Articles Tagged with ''conveying''

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Shrink tunnel

The Texwrap T818 shrink tunnel includes a high-velocity blower, variable speed conveyor, top/bottom/overall air volume and digital temperature controls.


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Belt conveyor platform

The Dorner 3200 Series Precision Move conveyor platform for low-profile belt conveyors includes a timing belt, integrated servo motor and drive, controls and mounting for the gear motor.


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Non-stick surface conveyor belt

Designed for the par-fried process of lightly breaded food products, the Cambridge SLATrak Teflon-slatted, non-stick surface conveyor belt is intended for chicken fingers and nuggets, panko and tempura-battered seafood, onion rings and other vegetables.


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Food-grade precleaner

Engineered for light-duty belt conveyors, the Flexco FGP food-grade precleaner features stainless steel components and FDA-approved, food-grade materials that limit negative spaces and crevices; an adjustable spring tensioner ensures blade-to-belt contact, while standoffs enable cleaning between the end plates and the conveyor without disassembling the unit.


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Electric magnetic pulleys

Converting a belt conveyor into a self-cleaning magnetic separator, Eriez electric magnetic pulleys automatically separate heavy tramp iron contaminants from conveyor-transported food products.


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Flow-pack wrapping machine

The Theegarten-Pactec FPC5 horizontal packaging machine separates and wraps short items in flow-packs, including compressed stock cubes and tablets, at a speed of 1,500 units/min.


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Bottle unscrambler

The NJM UNISORT 32 stainless steel bottle unscrambler orients and feeds round, rectangular or square plastic bottles that are 1 1/2- to 7 1/2- in. high and 3/4 to 4 in. in diameter.


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Plant of the Year 2015

Mars Chocolate was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2015 Plant of the Year. The first new Mars candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

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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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2015 April

The April 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the Plant of the Year: Mars Chocolate. The first new Mars chocolate candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

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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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