Extrusion and feed technology – Pilot plant

Hilde Njøsen and Rolf Egil Myrmel working at the Feed Technology Centre in Bergen. Photo: Eivind Senneset/Nofima.

The facility includes laboratory scale equipment for optimization of extrusion conditions, recipe testing, and preparation of pellets for feeding trials (TRL 6-9).

Available unit operations:

  • Milling equipment (hammer and roto mill)
  • Sieving equipment
  • Powder mixing equipment (50-1000 kg)
  • Extruder (100-200 kg/h) with preconditioner
  • Pellet press
  • Hot air belt dryer
  • Vacuum oil coater
  • Roller crusher
  • Bagging equipment