Which Are Better: Mixproof Valves or Transfer Panels?

Which Are Better: Mixproof Valves or Transfer Panels?

Jan 24, 2011

Mixproof Valve technology is advanced enough to completely replace Transfer Panels. Manufacturers tout the fully-automated operation and smaller footprint of mixproofs, but many processors hold firm to the old standby of transfer panels. What’s your take? Have you made the switch, or is there something about Transfer Panels that you can’t give up? I’d love to hear your opinions.

New Website Explains Mixproof Valve Technology

New Website Explains Mixproof Valve Technology

Oct 21, 2010

Mixproof valve technology has truly revolutionized the sanitary flow industries. With a double-seat mixproof design, you’re able to stream two different products or CIP fluid through the same valve at the same time—without any risk of cross-contamination. Mixproofs.com is a new website which answers these questions: How does this technology work? For what...

Pump Cavitation Giving You a Headache?

Pump Cavitation Giving You a Headache?

Jul 20, 2010

If you’ve ever heard what sounds like gravel running through your pump, you’ve probably experienced the problems that come from cavitation. Cavitation, the formation and implosion of bubbles inside the pump head, causes more than just an obnoxious noise.  Those tiny bubbles can result in thousands of dollars in repairs due to pitting on the impeller and...

Is the Value Mixproofs Provide Truly Valuable?

Is the Value Mixproofs Provide Truly Valuable?

Jun 24, 2010

Are there compelling reasons to use mixproof valves, particularly in a dairy?  For everything they offer, mixproof valves are still not applied as often as would seem appropriate.  What are the reasons?  Maybe no one is asking the right question. Maybe the question should be, “Is the value mixproofs provide truly valuable?”  So let’s look at some...