Manufacture of Upgradation of Crude Rice Bran Wax

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The existing technology consists of selective removal of triglycerides from crude rice bran wax followed by bleaching to enriched. It consists of selective removal of triglycrides, fatty acids, resinous matter and other undesirable components using suitable organic solvents followed by bleaching. Processing is simpler and cost effective.


Used in various industries like paper coating, textiles, explosives, fruit & vegetable coatings & pharmaceuticals candles, moulded novelties, electric insulation, textile and leather sizing, water proofing, cosmetics, carbon paper typewriter ribbons, printing inks, lubricants, crayons, adhesives, chewing gums.

Technology Transfer Assistance Offered

Know-how, Consultancy, Design evaluation, Assistance in scale up of process on commercial plant.

For further information please contact

Shri. G. Sampath Kumar
Scientist 'F' & Head, Business Development
Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
Tarnaka, Hyderabad – 500 007