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.
Designed to comply with health codes and energy-efficiency and address the problem of flies, the Guardian Glueboard Wall Sconce Model GBWS252 delivers discreet pest control via an aesthetic lighting fixture, says the manufacturer Isect-O-Cutor. Available in a variety of finishes, the fixture's two 25-watt lamps lure insects to scatter-free fly boards.
The GYRoCOMPACT M10 tight-curve spiral freezer from FMC FoodTech has a footprint the same width as the previous model, but offers 40% greater capacity. The unit's 40-in. belt expands on the outermost side and collapses on the innermost to create a tight radius and curve, while its patented pulling link is integrated in the mesh of the belt, creating a completely flat belt surface.