Archive for the ‘Food Beverage’ Category

Hygienic high-pressure pumps for dairies

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 von admin

Gea presented its first high-pressure pump for membrane filtrations such as reverse osmosis and nanofiltration in dairies at Anuga FoodTec 2018. The Hilge Hygia H is designed for system pressures up to 64 bar with outstanding cleanability characteristics and a modular motor connection.

The new high-pressure pump is based on the Hygia premium range of hygienic pumps, which has been proven for decades and is suitable for a large number of viscous fluids and applications as a result of its high surface quality and adaptability. It is designed to pump fluids as well as homogeneous media containing air or gas and withstands a system pressure of 64 bar. “40 bar is standard in the dairy industry”, says Martin Zickler, product manager for hygienic pumps at Gea.

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Twin screw pumps for food applications

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 von admin

Hyghspin twin screw pumps have a compact design and many versatile and flexible uses. The design of these pumps do follow hygienic design criteria. Their block construction saves space and always ensures a correctly aligned coupling.

Mobile units including frequency converter and service switch are another feature of this pump range. These units stand out, among other things, on account of their self-priming qualities and ease of service. Safe-to-run dry seals, for example, require no flushing.

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Pumping sparkling wine without foaming

Friday, March 16th, 2018 von admin

CO2 increases the tendency of the beverage to foam, which impairs the quality of the goods. An Italian winery has therefore been using a particularly low-pulsation, hygienically safe rotary lobe pump of German manufacturer Netzsch.

This T.Sano pump guarantees not only the desired pressure over the entire pumping distance – and thus the quality of the wine – but also reliably prevents the un-wanted development of foam. In this way, more precise dosing and better barrel emptying is achieved.

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Ready-wired metering systems for food and beverage

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 von admin

ProMinent is presenting ready-wired metering systems Dulcodos F&B at Anuga FoodTec 2018. These metering systems have been specifically developed for the food and beverage sector and are used to meter

  • cleaning agents,
  • disinfectants and
  • additives, as well as
  • additives and auxiliary agents

with ultimate precision. They correspond to the fields of application of Directive (EC) No. 1935/2004.

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Barrel pump for food, pharmaceutical and cometics industry

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 von admin

This new YouTube video shows the new hygienic pump Lutz B70V SanitaryPlus and its options in assembly/disassembly and cleaning

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PSG at Anuga FoodTec 2018, Cologne

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 von admin

PSG has been providing pumps for the food and beverage industry for over two decades. The PSG brands that serve this market meet the strict requirements for hygienic transfer with certifications like 3A, FDA, EC 1935/2004 and EHEDG, providing solutions that safely transfer high value fluids. The exhibition motto at this year’s show is “Resource Efficiency,” which refers to utilizing resources in a sustainable and optimized way to minimize impacts on the environment, or in other words, to deliver greater value with less input. Specifically, the PSG brands that will be on display at this year’s show include:

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Hygienic rotary lobe pump with smooth housing

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 von admin

The smooth design of the rotary lobe T.Sano series means a completely smooth housing which attracts barely any dirt or dust. This design has been specially developed for the hygiene and food industry, because not only the materials and the cleanability of the pump chamber are subject to strict requirements in the food industry, the outer contours are also taken into account. Ideally, the design of the pump housing must have no rough edges or dead spaces to make sure that no contamination can set.

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What To Consider When Selecting a Filter-Press Pump

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 von admin

Fig. 1 A typical chamber filter press being fed by a Almatec high-pressure air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump

Technical paper by Peter Schüten:

High-Pressure Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps Deliver The Operational Advantages Necessary For Optimized Operation Of Chamber Filter Presses.

In many industrial processes that feature the handling of liquids, the substances that are being transferred may occur in an aqueous or “muddy” state, with the liquid portion needing to be removed. This liquid-removal stage may take place during the production process – for example, in the filtration of edible oils or yeast solutions – but it more frequently occurs at the end of a process like wastewater treatment when the waste sludge that has formed must be withdrawn. Since the disposal of such sludges is calculated based on weight and volume, their thickening and drying is particularly lucrative for the processor. During the thickening and drying process, the sludges are treated using chemicals and/or physical processes so that the waste sludge forms into flake-like solids. After adjusting the pH level to neutral or alkaline via the use of milk of lime, the subsequent dewatering process separates the water for disposal, with the remaining volume of sludge significantly reduced.

The simplest technology for this process involves collection and thickening of the sludge through the use of gravity. However, it is significantly more effective to use technical drying methods via processes such as centrifuges and evaporators, or more commonly, chamber filter presses (Fig. 1).

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State-Of-The-Art Winery Embraces Innovative Technology

Thursday, January 25th, 2018 von admin

Technical paper by: Vincent Lejeau

Bailly Lapierre is one of the leading producers of Crémant de Bourgogne, a white or rose sparkling wine made predominantly from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. As is the case with many European wineries and vineyards, Bailly Lapierre exudes history and tradition. Not only can the company’s origins be traced back to the late Roman Empire when vineyards first began to flourish in the region, but its day-to-day operations are situated 50 meters (165 feet) underground in an ancient quarry that supplied the stone for some of the greatest works in France’s architectural heritage: the Pantheon, Notre-Dame de Paris and Chartres Cathedral. And if this wasn’t enough history, the location was also used as a German airplane hangar during World War II and as a mushroom-cultivation center until 1970.

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KSB at Anuga FoodTec 2018 in Cologne

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 von admin

In the limelight at the KSB Anuga FoodTec trade fair stand is, among others, the newly developed concept of a maintenance workstation for hygienic food pumps only. The so-called LSA (Life Sciences Applications) hygiene workstation is equipped with stainless steel surfaces, work benches that are easy to clean, and tools and clothing for use in this workstation only. Also, all lubricants supplied are FDA-approved. At the KSB stand in Cologne, such a workstation will be demonstrated by a service engineer performing maintenance work on a hygienic pump live at regular intervals.

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