New mobile technology allows a cake mix supplier to video conference with an equipment manufacturer while standing in front of the inoperable equipment. By using a small tablet device, equipped with a camera and linked directly to software in the filling machine, the plant operator can show the service team the exact problem while monitoring operational data.
Beaverton Foods, Inc. is currently the largest processor of specialty mustards in the country and operates out of a 70,000-square-foot food processing facility in Hillsboro, Ore., shipping about 30 million units per year. But its beginnings were much more humble.
Each month, Food Manufacturing highlights products in a featured category. This month, we are spotlighting prepared meals and process monitoring equipment.
DS1 current sensors feature a compact and non-adjustable one-piece design to deliver reliable detection of very low DC current levels in a wide range of applications.f
Company's "Micro" Series lead screw assemblies are 2 mm (5/64") diameter screws with available standard leads ranging from 0.3 mm (0.012") to 2 mm (0.079") per revolution and in a variety of nut configurations manufactured using self-lubricating acetal.
The days of traditional pest management strategies — which may have included an over-reliance on pesticides and reactive pest treatments — are long gone. In their place is a proactive approach to pest management that uses chemical treatments only as a last resort.
Torq-Tender™ overload safety couplings are available in special models designed for washdown applications.
Chem Prolok™ is a thermoplastic double wall piping system that meets EPA requirements for underground chemical transfer.
The MDE-2000 Marksman™ II is an ultrasonic diagnostic tool that converts and amplifies inaudible ultrasonic sound into audible "natural" sound.
GlidePack® air filter housings ensure high indoor air quality and provide leak-free (less than 0.5% guaranteed) filter integrity.
GEA Bock piston compressors allow Company to offer piston and screw compressors from five to 6,100 CFM using various refrigerants including R-134a, R-404a, CO2, NH3 and others.
The SGV Vortex Pump Head for SUMP-GARD® vertical thermoplastic pumps handles fluids and slurries containing stringy materials or solids to 2" (51 mm) in diameter.
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The double C-face coupler brake mounts on the drive end of a standard C-face motor, replacing the commonly used motor brakes mounted on the back of a special motor designed with a mounting flange and extended shaft on the fan end of the motor.
A Maryland farmer who raises chickens for poultry giant Perdue Farms did not discharge pollution into a nearby river, a federal judge ruled Thursday in a case that had been closely watched by environmentalists and the poultry industry. U.S. District Judge William Nickerson sided with Alan Hudson in a 50-page ruling, saying a New York-based environmental group that sued the farmer and Perdue for pollution had failed to prove its case.
The Flowline® EchoPod® and EchoSonic® II lines of ultrasonic liquid level sensors and transmitters are constructed with PVDF transducers and NEMA Type-6P polycarbonate enclosures.
Company produces tightening discs, gripper rubbers, quills, quill discs and other contact parts to fit virtually any brand of capping and lidding equipment.
The WAL-JH-2XWP400 Rail Mount LED Work Light is designed to allow fast temporary mounting to ladders, scaffolding and railings.
The C RS T cable entry seal has been approved for IP69K, demonstrating its ability to protect equipment during industrial high pressure cleaning with very hot water.
The DT-3000V2 downdraft table is designed to provide high-efficiency, source-point collection and filtration of powder, dust, fumes, smoke and other contaminants produced during industrial processing and production operations.
The new line of cast iron rotary airlock valves is designed to provide primary process optimization benefits typically associated with high-end, specialty-application valve designs.
Eaton Corporation announced tips aimed at helping facility owners and contractors identify counterfeit electrical products. The tips can help customers as they take inventory of their current stock and prepare for purchasing in the New Year.
The OS-VIR50 series of digital infrared video thermometers features a dual laser that indicates ideal measuring distance where the 2 laser points converge to a 25.4 mm (1”) target spot, color LED bargraph for viewing trends, a fast 150 millisecond response time, a type K thermocouple input and trigger lock function for continuous readings.
The CP series of Medium Pressure Check Valves is factory-set at one fixed cracking pressure while the CPA series allows for adjustment of the cracking pressure in the field.