Accession Number:

ADA277515

Title:

Ultrasonic Dehydration for Liquid Dental Meals

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar-Nov 1993

Corporate Author:

TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL INC OF VIRGINIA LAPLACE LA

Report Date:

1994-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes the work accomplished in the successful completion of Phase I of this SBIR Project. It includes 1 Examination of several options for the use of ultrasonic energy in the dehydration process of liquid dental meals, 2 Identification of parameter ranges for food products and ultrasonic equipment compatible with the dehydration process, 3 Preparation of a list of representative food items that are based on the process parameters and which would be suitable for ultrasonically assisted dehydration, 4 Performance of feasibility experiments using ultrasonic transducers and liquid food products to validate the research findings. 5 Outlining the steps necessary to implement the prototype process and to test the quality of the dehydrate products.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE