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Grain Science and Industry

Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University
201 Shellenberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6161
grains@k-state.edu

Facilities

Bio-Material & Technology Lab Facilities
 

1. Lab-scale Equipment

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Equipment:

· Haak Twin-screw Extruder & Hot-Mixer

· Injection Molding Machine

· Desktop Hot Press

· Genesis Ground Hot Press

· Centrifuges

· Oil Extractor

· Hobart Stand Batch Mixer

· Extrusion Plastometer

· Freeze Dryers

· Cyclone Mill & Perten Mill

· Rain Simulation Chamber

· Environmental Chambers

· Band Saw

· High-temperature Furnaces


 

2. Testing Instruments

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Instruments:

· Differential Scanning Calorimeter

· Dynamical Mechanical Analyzer

· Thermogravimetric Analyzer

· Malvern Rheometer

· Brookfield Rheometer

· Instron Universal Tester

· HPLC System

· Biologic LP System

· SDS-PAGE Device

· Desktop Centrifuge

· Particle Size Analyzer

· Optical Contact Angle Meter

· Water Activity Meter

· Water Purification System

· Chromatography refrigerator


 

3. Fermentation Instruments

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Instruments

· 5-L Bioreactor

· Bench Top Reactor

· Hewlett Packard GC-MS

· Spectrophotometer

· Distillation System

· Fiber Analyzer

· French Press

· Incubator Shaker

· Laminar Flow Hood

· Water Bath Shaker

· Centrifuge


4. Pilot-scale Food Processing Facilities

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Equipment:

· Autobag Sealer

· Buflovak Drum Drier

· Corn Treat Center Mixer/Caramelizer

· Dixie UVD Double Seamer/Canner

· Edlong Spary dryer

· Glenmills Disk Mill

· Hobart TS Wrapping Equipment

· Hobart Mixer

· IEC Programmable Centrifuge

· Kettle with Mixer (50 Gal.)

· Tabletop Steam Kettles (Groen, 10, 20 Qt)

· Pulper/finisher

· Retorter

· Hot Air Popper

· Simplex ASI Filler

· Straub 4E Disk Mill

· Thermal Jet Cooking System

· Transfer Pumping System

· Virtis Freeze dryer

· Kitchen Aid Mixer

· Waring Blender


5. Access to BIVAP Pilot-scale Processing Facilities

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Equipment:

· Film Blower

· Wenger TX52 Twin-screw Extrusion System

· Wenger X20 Single-screw Extrusion System

· Wenger Pilot-scale Mixer

· Wenger 4800 Belt Drying System

· IMS Microwave Drying System

· Denver IR-200 Moisture Content Meter

· USC Rotary Drum Mixer

· Warehouse