Starch Extraction Hydrocyclone

Starch Extraction Hydrocyclone


  • Starch recovery in potato starch line
  • Starch concentration in corn and wheat starch lines
  • A-starch and B-starch separation in wheat starch line
  • As splitter in wheat starch line to maximize A-starch recovery

Features and benefits:

  • European safety standard ( can meet CE certified)
  • Excellent starch quality
  • Easy operation and low maintenance
  • No extra safety measures required
  • Easy accessibility due to low positioned cyclone housings
  • Compact design, low required space and cost effective
  • Applicable to all corn, potato, wheat and cassava starch lines


The principal of this system is like starch washing hydro cyclone with some changes. A typical Multi Cyclone System consists of batteries of cyclones in completely unitized and enclosed housings.

The centrifugal forces needed to make the separation in hydro cyclones ( cyclonettes) are derived from energy supplied by pumps. The high rotational velocities in the individual cyclones cause the starch as heavier phase to concentrate in the underflow while the suspended lighter particles which are protein, small starch particles and etc. follow the overflow.

This system can be a very good substitute for disc separator which is expensive machine for starch concentration and recovery. This machine can start from 1 stage up to 4 stages of multi cyclones depends on the application and design.

Further Information

Please contact us for more information Call +61-2-8065 6529 Contact MICROTEC process engineers

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