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Sanitary Tilt-Down Flexible Screw Cconveyor Cleans Rapidly, Rolls Through Doorways

New from Flexicon is a Sanitary Flexible Screw Conveyor that can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple functions.  Using a manual jack screw, the support boom and conveyor can be raised for discharging into vessels or other process equipment.  Fully lowered, it can be rolled through doorways as low as 2134 mm in height, and aisles as narrow as 1067 mm.

Sanitary features include: a castor-mounted frame, support boom and hopper grate constructed of 316 stainless steel, sanitary quick-release clean out cap, quick-disconnect discharge box access cover, stainless control panel with stainless conduit, and liquid-tight compression fittings,

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Emerson vibrating fork switch now brings reliable level monitoring to demanding hygienic applications

Rosemount™ 2120 receives global approvals for sanitary and aseptic applications

Emerson’s Rosemount 2120 series of vibrating fork switches, which provide reliable level monitoring in demanding and safety-critical applications, are now suitable for use in hygienic process environments. Hygienic certificates enable them to be used in sanitary and aseptic applications in industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and life sciences.

The Rosemount 2120 series of switches, based on vibrating short fork technology, are robust, reliable, require almost no maintenance and are easy to install and use. SIL 2 certification enables the fork switches to be used for critical overfill protection,

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Ensure peace of mind with industry first 5-year generator warranty from Mettler-Toledo

Demonstrating a further commitment to its customers and strengthening the quality assurance of its x-ray systems, Mettler-Toledo is offering an industry first, 5-year generator warranty for all new x-ray inspection systems within the X-Series range, purchased with either a Standard or Comprehensive Service Care package.

X-ray technology has become indispensable in providing food safety and quality assurance to the world over. To ensure systems are performing to the best of their ability, both in terms of productivity and consistent, accurate results, it is necessary to undertake regular maintenance, all of which can be taken care of in one of three Service Care packages from Mettler-Toledo – Basic,

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Bulk Bag Filler Integrates NTEP-Certified Weigh System to Enable +/- .01% Weigh Accuracy of Filled Bag

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). NBE 3-A, USDA, FDA and BISSC-compliant bulk bag filling systems are engineered, fabricated, and constructed to speed inspections, simplify integration, and ensure qualification for start-up into food processing and packaging operations. These NBE sanitary bulk bag filler systems also support process practice protocols where 3-A Accepted Practices or other cGMPs are necessary.

These NBE sanitary bulk bag filling systems include features such as 32 Ra surface finishes to simplify cleaning; tool-less, demountable assemblies to speed inspection; 3-A compliant components to aid in sanitary standards conformance; HEPA air filtration for sanitary bag inflation; and a structural framework leak test system to facilitate clean-in-place (CIP) procedures.

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A revolution in PE film bag packing: BEHN + BATES introduces its new ultra hygienic PE packing concept

BEHN + BATES, a HAVER & BOECKER company, introduces its new ultra hygienic form, fill seal (FFS) polyethylene (PE) packing concept for powder-type products – the Roto-Packer Adams CARE-LINE.

PE plastic bags are considered to be the most hygienic packing material for highly sensitive food products such as baby food as the risk of contamination during the manufacturing process of PE film has been reduced to an absolute minimum. However, when it comes to filling the PE bags with product, packing machines on the market today have been unable to meet very high hygiene standards.

Recognising this problem,

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Mettler-Toledo Improves Productivity, Protection and Quality with Latest Metal Detectors

Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited, a market leading provider of metal detection systems for vertical packing applications, has launched a series of enhanced features for Profile Throat metal detectors and Gravity Fall systems. These enhancements allow manufacturers to benefit from increased productivity, enhanced brand protection and improved product and process quality. The four elements are aimed at making metal detection a smoother, safer, less disruptive process that adds to the profitability of operations.

Reduced Test (RT) Mode is the first area of improvement. RT enables a significant reduction in the frequency of metal detector testing.

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Total Chlorine Analyser Simplifies Monitoring, Lowers Cost – Ideal For Drinking Water, Process Rinse Water Or Cooling Water

Industrial process and municipal engineers will want to learn more about the new plug-n-play TC-80 Total Chlorine Analyser from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD), offering simplified water monitoring and treatment processes, easy installation and less maintenance for lower ownership costs.

Highly reliable, the TC-80 Analyser monitors total chlorine in drinking water, rinse water, cooling water or other fresh water samples from 0.05 – 20 ppm chlorine as the standard range or 0.005 – 2.000 ppm with the low range sensor. Its plug-n-play design installs quickly right out of the box.  The TC-80’s advanced panel mount design includes built-in flow control,

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BEUMER Group at the interpack 2017: Solution-oriented all down the line

At the interpack in Düsseldorf from May 4 – 10, BEUMER Group will exhibit its high level of expertise as a solution provider for integrated packaging and intralogistics systems. In addition to highly efficient palletising and packaging systems, BEUMER Group also provides tailor-made components for material flows specific to different industries. Customers can get everything from one hand, including the software and comprehensive customer support.

As a single-source provider, BEUMER Group supplies and installs the packaging lines and adjusts them individually to the products of the customer. The new BEUMER fillpac R filling machine fills bulk material from the building materials industry and other industrial pulverized goods into bags in an efficient and gentle way and with the required throughput.

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Automated Tensioner For Conveyor Belt Cleaners Reduces Wear and Maintenance

In another move toward “smarter” material handling, a global conveyor technology innovator has introduced an automated pneumatic tensioning system for belt cleaners.  The new offering from Martin Engineering delivers precise monitoring and tensioning throughout all stages of blade life, reducing the labor typically required to maintain optimum blade pressure and extending the service life of both the belt and the cleaner.  Equipped with sensors to confirm that the belt is loaded and running, the system automatically backs the blade away during stoppages or when the conveyor is running empty, minimizing unnecessary wear to both the belt and cleaner.  The result is consistently correct blade tension,

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New Series AVUL – Air Velocity Transmitters

The Series AVUL Air Velocity Transmitter is a versatile, cost-effective, duct mount thermal anemometer, perfect for measuring air velocity or volumetric air flow in VAV systems or building ducts.

This Air Velocity Transmitter uses two sensing elements, and by measuring the heat loss between them as air flows, it accurately converts this reading into air velocity or volumetric air flow, without the potential for getting clogged like a pitot tube.

3% and 5% accuracy ranges are available to suit a variety of needs and the optional BACnet or MODBUS® Communication Protocol allows units to be daisy-chained together,

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