Articles Tagged with ''doors''

TECH FLASH

Case history: Dock doors provide solutions that go beyond just safety

Examining opportunities to improve dock doors can yield productivity gains and good return on investment.
February 12, 2014

Different types of product production and facility environments require different solutions.


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Field Reports

Faster doors for safer food

Roll-up doors prevent contamination and control air pressure
January 10, 2014

“Don’t hold that door open” isn’t a command heard in this food ingredient operation with automatic, high-speed, roll-up doors.


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Field Reports

Dock doors get some needed attention

Updated shipping and receiving doors prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
January 10, 2014
Shipping and receiving doors at this ice cream maker needed specialized treatment to prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
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Food Defense Systems

Staff vigilance: The first line of food defense

Facing mandates to safeguard against deliberate contamination, food companies walk a fine line between implementing effective defenses and creating an uncomfortable workplace.
March 6, 2013

The joke in certain circles is that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which explicitly cites the need to guard against intentional adulteration, should more accurately be referred to as SCFEA: the Security Consultants Full Employment Act.


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Technology Sourcebook

Storing dock levelers

February 7, 2013

Serco vertical storing dock levelers feature a thermal guard package that allows truck doors to be opened from inside a building after the truck is positioned at the door, without breaking a thermal seal at the dock.


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Technology Sourcebook

Clean room door

February 7, 2013

Meeting USDA and FDA standards for cleanup, the Rite-Hite FasTrax clean room door features a 1-piece radial header machined from a solid block of UHMW plastic.


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Loading dock doors keep food safe, save energy

November 7, 2012
Processors may have picked all the low-hanging fruit in saving energy, but may have forgotten the obvious.
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Technology Sourcebook

Roll-up screens

October 16, 2012
TMI Screen-Pro roll-up bug screens guard against flying insects; Bird-Pro roll-up screens provide a barrier against birds and larger flying insects.
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Technology Sourcebook

Dock seal

October 3, 2012
Sealing small light gaps caused by trailer protrusions, the Frommelt Insulator dock seal helps prevent the entry of dust, bugs and other contaminants into a facility.
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New technologies boost plant safety

September 10, 2012
Plant explosions often grab the news headlines, but dust explosions in grain handling facilities and other plant mishaps don’t always make the national news.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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