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Chamber belt machine

May 7, 2014
Available in a variety of versions and configurations for the automatic packaging of products in film pouches, the MULTIVAC B 210 chamber belt machine has an electric chamber lid mechanism and an automatic transport conveyor in the chamber for conveying out the products; the height of the transport conveyor can be adjusted with the press of a button.


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Tubular drag conveyor

December 11, 2013
The Modern Process Equipment Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyor gently moves product while reducing degradation and particle size declassification.
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Pasta and potatoes, presto!

New rotary continuous cooking and cooling system processes more than 3,000 lbs. of pasta and potatoes per hour.
November 8, 2013

 

Wedges and slices presented challenges for traditional cooking and cooling methods.


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Batter applicator/fryer

September 11, 2013

 The Heat and Control batter applicator and multi-zone fryer system can produce over 35,000 finished lb./hr. of crispy, batter-coated French fries.  

 


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Horizontal motion conveyor

March 7, 2012
Used for fragile, seasoned, coated and frozen food products, the Key Horizon horizontal motion conveyor has a maintenance-free mechanical drive that moves product at speeds up to 42 ft./min. on a single continuous conveyor up to 100-ft. long.


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Monitoring and sorting system wins silver medal

March 7, 2012
Anuga FoodTec is awarding its silver medal to Insort GmbH for its development of the Sherlock Separator and associated technology, a chemically specific monitoring and sorting system based on hyper-spectral imaging and analysis.


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Belt conveyor

March 7, 2012
The Dorner 2200 Series low-profile belt conveyor has 200-lb. maximum load weight carrying capacity; it handles this weight while pushing or pulling the load, maintaining a 1.4-in. diameter pulley for part transfer and machine interface.


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Progressive pack conveyor

March 7, 2012
Used with fresh, frozen or dry product applications, the Heat and Control progressive pack conveyor is integrated with an Ishida weigher to simplify hand-packing operations.


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Pellet expander

February 6, 2012
The Bühler Aeroglide AeroExpander unit combines dual-plenum airflow and conveyor systems to expand snack food pellets.


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Machine platforms

January 10, 2012
Enabling producers to automate their primary packaging applications, Adept OctoMation Robotic Workforce pre-engineered machine platforms are used for loading and packing jobs in the food industry.


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Boost Productivity, Improve Safety with New Technology for Splicing Conveyor Belts

11/13/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Belted conveyors are critical to food processing operations. When they stop, your productivity stops. Fortunately, new belt splicing technologies enable you to take control of belt splicing...

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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.

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