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Direct Drive Separator suits vegetable oil refining.

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With gas-tight design suited for miscella refining and biodiesel production, RSE 300 uses 4,800 rpm motor and inverter with VFD drive, eliminating need for gears, clutches, and belts. Design has 50,000 kg/hr capacity in refining and degumming and minimizes number of necessary bearings.

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Westfalia Introduces The Industry's First Direct Drive Separator For Vegetable Oil Refining

RSE 300 features fewer parts and reduced maintenance costs

NORTHVALE, NJ - Westfalia Separator's new RSE 300, specifically designed for use in vegetable oil refining, uses a standard 4800-rpm motor and inverter with VFD drive, eliminating the need for gears, clutches, and belts and reducing the number of bearings.

The Westfalia RSE 300 Separator has a capacity of 50,000 kg/hr in refining and degumming, has a gas-tight design suitable for miscella refining and biodiesel production.

Westfalia Separator, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality centrifuges and systems for a wide variety of applications within the beverage, dairy, and oil and fat processing industries. As a member of the mechanical Separator Division of GEA, Westfalia Separator is uniquely positioned to provide innovative solutions to separation problems.

Westfalia has been manufacturing centrifuges since 1893 and has its North American headquarters in Northvale, NJ with sales and service centers in Elgin, IL; Hayward, CA; The Woodlands, TX; Winter Haven, FL; and Burlington, ON.

Westfalia is a full service organization offering complete service, testing, engineering, repair and spare parts capability. For more information, contact Westfalia Separator, Inc. at (201) 767-3900 or visit the company's Web site at

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