Pregelatinized starch / Alpha Starch

Pregelatinized Starch 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 Starch 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 starch, and we can provide a wide range of Pregelatinized starch for diverse applications.

Pregelatinized starch

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

SPECIFICATION OF ALPHA STARCH

No Properties Unit Specification Method of Testing 
 1  Starch Content  % Min 88  AOAC 945.37
 2  Moisture   % Max 10  AOAC 925.10
 3  Whiteness   % Min 80 Kett-C130
 4  Viscosity (6% Solid)  BU Min 650  Type Brabender (BU)
 5  Impurities (foreign matters)   % Max 0.2
 6  Ash   % Max 0.2  AOAC 923.03
 7  Fiber content   % Max 0.2 AOAC 920.86
 8  pH _ 5.0 – 7.0 AOAC 943.02
 9  SO2  ppm Max 30 AOAC 962.16
 10  Finerness   % Min 80 80 Mesh
 11  Gelatinized ratio   % Min 80