Need a Manufacturer’s 3-A Certificate?

Need a Manufacturer’s 3-A Certificate?

Sep 14, 2011

Do you need a manufacturer's 3-A certificate for equipment installed at your facility? The 3-A Sanitary Standards website is your portal for finding...

FA&M Conference and Expo

FA&M Conference and Expo

Mar 1, 2011

I will be attending this event and thought I would pass along the info. Food Engineering’s Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo (FAM) is a 2 ½ day event that brings food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and...

How to Choose the Right Pump

How to Choose the Right Pump

Oct 12, 2010

Looking for a pump? The right pump for you is out there, but it’s not always easy to know where to begin in the selection process. Here are some guidelines to help get your search moving in the right direction. The liquid you are pumping can sometimes lean us toward a particular type of pump: If your product is thick, think Positive Displacement. Products...

When will I benefit from piping with AL-6XN material?

When will I benefit from piping with AL-6XN material?

Sep 22, 2010

1. When the product is corrosive to the piping system. Products containing chlorides and other salts can attack the tubing and fittings used to transport the products throughout a plant. Systems fabricated from 304 or 316 stainless steel can become leaky after prolonged contact with salty food and beverages, e.g. sports drinks and soy sauces. If the product is...

How to Maximize Product Yields and Minimize CIP Costs

How to Maximize Product Yields and Minimize CIP Costs

Aug 30, 2010

There are two goals that every processor shares: 1. Maximizing product yields 2. Minimizing CIP costs A product recovery system (PRS) is an efficient and economical way to realize both of these goals. A product recovery system cleans the lines of residual product left behind after your food, dairy, beverage, or pharmaceutical processing. Just one cycle of the PRS (also called pigging) can remove virtually all of the valuable product from the process line, leaving behind only a thin layer of product film for CIP cleaning.