FAQ
HomeServiceFAQ

What impact does feed moisture have on pellets other than pellet machine?

2020-01-17

Everyone knows that the quality of the animal feed pellet mill machine directly affects the quality of the feed pellets. But the quality of feed pellets is also affected by other factors, such as feed moisture.

feed pelleting machine

Due to significant seasonal differences in feed moisture, this difference leads to seasonal changes in feed production and feed pellet quality. There is a significant correlation between feed moisture content and pelleting efficiency. Moisture in feed can reduce dust during feed crushing and mixing. Gelatinization of feed starch is the primary factor affecting the quality of feed pellets. The process of starch gelatinization can be divided into three stages:

(1) In the reversible water absorption phase, water enters the amorphous part of the starch granules, and the volume slightly expands. At this time, the particles can be recovered by cooling and drying, and the birefringence phenomenon remains unchanged.

(2) In the irreversible water absorption phase, as the temperature rises, water enters the starch microcrystalline space, irreversibly absorbs a large amount of water, and the phenomenon of birefringence gradually blurs and even disappears.

(3) The starch granules finally disintegrate, and all the starch molecules enter the solution. From the above process, it can be seen that proper moisture is beneficial to the penetration of hot steam into the inside of the feed pellets and improve the starch gelatinization rate. Too low moisture in the feed will affect the starch gelatinization and the quality of the pellets.

The meal rate of pellet feed will increase significantly, and customer related complaints will increase. Feed mills mainly improve the pellet quality by increasing the compression ratio of the ring die, but the unit energy consumption and production efficiency will obviously decrease. Maintaining proper moisture in the feed can increase the durability of the feed pellets and reduce the flour content.

If you want to know more about feed pelleting machine, please contact Richi Machinery directly online or byemail!

Products Recommended
Wet Type Fish Feed Extruder
Wet Type Fish Feed Extruder Capacity : 1-1.2T/H
Power : 75KW
Feed Pellet Mill
Feed Pellet Mill Capacity : 5-7T/H
Power : 55KW
Animal Feed Pellet Machine
Animal Feed Pellet Machine Capacity : 1-2T/H
Power : 22KW
DSP Fish Feed Machine
DSP Fish Feed Machine Capacity : 3-4T/H
Power : 132KW
Success Stories
The 500KG/Batch Feed Mixer In Bosnia and Herzegovina
The 500KG/Batch Feed Mixer In Bosnia and Herzegovina Country : Bosnia and Herzegovina
Capacity: 500kg/batch
1-2T/H Animal Feed Pellet Plant In Rwanda
1-2T/H Animal Feed Pellet Plant In Rwanda Country : Rwanda
Capacity: 1-2T/H
The 3-5T/H Poultry feed pellet line in Senegal
The 3-5T/H Poultry feed pellet line in Senegal Country : Senegal
Capacity: 3-5T/H
The 1-2T/H Animal Feed Pellet Line In Malawi
The 1-2T/H Animal Feed Pellet Line In Malawi Country : Malawi
Capacity: 1-2T/H
Packaging And Transport Quality Test Before Delivery Check Items When Packing After-sale Service
Get An Instant Quotation

For all inquiries fill in the form below to send us a brief message,and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Product:
* Email:
Tel:
* Name: