FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES

  • Del Monte Installs Bulk Material handling Equipment For Soup Production
    Del Monte Installs Bulk Material handling Equipment For Soup Production

    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.

  • Controlling Dust In Grain Manufacturing Operations
    Controlling Dust In Grain Manufacturing Operations

    With the original dust filtration systems were installed in the 1970s and used large shaker-style baghouses the age and style of the systems presented several risks such as worn condition of the older equipment and the low filtration efficiency by current regulatory standards. With new dust collectors from Schenck Process they were able to maintain acceptable dust levels and reduce plant downtime.

  • Centrifugal Sifters Ideal For Quality Control Of Incoming Food Materials
    Centrifugal Sifters Ideal For Quality Control Of Incoming Food Materials

    Manor Bakeries needed new sifters to enter the organic cake market creating. The addition of sifters allowed them to screen incoming flour and remove any hard agglomerates formed during storage.

  • Hershey Installs Volumetric Feeders For Accurate Dispensing
    Hershey Installs Volumetric Feeders For Accurate Dispensing

    A confectioner installs six volumetric feeders in a new make-your-own candy bar production line to accurately dispense small ingredient amounts into chocolate base bars.

  • Benefits Of A Mobile Milling System
    Benefits Of A Mobile Milling System

    Regardless of which industry you may be in, with resources stretched and a potential downturn in customer demand, anything that will improve the flexibility of a production facility is welcome. Learn how a mobile integrated milling system that can be relocated easily and be interchanged quickly between products can provide a cost-effective solution.

  • Leading Chips Exporter Installs State-Of-The-Art Peeling And Optical Sorting Technology And Reduces Waste
    Leading Chips Exporter Installs State-Of-The-Art Peeling And Optical Sorting Technology And Reduces Waste

    After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China.

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FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

  • Improving Gravimetric Feeder Performance
    Improving Gravimetric Feeder Performance

    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.

  • Automating Dry Bulk Ingredients In A Manual Process
    Automating Dry Bulk Ingredients In A Manual Process

    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.

  • Tips For Cleaning And Sanitizing Pneumatic Conveying Lines
    Tips For Cleaning And Sanitizing Pneumatic Conveying Lines

    Pneumatic conveying is an effective form of moving dry materials in food manufacturing. However, the long lengths of conveying pipe present challenges in terms of addressing cleanliness and sanitation.

  • Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain
    Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain

    Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues
    Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    Mixing processes vary from one application to another and there are no fix-all solutions.This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems.

  • A Beginner's Guide To Food Manufacturing And ERP Software
    A Beginner's Guide To Food Manufacturing And ERP Software

    Investing in integrated business software is a large undertaking and not something to be taken lightly. This article addresses the tasks and processes involved in implementation and how to overcome them.

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FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCTS

QTS Twin Screw Pump QTS Twin Screw Pump

Ampco Pumps is proud to introduce the latest offering in the positive displacement line up.  Ampco’s QTS Twin Screw pump meets 3A Sanitary Standards, is made of 316L stainless steel, and is fully CIP-able.  

Vibratory Feeder - 36C Vibratory Feeder - 36C

This model is completely enclosed so the drive element is protected against damage or decreased efficiency due to contamination by moisture and foreign materials.

Pneumatic Conveyors For Coffee Products Pneumatic Conveyors For Coffee Products

Installed in many coffee plants, the Nilfisk pneumatic conveyors work differently in comparison with the traditional systems (conveyors belt, scrolls, etc).

SacMaster® Bulk Bag Discharging Systems SacMaster® Bulk Bag Discharging Systems

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.

Food Sorting and Inspection Equipment:  RAYCON H+ BULK Food Sorting and Inspection Equipment: RAYCON H+ BULK

RAYCON H+ BULK product sorting systems detect all contaminants that due to their density, chemical composition, or mechanical dimensions absorb X-radiation to greater degree than the surrounding product, for example, metal, glass, ceramics, and stone contaminants in wet or frozen food. RAYCON H+ BULK will also detect some plastics (e.g. PVC, rubber).

Vibratory Feeder - 66C Vibratory Feeder - 66C

Rugged construction makes this an ideal unit for medium duty industrial applications in food plants, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, abrasives, plastics and other applications that demand the most precise control.

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FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING MULTIMEDIA

Video: Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality Video: Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality

Salaisons Jouvin, a French company specializing in the production of cold meats, wanted to ensure its products were consistently of high quality, while simultaneously cutting costs. This case study explores how Salaisons Jouvin implemented vision inspection equipment to achieve its goals.

Schlafly Beer: Using Automated Control Systems To Satisfy Consumer Demand And Maintain Quality Standards

Opened in 1991, St. Louis-based Schlafly Beer, suddenly found itself with the best of problems: consumers loved the product so much, the company couldn’t keep up with demand. How did the company maintain its high quality standards while being able to keep up with consumer demand? The answer lied within automated control systems. This video explains the process Schlafly went through when choosing and implementing an automated control system.

Collecting Of Flours With Pneumatic Vacuum

Nilfisk’s newest cleaning challenge video features the Nilfisk A15 EXP Pneumatic Vacuum collecting flour. It is constructed of all 304 stainless steel and includes a grounding cable and clamp for safety in hazardous locations. The video demonstrates how the A15 EXP safely collects flour with a 20-foot hose.

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