Dry Processing

Articles, case histories and products covering powder and bulk material handling in food applications

ARTICLES

Food Packaging

Automated filling system maximizes peanut processing

June 9, 2014
Productivity has increased by a factor of 15 at Golden Grove since the system was installed.


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Dry Products

Sanitary filter receiver

June 6, 2014
The Coperion K-Tron sanitary filter receiver  automatically separates product material from conveyed air for vacuum and pressure conveying sanitary applications in batch and continuous processes.


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Dry Products

Bulk bag discharging, weighing and feeding system

June 6, 2014
The Material Transfer bulk bag discharging, weighing and feeding system features stainless steel construction, an integral vibratory feeder/screener and loss-in-weight load cells for material batching.


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Dry Products

Hygienic dryer

June 6, 2014
The Bühler Aeroglide Ceres hygienic dryer for coated RTE cereal products features pitched floors and roofs, an integrated CIP system, continuous belt washing system and comprehensive water management system.


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Dry Products

Asynchronous deposited bag conveyor

June 6, 2014
The Multi-Conveyer 2:1 asynchronous deposited bag conveyor system merges over 100 products per minute from 2 lines into a single line to feed an automated case packing machine.


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Dry Products

Multiple screw feeder unloader

June 6, 2014
The Sodimate multiple screw feeder unloader features a vertical spindle fitted with flexible blades for the mechanical discharge of powders from silos, bins and hoppers.


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Dry Products

Servo-drive auger

June 6, 2014
The Spee-Dee Revolution Series servo-drive auger is suitable for filling applications that must be up and running quickly.


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Dry Products

5-blade fan

June 6, 2014
The Serco Advanced Technology for Environmental Control (ATEC) HVLS fan features a 5-blade profile.


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Dry Products

Vibrating probe level switch

June 6, 2014
The Aplus Finetek Sensor vibrating probe level switch provides level measurement for most materials in powder or bulk through the use of 2 piezoelectric elements built in on the vibration tube.


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Dry Products

Tubular drag conveyer

June 6, 2014
The Modern Process Equipment Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyor transports pet food products from raw ingedients to finished, ready-to-package goods.


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EVENTS

Hygienic Equipment Design for Low-Moisture Food Manufacturing

5/29/14
Online
United States
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This webinar will be based on the AIOE’s Engineering Solutions Group soon to be released work product, One Voice a uniform approach to the most common, non proprietary sanitary equipment designs that meet the base food safety requirements for food manufacturing.

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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Electronic Capital Expenditure

May 8, 2012
Capital Investment is a key to any company’s innovation and improvement programme. Investment is key to almost every new product, capacity expansion, and cost saving initiatives. Capital expense represents an organisation change and requires inputs, co-ordination and buy-in from stake-holder groups for successful execution.

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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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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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Food Engineering

July 2014

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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THE FOOD ENGINEERING STORE

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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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