Dry Processing

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

ARTICLES

Dry Processing

Silo powder unloader

The Sodimate mechanical silo unloader features a vertical spindle fitted with flexible blades to ensure the discharge of dry powdered materials from silos, rigid bins and hoppers.


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Dry Processing

Central vacuum systems

Schenck central vacuum systems can be tailored to the particular needs of a variety of plants and processes and designed for multiple users in large, multi-story plants or portable, single-user systems.


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Dry Processing

Dry ingredient depositor

The Hinds-Bock dry ingredient depositor is designed for dry, free-flowing products such as sugar, sprinkles, chocolate chips, oat flakes, sliced nuts, dry low-fat streusel and flour.


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Mercury-free tilt switch

Used for the high-level detection of powders and bulk solids, the BinMaster BM-TSM mercury-free tilt switch is mounted on the top of the bin; it activates an alarm when the material rises and tilts the switching mechanism 15°.


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Paddlewheel level device

The Bindicator Roto-Bin-Dicator PRO paddlewheel-type level device monitors the level of dry bulk material and indicates when there has been a change.


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EVENTS

Webinar Industry

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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When Water is Not an Option: Evolution of Dry/Low Moisture Environment Cleaning & Sanitation

6/18/15
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas
Ecolab technical experts will explore holistic views of dry cleaning and sanitation programs, how to identify and eliminate water sources, existing cleaning and sanitizing solutions, and new waterless technology. Read More

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Electronic Capital Expenditure

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 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.

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

Food Engineering April 2015 Cover

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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