The Exosex system is a replacement for fumigation products such as Methyl Bromide to control stored-product moths such as the Indian Meal moth. The system uses a patented, food-grade powder that adheres to insects. The powder, formulated with the female sex pheromone, is placed in specially designed dispensers.
Gold Medal Protection, Orkin's pest management program, was designed for highly regulated food processing and packaging facilities. It provides an integrated pest management program tailored to each facility, as well as a reporting system that meets or exceeds HACCP regulations and the reporting needs of external auditing agencies such as the American Institute of Baking, US FDA and US Department of Agriculture, says the company.
Bird-X's Spikes bird blocking needle strips project up and out from their base at varying angles to prevent bird landing and roosting. Outer spikes have additional spiked branches to offer full, dense coverage that birds will avoid.
Purell E3-rated sanitizer from Gojo Industries is a no-rinse formula that sanitizes hands between washing, lowering the risk of cross contamination from employees' hands to product in food processing facilities. The formula meets guidelines for use in USDA and federally regulated food processing facilities, is kosher approved and is listed with NSF International.
Postharvest gas fumigant from Dow AgroSciences was approved by the US EPA for use in food processing facilities, pet food facilities, warehouses and shipping containers. Recognized as a replacement for methyl bromide, it is non-reactive, so it does not form off-odors or flavors and it does not deplete the ozone layer.
When Spirax Sarco's line of universal steam trap strainer connectors with an upgraded BDV3 blowdown valve is used with standardized, universal-type steam traps, it creates a complete, compact steam trap station with NPT, socket weld or 1⁄2-, 3⁄4- and 1-in. flanged connections.
The Preso PTTF ultrasonic, transit-time, clamp-on, integral-mount flowmeter uses time of flight ultrasonic technology to measure most clean liquids containing moderate amounts of suspended solids or aeration. The unit is installed by clamping on the outside of existing pipe systems ranging in size from 1⁄2 in. to 2 in.
Datapaq's Food Tracker temperature profiling system helps reduce energy costs by optimizing continuous or batch cook, bake, chill, freeze or fry processes. The system calculates bacterial kill rates and provides necessary HACCP documentation.
Sterling says its RTCW frictionless chiller offers a savings of 35% over rotary screw designs. A digitally controlled magnetic bearing system, consisting of both permanent magnets and electromagnets, replaces conventional lubricated bearings.
The new Dual-Shaft VersaMix from Charles Ross and Son incorporates a special helical agitator and high-speed dispersion blade. The company says this combination provides improved axial and radial turnover of the materials being mixed by applying high shear to the product.