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 […]
In the Sanitation Wars, the best strategy is to deny the battlefield to the enemy. Bacteria will take every opportunity to hide in any nook and cranny available to them in a food packaging system. This includes places that are supposedly sealed off. That is why many food packaging organizations are moving away from tubular […]
Sometimes simple is better. Take our Washdown Turntables, for example. The basic turntable concept has been used in food processing plants for many years. That’s because the uncomplicated design does the job perfectly with minimum hassle and expense. And while automated packing is becoming more common, our Washdown Turntables continue to be a very necessary […]
Designed to dispense a uniform pattern of flour, powdered sugar or other powders precisely where required, this Series 802 Automatic Flour Duster eliminates wasted food product. It is built with a hygienic design for easy assembly and disassembly when cleaning. Other conveyor features include: -Adjustable flow valves to pinpoint powder location -Built in hopper grating […]
Our compact Instant Turn Roller Conveyor Video is designed to maneuver products instantly at a 90-degree angle, or any angle with adjustable diverter guides, while maintaining product orientation. Ideal for the food packaging industry, the Series 1704 features multiple hygienic design elements for easy and efficient cleaning including: -Tool-less drive belt and roller removal -CIP […]
Bends on conveyer systems can create product traffic jams. That’s why Eaglestone’s 1700 series Disc Constant Turn Conveyor was specifically designed to maintain the products’ orientation so they move smoothly through the corners. This video shows how products negotiate the curves without gridlock, vibration or bounce.
Speed and versatility are key when moving goods from one part of the plant to another. Eaglestone’s Powered Belt Diverter aligns products as they move and redirects them seamlessly towards their destination. It easily adjusts in seconds and can be configured to almost any application. Watch to see it in action!
Mistracking and rubbing against the frame causes belts to fray at the edges, and that’s only the beginning. Pieces of the belt material can shear off at the friction point and be introduced into the food products being transported. Before you know it, the whole line is down for the unscheduled replacement of a ruined […]
Food processors are extremely demanding – and with good reason. Every consumer who uses products from their operations depends on the sanitary handling of food items during the entire preparation process. In our last article, we discussed fabrication methods that deny bacteria places to hide and allow the best possible result from sanitary wash-downs. Let’s […]
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 […]