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Low-profile bulk bag filler pivots fill head to operator

Eliminating the need to climb steps, strain or risk injury associated with overhead connections to conventional fill heads



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 panel-mount touchscreen

Suitable for use in washdown environments, especially food processing plants, manufacturing or processing facilities



Controlling CIP/SIP in food processing applications

Controlling these processes reliably and effectively requires the use of automated control valves that are integrated with the main production control system and designed to withstand high temperatures and aggressive cleaning media



Food tracker ensures food safety

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



New bearing designs extend pump operating life

Barry J Blair discusses advances in the electric submersible, subsea and traditional pump markets



Peristaltic pumps for wastewater performance

Pumps provide reliable and accurate performance which helps sampler systems measure the volume and toxicity of wastewater effluent



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



Master alarm database, alarm rationalisation and management of change software

M.A.C. Solutions has added a software application to the ProcessVue Alarm Management software that incorporates a Master Alarm Database, a set of alarm rationalisation tools and Management of Change functionality



New screw pumps launched

Suitable for non-lubricating substances at high pressures up to 80 bar and temperatures up to 300°C



Food industry IP69K electric cylinder

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



Energy saving with process valves

Correctly designed steam processes can offer efficient use of this versatile product, however, get one calculation wrong or install a steam trap incorrectly and costs can start to escalate



Controlling CIP/SIP in food processing applications

Controlling these processes reliably and effectively requires the use of automated control valves that are integrated with the main production control system and designed to withstand high temperatures and aggressive cleaning media



Designs for controlling hot processes – it’s all material

Ian Webster looks at the impact that temperature has on valve design and how to achieve the most cost effective solution



Tank construction in tight spaces reduces plant downtime

Spiral-seam tank construction system requires very little space for building and so is suitable for replacing, upgrading or expanding upon existing storage and processing plant capacity



Building a specialist pilot plant for the production of high value nano-structured powders

Advanced powders will be able to be used in a number of high value manufacturing applications such as cutting tools, medical implants and a range of aerospace and automotive components



Process control design – do not let ATEX restrict your plans

There are more options than you would think to increase process control and efficiency in a potentially explosive atmosphere by using the latest valves, controllers and panel built solutions



Ensuring carbon vane reliability in vacuum pumps

Adrienne Houston explores the common causes of failure for carbon vanes and the steps end users can take to ensure correct operation



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



Top 5 tips for increasing energy efficiency in pneumatic systems

New guide which details a number of ways that plant managers can improve efficiency in their pneumatic production processes



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