By Todd Messmer
Consideration of material properties and system design is key to choosing the right equipment
For those interested in automating a manual, dry bulk ingredient addition into their process, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Before starting to look at equipment, there are several key factors that need to be considered.
First it is important to determine why automation is desired in the first place. By doing so, an equipment supplier can calculate a return on investment on the equipment, which will ultimately be needed when filling out a Capital Appropriations Request to upper management.