Method of processing ethanol byproducts and related subsystems

  • US 8,008,516 B2
  • Filed: 09/30/2005
  • Issued: 08/30/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/17/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of recovering oil from thin stillage;

  • the method consisting essentially of, in sequence;

    evaporating water from the thin stillage to form a thin stillage concentrate, wherein the thin stillage concentrate has a moisture content of greater than 30% and less than 90% by weight before the recovering step;

    mechanically processing the thin stillage concentrate to separate oil from the thin stillage concentrate; and

    recovering the separated oil.

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