Why use Tournaire units for the extraction of essential oils?
Since 1833, Tournaire has been the specialist in the treatment and refining of raw materials. If your business requires essential oil extraction, Tournaire is your ideal production partner. Thanks to our expertise, you’ll be able to reap the benefits of plant-based products, all the while benefiting from our unrivalled product quality which will be reflected in your final product. Our aim is to help you combine the best quality products, yields and operating costs by providing you with extraction units specially adapted to your needs.
The market and use of essential oils is booming in France, and shows no sign of slowing down. Plant-based products such as perfumes, aromatics and medicines turn over more than €85 million in France alone. It is therefore essential that we can maximise yields by using the most efficient extraction methods to harness essential oils.
Essential oil extraction through distillation: Trust Tournaire’s expertise
In order to allow you to make the most of only the purest essential oils, Tournaire is able to offer you our distillation and hydro-distillation units. Steam distillation is the most-commonly used essential oil extraction method, and this technology is at the heart of Tournaire’s extraction methods. The extraction of essential oils through distillation works by heating the plant extracts to boiling point in a still. Through this process, the essential oils evaporate along with the vapours produced through the heating methods, which are then re-condensed and separated from the water.
Thanks to our range of specialised equipment, you are able to harness the power of your chosen raw materials to reach their maximum potential. Our range of essential oil extraction units adapts to your every need. The Equipment Division of the Tournaire Group is proud to offer you the a range of adapted products and offers a full selection of functionalities to boost your productivity.
Essential oil extraction: Discover Tournaire’s technology
In order for you to handle raw materials as efficiently as possible, we have developed a complete range of static or mobile extractors. Thanks to our essential oil extraction units, you are able to extract the very best oils from the most fragile of flowers in bulk quantities. Whether you work in the perfume, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agrifood or even fine chemicals industry, you can trust Tournaire. Depending on your requirements, you can also discover:
- Static extractors for flowers and plant-based materials in bulk;
- Floating filter extractors (EFF type) for powders, gums and resins;
- Filtrating bottom extractors (EF2 type) for powders and other ground-up materials.
Because every business has unique needs, Tournaire is with you every step of the way during the installation of essential oil extraction equipment to help you choose the best solution for your operations. Mechanical pressure extraction is often used for its numerous advantages.