How to dry cassava starch for processing cassava into starch?
It has long time storage when the moisture content of cassava starch was controlled around 13.5%-14%. So drying cassava starch is necessary and important. The following is two methods to dry cassava starch for processing cassava into starch.
The one is traditional method. The pure starch milk should be deposited. And then remove the water to get a cassava starch cake. Next dry the starch under the sun. Or if people want to dry the cassava starch quickly, you can use two fans to blow the wind and the outside starch will fall down when moisture is less. By this method, it will not affect the quality of cassava starch.
The traditional method is mainly used for small capacity cassava starch production or home use. It is time-consuming but saves cost.
Traditional method to dry cassava starch for processing cassava into starch
The other one is the newest cassava starch processing technology which need be equipped with a flash dryer. After dewatering the cassava starch, the moisture is normally around 38% ~ 40%. The hot wind of our newest cassava starch flash dryer is around 20m/s. It can ensure the moisture of dried cassava starch is around 13.5% ~14% within 2 seconds. If the capacity of cassava starch is larger, it is essential to match a flash dryer. With the flash dryer drying, the final cassava starch whiteness shall be better than traditional method and can ensure a continuous processing and packaging.
Flash dryer to dry cassava starch for processing cassava into starch
You can choose suitable method according to your capacity. If you have a large capacity of cassava starch processing, welcome to contact us to get more information about flash dryer.