Food Processing & Preparation

Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Rotary Sizing/Grading Systems offer optimized sanitation.

July 17, 2015

With Sliver Sizer Remover, Precision Size Grader, and Rotary Size Grader, processors of fruits, vegetables, and potatoes can size and grade product by diameter or length while conveying and removing field debris, slivers, small pieces, fines, seeds, juice, and other targeted material. To maximize sanitation and facilitate maintenance, systems feature fully welded framework, one-piece block pan, optimized water and product deflection, and motor mount with catch pan. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Food Processing & Preparation

Refillable Permeation Tubes accommodate light hydrocarbons.

July 1, 2015

Used in FlexStream™ calibration gas generator to produce ppm and ppb mixtures directly from pure gases, Trace Source™ 57 Series only use gas phase of compound. Controlling pressure in tube allows high-vapor pressure compounds – methane, ethane, ethylene – to be dispensed by permeation. Emission rate is proportional to compound pressure in tube, and attainable single-step dilution ratios from 1000:1 to >50,000,000:1 allow ppb mixtures to be made directly from pure analyte compound. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Food Processing & Preparation

Long-Life Seafood Processing Blades withstand harsh conditions.

June 29, 2015

Available in sizes from 3.54–11.811 in. for both fresh and salt water processing, stainless steel Hyde IBS Seafood Processing Blades feature smooth Ra microfinish coating. This reduces friction during cut, tendency of fish and waste products to stick to blade, and waste while also helping to extend blade life. Polished and honed edge delivers sharp, clean cuts. In testing, after 500 hr of constant salt spray test (ASTM Standard B117), blades showed virtually no rusting or corrosion. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

High-Speed Filling Machines handle shelf-stable beverages.

June 25, 2015

Featuring stainless steel 3-A certified sanitary construction, Level-Filling Machines are suited for shelf-stable juices and drinks, as well as salad dressing, salsa, ketchup, and other viscous sauces. Shelf-stable beverage container size ranges from 6–32 oz and viscous filler from 4 oz to 1 gal. Filling speed is rated at hundreds per minute, depending on container size. By adding positive pressure and siphon-like suction to level-filling valves in 2-vessel design, machines eliminate pistons. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

High-Speed Filling Machines are suited for dairy products, juices.

May 29, 2015

Helping dairies maximize productivity and operate at peak efficiency, high-speed filling machines are 3-A certified for hygienic construction and operation. Large container machines fill up to 175 gallon containers per minute and up to 360 half-gallon containers per minute (whole milk speeds), while small container – quart, pint, half-pint – machines fill up to 1,100 pieces per minute. All machines, crafted of stainless steel, have mechanical filling valves and closed-coupled CIP units. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Food Processing & Preparation, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

X-ray System increases bulk food inspection efficiency.

May 12, 2015

Aiding contaminant detection, product handling, and maintenance for high-volume, dry bulk foods applications, Eagle™ Bulk 415 PRO has cupped conveyor and 4-lane flap rejecter. Features that simplify care procedures for production line operators and maximize production uptime include tool-free removal of conveyor belt, hinged louver, and belt tensioning lever system. Also included, SimulTask™ imaging software offers image analysis routines, on-screen diagnostics, and safety system status. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Food Processing & Preparation

Electronic Thermometers offer field-replaceable battery.

April 27, 2015

Available with stems and fittings designed for direct replacement of industrial liquid-in-glass thermometers, Digi-Tel Series meets FDA Rule 21 CFR 113.40 requirements for temperature indicators used in retorts and requirements of Pasteurized Milk Ordinance for dairy applications. Stainless steel units have 5 in. dia cases with 1 in. tall digital display and temperature range of -70 to +750°F. Model with 4.5 in. dia polypropylene wall-mounted housing and remote sensor is also available. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Hook and Loop Zipper Closure facilitates opening/resealing.

April 14, 2015

Offering alternative closure to press-to-close zipper for dry product applications, QuickZip® closure featuring Aplix fastener system utilizes zipper closure method with hook and loop technology that facilitates opening/resealing. Minimal pressure is required for closing, rigid grips facilitate opening, and precise alignment of zipper is not required. Closure allows for numerous openings and closings and readily seals through powders and fine particles. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Flexible Pouch Packaging comes in variety of designs.

April 14, 2015

Suitable for product introductions, sampling, test marketing, and full product rollout, Custom Flexible Pouch Packaging supports mix, fill, and seal of liquids, creams, powders, granulars, towelettes, and pads. Designs include tear-offs, dual packets, hang-hole pouches, and pouch samples with promotional sleeves. Offered in wide range of materials in custom sizes and shapes with full-color graphics, pouches are used for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, medical devices, and industrial products. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Shuttle-Based ASR System suits freezer warehouses.

March 31, 2015

Specifically designed for severe environments found in freezer warehouses, PTS Automated Storage and Retrieval (ASR) System addresses order fulfillment at case and less-than-case quantities in frozen goods distribution centers. Robotic ASR system for case-and-each picking can help reverse trend of inefficient order fulfillment by human personnel in harsh environments. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Octoganal Freezer promotes food safety while decreasing downtime.

March 25, 2015

Meeting demands from food producers for reliable food safety, run time, and yield, OctoFrost™ features mono-block design, dry air infusion system, reinforced with fins in coil, and anti-slip shockproof floor. Octagonal design and aerodynamics optimize capacity per hour, while air knives help keep coil free from product particles, prevent snow buildup, and optimize run time between defrost. Internal, removable bedplates feature click design that decreases handling time for plant staff. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation

Push-to-Connect Filter suits food and beverage applications.

March 18, 2015

Featuring clear PET housing for quick visual inspection, Clear-VU EZ Connect™ 10 Micron Filter is available with either ¼ in. or 6 mm OD push-in connections that can be attached to tubing. Filter is manufactured using 100% FDA compatible materials, making it suitable for beverage dispensing applications, including filtration of water, coffee, beer, carbonated beverages, dairy, and other consumable liquids. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Conveyor System suits metal detector lines.

March 12, 2015

Engineered to integrate seamlessly with APEX 500 HD, 500, and 100 metal detectors, Quickfit Conveyor offers fixed- or variable-speed operation and is available in wide range of belt widths, conveyor lengths, and heights for application flexibility. Modular unit is constructed of stainless steel and IP66 washdown rated to meet demanding sanitation requirements. Conveyor is suited for processors of dairy, snacks, meat, poultry, seafood, bakery, and prepared foods. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Immersion Spiral Freezer processes more than 20,000 lb/hr.

March 2, 2015

Utilizing 2 cryogenic technologies, Immersion Spiral Freezer is suited for processors of meat, poultry, and seafood. Hygienically designed unit applies instant crust freeze with liquid nitrogen at -320°F in first stage to maximize yield and protect surface integrity. Cold gases from first stage travel into spiral stage which can freeze with consistency and efficiency in limited floor space. Spiral stage ranges from compact to high-production 20 x 20 ft models. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Tamper-Evident Packaging keeps cakes and pies safe and fresh.

February 24, 2015

Available in 2-piece and hinged varieties for food packaging industry, Simply Secure clear plastic pie and cake containers have built-in freshness seal and tabs that snap into place. Perforated tabs must be torn off to open package, facilitating identification of previously opened container. While pie containers hold 8 in. dia pies with varying dome heights to accommodate fruit, cream, and meringue types, cake containers fit 7 in. cakes and come in single- and double-layer height options.
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Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Mason Jars come in purple color.

February 24, 2015

Part of Ball's Heritage Collection, Limited Edition Mason Jars are purple in color and available in regular mouth pint size and wide mouth quart size. Glass jars are packaged as set of 6, with bands and lids. Suitable for home canning or as collector's item, jars have Ball logo embossed on front with 100-year anniversary dates embossed on back. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mobile Digital Sorting System grades dates by size.

February 23, 2015

Designed to eliminate manual sorting, 2-stage DateSort™ combines mechanical pre-cleaning to remove foreign material with optical sorting to grade dates by size. Entry-level, gravity-fed, stainless steel machine handles 3.3–4.4 tons per hour. Simplicity of mechanics and water cooling enable DateSort to withstand extreme dust and heat up to 122°F. Color touchscreen features GUI where sort parameters can be created, adjusted, or retrieved from memory. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Jars and Lids suit small batch canning, storage applications.

February 16, 2015

Packed 6 per case in box with dividers, Orchard Road jars come in quart (32 oz) regular mouth and wide mouth, pint (16 oz) regular mouth and wide mouth, and 8 oz regular mouth jelly jar versions. Orchard Road logo is embossed only on one side to facilitate labeling and customization. Lids, which also allow extra room for labeling, and bands are available separately. Products are suited for storage and small batch canners.
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Material Handling & Storage, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Eye Opener eases use of eye droppers.

February 12, 2015

Suited for daily use, DropAid has circular aperture which fits perfectly onto eye drop bottle top and helps to open it with very little effort or pressure. When application aid is placed vertically on bottle neck with crescent part clipped onto open bottle, it can be rested firmly on side of eye so that correct number of drops can be given. DropAid is especially suitable for senior patients and children and is designed to fit System A Dropper Bottles for ophthalmic applications. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, HVAC, Safety & Security Equipment

Kitchen Hood suppresses stove top fires.

February 6, 2015

Used over standard 30 or 36 in. residential range, GRRS Fire Ready Hood incorporates UL300A Listed self-contained, commercial-style automatic fire suppression system. Exhaust fan can be operated manually with face-mounted dial or automatically based on hood temperature which is monitored by onboard controller. If temperatures continue to rise beyond rating of system’s fusible link, Amerex 660 agent will be released through 4 nozzles directed at appliance and 1 nozzle into exhaust duct. Read More