Hydrol

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hydrol

 

a waste product in the manufacture of glucose; it is a syrupy, homogeneous, dark brown liquid that is produced upon secondary crystallization of glucose hydrate from solutions of saccharified starch. It contains 65-66 percent dry material, of which 68-72 percent is reducing substances and 5-6 percent is salts (including 2-3 percent sodium chloride). About 70 percent of the reducing substances, mainly glucose, ferments. Hydrol is used to make nutrient mediums, ethanol, and composite feeds, as well as in tanning leather.

REFERENCE

Khimiia i tekhnologiia krakhmala, 2nd ed. Edited by R. W. Kerr. Moscow, 1956. (Translated from English.)
Proizvodstvo kristallicheskoi gliukozy iz krakhmala. Moscow, 1967.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.