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The Essential Types of Industrial Processing Equipment

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The Industrial Revolution marked an important era in human history. For the first time, the things that we needed could be made in large quantities, quickly. As technology progressed, this included everything from canned food to clothing to furniture and more. Technology is continually progressing, and industrial processing equipment is becoming increasingly advanced. Let’s take…

7 Considerations to Select a Ribbon Blender

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The type and number of blenders you choose for your process will play an important role in how fast and how well your recipe is mixed. There are a number of different ways to customize your ribbon blender, and it can be difficult to choose the right model. Here’s a few factors that will help…

Differences Between a CNC Lathe and CNC Mill

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A CNC lathe and CNC mill are two of the most important machines for custom fabrication and machining services. These machines are the mainstays for many machine shops, and many jobs cannot be completed without these machines. The CNC lathe and CNC mill are similar and can complete many similar projects, but there are important…

Robot Welding Vs Manual Welding

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Welding is one of the most important processes in manufacturing. From prototypes to rapid production of small metal parts to fabrication of large metal machines, welding helps to keep all the pieces together. There are many different types of welding and different welding techniques. Robot welding uses robotic assistance and automation, while manual welding relies…

Tips to Reduce Costs on Your CNC Machine Job

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CNC machining includes a wide variety of machine and machining techniques, which can produce many different types of products. From complex product prototypes to high-volume manufacturing runs and everything in between, CNC machining helps to fill in production needs, develop new products, design solutions, and more. With the right tips, you can reduce costs on…

7 Ways to Save Money on Cattle Feed

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When you save money on cattle feed, you can make your feedlot more efficient. There are a variety of ways to save money on macro and micro cattle feed ingredients. Streamlining the feed mixing process and perfecting your ingredient usage can help you reduce costs on cattle feed in many ways. The Cattle Pro is…

Cattle Pro: The Cattle Feed Micro Machine Saving Time and Money

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Finding the right cattle feed micro machine for your dry and liquid micro ingredient additives can save you time and money. Understanding the challenges facing feedlots, APEC developed the CattlePro with flexibility, durability, and cost-savings in mind. The CattlePro is a cattle feed micro ingredient system which enables feedlot owners to precisely add the best…

CattlePro Liquid and Dry Microingredient System: A New Way to Feed Animals

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As a producer of animal feed for the beef industry, it can be difficult and expensive to add all the supplements and drugs to your feed effectively and efficiently. Thankfully, with the CattlePro Liquid & Dry Microingredient System, you’ll be able to produce high quality beef feed in an affordable and straightforward way. This cattle…

6 New Food and Workplace Safety Regulations For Grain and Pet Food Manufacturers in 2022

Recent changes in food, environmental, and worker safety have caused many grain and pet food engineers to take another look at their manufacturing facilities. For greenfield sites or renovations, appropriate attention to food and workplace safety regulations from the outset will save thousands in fines down the road. We’ve taken another look at these key…

4 Steps for Effective Post-Pelleting Liquid Application

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Post-pelleting liquid application can make it easier to add many essential ingredients to animal feed, including essential enzymes, vitamins and minerals. However, accurate, uniform coating can be a challenge. Pellet breakage and product loss can also be a challenge in post-pelleting liquid application. A few considerations can help to improve this process, especially if you…