Last Updated: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Tech Profile

IPR Status : CSIR-CIMAP Know-how

Application/User : For small scale production of rose water, distillation of aromatic crops for essential oils, spices for spice oils, water extracts of herbs etc.

Level/Scale of Development : Volumetric capacity : 60 lts, Herb lading capacity Rose flowers : 12-15 kg, Aromatic herb : 20-25 kg, powdered spices 8-10 kg

Status of Commercialisation : CIMAP Asvika Units have been successfully commercialized and more than 80 units have been sold to several farmers/ entrepreneurs and industries throughout the country.

Environmental Considerations : Uses agro waste / distilled waste as fuel. Due to presence of chimney no pollution at workplace

Major Raw Materials to be Utilized : Plant extracts and essential oil with mild soap base

Major Plant Equipment and Machinery Required : The equipment / unit are based on CSIR-CIMAP knowhow, designs and specifications. The unit is fabricated as per requirement of the crops to be distilled. The unit can is made of Stainless Steel depending on the crop.

Techno-Economics : The techno economic feasibility of setting up the CIMAP Asvika unit will be dependent on the rose water / essential oil quality and efficient marketing of the products. The processing costs are very nominal.

Salient Technical Features

CIMAP Asvika units have been specially designed as a small portable mini distillation unit for small scale entrepreneurs, farmers, R & D institutes etc. The unit has been designed for producing high quality natural rose water, but can also be used for efficiently for the distillation of spice oils like coriander, cumin, garlic etc and aromatic oils like mints, grasses, basil etc.

Salient Features.

Pure stainless steel construction with long life.

Efficiently designed with shell & tube condenser for proper condensation & complete oil recovery.

Can be operated by firewood, agro wastes, LPG / kerosene burners

Highly efficient with less distillation time.

Fitted with SS wire mesh to prevent burnt note in product.

No pollution at workplace due to provision of chimney.

Modular construction for easy assembly at site.

Easy and simple in installation and operation and can be operated even by layman and women.

Technology Package

CSIR-CIMAP offers a complete knowhow package along with the unit which includes operating instructions, methodology for rose water and essential oil production etc.

Contact Details

Director
CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants,
P.O-CIMAP,Near Kukrail Picnic Spot
Lucknow-226015
Ph:91-522-2718505
Fax:91-522-2716141
Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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CIMAP ASVIKA PORTABLE MINI DISTILLATION UNIT
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