Modern flour milling


A Text-book for Millers and Others Interested in the Wheat and Flour Trades. 3rd Edition.

Hard cover, 484pp.,  with numerous illustrations of Victorian milling equipment, tables and diagrams. The author was Mill Manager at the Albert Flour Mills in Gloucester and was awarded a list of honours for his milling in the 1880s. Several pages of illustrated adverts relevant to millings at the back.

Wheat and its analysis; Geography of wheat growing; Natural properties of English and foreign wheats;

The movement and storage of wheat; Wheat cleaning and special difficulties of what cleaning; The conditioning of wheat; Wheat mixtures and mixing;

Gradual reduction milling;

The grooving of rollers; The break plant;

Middling purifires and purification of middlings; Roller mills; Flour dressing machines and plansifters;

Milling colonial and foreign; Elements of flour milling;

Sites and buildings; Flour yields and values;

Sampling and testing; Fire and fire appliances;

Dust collecting and mechanical details;

Commercial and legal; Mill management; Complete milling systems.







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  • Author(s): Voller, William R.
  • Publisher: Van Nostrand
  • Publication year: 1897
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