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Integrating Metal Detector Heads: What You Need to Know

It’s a simple fact. Metal does not belong in food items. No matter how it might find its way there, it must be found and removed before it reaches the consumer. Meat, poultry and vegetable processors, in particular, depend on metal detectors to keep food safe. In fact, it’s a requirement. If you are starting […]

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Cryogenic Tunnel Freezer Video

The modular design of the Series 808 Cryogenic Tunnel Freezer employs automated top lifts and an open interior frame for easy maintenance and cleaning. Integrated fans assist in maintaining temperatures for consistent heating/cooling rates to assure a quality product. Additional features include: -Expanding seals to eliminate loss of tunnel temperatures -Tumbling option for more thorough […]

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Food Conveyor Clean Out Ports: The Pros and Cons

Bacteria are tough. They can inhabit acidic hot springs, radioactive waste, deep ocean volcanic vents…and your food conveyor. In the Battle of the Bacteria, every day involves another Seek and Destroy Mission. The problem is, if you can’t seek, you can’t destroy. That’s where food conveyor clean out ports come in. No Place to Hide […]

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CleanLockers™ Solve an Often-Overlooked Sanitation Problem

Having spent over 20 years manufacturing equipment for the food processing industry, we’ve been inside a lot of facilities. What did many of them have in common? Locker rooms at risk for sanitation issues. While manufacturers usually maintain their focus on keeping their main processing area clean, they tend to forget that locker rooms need […]

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Industrial Catwalks: Eaglestone Crosses the Line

Whether you call it a catwalk, walkover, elevated walkway or crossover, these structures literally bridge the gap from one side of a production line to the other. Raised walkways allow pedestrian traffic to avoid time-consuming detours or the temptation to take unsafe shortcuts. They add value by enabling workers to safely and swiftly get where […]

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Wear Strips: Reduce Friction That Can Fray Conveyor Belts

Without conveyor belts, your products are going nowhere. But the same constant movement that keeps your goods in motion takes a toll on the belt material as it rubs against rollers and the table bed. The weight of the product creates downward pressure, increasing the amount of contact. When surfaces move against each other, the […]

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Fighting Contamination Beyond the Production Line

According to a joint study by the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the average financial impact of a recall is $10 million in direct costs to the food manufacturer, plus damage to the brand and lost sales. That is why you would never think of using conveyors and other food processing equipment that is […]

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