The Terminix Ultimate Protection program offers the expertise of AIB-certified professionals trained annually in the specific requirements of the food engineering industry. Participation in the program provides a response to pest problems within two hours and a No Limit guarantee, which promises to reimburse for the amount of any fine (plus an additional 10%) assessed by a regulatory agency solely due to a covered pest infestation.
Xenon's SteriPulse-XL surface decontamination system, a non-contact sterilization system that instantly kills microorganisms on the outside of packages to prevent the contents from becoming contaminated when opened, employs pulsed UV light to sanitize the outside of packages containing sterile contents and prevents the introduction of microorganisms to a clean room or other sterile area.
The 60-degree, direct-lift hydraulic dough trough dumper from Material Transfer & Storage discharges materials into elevated hoppers or processing equipment. Features include a 60-degree discharge angle for non-free flowing materials, a 304 stainless steel bucket with polished welds, a 2,000-lb. lifting capacity and washdown-duty construction.
Corenco says the proprietary designed shredder screens in its new A series grinders improve yield by 1%, which translates into about 30 gal. per hour of single strength juice. The M15A grinder, says the company, will pay for itself in about three weeks.
The CFB batch freezer from Air Liquide provides rapid freezing and minimum dehydration with moisture loss of less than 0.5%. The company says it preserves cell integrity of products through smaller ice crystal formation and helps maintain product shape, surface, cell structure and nutritional value even for temperature-sensitive foods. It offers high freezing speeds and quick production cycles.
Mokon says its family of Iceman portable chillers provides continuous, accurate cooling and long-lasting performance in food processing applications. Units are available from 1⁄4 ton to 20 ton cooling capacities.
Alfa Laval's Gemini series of hygienic double-wall plates, which are suitable for heating or cooling duties in sanitary industries, prevent leakage between two media. They are available for use in the company's FrontLine and Baseline Series of plate heat exchangers.
Loveshaw's Little David CF-5 semi-automatic case former seals up to 15 cases per minute, depending on operator performance and range of case sizes. It resets itself automatically to receive the next case blank. Jams common with air-logic-driven case formers are eliminated with the unit's PLC-control processor, says the company.
Zero Zone's refrigeration monitoring system uses load cells to weigh the contents of the receiver and condenser to continuously monitor the refrigerant charge throughout the system, recording and providing an accurate account of its refrigeration charge.
Dapec's live-bird handling and transport system features modules that do not require major adjustment for the grower or in the broiler house. The drawers have a flap system that does not harm the birds during loading. The company says the design also affords a 50% reduction in time spent loading the modules onto the truck.