Application Notes & Case Studies

  1. Powder Flow Analysis Of Flours
    6/25/2018

    A Brookfield Powder Flow Tester equipped with Powder Flow Pro software for automated instrument control and data acquisition. The flour was scooped into the trough, and the scraping tool was then used to evenly distribute the powder throughout the trough. After recording the sample weight and entering it into the software, a standard flow function test and then a wall friction test were run. Time required for each test was 25 minutes and 13 minutes respectively.

  2. Determination Of Powder Flow Characteristics Of Ground Cinnamon
    6/11/2018

    A Brookfield Powder Flow Tester equipped with Powder Flow Pro software for automated instrument control and data acquisition, was used to test ground cinnamon. The cinnamon was scooped into the trough, and the scraping tool was then used to evenly distribute the powder and form the sample. After recording the sample weight and entering it into the software, a standard flow function test was run. Time required for the test was 25 minutes.

  3. Determination Of Powder Flow Characteristics Of Brown Gravy Mix
    6/6/2018

    A Brookfield Powder Flow Tester equipped with Powder Flow Pro software for automated instrument control and data acquisition was used to test brown gravy mix. The gravy mix was scooped into the trough, and the scraping tool was then used to evenly distribute the powder and form the sample. After recording the sample weight and entering it into the software, a standard Flow Function test was run. Time required for the test was 25 minutes.

  4. PEZ Candy Decreases Lead Times With Agile Production Software
    4/3/2018

    PEZ Candy's Connecicut plant produces approximately 4.5 million pounds of candy each year. This articles explains how ERP software helps give the company an edge over their competition.

  5. Effective Yeast And CO2 Removal For Beer QC
    3/20/2018

    This article explains how maximizing the effectiveness of CO2 and yeast removal will assist in improving accuracy in total acidity measurements at every stage of the brewing process.

  6. How Metal Detection & X-Ray Inspection Systems Improve Quality Assurance
    3/9/2018

    This article explains how a variety of product inspection equipment on production line increases confidence that due diligence has been taken to ensure product quality.

  7. Unique Contaminant Detection Challenges In Chub Packaging Application
    3/9/2018

    Metal detection and x-ray systems specifically designed for pumped products in addition to checkweighers and vision equipment ensure perfect packaging and labeling every time.

  8. Bakery Installs X-Ray And Checkweighing Systems For Increased Quality
    3/9/2018

    Food safety and quality is paramount. Because of this, La Provence Bakery needed new inspection equipment to maximize final product quality after installing a new cookie line in 2016.

  9. X-Ray Inspection Of Dry Pet Food Bags
    3/2/2018

    The Eagle Pack 550 PRO inspects small and medium dry pet food bags for contaminants such as metal, stone, glass, dense plastics and calcified bone as well as verifies weight .

  10. X-Ray Inspection Of Trail Mix
    3/2/2018

    The Eagle Pack 430 PRO with Material Discrimination X-ray technolgy (MDX) inspects trail mix products with multiple ingredients for foreign body contaminants, ensuring a safe product while maximizing product yield.