Archive for the ‘Food Beverage’ Category

Gea launches its new Hilge Hygia hygienic pump range

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 von admin

11_2016-11-08_gea-hilge-hygiaThe new Gea Hilge Hygia hygienic pump range made its first public appearance at the trade fair BrauBeviale 2016 in Nuremberg (Germany). It combines the characteristics of the single-stage centrifugal pumps Hilge Euro-Hygia and Hilge F&B-Hygia in one product line, and will open advantages for pump users in maintenance, service, and spare parts stocking.

The new Gea Hilge Hygia range is part of the Gea Varipump line. The pumps are suitable for a wide range of operating points and tailored to the customer’s individual requirements. They stand out for their excellent surface finish and the complete absence of pores in the product contact area. Thus, they meet the high hygiene standards of the beverage, food and pharmaceutical industries.

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Pentair launches latest generation hygienic centrifugal pump

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 von admin

pentair-sp-hygienische-kreiselpumpeDesigned for continuous operation on thin liquids with a viscosity up to 500 mPa s, the new generation pumps are suitable for process and CIP/SIP applications. They offer a very gentle and steady product treatment, which makes them an ideal solution also for sensitive product applications like milk and cream products or yeast. The pumps can handle flow rates up to 160 m³/h and pump heads up to 75 mWc.

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Quattroflow: Hygienic pump for accurate flow and wide flow range

Friday, September 16th, 2016 von admin

quattrotecThe target application for this positive displacement quaternary diaphragm pump series is the continuous dosing of high-value additives in the food and beverage and personal care industries (e.g. to add concentrates to a fluid stream for soft drinks) as well as for in-line dilution. These ‘QuattroTec’ called pumps can provide a consistent flow that results in a constant and continuous dosing of ingredients in hygienic processes.

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KSB at BrauBeviale 2016 in Nuremberg

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 von admin

At this year’s BrauBeviale trade fair KSB is going to showcase the youngest generation of its hygienic Vitachrom single-stage close-coupled pump. It now features both the standard connection and, as an option, an 8-mm flexible tube connection for liquid supply to the mechanical seal. With its electropolished stainless steel surfaces and almost complete lack of dead volume the pump is very easy to clean by CIP/SIP. The type series is EHEDG-certified and all materials used comply with FDA and EN 1935/2004 standards. An Atex-compliant version is available.

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Packo: Pumps for inline dispersing, mixing and homogenizing

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 von admin

shear mixing illustratie (2)The shear pumps series SFP2 and SFP3 have an innovative stator (patent pending) providing an efficiency improvement between 70 and 100 % compared to current technologies available. Moreover, one single system is sufficient for the in-line mixing, dispersing and homogenizing, as well as for pumping the final product.

Typical applications are among other things the mixing of two liquids having a large different specific gravity and/or viscosity as well as dispersing of solids in liquids.

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Fristam adds double-screw technology to its pump portfolio

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 von admin

FDS_mit_FoerderschraubenThe pump casing of Fristam FDS pumps comes in three parts, consisting of an intermediate flange, the screw casing and the pump cover. This enables individual adaptation of the connections to any conceivable production system requirement. Thanks to central positioning of the gearwheels inside the bearing support area, the entire pump comes in a very compact design. Moreover, its massive shaft has reinforcements in the area of critical diameters to ensure maximum rigidity. Further stability is achieved through a combination of particular large bearings and an increased bearing distance. The result is smooth running with minimal wear.

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Wilden: Pure-Fuse diaphragms for hygienic applications

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 von admin

Wilden_Pure-Fuse-DiaphragmPure-Fuse diaphragm technology incorporates a one-piece design that eliminates product-trap areas between the outer piston and diaphragm that can harbor bacteria, a critical consideration for hygienic applications. This patented design also provides an unbroken fluid-contact surface for CIP capability and reduced contamination risks. Pure-Fuse combines food-grade plastics and elastomers with a stainless-steel core using no adhesives or nylon fabric that can contaminate process fluids in the event of a breech. In addition, by eliminating the outer piston Pure-Fuse diaphragms experience reduced abrasion, which results in longer diaphragm life.

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Almatec: AODD Pumps receive 1935/2004/EC certification

Monday, February 22nd, 2016 von admin

Almatec, manufacturer of sanitary air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps, is pleased to announce that its plastic and metal AODD pumps are now 1935/2004/EC-compliant.

1935/2004/EC is the common name for European Commission Regulation No. 1935/2004, which is the European safety standard for materials that come into contact with food during the production process. With this certification, Almatec AODD pumps are now available for use in a wide variety of sanitary and hygienic applications that involve food contact.

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Packo: Reduced production losses thanks to damage free product handling

Monday, January 25th, 2016 von admin

VPCP-doorsnedeThe full geometry of both the impeller and the pump casing was studied via CFD and redesigned with a view to the largest possible free passage and minimal product damage in the widest possible working area. The result of months of CFD study and several practice tests is a range of four pump types with a significantly larger pump casing but with the same mounting dimensions as the VDKM pumps (except for type 150-400).

The principle remains a complete stainless steel pump, like the Packo standard dictates. Cleanability, corrosion resistance and more strict hygiene requirements, after all, are gaining importance.

The pump will be on show at Fruitlogistica, Berlin 3. – 5. January 2016 7.1b/A-02

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Alfa Laval: New hygienic self-priming pump with improved energy efficiency

Friday, November 13th, 2015 von admin

Alfa_Laval_LKH_Prime_Pump_Press_releaseThe superior efficiency of the LKH Prime results in reduced energy consumption. This delivers low cost of owner-ship. Designed for CIP duties containing entrained air, it can also pump product, potentially reducing the capital investment when designing process systems.

Quiet in operation, the LKH Prime is engineered to meet the most stringent standards and hygienic requirements of the food, dairy, beverage, and home & personal care industries. The pump is also going to be available as an UltraPure model, meeting the needs of pharmaceutical customers.

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