Articles Tagged with ''controls''

Sustainable Plant of the Year

Plumrose Council Bluffs: Lean, mean and fully automated

Automating an entire raw meat cooking and packaging plant saves water, cuts energy usage and gets the product perfect the first time—without rework.
November 8, 2013

The facility was not only constructed with sustainability in mind, but sustainability can be found everywhere you look. 


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Best Practices

Automation tales from the trenches

Best practices in setting up and implementing automation systems go a long way to making a processor more successful than its peers.
November 8, 2013

 Technologies must be properly applied after careful planning to ascertain where and what to automate. 


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Manufacturing News

Energy savings and innovation key drivers at IBIE 2013

Key drivers in both equipment and software design included compliance with food safety regulations, energy savings and innovation.
November 8, 2013

The show offered opportunities to learn how to improve the craft of baking at every level.


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Technology Sourcebook

Pneumatic pressure calibrator

October 11, 2013

 A complete system for pressure sensor and pressure gauge calibration, the Fluke 3130 portable pneumatic pressure calibrator generates, controls and measures pressure, and reads the output of the device under test.  


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Technology Sourcebook

Industrial process controller

October 11, 2013

 The West Control Solutions PMA KS 98-1 industrial process controller features control of ratio, sums, selectable master set point and valve operation monitoring.  


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Technology Sourcebook

Airlock feeder

September 11, 2013

 Constructed of a stainless steel gasket-sealed front bezel, AbraxSys Industrial Waterproof LCD Flat panel displays have a rear housing made of 6061-grade aluminum dipped in zinc-chromate and finished with a corrosive-resistant, thermal-set black powder coating.  


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Plant Construction

36th Annual Plant Construction Survey

The push for ROI
June 12, 2013
FSMA, energy reductions and efficiency are changing the way plants operate, and some older sites may need more than a facelift.


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Technology Sourcebook

Temperature controller

June 12, 2013

Creating a transition between heating and cooling devices, the Oven Industries 5R7-001 temperature controller comes with a bi-directional or unidirectional H-bridge configuration.


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Technology Sourcebook

Multi-axis motion system

June 12, 2013

The Technosoft iPOS360x SX multi-axis motion system accepts up to 4 iPOS3602 VX or iPOS3604 VX intelli­­gent drives and provides all the necessary connectors (motor, encoder feedback and I/O signal) for each of them; the drives are connected through a CAN-bus link. An RS-232 link offers access to all drives for setup and testing with a standard PC. 


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Technology Sourcebook

UL-rated control panel

June 12, 2013

Used for soft start and variable speed control of a Ross ribbon blender, the Ross SysCon UL-rated, single-axis stainless steel control panel comes in a NEMA-4X stainless steel enclosure. 


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

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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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Food Engineering Magazine

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2014 April

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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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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