Pregelatinized Powder / Alpha Powder

Pregelatinized Powder is a process of breaking down the inter-molecular bonds of starch in the presence of water and heat. It is a kind of starch cooked and then dried on a drum dryer or in an extruder making the starch cold-water-soluble. Pregelatinized Powder have been dried and cooked prior to being used in Feed, Oil Drilling, Construction Materials, Textile Printing, Gypsum Board. They are designed to be easily digestible.

We are one of the leading  manufacturers for Pregelatinized Powder, and we can provide a wide range of Pregelatinized Powder for diverse applications.

Alpha Powder Premium Grade

Main raw material of Alpha powder is NTD’s Tapioca powder

SPECIFICATION OF ALPHA POWDER

No Properties Unit Specification Method of Testing
1 Starch content (Dry Base) % Min 82 84.96
2 Moisture % Max 11 9.3
3 Whiteness % Min 60 65
4 Viscosity (8% solid, 30oc) BU Min 50 197
5 Impurity (foreign matters) % Max 0.2 1.86
6 Ash (Dry base) % Max 3.0 2.1
7 Fiber content % Max 2.0 0.98
8 pH _ 5.0 – 7.0 6.34
9 Total Alkali % Max 1.0 0.77
10 Gelatinized ratio % Min 85  96