Articles Tagged with ''controls''

Dry Processing

Flexible screw conveyor

The Spiroflow flexible screw conveyor utilizes a center-less auger that rotates within a sealed tube to handle and constantly remix conveyor contents.


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Dry Processing

Flexible screw conveyor

The Hapman Loss-in-Weight (LIW) Helix flexible screw conveyor batches material within +/- 1 lb. or less of set point, and features a fully automated dosing system equipped with programmable logic and system integration tie-in functionality.


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Automation technology

B&R reACTION technology reduces industrial automation cycle times to 1 µs; it allows time-critical subprocesses to be managed using standard hardware.


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Temperature controller

The Oven Industries open-board temperature controller is designed with a proportional integral control algorithm to provide control to thermoelectric modules.


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Multi-loop temperature controller

Ensuring the compatibility between devices and vendors, the Watlow EZ-ZONE RM multi-loop temperature controller with EtherCAT provides a single unified Bus; seamless communications; predefined device parameter profiles; and fault detection.


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Field Reports

Brewery minimizes downtime with controls update

Two obsolete PLCs were replaced by a modern controller while the original I/O was kept, thanks to a new control network gateway.
Whether it’s football in the US or rugby in Great Britain, the two sports have one thing in common: Many of their spectators like beer.


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Butterfly valve

Available in multiple thermoplastic materials and sizes from 2 to 12 in., the Hayward Flow Control BYV Series butterfly valve has a 1-piece body construction.


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Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.

Podcasts

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 May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

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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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