Centrifugal decanter

Definition: 

Advantages

- compact machinery - one decanter can take the place of several presses

- semi continuous and automated

- limited labor

Disadvantages

- expensive

- more technical labor required

- may consume hot water

- high energy consumption

- pomace may end up moist

- greater amount of vegetable water to be disposed of

- reduced antioxidants due to added water

- subject to wear from rocks, grit