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Grinder Whether the aloe leaves are coming off of the conveyor (whole leaf process), or the filets are coming out of the filet machine (aloe filet process), the grinder is where they are both headed. There are specific grinder designs for the mincing of whole leafs of aloe. This machine grinds by impact, then sieves thru a screen with a hole size about 5mm in diameter. The most used type of grinder used in the aloe industry is a hammer mill, with non-swiveling hammers. This type of grinder is the preferred type when processing whole leaf aloe. The intention of this process is to extract the liquid contained in the aloe leaf. Typically the tips and tails are removed before this step. The particle size is controlled by the size of a mesh placed at the bottom of the grinder.

Grinder product information is available in our equipment catalog.

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