Heating, conditioning and cooling oilseeds

Solex provides a robust suite of indirect heat transfer solutions for the oilseeds industry that maximizes production while improving efficiencies in all stages, including:

The vertically oriented modular welded plate channel design of the Solex heat exchanger uses up to 90% less energy than traditional heat transfer technology, increases capacity and eliminates production bottlenecks while reducing maintenance costs in the processing of soybean, rapeseed, canola and other types of oilseeds.

The combination of proprietary thermal modeling software and guaranteed mass flow design further results in optimal processing of every individual seed, enhancing the flaking and overall oil extraction process.

Watch how the Solex heat exchanger works to dry/condition and heat oilseeds:

Operational flexibility

Our technology is uniquely designed to every process condition. The custom-designed heat exchanger provides built-in flexibility for operating with variable ambient conditions (i.e. temperature and moisture) and plant capacity.

The modular configuration of multiple banks provides additional flexibility in operation, as they can be customized to fit in any existing plant layout. Additional banks can be added for eventual expansion.

Refer to our heating and drying pages to understand how the Solex heat exchanger works to dry/condition and heat oilseeds. 

Waste heat utilization

Solex technology allows for the capture and re-use of low-grade energy that is otherwise wasted or not economical to recover. 

By offering a much larger heat transfer surface area compared to traditional technologies in a compact design, the Solex heat exchanger can accommodate the utilization of low-grade waste heat including steam, condensate or hot water.

The combination of efficient indirect plate technology and optimized utilization of waste heat provides significant savings in overall steam consumption.

Why choose Solex?
  • Uses 90% less energy than directing heating and cooling methods
  • Recovery and reuse of waste heat recovery. Watch Video
  • Reduction of air emissions, dust and odors
  • Eliminates need for air handling equipment and fans
  • Small installation footprint
  • Low maintenance
  • Low operating costs
  • International support

We collaborate closely with you throughout the entire life cycle of the product.
Our approach includes being there every step of the way – from engineering and development to installation, training and ongoing support.

Improve your efficiency, lower costs and improve your end product with the world’s most efficient technology for oilseeds.

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