Have I understood this correctly?  The question asks how to increase the freezing point of canola oil but the heading suggests the opposite.  I...a { color: #428bca; } a:link ...

  • The foams observed is because phospatides. They have surfactant behaviour. You can see foam in RBD soybean oil when the degumming process was insufficient. ------------------------------ Ricardo Cerrada ...

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  • Have I understood this correctly?  The question asks how to increase the freezing point of canola oil but the heading suggests the opposite.  I assume that you are looking for a way to make the oil easier ...