New releases include measurement devices and processing automation technology
April 15, 2016
Combi Packaging Solutions LLC announced the release of a new packaging machine that will allow craft brewers to maintain their hand craftsmanship while reducing labor costs and increasing throughput to quickly get products to distributors and retail shelves, the company says.
With the memorable theme song opening of “shlemiel, SCHLEMAZEL!, Hasenpfeffer Incorporated,” TV’s “Laverne and Shirley,” closes with the two friends “doing it their way” on the bottling line of Milwaukee’s fictitious Shotz Brewery. Although manufacturing facilities’ beer-capping lines have changed, speed, ease-of-use and flexibility are paramount for today’s processing automation equipment.
Manufacturers offer durability, speed and precision
February 15, 2016
Charles Ross & Son Co. introduced large-scale, elliptical-head pressure vessels for use as carbon filter tanks. The 5,000-gallon stainless steel vessels are fabricated, designed and stamped for 100 psig at 230 degrees Fahrenheit in accordance with the ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1, the company says.
Durability, flexibility key components to new releases
January 15, 2016
VT Hackney Inc. introduced Sidekick, a low-profile, four-bay side-load body mounted on a Ford Transit cab and chassis. It offers many of the same features as Hackney’s larger beverage units, including all-aluminum construction, adjustable bay shelving, a bottom rail power step and rear-mounted hand truck, the company says.
Spirax Sarco Inc. offers its CSM-C 600 compact clean steam generator, which can produce as much as 1,275 pounds an hour of clean steam at 45 psig, depending on plant steam pressure and feed water temperature, the company says.
Ross Systems and Controls (SysCon), a subsidiary of Charles Ross & Sons Co., offers Underwriters Laboratories (UL)-rated and CE-marked Control Systems custom-designed for industrial processes such as mixing, pumping, chemical dosing, dilution, heat exchange, separation, drying and waste treatment.
Blending ingredients and flavors are critical processes in the beverage industry. If the process is incomplete or even occasionally overly done, the end result will not be the quality expected, and the product can be wasted.