THE LABORATORY

The main pillar of brprocess is the incessant search for promising technologies. Perfecting these technologies with the goal of making them robust and consistent in our customers’ processes is also one of our biggest concerns.
In partnership with ITAL (Food Technology Institute, Campinas, SP), brprocess has a laboratory with structure and dedicated researchers, as well as modern equipment for multivariate analysis and simulation of processes of vegetable oils and biodiesel in the various stages of processing.

SERVICES

We also carry out the entire scale-up process, with adaptations and improvements to the selected processes.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you need services such as:

SEMI-INDUSTRIAL PILOT TESTING

LABORATORY SIMULATION

DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF LABORATORY PROCESSES

APPLICATION TEST

RESEARCH LINES

A brprocess também investe em pesquisa aplicada junto dos seus clientes e parceiros em temas diversos como:

BLEACHING

MICROCOMPONENTS

OLEOCHEMISTRY

ADVANTAGES OF BY-PRODUCTS

ENZYMATIC PROCESSES

ANALYTICAL STRUCTURE

In addition to its own analytical structure, brprocess has a partnership with ITAL to perform complementary analyzes on oils and fats, bran, soy, and other services.

• Free fatty acids;

• Antioxidants (BHA, BHT, TBHQ, PG);

• Calories (in oil): Sensory characteristics;

• Composition in fatty acids; Color – Lovibond;

• Chlorophyll;

• Relative density;

• Oxidative stability – Rancimat; Specific UV ultraviolet extinction (323 NM, 270 NM and Delta K); Esters of 3-MCPO and glycidol;

• Phytosterols; Gossypol;

• Acid, iodine and peroxide indexes;

• Indices of refraction and saponification;

• hexane-insoluble impurities;

• Unsaponifiable matter;

• Flash point;

• Smoke point;

• Fusion point;

• Soap: Moisture (Karl Fischer);

• Fiber;

• Total food fiber;

• Crude fiber;

• Detergent fiber (acid and neutral): Protein dispersibility index;

• Metals in oil (ICP);

• Inorganic Contaminants: Residual hexane;

• HPA;

• Vitamins A, D and E;

• Total carotenoids;

• Tocotrienols; Mono, di and triglyceride content;

• Sugars (HPCL);

• Amino acids (total and free);

• Urease and lipase activity;

• Proteolytic activity;

• Centesimal composition;

• Protein digestibility (in pepsin);

• Essential amino acid score;

• trypsin inhibitor;

• Lecithins and Lectin (on request);

• Solubility in KOH;

• lsoflavones;

• Macroscopic evaluation: ldentification of infestation;

• Identification of insects;

• ldentification of foreign material;

• Impacts – barks and sticks;

• External grain grains: internal grain grains;

• Particle measurement (by light microscopy);

• Dirt on food.

Other services

• Oil refining;

• Production of biodiesel;

• Evaporator distillation.

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