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How Outsourced Manufacturing Can Shorten Your Production Times

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If you’re looking at a tight turnaround time and a big project, you may be wondering how to shorten production times. An outsourced manufacturing partner may be able to help. Outsourced manufacturing can help you tackle large, complex projects faster, or work through unique obstacles as you enter new industries, and ultimately shorten production times.…

Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveyor Problems

Pneumatic conveyor systems are highly effective for transporting a number of different materials, across a wide range of industries. Working with many different materials, different environments and different applications, pneumatic conveyor systems also encounter many different problems. Let’s see how to troubleshoot common pneumatic conveyor problems and possible solutions that can bring the system back…

Pneumatic Conveying Design and Materials

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Pneumatic conveying systems use air to create propulsion that moves materials from one place to another. Though other types of mechanical motion, like belt conveyors or screw conveyors, can be more efficient, pneumatic conveyors offer a number of advantages. When working with particular materials, pneumatic conveyors can also solve problems and reduce risks. Pneumatic Conveying…

Screw Conveyor Design Basics to Optimize Your Conveyor

Two spray nozzles and a screw conveyor.

Screw conveyors are a simple, affordable and highly-effective material transportation method, when the conveyor is designed properly. The screw conveyor design can determine how quickly material moves through it, how the material is dispensed, and it can help to avoid problems, such as overworking the drive. Let’s take a closer look at screw conveyor design…

Designing Liquid Dosing Systems

Liquid Dosing System

Liquid dosing systems are used in a wide variety of industries in applications, from food and beverage to pet food, industrial chemicals, pesticides, sanitation, and many more. To design the right liquid dosing systems for your needs, it’s helpful to understand the basic components of the system and how the liquids you’re working with interact…

What is Hermetic Sealing?

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Hermetic sealing is the process of creating an airtight seal. Hermetic sealing can be done with plastics, epoxy resins, glass, metals, ceramics and more. There are many ways to create a hermetic seal, and even more applications. The specifics of what a hermetic seal is and what it’s for depends on the materials, applications, and…

The History of Food Processing: How We Got to What We Eat

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Food processing includes a wide variety and range of activities that help to make food tasty, accessible, and safe. Humans have been trying to make food processing faster and more efficient for thousands of years. The long history of food processing has helped us sustain our quickly growing societies, and also given us more time…

Solving Application Problems in Dry Pet Food Palatants

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In our previous post, we discussed some of the problems and solutions in applying liquid pet food palatants. Pet food palatants are also available in dry forms, which present different advantages, as well as different challenges. Solving problems in dry pet food palatant application requires a close look at the application equipment, as well as…

Solving Application Problems in Wet Pet Food Palatants

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Palatants give pet food the taste and aroma that cats and dogs naturally crave in their food. However, applying palatants presents a number of challenges to pet food processors. Pet food palatants can be dry or wet, and each has unique advantages and disadvantages. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at application problems…

Optimizing Pet Food Production with Palatants

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The ultimate goal in pet food production is to give companion animals the nutrition they need to stay healthy and live long, happy lives. However, even the healthiest, highest-quality pet food won’t be effective if pets don’t want to eat it. This is where palatants come in. Pet food palatants give all types of pet…