Schenck Process LLC is a complete global source of highly accurate bulk solids pneumatic conveying, weighing and feeding systems with additional expertise in dust collection. For over 40 years a strong commitment to research and development has led to the creation of some of the industry's most advanced products and technologies. We have been awarded hundreds of patents and been recognized by our customers for providing custom solutions for their specific material handling needs. Our streamlined business throughout the Schenck Process Group enables us to deliver a unified process solution for customers in every corner of the world.

WEIGHING AND FEEDING PRODUCTS

Designed specifically for use in the food, dairy, and pharmaceutical industries.

The MULTICOR® mass flow meter line uses the science of particle acceleration and its resultant forces to measure flow rate and total weight at accuracies of ± 0.5%. Space efficiency and overall reliability make MULTICOR® an ideal choice for feeding, measuring and batching applications involving reasonably free-flowing dry materials.

Schenck Process offers a comprehensive range of gravimetric controls from basic, all the way to the industry's most revolutionary, modular electronic control systems, which integrate easily into your plant's existing architecture to offer high-end gravimetric control.

Schenck Process understands that when purchasing bulk solids handling equipment many other auxiliary items may be required to meet the needs of a complete system.

Excellent for metering a variety of powders, granules, chips, flakes, and fibers. Two available models offer theoretical feed rates from 0.01 to 353 cubic feet per hour (.3 to 10,000 liters).

For continuous flow rates up to 15,000 tons per hour, Schenck Process’ BEMP single idler belt scale combines quality, performance, and affordability in a modular package that can be shipped from stock.

Schenck Process weighfeeders, like our DMO models, are specifically designed to provide dependable service with minimal maintenance and care.

The revolutionary MechaTron® family of feeders, not only incorporates a superior feeder design that makes so much sense it could obsolete all others, but also brings the automation features that drastically reduce capital investment and installation costs.

In most every industry worldwide, from chemicals to food, plastics, pharmaceuticals and countless others, you'll find Schenck Process volumetric feeders at work, metering fine powders, flakes, granules, chips, fibers, pellets and anything else imaginable.

No moving parts, no flow-aid devices and the ability to volumetrically or gravimetrically meter abrasives, friables and even stranded fiberglass are just some of the reasons we invite you to take a closer look at our SolidsFlow vibratory feeder line.

How did we create the best pharmaceutical-grade dry solids feeders? Simple. We involved an international group of pharmaceutical manufacturing and process people in the design and development process. Then together, we developed and shaped new patented technology into feeding solutions optimized for jet milling, blending, extruding, packaging, coating and formulating applications.

Designed specifically for low feed rate applications the PureFeed® AI-300 industrial feeder includes the following customer driven features; quick and easy disassembly, a dual arm external agitation system for maximizing material handling versatility, and a disposable, recyclable EPDM feed hopper.

Schenck Process weighbelt feeders are suitable for a variety of applications including the feeding of abrasive materials that may damage other types of feeders, materials with large particles, free-flowing materials, applications where headroom is limited, metering materials for totalization, and applications requiring a wide range of feed rates.

SacMaster® isn’t just another bulk bag frame – it’s a bulk bag discharge system designed to include important features and functions identified by bulk bag manufacturers and users throughout the industry.

FILTRATION AND CONVEYING PRODUCTS

The Horizontal Material Separator (HMS) cyclone separates conveyed material from the conveying airstream, minimizing the amount of air that exits with discharge material. Functionality of the HMS is proven to have comparable efficiencies to a standard cyclone. Testing has confirmed that minimal carryover takes place while conveying with an HMS. The HMS is ideal for handling large and small kibble, large flakes and fish feed.

Schenck Process has developed a method to "enhance" the operation of a dilute phase convey system by minimizing the speed of the blower under all operating conditions. EDIP translates the performance of the equipment being used into a tangible conveying velocity set by the user.

The Schenck Process Vertical Cartridge Filter (VCF) removes industrial dust while incorporating a unique design for handling medium to high air volumes.

The Hygienic Side Entry Receiver (HSER) filter is designed to meet challenging requirements for sanitation and inspection in the food and pet food industries. A horizontal cartridge filter, HSERis ideally suited for low headroom applications under pressure or vacuum and is primarily used as a filter receiver at the end of a pneumatic conveying system to separate the product being conveyed from the convey air. Well suited for a variety of indoor locations, the HSER has a small footprint requirement and can be easily explosion vented through the roof or from the side.

The Schenck Process Hygienic Conical Top (HCT) Cyclone fulfills the requirements for use in highly sanitary applications in industries such as food, pet food and beverage. HCT Cyclones are capable of handling very heavy dust loads, and are very good spark arrestors. Additionally, they are perfect for human/pet food applications where high moisture and high fat content are commonly used in equipment configurations that include dryers and coolers, coating drums for flavors, centrifuge exhausts and extruder negative airlift systems.

The Schenck Process PST30 Diverter Valve features such as internally shim-able positive stops, inflatable pneumatic seals at each port, position indication from the tunnel itself, and external tunnel position indication.

The Schenck Process hygienic bag dump station for manually emptying bulk solid materials is loaded with features that are important to manufacturers in sanitary processing environments. Offered in both filtered and non-filtered styles, the hygienic bag dump station is designed specifically to meet sanitary requirements.

The new Schenck Process 3-A approved Hygienic Round Top Removal (HRT) Filter is designed for sanitary applications where dust collection is required in low-capacity pneumatic conveying systems such as vacuum loading of extruders or refilling minor/micro hoppers.  

The Schenck Process CleanLine Supplied Air Extruder Negative Airlift System is designed to safely convey extrudate from the extruder to the dryer in pet food manufacturing processes. Using HEPA filtered or treated convey air instead of potentially contaminated air from the extruder room floor helps reduce the potential of product contamination. This is important to all pet food and food producers concerned with avoiding finished product bacteria contamination after the extrusion kill step.

The Global Cleanable Airlock (GCA) is ideal for applications where dry raw or finished products are being handled in the process and where inspection or system clean-out are required. Because the GCA is designed for high process rates and possesses a number of features suited for sanitary processes the airlock is perfect for food and pet food applications.

The CMD Airlock is ideal for applications where dry raw or finished products are being handled in the process and where inspection or system clean-out are required. Because the CMD is designed for high process rates and possesses a number of features suited for sanitary processes, the airlock is perfect for food and pet food applications.

The new Supplied Air Extruder Hood is a key component of Schenck’s high feature Supplied Air Negative Airlift which conveys extrudate from extruder to dryer with HEPA filtered or treated convey air instead of potentially contaminated air from the extruder room floor.

The 2nd generation of the Schenck Process PT45 Diverter Valve introduces new features such as adjustable alignment stops located in the housing, position indication from the tunnel itself, additional actuation options and external tunnel position indication.   A positive food grade rubber silicone seal at each port is designed to help prevent contamination.  

When it comes to finding the perfect air filtration system for your specific application, Schenck Process has over 40 years of experience in designing and managing dust collection projects for customers throughout the world.

The MPH is built to handle fine particulates and heavy dust loads. MPH filters come in sizes and configurations to fit most industrial air quality control applications— from grain, flour and wood dust to coal, rock mineral and chemical fines.

These days, it’s not enough to have control and process data solely on the plant floor. Schenck Process specializes in integrating data and process control systems with plant-wide MES information systems such as SAP and Microsoft Dynamics.

Separation efficiency and performance reliability determines the separation device incorporated into system design. Schenck Process has a complete line of cyclones available for your intermediate storage and containment needs. 

The SEntry™ is a cartridge filter ideally suited for pressure and vacuum applications requiring low headroom for quick, easy access, inspection and cleaning. Side entry, coupled with tool-free cartridge removal, enables quick and easy filter access while reducing safety issues.

Schenck Process has the right filter for your job. We offer a wide array of filter media: DYNA-MAC micro-denier fiber, Polipleet® polyester spun bound, and MEGABond™ nanofiber technology.

Our rotary airlocks and diverters valves provide superior performance. Schenck Process experts can help you select the right valve for your product, process and usage to solve common problems and deliver uncommon value. 

All Schenck Process high-efficiency pulse jet filter models use electronically-timed pulses of compressed air to dislodge particles from the internal filter media. Available in rectangular, square and circular designs, they can be configured with hoppers and/or pneumatic receivers.

Schenck Process Central Vacuum Systems can efficiently handle anything from routine floor and wall cleaning of very light dust to large spills that would otherwise require heavy lifting or large machinery.  

The E-finity™ is a patented continuous dense phase convey system for fragile materials. Precise pressure monitoring and airflow corrections allow the system to operate efficiently under all conditions, while gently inducing materials through the convey line in slug form. E-finity™ is ideally suited for granular and pelleted materials.

The Cleanable Side Entry Filter Receiver (CSER) revolutionary design will help food and pet food producers comply with today’s challenging industry sanitation requirements, while minimizing operating and maintenance costs. The Sentry™ is a side entry cartridge filter with tool-free cartridge removal.

The patented SpaceSaver® dust collector is the smallest on the market. The SpaceSaver® is up to 75% smaller than traditional baghouse collectors, freeing up valuable space and allowing a fit in tight spots.

The efficient Mac2Flo® cartridge collector is designed to reduce compressed air leading to energy savings. With a large square footage of media per cartridge, the Mac2Flo® allows for increased air flow with no increase in pressure drop. Dust-laden air enters the top of the filter, which provides a true downward airflow resulting in increased cleaning efficiency.

The MCF PowerSaver® is a sustainable, low maintenance air filtration solution which operates with low pressure cleaning air (7-9 psig). It consumes less horsepower than any other bag filter and requires no integrated plant compressed air. 

The Schenck Process No-Ledge coupling is designed for food and light industry conveying of fragile materials or materials requiring a high degree of sanitation. It can also be used for systems where color-changeouts are common; or for hazardous or inert materials where piping connections must maintain a positive seal.

KEMUTEC PRODUCTS

The Cantilever design Kek Centrifugal Sifter is based on the tried and tested Kek Centrifugal Sifter range. The ‘Cantilever’ design offers users high standards in hygiene and ease of operation that are unprecedented.

Kek Universal Mills are high energy mills, with interchangeable grinding media to maximize processing versatility and capability. Milled Particle Size Range – D50 – 100µ to < 20µ

Kek Cone Mills are low energy and versatile mills for the gentle, intermediate grinding and deagglomeration of powders and granules. Milled Particle Size Range – D50 500µ to < 250µ

PPS Air Classifier Mills are high energy grinding mills with an integral classifier to produce ultra-fine powders.

Kek Kibblers/Pre-Breakers are heavy duty lump breakers with the built-in screen classification to ensure consistent milled particle size range. Milled Particle Size Range – 150 mm to < 2-3 mm

Gardner Double Cone Blenders are gentle gravity blenders, ideal for fragile and abrasive products alike.

Low energy Mixers for rapid and efficient blending of free-flowing powders.

Gardner Ribbon Mixers are tried and tested horizontal mixers for the consistent batch and continuous blending of powders and granules.

Gardner Plow Mixers are high energy mixers for the ultra-rapid mixing of powders and pastes.

Mucon Iris Diaphragm Valve (IDV) utilizes a concentrically closing fabric or rubber diaphragm to accurately control the flow of powders and granular material. Ideal for “trickle-feed” applications and shutting off against a flow of material.

Mucon is proud to present a range of general industry Slide Gate Valves. With the long established Mucon reputation as suppliers of quality powder valves, the Mucon Slide Gate Valve provides a great addition to the range.

The Mucon Disc Valve is available in a range of sizes from 4″ to 12″ diameter and with both manual and powered operation.

Mucon offers a range of stainless steel hygienic Oyster™ Butterfly Valves for powder isolation and flow control applications.

The Mucon Promoflow discharger is one of the most effective hopper and silo dischargers available.

The Mucon Rotalog is the premium paddle style level switch, with guaranteed failsafe performance. Designed to detect the presence of powdered and granular materials, the Mucon Rotalog is ideal for use as high and low-level probes in bins and silos.

BAKER PERKINS PRODUCTS

Accuracy, reliability and low cost of ownership are the hallmarks of the Schenck Process Group Baker Perkins Accurist™ range of bread dough dividers. They are durable, easy to operate and easy to maintain; there is a wide range of piece-weight and output combinations available, covering applications as diverse as small breads and pizza bases up to large loaves.

Versatile, high output food extruders. The Schenck Process Group Baker Perkins’ versatile SBX Master™ twin-screw extruders provide continuous production at outputs from 250 to 2,500kg/hour, depending on formulation.

The Schenck Process Group Baker Perkins modular ServoForm™ depositing systems comprise a depositor head with a specified starch-free mould set and cooling tunnel, alongside stick placement options for lollipop production.

Schenck Process Group Baker Perkins offer complete, fully-automated systems for mixing, cooking and applying coatings to breakfast cereals.

Schenck Process Group Baker Perkins’ TruClean™ sheet forming and cutting lines handle a wide range of dough types to produce laminated and/or sheeted cookies, crackers and snacks.

The TruClean™ Wirecut brings automation and flexibility to the production of wirecut cookies and bars. Best-in-class weight control is achieved through die and filler block technology unique to Baker Perkins wirecuts.

The TruClean™ 390 Rotary Moulder produces a full range of soft-dough moulded crackers and sandwich cookies. It has been designed to meet all the latest industry guidelines on hygienic design. Efficiency, reliability and low cost of ownership maintain the strong reputation of Baker Perkins in these areas.

The TruClean™ Frozen Dough Line is a high-output modular system producing every type and size of cookie dough piece for bake-off operations. It combines exceptional reliability, fast changeovers, accurate weight control and excellent hygiene standards. High production rates are maintained while keeping operating costs low.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Schenck Process LLC

7901 NW 107th Terrace

Kansas City, MO 64153

UNITED STATES

Phone: 800-821-2476

Contact: Sales

FEATURED ARTICLES

  • KEK® Cone Mills by Kemutec, part of the Schenck Process Group, are ideal for fatty, heat sensitive, sticky, moist and other difficult-to-grind applications in the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries. The energy-efficient mills minimize noise, dust and heat problems typically associated with traditional mills.

  • CONiQ, the new weighing control unit from Schenck Process for industrial weighing applications, is engineered to operate in completely different environments. Launched in 2019, the new control unit has already received its first award: the Red Dot Design Award 2019 for interface design.

  • This article provides guidance on new ways and techniques to help pet food manufacturers make highly nutrional and safe products to satisfy the increasing demand for high-quality pet foods.

  • This application note explains several ways dried dairy powders are manufactured and how a centrifugal sifter enhances processing efficiency by de-agglomerating the powdered product before packaging.

  • Correct nutrition for cows is achieved with appropriate levels of mineral supplements in feed. Minerals are particularly important because they help in the performance and overall health of the animal.

  • A large number of GKM Tumbler Screening machines have been supplied to the starch industry for screening potato, corn, tapioca and wheat starch or starch derivatives.

  • How can I improve my screw feeder’s gravimetric performance? In order to get material to feed better volumetrically, understanding material characteristics of what we are trying to feed must be analyzed first.

  • The Schenck Process Group continues its growth: Recently, Schenck Process announced the acquisition of Process Components Ltd (”PCL”) and its subsidiaries – including Kemutec Group Inc. in the US – with its well-known brands kemutec, KEK-GARDNER, mucon and PPS Air Classifier Mills, from EPIC Private Equity.

  • There are several applicaitons where a bulk solids flow meter may be a great fit. Keep reading to learn how flow meters can help with your products.

  • When automating a dry bulk ingredient addition into a manual process, it can be difficult to know where to begin. But, before looking at equipment, there are several key factors that need to be considered.

  • Selecting a feeder for solid material at the correct processing rate means understanding materials and flow. This article describes common feeders and how to match a feeder to your material's flow behavior.

  • Schenck Process state-of-the-art TestCenters provide the best solutions before final investment decisions are made.

  • You have the perfect recipe – we have the right weighing, feeding, pneumatic conveying and air filtration solution for even your most challenging food processing applications. The combination of knowledge, field proven technology and many years of experience enables Schenck Process to offer customers within the food industry tailor-made solutions in sanitary design.

  • Precisely handled bulk materials are critical to the manufacture of the highest quality pet food brands. Our adaptable high-tech solutions are specially designed for the demands of the most stringent branded pet foods. Whether you need a gravimetric feeder for dosing digest, weighbelt feeder to coating, dilute phase conveying of mash, low pressure continuous dense phase of finished kibble to packaging, a general fugitive dust collection system or non-thermal plasma odor abatement – we have the right solution to meet your specific needs.

  • ard candy depositing is a process that has developed and grown rapidly over the last 20 years. Deposited hard candies and lollipops are now produced in every major confectionery market around the world by manufacturers ranging from regional specialists to major multi-nationals. This paper will review the basic principles of depositing and discuss the fundamental aspects of design that should be considered when engineering a complete depositing solution.

  • An inability to prevent contamination occurring, no matter how severe or minor the case is deemed to be, can result in manufacturers failing to pass inspections and can undermine public confidence in their brands. This article highlights issues processors experience in preventing contamination and how engineering for contamination control in food processing equipment can be a solution.

  • Kemutec's KEK Kibbler’s are heavy duty mills that are designed to grind large lumps of material up to 6" and reduce them down to 1/8" in preparation for further processing.

  • E-finity® is ideally suited for granular and pelleted materials and has proven itself on many projects including for pet foods, cereals, nuts and grains.

  • For granulation applications - the Kemutec Grinding Cone Mill is recognized as one of the most versatile size reduction grinding mill machines in the food and powder processing industry.

  • Incorporating a unique and easy clean ‘Cantilever’ design, the Kemutec Centrifugal Sifter ensures high standards of hygiene that are unprecedented with ease of operation.

  • A wide selection of stainless steel equipment and parts allows us to customize the perfect system for your food or dairy plant operation.

  • KEK® Centrifugal Sifters by Kemutec, part of the Schenck Process Group, feature an advanced cantilever design that greatly improves sifting efficiency in the food, pharmaceutical, chemical and environmental industries.

  • Pneumatic conveyance of dry material is a proven method for moving products from place to place in many operations. However, there are multiple types of system configurations possible. Each configuration has strengths and weakness thus, the proper selection depends on the specific process needs. The following article will provide some insight into the different factors to consider when applying a pneumatic conveying solution to a process.

  • A Del Monte plant in Mendota, IL is responsible for producing canned soups that appear on grocery store shelves under more than 50 different brand names. Installation of a food-grade bulk bag discharging and metering system that would gravimetrically supply between 750 and 1500 lbs of either material to either of two 900 gallon stainless steel mix tanks in 10 minutes, would not exceed 21 feet in height and, could be quickly disassembled and cleaned using high pressure hot water allows them to producing (6) 900 gallon batches of soup base an hour.

  • Aging dust filtration systems present safety and quality risks and low filtration efficiency. This case study shows how new dust collectors can maintain acceptable dust levels and reduce plant downtime.