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Food Processing & Preparation -> Food and Beverage Processing Machinery


Food and Beverage Processing Machinery




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Optical Sorter facilitates seed corn processing.

Optical Sorter facilitates seed corn processing.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Dec 02, 2010 Located downstream of husker, Veo(TM) uses vision module with LED light source and cameras to inspect up to 2,400 ears of corn/min and automatically removes ears with remaining husk. Sorter receives ears that are randomly discharged from husker, then collects, redistributes, and aligns ears into uniform flow with orientation and lateral spacing needed for automated inspection. Equipped with color touchscreen control panel and GUI, system provides real-time, on-demand diagnostics.

Flexible Screw Conveyor  handles sluggish ingredients.

Flexible Screw Conveyor handles sluggish ingredients.

Hapman Conveyors    Kalamazoo, MI 49003
Aug 18, 2010 Featuring stainless steel construction with 150 grit sanitary finish, Helix(TM) Hi/Lo Conveyor ensures food safety when processing sluggish powder and bulk solid ingredients. Unit conveys to heights of 12 ft at rates up to 25 cfm. With steep, conical shape, optional mass-flow hopper encourages discharge of non-free flowing ingredients without separate in-hopper agitation. Support framing is angled at 45° to discourage ingredients and washwater from settling on conveyor.

Rotary Knife Cutter delivers tight control of end product size.

Rotary Knife Cutter delivers tight control of end product size.

Munson Machinery Co., Inc.    Utica, NY 13503
Jun 17, 2010 Available in carbon steel or all-stainless construction, Rotary Knife Cutter features machined, one-piece rotor assembly containing 5 adjustable rotating knives that cut against 4 reversible screen-mounted stationary knives. It rotates at 550 rpm, propelling on-size particles through perforated screens having apertures from 1/16 to ¾ in. Suited for cutting corn, grains, spices, and related food products, unit has hinged doors on both sides for quick cleaning and inspection.

Daul Speed Sanitary Mixer features 100 gal capacity.

Daul Speed Sanitary Mixer features 100 gal capacity.

Ross, Charles, & Son Co.    Hauppauge, NY 11788 0615
May 06, 2010 Combining low-speed planetary stirrer with high-speed disperser, Model PD-100 Sanitary PowerMix is used for development of viscous pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food products requiring combination of slow and high-speed agitation. High-speed blade provides internal shearing action, while planetary stirrer continually moves material into high-speed blade. Action of planetary blade also removes material from tank wall, ensuring good heat transfer during mixing process.

Flavor Control Software regulates product feed rates.

TNA Australia Pty Ltd    NSW 2127  Australia
Dec 01, 2009 Designed for snack food industry, intelli-flav® v2 flavoring system is intended for use with roflo® 3 gateless and fully reversible transfer and distribution conveyors. Program measures flavor rates and product flow to monitor and self-regulate correct feed-rates. When product flow rate changes, it issues corresponding change in flavor rate, ensuring delivery of correct ratio of flavor to product. Settings are retained as recipe on touchscreen to simplify operation.

Centrifugal Dryer removes moisture from fresh-cut produce.

Centrifugal Dryer removes moisture from fresh-cut produce.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Nov 17, 2009 Able to handle up to 600 lb/hr, Compact Dryer features Allen-Bradley controls and fully adjustable spin speed and cycle time. Isolator support frame allows dryer to be free standing and moved from one location to another. Featuring 23 x 38 in. footprint, dryer can be lifted via forklift or pallet jack as well as manually. To discourage bacteria growth, stainless steel NEMA 4X/IP64 unit has self-draining control box area and minimal horizontal and recessed areas that can trap product.

Mid-Volume Sorter handles up to 15 metric tons/hr.

Mid-Volume Sorter handles up to 15 metric tons/hr.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Oct 01, 2009 Featuring 1,520 mm wide scan area and up to 7 cameras and 2 lasers, Manta 1600 is suited for vegetable and fruit production lines. Using color and/or Vis/IR cameras, system recognizes each object's size and shape as well as millions of subtle color differences to remove defects based on user-defined reject standards. System can be equipped with FMAlert(TM) quality monitoring capability, which enables it to capture and save digital image of every object defined as foreign material.

High Shear Mixer eliminates need for inline recirculation.

High Shear Mixer eliminates need for inline recirculation.

Ross, Charles, & Son Co.    Hauppauge, NY 11788 0615
Jul 10, 2009 Combining high flow rates of up to 500 gpm without auxiliary pump, high tip speeds up to 18,000 fpm, and ultra-high shear rates, MegaShear Inline high shear mixer disintegrates large particles and droplets in single pass. It operates with one pass through rotor/stator and produces uniform particle/droplet size distribution. Applications include fine emulsions and dispersions, pharmaceuticals, and catalyzed chemical reactions.

Sorter offers automated inspection of frozen potato products.

Sorter offers automated inspection of frozen potato products.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Jun 29, 2009 Manta® uses Vis/IR cameras, Raptor laser technology, and LED lighting to recognize object size, shape, and color differences to detect foreign material. Locating Manta at end of processing line helps assure quality of final product; it can tally specific product characteristics and trigger alarm or process adjustment if out-of-tolerance conditions are detected. Featuring 2 m wide scan area, Manta handles up to 50,700 lb of frozen potato strips per hour, based on 7 mm wide cuts.

Conveyor provides automation for food industry applications.

Dorner Mfg. Corp.    Hartland, WI 53029 0020
Jun 15, 2009 Capable of sustaining speeds of 260 fpm, AquaGard(TM) SS modular conveyor includes 1 in. nosebar tails for small part transfers; powered transfer for consistent speeds; and roller transfer plate which provides smooth product transitions with minimal added length. Bracket design allows various controls to be added without drilling, while belts, supported by UHMW wear strips, are available in 4-36 in. widths and 3-83 ft lengths. All parts are FDA-approved and meet/exceed BISSC standards.

Portion Classifiers handle poultry products.

Gainco    Gainesville, GA 30507
May 28, 2009 Designed for in-motion sizing and distribution of poultry items, 9 in. AccuSizer(TM) Portion Classifiers handle breast filets, wings, drums, thighs, whole legs, and other smaller food portions weighing less than 2 lb and shorter than 10 in. Units incorporate tubeless frame, IP69K-rated touchscreen interface with graphical displays, and quick-release hopper and chute designs. Operators can size up to 180 portions/min, with tolerance of +1.0 g at one standard deviation.

Automatic Crepe Machine makes 180-360 crepes/hr.

Automatic Crepe Machine makes 180-360 crepes/hr.

GYRDIS    Cergy Pontoise Cedex   France
May 27, 2009 With GXL, cooks can make crepes with varying thickness and doneness, using all kinds of mixes including wheat and buckwheat flours, and flours free of preservatives, artificial colors and GMOs. User can select from 14 in. dia, one crepe at a time, or 8 in. dia, 2 crepes at a time options. GXL features digital heat control, electronic timer, 4 L batter container, cast-iron rotor to reproduce traditional crepe-cooking method, and can stack 35 to 40 crepes without any handling.

Optical Sorting System is designed for whole potatoes.

Optical Sorting System is designed for whole potatoes.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Apr 27, 2009 Gently handling product to avoid damage, Optyx® WPS achieves 3-way sort via air ejectors that remove foreign material, and deflector system that separates potatoes for rework from good potatoes. Color line scan cameras, combined with Raptor laser technology, lets system sort peeled and peel-on product. Differentiations that can be made to remove potatoes needing re-work include presence of peel, scab, or gross defects as well as user-defined standards for length, width, or shape.

Recaser can run variety of pack-patterns.

Recaser can run variety of pack-patterns.

Thiele Technologies    Minneapolis, MN 55418
Apr 22, 2009 Featuring stainless steel wash-down construction, PLC controls with optional touch-screen, and quick changeover heads, PakTek recaser automatically removes various products from plastic dairy case and re-cases them into corrugated container, eliminating need to add second line. It can be integrated with Thiele case erector and case sealer to function as automated packaging solution.

Pasta Dough Mixer features adjustable/replaceable paddles.

Pasta Dough Mixer features adjustable/replaceable paddles.

Lowe Industries, Inc.    Marion, IA 52302
Feb 11, 2009 Suited for both dry and fresh pasta dough applications, pasta dough mixer utilizes agitator design that provides shorter mix times, increased production reliability and faster dough development with reduction in energy consumption. Mixer is designed for small batch sizes, suited for specialty pasta manufacturing operations and restaurants.

Jet Mixer suits sanitary in-tank agitation applications.

Jet Mixer suits sanitary in-tank agitation applications.

Quadro Engineering Corp.    Waterloo N2V1A1  Canada
Jan 08, 2009 Capable of producing strong axial flow patterns and uniform liquid velocity throughout mixing vessel, Ytron® C-Type Jet Mixer complies with 3-A Sanitary Standards. Side entry tank/silo mixer offers CIP operation with line-of-sight access to all product contact areas and motor flange adapter, enabling quick sight checks for leak detection and seal maintenance. It is available in 2 models ranging from 7.5-20 hp depending on desired capacity/batch size, up to maximum of 80,000 gal.

Size Reduction Machine is designed for food applications.

Size Reduction Machine is designed for food applications.

Modern Process Equipment, Inc.    Chicago, IL 60623
Dec 31, 2008 Chunk and Bit Gran-U-Lizer(TM) is designed with roll corrugations that reduce granola, cookies, biscuits, and other dry products - in one pass and with minimal production of fines (dust) - to ideal size for inclusion in ice cream, yogurt, and other mix products. Designed for high-change-over operations, roller-style solution can be disassembled, cleaned, and reassembled in less than 10 min. Typical capacities range from 200-4,000 lb/hr, depending on grind size setting.

Drying System converts moist solids into dry granules.

Drying System converts moist solids into dry granules.

Kason Corp.    Millburn, NJ 07041
Dec 02, 2008 Consisting of centrifugal screener, spheroidizer, circular fluid bed dryer, and vibratory screener, Granulizing-Drying System converts non-flowing moist solids discharged from cartridge and vacuum filters, filter presses, and mixers into uniform, compact, dry, de-dusted, free-flowing granules. System is available to 3A, FDA, USDA, and BISSC standards, as individual components or complete system tailored to granulizing applications in chemical, food, and pharmaceutical industries.

Sorting Systems reject defective kettle potato chips.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Dec 02, 2008 Optyx® sorters enable kettle-style potato chip manufacturers to automate inspection process for improved product quality and food safety. Using camera and lighting configuration to sense opacity as well as subtle color differences, systems identify and remove objectionable clusters of chips stuck together as well as defects and foreign material. Optyx 3000 and 6000 feature 24 and 48 in. scan widths, respectively, to handle up to 2,750 and 5,500 lb of kettle chips per hour.

Auto Dryer removes moisture from fresh-cut produce.

Auto Dryer removes moisture from fresh-cut produce.

Key Technology, Inc.    Walla Walla, WA 99362
Nov 28, 2008 Available in 1-, 2-, and 4-drum configurations, Auto Dryer features 38.6 in. dia drum and offers fully automated, uninterrupted drum loading/unloading. System loads constant, even flow of product into drum via spiral layering method, minimizing product damage and enabling even drying. When drying lightweight products such as arugula and spinach, system handles 1,200-2,500 lb/hr per drum. Capacity increases to 4,000 lb/hr per drum when handling heavier products such as iceberg lettuce.




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