Articles Tagged with ''lubricants''


Special supplement on lubricants: Making the grade

Food-grade, NSF H1 lubes are tough and getting tougher, and better, all the time.
May 6, 2014
If it weren’t for lubricants, not much of anything would happen. Machines would seize up, cars would break down, and food production and—and safety—would come to a halt.

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Dry Processing

A good egg requires gentle handling

April 8, 2014
Powdered egg manufacturer saves more than $150,000 annually by implementing pneumatic conveying system.
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Food-grade greases

November 8, 2013

 Klüber ALLPLEX FMG multi-purpose, NSF H1-registered, food-grade greases are suitable for applications where incidental food contact is possible.  

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Synthetic lubricant

September 10, 2013

 Chesterton 636 FG ISO-grade 220 synthetic lubricant is NSF H1 registered.  

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Synthetic compressor lubricants

August 8, 2013

 Fully compatible with most OEM rotary screw and rotary vane compressor oils, Ultrachem Chemlube Plus Series synthetic lubricants can be used to top off and replace existing fluids. 

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Antimicrobial additive

June 11, 2013

 Created to prevent decomposition and odors caused by microorganisms, Lubriplate LUBRI-ARMOUR antimicrobial additive has been registered with the United States Environmental Protection Agency for use in NSF/H-1 registered food-grade lubricants. 

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Food-grade lubricant

June 11, 2013

 Containing only USDA H-1 approved ingredients including a bacteriostatic preservative, Cortec CorrLube food-grade, multi-purpose, light-duty, non-toxic, lubricant can be applied on machinery where incidental contact with food may occur.  

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Ammonia compressor lubricant

April 9, 2013

Used in rotary screw and reciprocating compressors, Summit RHT FG-68 NSF H1 hydrotreated ammonia compressor lubricant functions under the requirements of closed-loop DX ammonia refrigeration systems.

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Low-temperature lubricant

April 9, 2013

Suitable for extended service in temperature conditions as low as -78ºF, Sprayon LU 214 food-grade, low-temperature, multi-service lubricant is composed of a blend of pure synthetic oils treated with extreme-pressure, corrosion inhibiting, anti-oxidant, anti-foam and anti-wear additives.

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Chain oils

April 9, 2013

Klüberfood NH1 CH 2 Plus synthetic high-temperature chain oils incorporate base oils for low evaporation losses and high oxidation.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


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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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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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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