Dry Processing

Sanitary bulk containers

Meese Orbitron Dunne Company’s Ship Shape sanitary, bulk forklift containers are rotationally molded in a single piece from 100 percent USDA/FDA-approved, linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) to permit contact with food and beverage ingredients and finished products during storage, processing and transport without concern for contamination and without requiring an internal plastic liner.
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Agitator hopper

National Bulk Equipment’s agitator hopper handles bulk materials known to generate combustible dust.
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Portable magnetic separation

Industrial Magnetics’ portable magnetic separation solution, the cart-mounted Pneumatic Line Housing (PLH), improves product purity and protects processing equipment from tramp metal damage; its portable design allows it to be used in multiple applications within the same facility. 
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Volumetric powder feeders

Thayer Scale’s line of volumetric powder feeders handles a wide range of material bulk densities at low to medium feed rates.
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Parsing pepper powder perfects the process

Established in 1922, the Mancini Packing Company, based in Zolfo Springs, FL, has been providing premium-quality roasted and fried bell peppers to the US market for decades.
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Bag discharging

Material Transfer’s modular Material Master bulk-bag discharging system features tools to maximize production efficiency.
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Solids powder wetting

Charles Ross & Son’s Inline SLIM (solids, liquid injection manifold) system requires no pump or eductor simplifying operation and maintenance and reducing costs.
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Weigh belt weighers/feeders

Acrison’s Model 260 weigh-belt weighers and feeders are precision, heavy-duty, high-capacity devices designed to weigh and/or totalize the flow of dry materials in open-loop configurations or to meter dry materials as a weigh feeder in a controlled, closed-loop configuration.
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Replaceable valve sleeve

Aerodyne’s VHT High-Temp replaceable duck-bill sleeve for the Vacu-Valve is heat resistant in temperatures up to 400°F/200°C and offers resistance to aggressive fuels and chemicals. 
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Impact pin mill

Munson Machinery’s 15hp, 18-in. (457 mm) diameter Model CIM-18-SS centrifugal impact mill provides coarse to fine (400 mesh) grinding of friable materials into controlled particle sizes, as well as de-agglomerating and conditioning of dry solids.
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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.

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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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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