Down Draft Desolventizer


  • Gentle handling throughout the process produces a final product with a maximum amount of whole flakes and a minimum amount of fines
  • Low capital investment
  • Lower installation costs
  • Low installed horsepower; less than 20hp for a 100-ton-per-day system
  • Plug flow minimizes variation in residence time
  • Higher attainable PDI than with conventional systems
  • Minimizes breakage of material where you want size and shape to be maintained


  • Compact design takes up less floor space
  • Uses low-pressure indirect steam to safely drive off hexane vapors
  • Flexible operation; fine-tune the system for the ideal combination of PDI, residual hexane and steam consumption