In search of the perfect purge

Weld purge monitor reads from atmospheric level of oxygen (20.94%), down to one part per million (0.0001%)

Good vibrations: Tuning into food metal detection frequencies

Metallic inclusions are the number one contaminant in food products, causing product quality and consumer safety issues. Phil Brown looks at the technologies behind effective metal detection, explains the three key frequency options and why it is essential to select the correct frequency for your food application

Bulk bag weigh batching system

Conveyor can accommodate multiple metered inlets for primary ingredients and non-metered inlets for minor ingredients

Advanced liquid level transmitter for sanitary tank gauging

Robust devices are targeted specifically at sanitary tank applications within the pharmaceutical and food/beverage industries

Vortex pump featuring an open, recessed impeller

Warman WRR pump uses a vortex to move slurry through the unit, created by an impeller which sits outside of the main flow path

Latest advances in purge plugs

Ensuring that stainless steel tubes and pipes are welded without oxidation it is vital

Innovative solutions for measuring food products

Zeiss on-line NIR sensor Corona Process is based on diode-array technology and predicts parameters such as moisture, fat and protein

Bearings designed for food industry

SKF has introduced a new series of food industry compliant bearings that help to minimise the risk of food adulteration and contamination

Interlock switches for high purity applications

Fortress Interlocks has launched a new range of rugged stainless steel interlock switches for high purity applications such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical processing

Monitoring disinfection

Green-friendly PA80 Peracetic Acid Analyzer helps maintain disinfection without harmful by-products

New addition to motor range

Hygienic motor line updated with new feedback and connector options

Ensuring compliance with the fire and explosive environments regulations

Clive Jones talks about the best way to ensure compliance with the fire and explosive environments regulations

Ribbon blender meets sanitary standards

Blender's 2:1 length-to-diameter ratio is said to distribute ingredients uniformly during loading, blending and discharge

Waterproof handheld meters

Designed to provide benchtop meter functionality in a portable form

Food tracker ensures food safety

Food process validation and temperature profiling packages are configured for cook and freeze processes

Sensitive about sphere size

Phil Brown explains why spheres are used and why a size detection improvement as little as 0.5mm can dramatically cut the risk of metal fragments entering the production chain

Food industry IP69K electric cylinder

Integrates a stepper motor or servomotor/encoder complete with drive, motion controller plus fieldbus communication

Measuring pH in a food-safe environment

Ian Webster looks at the importance of measuring pH and the most efficient methods of achieving accurate pH control

Flange mount shaft bearings

UC range comes in square flanged, side flanged or surface mounting formats with through shaft or end capped bearings

Fatberg … dead ahead!

Mario Kelly looks at what businesses can do to lessen the risk of fatbergs and reduce effluent costs in the process




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