With warmer weather on the horizon, it is important for food manufacturers to put prevention measures in place for warm-weather pests. Food Manufacturing spoke with Patricia Hottel about the steps processors can take to get a head start on spring pest prevention.
The Gauge Marking Label is a simple and cost-effective means for machine operators to quickly identify gauge and inspection parameters and specifications.
Applying color-coded labels simplifies pipe and shut-off valve identification, especially when it needs to be done quickly.
The Model IR400 Point IR Combustible Gas Detector features a three-second T90 response time to the presence of combustible hydrocarbon-based gases, allowing plant operators to respond quickly to gas leaks and avoid potential accidents.
LU™214 Food Grade Low Temperature Lubricant is a multi-service lubricant for extended service under extremely low temperature conditions (as low as -78 ºF).
Manufacturing has reached a state of complexity that threatens many manufacturers’ revenue — to a tune of more than $15 million per year. As the number of markets, channel partners, and locations continues to expand, many companies are watching their sales incentives spin out of control.
For years now, the “green” and “sustainable” trends have transitioned to a standard. From corporate offices to high-rise apartments and clothing manufacturers, most industries have begun to seriously invest in sustainability. The modern consumer is more sustainability-savvy, and brands are beginning to realize that purchasing power is often directed towards businesses that are up to par on remaining socially responsible.
Company has issued a handbook providing advice on the design and application of load cells and weigh modules for tanks, silos, vessels, hoppers and conveyors.
LU™205 Food Grade Chain Lubricant is a blend of renewable resource oils that is treated with antioxidants, extreme pressure, anti-wear and corrosion protecting additives.
The Vortab Insertion Panel (VIP) flow conditioner completely neutralizes flow profile irregularities caused by elbows, valves, blowers, compressors and other flow disturbances that commonly occur in piping and duct runs and cause flow meter inaccuracies.
D4SL-N Safety Interlock Switches are available with four-, five- or six-contacts to satisfy varied application needs.
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.
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.
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
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.
Chem Prolok™ is a thermoplastic double wall piping system that meets EPA requirements for underground chemical transfer.
Torq-Tender™ overload safety couplings are available in special models designed for washdown applications.
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.