Press Release Summary:
Fully automated, self-contained Ingredient Masters System can be customized to application and features internet-based programming, monitoring, and diagnostics capabilities. Via Allen-Bradley PLC, users can input up to 100 recurring process recipes and perform various QC functions. JIT-compatible system can use 3 or more FDA-USDA polyethylene dispensers, each with capacities between 3.5 and 100 ftÂ³. Weighing accuracy is +.02 lb per ingredient on 1,000 lb recipe.
Original Press Release:
Internet-Based System Combines Flexibility, Precision for Dry Ingredient Batching
Cincinnati, OH February 16, 2007. Ingredient Masters, a manufacturer of precision batching systems for dry ingredients, has introduced a batching system with internet-based programming, monitoring and diagnostics capabilities.
This fully automated, self-contained system is customized to the application. It uses an Allen-Bradley PLC for the input of up to 100 recurring process recipes, and a variety of QC functions. Weighing accuracy is +.02 lb. per ingredient on a 1000-lb. recipe.
Systems use three or more FDA-USDA polyethylene dispensers, each with capacities between 3.5 and 100 cu. ft. The new system is particularly beneficial for applications where space is at a premium. (The footprint for a 5-dispenser system is just 8'X 30'.) In addition to the in-line dispenser configuration, the system can be set up with modular dispensers to accommodate non-recurring recipes.
The Ingredient Masters System is JIT-compatible system and well-suited to the precision batching of dry product of all types, including abrasive and "high-drag" ingredients. Its integral, high-efficiency dust collection simplifies both air quality management and plant housekeeping.
Ingredient Masters specializes in precision batching equipment for the food and pharmaceutical industries, also chemicals, ceramics, minerals, gypsum and other products. Ingredient Masters, Cincinnati, OH (888) 345-4729 or (513) 231-7432. www.ingredientmasters.com