Food Processing & Preparation

Test & Measuring Instruments, Food Processing & Preparation

Oxygen Permeation Analyzer targets high-barrier applications.

November 19, 2015

Engineered to measure oxygen transmission rates for high-barrier materials and packages, OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 L is suited for food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and resin producers who want to push shelf life envelope. Barrier films can be accurately measured down to 0.005 cc/(m2 • day). Automation features include RH, temperature, pressure, flow, and testing. When testing film with unknown characteristics, auto test feature determines optimal parameters and conducts test to completion. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Reclosable Bags target foodservice professionals.

November 9, 2015

Featuring dual zippers with blue and green color seals that make clicking sound as they are being closed, Get Reddi® Double Zipper Reclosable Food Storage Bags ensure locked-in freshness. Each bag is printed with size of bag and white write-on block for date and contents. Line includes Regular Sandwich, Quart, Gallon, and Two Gallon storage bags as well as Quart, Gallon and Two Gallon Freezer storage bags. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Food/Beverage Hoses minimize entrapment, blockage concerns.

November 3, 2015

Constructed with high-purity, white, chlorobutyl rubber liner, beer and wine beverage grade Butyl Hose has green EPDM rubber outer cover and -40 to +240°F rating and comes in 1 ½, 2, and 3 in. ID sizes. Food and beverage grade Nitrile Hose, exhibiting increased flexibility, has abrasion-resistant gray nitrile rubber cover, comes in 6 sizes up to 4 in. ID, and is made with high-purity, white, nitrile rubber liner. Both hoses contain steel wire helix reinforcement and multiple plies of polyester.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Food Processing & Preparation

High-Yield Blades suit beef and pork processing.

October 16, 2015

Depending upon usage and application, Beef and Pork Processing Blades are produced in high carbon and stainless steel. Circular and straight/reciprocating blades include brisket, breaking, ribbing, scribing, tail bone, chitterling, dehiders, and carcass cutters. Many circular blades for carcass cutting or breaking are designed with set teeth, offset from plane of blade, alternating left and right. This allows for aggressive cut through tough and thicker areas with minimized clogging. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Multi-Purpose Solid Sanitizer features no-rinse formula.

October 9, 2015

Effective at combating bacteria such as staphylococcus aureus, E-coli, and listeria monocytogenes, Sentinel Sanitizer is suited for use in food handling areas, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, hotels, and office buildings. Product is freeze/thaw stable and is dispensed by being dissolved in water at time of use. When used at 1 oz of solid sanitizer per 16 gallons of warm water, one 3 lb capsule makes up to 1,000 gallons of sanitizing solution. Read More

Lubricants, Food Processing & Preparation

Synthetic Grease protects food processing equipment.

October 8, 2015

NSF H1-registered for incidental food contact, H1 Quincal™ Syn FG Grease (4070-4072) comes in NLGI grades 0, 1, and 2 and is certified Kosher Pareve. Synthetic base fluid consists of calcium sulfonate complex thickener, which provides rust/corrosion prevention capabilities, and Quinplex impact-resistant additive. Formula promotes dropping point, pressure characteristics, and mechanical stability. Areas of use include blenders, cookers, filling/canning machines, and packaging equipment.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Services

Digital Sorting Systems detect foreign materials.

September 25, 2015

Available in 700–2,100 mm wide belt-fed models and 700–1,400 mm wide chute-fed models, VERYX™ Series utilizes high resolution cameras and laser scanners for full object surface coverage and multi-sensor data fusion. Systems achieve optimal levels of detection and discrimination of foreign material and product defects. Advanced auto-learn, self-adjusting capabilities, and recipe-driven operation offer intuitive user experience. Each sorter is configured around requirements of customer. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Form-Fill-Seal Machines package liquids in sachets.

September 9, 2015

Utilizing servo motion control, Inever MVC Series Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Machines quickly and accurately package sachets of salad dressings and other pasty liquids. Combination of continuous film motion with intermittent sealing process achieves production rate up to 1,000 sachets/min. Machines use films up to 100 microns thick, providing optimal print surface. Available with 31.5 and 47 in. film reels, MVC Series is capable of up to 120 strokes per minute per lane. Read More

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