Aqueous Gold's SCCO2 equipment continuously extract
from fresh liquids or solids in a slurry, completely below body temperatures. Or it can continuously purify
liquids, and fresh or dried solids in a slurry, to higher levels of purity. These new capabilities are redefining what is possible to extract and purify.
These new SCCO2 capabilities create better current products, and make new products possible, for example:
⇒ Biofuels, such as fuel ethanol from any feed material, are separated at higher purity and with far lower energy cost.
⇒ Fresh Juices retaining true fresh-squeezed flavor and nutrition are more pure, for longer refrigerated storage; or even sterilized for room-temperature shipping and storage.
⇒ Nutraceuticals such as antioxidants of unexcelled purity are extracted at lower cost.
⇒ Edible Oils ; soy, canola, corn, etc. have superior flavor, clarity, and virtually unlimited shelf life.
⇒ Botanical Flavors such as rosemary, have the full complexity of the fresh crushed leaves, and lower grade extractables, such as lycopene can be much more concentrated, for ultra-pure sale and reduce shipping costs.
⇒ Florals such as "non-extractable" Plumeria emerge, while common naturals have higher purity.
⇒ Waste Streams such as olive water, and capsaicin contaminated process water, can be rendered pure enough to go back into rivers and municipal treatment systems; and the extracted “contaminant” sold for high-purity use such as food additives and pharmaceutical applications.
⇒ Petroleum pre-refining is our latest development. We are testing our technology for non-thermally separating the oil in sour crude from the sulfur, water, and heavy metals, at a central location near the wellhead. This will greatly upgrade the value of fresh crude to the oil producers.
These new products demonstrate a wide-open field in many large and profitable markets for higher purity and lower cost separations, or longer shelf life of products with authentic fresh taste and full nutrition. In order for these new juices, botanicals, edible oils, biofuels, and many other products to exist, new technologies must be implemented first: the revolutionary processes delivered by Aqueous Gold.