Degum liquids


Remove gums from water and oils. Use equipment to separate hydratable gums and other solubles that exude from certain plants.

Alternative labels

degum a liquid
degum fluids
degum oils
degum water

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Degum liquids is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Degum liquids is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Centrifuge operator: Centrifuge operators tend centrifugal machines that separate impurities from food materials aimed to be further processed as to achieve finished foodstuffs.

Fat-purification worker: Fat-purification workers operate acidulation tanks and equipment that help with the separation of undesirable components from oils.

Refining machine operator: Refining machine operators tend machines to refine crude oils, such as soybean oil, cottonseed oil, and peanut oil. They tend wash tanks to remove by-products and remove impurities with heat.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022