In light of the above, TEC Square distinguishes three groups of aroma recovery processes:
A simple process consists of relatively inexpensive equipment normally made up by
- Flash separator
- Condensing column for aromas (this could be in the form of a rectification column, but if upgrades are desired, a partial condensing column is a better choice)
The aim of such an aroma recovery process is to recuperate all good aromas, which are available in the product, discarding undesirable aromas if possible.
A more sophisticated process has significantly better equipment for the same duty. This system consists of a combination of:
- Stripping column (TEC Square works with self-draining disk and doughnut columns for added GMP functionality)
- Partial Condensing Column (Separation of aromas through a series of condensers)
The aroma process selectively discards unwanted aromas, while preserving those aromas that matter most. You can find more information at the Evaporator-Stripper page.
Lastly high-end solutions exist as well. However, we prefer to keep these technologies to our core competence and will not divulge on details in this forum. Typically most high-end solutions tend to be more expensive. Please feel free contact us for more information.