Gearboxes are high wear items, transforming power from electric motors (high speed, low torque) to the requirements of the load application (lower speed and higher torque). There is a general assumption in power transmission: “Speed is cheap, torque is expensive.”
With the recent additions of the AKD® PDMM and AKD® BASIC to its servo drive family, Company offers a complete suite of high-performance and scalable motion solutions that enable OEMs to simplify the design, reduce the size and improve the performance on nearly any machine.
The batter applicator and multi-zone fryer system can process more than 35,000 finished lbs/hr (16,000 kg/hr) of batter-coated french fries.
The user-friendly Dpi-AL series is a simple-to-configure meter with alarms. The series offers flexibility in process measurement and alarm applications.
NEMA size 23, 24 and 34 stepper motors with IP65 ratings are designed for operation in severe environmental conditions.
The Super White Washdown Duty motor is designed for humid and moist environments in the food and beverage industry where motors receive sanitary washdowns on a regular basis.
The MAXIEM 1530 JetCutting® Center cost-effectively cuts high-quality parts from most materials, including metal, plastic, ceramic, stone and composites within a 10' 2" x 5' 2" X-Y cutting travel area.
IMPO magazine talked to John Senay, Product Marketing Manager with Atlas Copco Compressors about the latest in energy-efficient compressor technology, NEMA Premium Efficiency requirements and the future of energy efficiency in manufacturing plants.
The Transver SDP product distribution system features a modular depositing pullnose station designed for fully automated format changeovers and simple adjustment to product-specific characteristics.
The Solution® line of severe service bearings now includes Type E bearings. These units have high load capacity and the same dimensional footprint of industry-standard Type E tapered roller bearings.
The Sorvall RC BIOS centrifuge system is designed for high-speed, high-volume batch bioprocessing applications.
In a new web advertisement for restaurant chain Chipotle, the company takes aim at industrial food processing techniques. The ad, which is already garnering critical acclaim, presents a dystopian world in which all food production is controlled by "Crow Foods," while a scarecrow protagonist works to thwart the company.
Company has reduced the length of its latest breading applicator without reducing performance.
Globally, milk production is expected to reach 827 million tons in 2020 —19 percent over 2010 — and dairy product sales are expected to reach $494 billion in 2015. The need for efficiency has been driving that growth, according to a new study.
The DPG8001 series of all stainless steel, general purpose digital pressure gauges features a 5 digit LCD display with large digits.
A number of recent news stories have focused on glass contamination in leading global food processing facilities. Entities such as OSHA and the FDA have strict mandates requiring facilities to provide protective coverings for exposed glass within food processing areas.
The BI-05 Series slotless brushless DC motor is designed for maximum precision and performance.
iglide® PRT slewing rings use self-lubricating, low-friction sliding elements in place of ball bearings.
Over the past several years, the economic recovery has presented a multitude of challenges for businesses across the U.S. These challenges have been significant for those in the food and agribusiness sector. Crop, feed and fuel price volatility has impacted margins and has been difficult to hedge and manage.
The High Velocity Freezer (HVF-Freezer) is an improved freezer concept based on existing impingement freezer technology.
We take a look at new innovations in precision agriculture equipment, which is helping producers optimize yield to feed a growing population. Recent advances have seen equipment with driverless steering and more robust data collection systems.
The Food Manufacturing Brainstorm features industry experts sharing their perspectives on issues critical to the overall food industry marketplace. In this issue, we ask: What safety factors should food manufacturers consider when implementing filtration systems in their facilities?
The Eagle™ Pack 430 system utilizes the advanced dual energy technology 'Material Discrimination X-Ray' (MDX), allowing food manufacturers to detect and remove contaminants in mid-sized, packed products with complex density levels such as pre-packed salads, snack items and frozen vegetables.
MRC® brand HNCR deep groove ball bearings offer corrosion resistance to withstand harsh operating conditions encountered in a variety of food and beverage processing applications.
Attendees at PACK EXPO 2013 can learn firsthand about innovative technologies to improve production processes — such as line integration, cloud computing and mobility on the plant floor — in classroom sessions in Las Vegas, September 23 to 25.