Articles Tagged with ''maintenance''

TECH FLASH

June: Tough time for Chinese dairy products

July 9, 2012

Two incidents reported by China Daily show high level of chemical contaminants in dairy-based products.


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10th Annual Replacement Parts Survey: Intelligent Maintenance Best Practices

July 5, 2012

For an accurate reflection of trends in maintenance management and parts and components inventory practices, Food Engineering asks the front-line professionals.


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A machine is only as good as its ball bearings

July 5, 2012

A new set of bearings changes the least-reliable machine to the most-reliable machine in the plant.


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No coffee break for this conveyor

June 8, 2012

Processor finally replaces conveyor’s wire rope which had performed flawlessly for 14 years—twice its expected lifetime.


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TECH FLASH

Simplifying candy machine controls

May 25, 2012
OEM machine builder needed a simpler way of customizing machines for end-users.
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Efficient transport, precise delivery

May 3, 2012
No longer one size fits all, today’s conveyor belting choices enhance hygiene, product release and overall plant efficiency.


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Cast iron rotary airlock valves

April 5, 2012
ACS Valves’ line of cast-iron, rotary airlock valves features the ACS RotorRail that enables tool-less access to the rotor and all internal surfaces of the housing without time-consuming disassembly of the rotor or the removal from service of upstream or downstream equipment commonly associated with standard valve configurations.


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USDA rotary valves

April 5, 2012
GEA Nu-Con rotary valves are specifically designed to comply with USDA requirements and to meet the requirements of the dairy industry.


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TECH FLASH

Machine safety expert to speak at ABB program

March 27, 2012
JB Titus will talk about using functional safety as part of a machine safety program.
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Food-grade lubricants come of age

Past trade-offs between performance and safety have disappeared
March 7, 2012
Food production consists of a vast array of equipment—pumps, mixers, oven chain drives, tanks, pipes, conveyor systems, compressors, automatic doors and many other units and systems.


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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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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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2014 July

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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