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Five Essentials of Fat Extraction

Extraction is one of the oldest separation techniques. Records indicate that civilisations going as far as back as the Babylonians and ancient Egyptians used extraction processes to prepare perfumes and salves.

From the 19th century onwards, increasingly innovative and automated instruments, solvents and materials helped develop an ever-growing list of extraction applications. In fact, Soxhlet extraction, one of the most widely used extraction methods, was developed in the 19th century, precisely in 1879, by Franz von Soxhlet.

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