Volumetric Feeders Help Create Chocolatey Satisfaction By Schenck AccuRate
The Hershey Company installed six Schenck AccuRate volumetric feeders in a new make-your-own candy bar production line to accurately dispense small ingredient amounts into chocolate base bars. "We needed feeders that could reliably feed small batch sizes in short time intervals and handle a wide range of ingredients with disparate particle sizes and flow characteristics," says Krista Cessna, Hershey associate staff engineer.
Liquid Desiccant: Air Conditioning By Steve Welty, Advantix Systems
Before the invention of air conditioning, if you wanted to control indoor humidity you'd just open a window or door. Unfortunately, that was a moot exercise if it was humid or raining outdoors. Ironically, human comfort wasn't the motivating factor for the first applications of air conditioning. Early air conditioning systems controlled humidity in factories where moisture was degrading the manufactured products and/or the equipment.
This brochure details choosing the best feeder for your process. An in-depth explanation of feed rates by model is provided, in addition to an explanation on how different screw designs handle a diverse range of bulk materials.
The industry's leading high-shear fluid processor just got better. With simplified usage controls, cooler operation, and reduced weight and noise, the new M-110P is setting gold standards all over again. Read about all the improvements in the product announcement.
Throughout the process industries, manufacturers rely on high-shear mixing to produce emulsions, dispersions, and solutions. Many of today's chemicals, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, foods, plastics, coatings, composites, and other products can no longer be made efficiently using traditional batch mixers such as propellers, turbines, and saw-tooth dispersers.
The POLYGRAN Roller Compactor is the entry level Gerteis® roller compactor. With many of the unique roller compactor technologies of the PACTOR® range included, the POLYGRAN offers outstanding value for the money for such a sophisticated roller compactor, delivering excellent dry granulation results. With a capacity of 500 g up to 200 kg per hour, the POLYGRAN is suitable for both development and production environments.
The e scan system was installed in the customers masa line, after the masa hog and prior to the sheeter. Over 30 samples of corn masa were taken from the line near the e scan, in a range of 47% to 52% moisture by weight. Primary measurements were made and the data used to complete the e scan calibration. After calibration was complete, validation was performed with an additional 10 samples in a range of 50% to 53% moisture by weight.