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Coating with honey: a study with model solids.

Patel, B. K. and Suvendu, Bhattacharya (2002) Coating with honey: a study with model solids. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 25 (3). 225-232, 14 ref..

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Abstract

Simulation studies on coating of steel balls with honey as well AT the rheological measurements were carried out at different moisture contents (20.3-37.7%, dry basis). and temperatures (5-8OC). The coating characteristics of honey were judged by the thickness of honey layer, and by the proposed index, dimensionless uptake. Honey possesses extremely high viscosity at low temperatures and/or at low moisture contents. The sensitivity of honey viscosity with temperature was determined by using Arrhenius equation. Enhanced values of dimensionless uptake and thickness were obtained at low temperature-low moisture combinations. Viscosity of honey for easy handling and coating is in the neighborhood of I3 mPas corresponding to a temperature of 50C.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: COATING-; HONEYS-; MOISTURE-CONTENT; TEMPERATURE-; VISCOSITY-; TEMP.-
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 25 Sugar/Starch/Confectionery
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 14 Physical properties
Divisions: Food Engineering
Depositing User: Somashekar K.S
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 11:17
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2019 09:29
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/7602

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