Corn Oil Production

Corn oil (maize oil) is oil extracted from the germ of corn (maize). Its primary use is in cooking, where its high smoke point makes refined corn oil a valuable frying oil. It is likewise a key fixing in some margarines. Corn oil is commonly more affordable than most different sorts of vegetable oils. One bushel of corn contains 1.55 pounds of corn oil (2.8% by weight). Corn agronomists have grew high-oil assortments; in any case, these assortments will in general show lower field yields, so they are not all around acknowledged by producers.

Corn oil is likewise a feedstock utilized for biodiesel. Other modern uses for corn oil include soap, salve, paint, erasers, rustproofing for metal surfaces, inks, textiles, nitroglycerin, and insecticides. It is in some cases utilized as a transporter for medication particles in pharmaceutical preparations.

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