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Servo drives

Using predictive following error compensation, B&R ACOPOS servo drives feature repetitive control.

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Variable frequency drive

Combining traditional induction and permanent magnet motors in a single solution, the Mitsubishi A800 Series all-in-one variable frequency drive can be used in induction motors and next-generation interior permanent motors.

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Micro drive

Used in a broad range of applications from augers, mixers, pumps and fans to conveyors, the ABB ACS250 micro drive has a voltage range from 1 to 115V in/3 to 230V out to 600V in/out.

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Compact AC drive

With the Rockwell Allen-Bradley compact PowerFlex 523 AC drive, a standard USB connection can be used to upload and download drive-configuration files; the drive also can be programmed through its built-in HMI. 

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Medium voltage AC drive

The Yaskawa MV1000 medium voltage AC drive uses two 5-voltage step bridges per phase to generate a 17-level line-to-line voltage output delivered to the motor.

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Helical-bevel gear drives

 Available with output torque up to 7.7 (870 Nm) and input power to 10hp (7.5kW), Boston Gear SS2000R right-angle, helical-bevel gear drives meet the demands of washdown applications. 

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Linear positioning drives

 Nanotec Electronic hybrid linear positioning drives include a rotating screw mounted on the stepper motor; the linear movement is generated with the aid of an external nut. 

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IPPE 2015

The 2015 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) was held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, Jan. 27-29. More than 30,000 poultry, meat and feed industry representatives attended the event to interact with the 1,288 exhibitors on the show floor that covered more than 490,000 net square feet. At the show exhibitors demonstrated innovations in equipment, supplies and services utilized by firm in the production and processing of meat, poultry, eggs and feed products.


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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2015 February

In this February 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how energy waste caused by leaks in compressed air, steam and water or faulty building insulation/seals can be reduced with the right equipment and knowledge.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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