Sterilisers for animal feeds. Hygienizers for feeds. 

Highest feeds purity. Feeds sterilising systems.

Stabilising Screw Extractors (SSE)

FEEDS STERILISERS
HYGIENIZERS

Cleanest feeds. Higher calorific value. Better digestion.

Thermal treatment of animal feeds prior to pelleting increases their mechanical and nutritional parameters, including digestibility, on which livestock farmers care most. SteriliSed feeds are able to absorb more fat and have a higher degree of starch gelatinization. Obtaining such feeds is possible in a sterilizer (homogenizer) in which the retention time can be freely adjusted at a precisely defined temperature

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The NPT Weighing System

of the sterilising process

The NPT Weighing System ensures easy regulation and monitoring of the amount of raw material flowing through the steriliser and protects against blocking the steriliser chamber. This flow in the cylinder allows for precise sterilisation of each particle of feed mixture.

The benefits of the sterilization process

  • Production of the cleanest animal feeds by thermal elimination of unwanted bacteria, fungi and other harmful substances

  • Possibility to produce feed with increased fat content,

  • Higher bioavailability, which has an impact on lower feed intake (improved digestibility),

  • Higher degree of feed gelatinization and better mechanical parameters of pellets,

  • Lower incidence of animals by reducing anti-nutritional factors,

  • Limitation of loss of value of basic components of feed mixtures,

  • Possibility of longer storage and storage of feeds.

High durability and low operating costs

  • Power consumption at the level of 0.5 - 0.7 kWh / 1t of feeds

  • All elements in contact with the feed are made of stainless steel to protect against corrosion and contamination,

  • Vertical sterilizers use the force of gravity allowing for a significant reduction in the size of drives and the required power of engines (6 - 9kW),

  • Only typical bearings casts, highest quality bearings and seals,

  • The outer jacket is heated by an electric heating jacket which prevents condensation on the inner walls of the sterilizer in the initial phase of start-up,

  • Internal scraper reduces the caking phenomenon of feed,

  • Full integration with NPT pellet mills,

Characteristics

  • Retention time (sterilization) up to 180 seconds, at a temperature of up to 90oC,

  • Increase of the pellet mill’s efficiency by up to 20%, which reduces energy costs,

  • It does not require additional installation of an expensive system of reduction and stabilization of steam,

  • The electric heating system of the steriliser body maintains the feed temperature set in the conditioner,

  • Maximum use of steriliser volume while eliminating the phenomenon of blocking its chamber,

  • Large doors with opening sensors enable safe access to the sterilisation chamber,

  • By-pass allows to work without a sterilizer and a Stabilizing Screw Extractor (SSE) selector,

  • By-pass allows to accelerate the start-up of the installation in which the sterilizer is located, limiting the problem of sticking the raw material during a cold start;

  • The by-pass heating system allows to bypass the sterilizer tank chamber during system start-up or when the feed does not require sterilization

  • Sterilizers meet the requirements set out in European Union and CE regulations,

Optimal sterilization parameters

  • Maintaining stable temperature parameters throughout the sterilization process,

  • The construction of the conveying auger ensures the maintenance of FIFO queuing (First-In, First-Out),

  • Stable performance control through use to control the weighing system,

  • The drive through the frequency inverter enables a smooth change in the capacity of the sterilization unit,

  • Control of work from the central computer controlling the operation of pelleting lines or from a separate additional control system,

  • The sterilization unit is integrated with the AIAC,

  • The large cylindrical extraction surface guarantees a uniform moving of the raw material inside the cylinder in the entire volume without any mixing process. It eliminates the phenomenon of degradation of the raw material particles and ensures stable and constant in time the process of sterilization of the raw material,

Integration in pelleting lines

  • Possibility to adapt sterilizers and SSE to existing granulation lines,

  • Possibility of installation directly on the pelleting press, on the construction, on the upper floor,

  • All mechanical connections are insulated with heating mats; if necessary, the transport channels are heated by an electric jacket,

  • Ability to adjust the discharge height,

  • Possibility to connect to an existing control system,

  • The sterilization unit is supplied with a complete mechanical protection

 

During the sterilization process in the horizontal steriliser, the feed becomes clumping. The sterilizer is equipped with a set of knives that break up the lumps, while the Stabilizing Screw Extractor (SSE) restores the loose feed form.

This is necessary to ensure the optimal energy load of the pellet mill.

Stabilizing Screw Extractor SSE

STABILIZING SCREW EXTRACTOR
SSE
  • Full homogeneity of feed in the entire volume,

  • Breaking of any lumps caused by natural sticking of the feed particles during sterilization,

  • Ensures stable and continuous feeding of a sterilized feed mixture to the pelleting press,

  • Eliminates sudden load jumps on the granulator, which reduces the cost of electricity,

  • Constant speed (inverter is not required),

  • Made entirely of stainless steel,

  • 3 inspection doors with opening sensors,

  • Full thermal insulation (heating mats) ensures that the temperature is maintained until the end of the sterilization process,

About NPT

Our background goes back to the 60s. We design and produce pellet mills and machines for feed mills, biomass pellets factories, biogas plants, pelleting lines for all pelletizable feedstocks. We design turnkey production lines, that include all necessary processes with full automatic control in Industry 4.0 standards. We provide full mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, training, commissioning and after sales support, consumables and spares. All machines are Made in European Union.

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NPT LLC

E: npt (@) granulatory.com 

M: +48 509 930 307

A: Poland, Znin (K-P)

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