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Detection Perfection: Implementing Metal Detection in Conveyor Lines

If your products must adhere to a certain standard, you can’t afford mistakes. It’s crucial that everything coming off of your line is exactly what the client expects. If something doesn’t meet exact specifications, it’ll hurt your workflow, profits, and—most importantly—your reputation. You need a system that can not only detect subpar items, but also […]

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Choosing the Right Conveyor Belt: Meat Processing

Sanitation standards in all food processing industries have been on the rise, and this has been especially prevalent in the meat processing industry. As meat processing applications (particularly slaughtering, cutting, primary processing, secondary processing, and sausage manufacturing) are typically moist, they are more susceptible to contamination and pathogens. Since all meats behave differently when being […]

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The Sweeter Side of Sanitation: Clean Baking Tips Featuring Joe Gongaware

In food production, what’s beneath the conveyor belt is just as crucial for sanitation as the product that’s on it. An expert at out-of-site sanitation, our Sales Engineering Manager, Joe Gongaware, was recently interviewed for Baking & Snack magazine on the best cleaning tips for baking applications. When it comes to Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures […]

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Cantilevered Conveyor Video

Ideal for food products that require high-level sanitation, such as meat and poultry, Eaglestone’s Cantilevered Conveyor is ultra clean with added productivity features. Stand-off bearings and welded connections reduce bacteria accumulation, while an open design with tool-less belt removal and easy-to-wash components allow for a full sanitary wash down. The staggered, three-belt design enhances production […]

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Top Trends in Sanitary Conveyors: Part 1 of 2 – Fabrication

In their quest to continuously improve sanitary production “best practices”, food processors are turning to conveyors and equipment engineered to allow for fast, yet comprehensive, visual inspections and efficient sanitation wash-downs. To this end, conveyors and equipment hygienically designed with an open architecture, no flat horizontal surfaces, and devoid of bacteria-harboring hollow areas continue to […]

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Bread Transfer Conveyor Video

For easy sanitation in a compact footprint, Eaglestone’s Bread Transfer Conveyor features a positively, sprocket-driven plastic modular belt with integrated tight transfers and side-by-side conveyors for tighter turns. Angled edges and “stood-off” bearings make for easier sanitation during wipe down or wash down. Check out the video showcasing this completely customizable line.

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Choosing the Right Conveyor Belt: Baking Applications

Due to changes in industry standards and procedures, sanitation is becoming more critical when choosing the right conveyor belt for baking. Making sure that everything can be easily cleaned, while still maintaining the integrity of the process, is the key to determining what type of belt is needed for your application. There are two main aspects […]

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Troughed Rod Bed Conveyor: Approaching Sanitation from a Different Angle

When transporting loose food products, troughed conveyors are often the best solution. Although they keep food products from falling off the edge or becoming damaged, the traditional solid slider bed design of these conveyors can often be more difficult to clean. Recognizing this inherent problem, the Eaglestone team developed a sanitary, easy-to-clean design to avoid […]

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