Processing > Plant equipment

Coffee freezing systems

06 January, 2006

In order for a complete coffee freezing conveyor for a new customer in India has further increased Sandvik Process Systems' penetration into the Asian market


Choosing the best filtration method

06 December, 2005

Selecting filtration equipment is the combined result of many considerations. In addition to removing the undesirable material from a liquid stream, the filtration method selected must also satisfy other requirements


Dicing and strip cutting machine

14 November, 2005

The dicing and strip cutting machine ARGON can reach a hourly capacity between 1500-2350 kg/ hr depending on product. The spacious 96 x 96 x 550 mm cutting chamber can accommodate high volume products, eliminating the task of cutting to size.


Size Reduction

18 October, 2005

Quadro have released their latest range, the Underdriven Comil. The Comil offers innovative technology for size reduction, deagglomeration, and dispersion of both wet and dry products. Quadro originated the conical screen mill concept and is widely used within the Food, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Process Industries. Typical applications include bulk density adjustment, scrap reclaim, delumping and size reduction.


Cool room ventilator

18 October, 2005

Fresh Vent's cool room ventilator has the potential to reduce fruit and vegetable spoilage by up to 75%.


Fresh fruit processing

23 September, 2005

Kronen offers new innovative German technology for the processing of fresh fruit, such as melons, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, kiwis, pineapples and apples. Kronen has a wide range of machines to suit most applications.


Electronic drive system

15 August, 2005

Bonfiglioli has introduced a VVVF electronic drive system that integrates within rugged cast aluminium enclosures, electronic control systems for motors and geared motor lines.


Individually quick frozen technology

20 July, 2005

The IQF Frost AB OctO-Frost freezer is suitable for freezing vegetables, fruits, seafood, meat and pasta at 300 to 3000 kg per hour. OctO-Frost can maintain the separ-ation of very sticky products such as banana or high sugar content mango and safely freeze delicate products like raspberry with minimal damage. Featuring an oscillating perforated bed the freezer has three freezing zones - receiving, surface freezing and finish freezing - so product colour, shape and texture can be maintained.


Jehbsil JHS hospital silicone tubing

20 July, 2005

JHS hospital tubing is made from 100% medical grade silicone elastomer. It is environmentally friendly and unlike its plastic alternatives, releases no toxic fumes when disposed of by incineration.


Protecting ready-to-eat beef from pathogens

10 June, 2005

Vacuum packaging meat products has made it possible to keep them fresh in appearance and taste. The problem is that pathogenic bacteria can grow on the meat in this packaging at both room and refrigeration temperatures.


Extruder barrel retrofit packages

17 March, 2005

APV Baker has developed a barrel retrofit package producing savings in cost of ownership and downtime on its range of MPF twin-screw extruders for the food industry.


Low-cost permeate powder process

06 January, 2005 by Jan Pisecky, Niro A/S, Denmark

Traditional permeate powder production includes evaporation with flash cooling followed by a time-consuming crystallisation. Niro has developed the 'Tixotherm process' which eliminates the drawbacks of the traditional process


Rapid cooling system

03 October, 2004

A rapid cooling technique - spray crystallisation - may result in ingredients with reduced freezing-induced damage and consequently enhanced functional properties, compared with those frozen by other techniques.


Food industry gripper

20 September, 2004

Claimed to be the first of its kind in grippers, the Schunk model LMG-64 stainless steel device answers the challenge for automation technology in the food processing industry.


Blanching, cooking, freezing belt

20 September, 2004

Developed for blanching, cooking, freezing, and drying applications, Intralox's Series 800 Perforated Flat Top 29S belt affords easier cleaning and repair plus greater durability. Intralox's reinforced design saves labour and time, contributing to overall greater productivity.


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