Archive for the ‘Food Beverage’ Category

KSB at BrauBeviale 2018 in Nuremberg

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 von admin

Vitachrom with SuPremE motor, PumpDrive and PumpMeter

KSB Group will be showcasing its comprehensive range of pumps and valves for sterile/hygienic applications and support processes at Brau Beviale 2018 in Nuremberg from 13 to 15 November 2018.

Naturally, the focal point of KSB’s presentation will be the five hygienic food pump type series Vitachrom, Vitacast, Vitalobe, Vitaprime and Vitastage. Because of the large number of design variants the pumps are offered in, they are ideally suited for almost any pumping task in the fields of liquid or viscous food transport. The pumps’ excellent cleaning and steaming in place (CIP/SIP) capabilities are promoted by the almost complete lack of dead volume, the electropolished wetted components and the use of high-grade stainless steels. All pumps belonging to the Vita series have been awarded the certificates common to the industry, such as EHEDG, and their elastomer components conform to FDA standards.

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Compressed air motors for drum pumps

Monday, September 10th, 2018 von admin

Energy efficiency and reducing the operating costs is important as well for user of drum pumps. With the development of the new MDx compressed air motors, Lutz has taken account of this requirement.

With the oil-free, 1000 watts air motor you can achieve the same delivery capacity with 20 % less connection pressure and 4 % less air consumption comparable to other products. The motors have a good start-up behaviour also with low pressure.

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Rotary lobe pump combined with macerator enables collagen production

Saturday, August 11th, 2018 von admin

Fish is not just one of the staple foods in all the world’s coastal regions, its high-quality constituents – from omega 3 fatty acids to iodine – mean it is also becoming a significant component of a healthy diet worldwide. On the other hand, most of the residues are disposed of or processed into cheap animal feed, although the skins do for instance contain valuable proteins. In addition to fillet production, Vinh Hoan Corp., one of the largest pangasius exporters in Vietnam, has therefore built up its own production line for collagen powder. The powder is now used in food supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. For this, Netzsch supplied a combination of a high-performance twin shaft macerator and a hygienic full-metal rotary lobe pump.

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New hygienic container pump

Monday, July 30th, 2018 von admin

For the production of cosmetics and pharmaceutical products as well as for the processing of foodstuffs, a special thoroughness and cleanliness must be ensured to consumers. When using hygienic pumps, the operator expects besides a high system availability and low maintenance requirement an absolutely perfect hygienic and easy to clean design.

The B70V SanitaryPlus barrel pump has a one-piece joint-free drive shaft and is consistently without threads in the hydraulic area. Just a few components reduce the assembly and dismantling times for approx. 80 % as well significantly reduce the cleaning effort.

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Centrifugal Pumps in the production of frozen bakery products

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 von admin

Technical paper by Susanne Suttrop

Committed to their slogan – Coppenrath & Wiese – Where else can you get quality like this? –  the company has earned a reputation in the field of frozen desserts that has been solidly anchored in the consciousness of consumers for more than 40 years (Fig. 1). But a slogan alone is not enough to satisfy customers if not simultaneously associated with reliably high quality products. That is why the company insists not only on high quality, fresh ingredients and skilled, talented employees but advanced production processes as well.

With a daily production volume of 3.3 million rolls as well as more than 200,000 various tortes, failure of even one component can lead to significant financial losses. For this reason, the company’s expectations for high-quality production systems are just as high as the expectations of consumers for outstanding products.

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AODD for hygienic processes and sanitary applications

Monday, June 25th, 2018 von admin

Flotronic’s ‘E’ Series pumps are air operated double diaphragm pumps (AODD). These pumps have proved themselves unmatched when tested to exacting performance standards by EHEDG (the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group). The ‘E’ Series offers peace of mind for the food, beverage, dairy and pharmaceutical industries – and any environment or process where avoidance of product contamination is paramount.

The 10” version with 2” connections offers a pump solution ideal for customers with low to mid-range flow rate applications while customers seeking flow rates as high as 500 litres per minute will find the 12” pump with 1½” – 3” ideal.

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Large rotary lobe pump for sensitive products

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 von admin

Gea is expanding its Novalobe Hilge pump range with the large-volume. This rotary lobe pump is specifically designed for pumping and dosing highly viscous media with large particles. This new development meets the hygiene standards of the EHEDG guidelines for

  • aseptic and sterile applications
  • in the pharmaceutical,
  • chemical and
  • food industries.

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Hygienic pump for filtration systems with up to 80 bar

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 von admin

Representing a specific evolution of Fristam FP centrifugal pumps, the FPH range combines all the construction benefits of the standard range, including open impellers and flow-optimised pumping channel, with the suitability for use under high system pressure and with high volumetric flows. What is more, FPH pumps transport media with a viscosity of up to 800 mPa s especially in membrane filtration systems.

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New AODD pumps for food and beverage industry

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 von admin

The new MM Series AODD pump is specifically designed to meet the strict standards, regulations and operational requirements that govern the food and beverage industry. Typical applications include the transfer and filling of beverages, sauces and toppings, dosing of food and beverage ingredients; processing of meat, pastry dough, smoothies, fruit pulp and candies; and the transfer and filling of cosmetics.

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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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