Processing > Processing aids

Orange juice extractor

03 July, 2009 by

Bertuzzi Food Processing has released what it claims is the largest industrial orange juice extractor.

Steam jacketed cooking vessels

03 July, 2009 by

Specifying for industrial-size cooking kettles requires close attention to heating processes, product carried and operating temperature. ASSDA Accredited Inox Fabrications Australia designs and manufactures steam jacketed cooking kettles from 250 to 2000 L capacity.

Acrylamide mitigation

01 April, 2009 by

DSM Food Specialties’ PreventASe has been given regulatory approval for its use as a processing aid in Australia and New Zealand. This latest approval for PreventASe opens up a key market; clearly demonstrating its commercial viability and international application as an effective method of acrylamide mitigation.

Sealing compound

01 April, 2009 by

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions’ Turcon MF6 compound has been listed by NSF International as conforming to the requirements of NSF/ANSI Standard 51 — Food Equipment Materials.

IBC spill containment system

31 March, 2009 by

The one-piece polyethylene Safe-Equip IBC 2000i Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) spill containment unit features a 144 x 142 cm footprint to fit most 1000 L IBC dispensing units. It also includes a 19 L pail holder for quick, easy dispensing into smaller containers. Polyethylene construction ensures that no rust or corrosion will occur. UV stabilised resin provides further benefits to the whole of life performance of the product.

Valve labelling

01 August, 2008

Praher Valves has released a colour-coded labelling system for valves and pipe clips.

Diaphragm dryer for compressed air

01 June, 2008

The Skillair air service equipment has been expanded to include diaphragm dryers which are used to reduce compressed air’s moisture content by lowering the dewpoint ie, the temperature at which condensate starts to form.

Wide surface coverage air knife

01 June, 2008

Exair’s 1372 mm Super Air Knife produces a laminar sheet of airflow to blowoff, dry or cool wide surfaces.

Static eliminator

01 June, 2008

Ex-air’s 48" Super Ion air knife neutralises static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics and 3D shapes.

Seals eliminate caramelising around shafts

01 June, 2008

All processors of sugar and products containing sugar are familiar with the problem: the sugar in the process abrades the turning shaft and the packing in the stuffing box.

Apple juice filtration aid

10 April, 2008

The enzyme Rapidase Optiflux has been specially developed to improve fruit juice flux rate during cross-flow filtration and reduce membrane plugging.

U Beaut Ute competition winner

07 June, 2007

Fuchs Lubricants Australasia has announced the winner of the Geralyn U Beaut Ute competition.

Cartridge filters

11 December, 2006

The Ultra-Web cartridge filters claim to create cleaner, safer air for workers, longer filter life and greater cost savings.

ClO2 disinfectant, sanitiser, algaecide, fungicide and slime inhibitor

13 July, 2005

Selective Micro Technologies has announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has conditionally approved Selectrocide, a chlorine dioxide product, as a disinfectant, sanitiser and algaecide for applications in the horticulture and food processing industries. Announcement of EPA approval follows only two weeks after Selective Micro Technologies announced an allowance by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use its chlorine dioxide product to wash fruits and vegetables.

Detectable components

17 February, 2005

Dynamic Inspection has a range of plastic components that are metal detectable. Conventional metal detectors will detect even small pieces of components.

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