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Liquid Loss-in-Weight Feeder Design

Brabender’s impressive selection of liquid feeders are suitable for use in many sectors including the food, plastic and chemical industry sectors and capable of handling liquids with both low and high viscosities. Liquid feeders are available with varying feed capacities depending on your requirements. These are split into low (1-1000 l/hr), medium (50-5000 l/hr) and high 100-10000 l/hr.

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Brabender Weigh Belt Feeders

An Introduction to Weigh Belt Feeders Weigh belt feeders are an ideal material handling and metering system for many different types of product. Typically these are the bulk materials in a production process as the weigh belt feeder is best used for mid to high rate applications. Materials that are typically fairly fee flowing such…

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Liftvrac conveyor applications for friable products

The food industry is full of friable products requiring gentle handling during the manufacturing and packing processes. Biscuits Once moulded into the required shape and baked, it is vital for biscuits to remain undamaged so they reach the customer in good condition. Gently elevating the finished products to the weighing and packing equipment is one…

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Liftvrac conveyor applications in the food industry

The Liftvrac conveyor was designed specifically for the challenges of handling fragile and sticky products. in the food industry, here are some examples. Cheese This is the industrial application that got the Liftvrac design process started. The many different types of cheese handled in the industry includes grated cheese, crumbled products like feta as well…

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The Advantages of Flexible Silos

Fabric or flexible silos offer manufacturing plants a number of advantages over traditional rigid silos. From easy installation through to excellent emptying characteristics, they are a highly cost-effective solution for many bulk storage applications. Materials Handling Benefits As with any bulk storage device, connection to the downstream equipment and successfully feeding the raw materials into…

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The Challenges of Feeding Powders

Feeding powders can present manufacturers with a range of problems when designing their process. This is one area where “one size” generally does not fit all! As explained in our video, powders come with a huge variety flow characteristics and are influenced not just by their own inherent material properties but also by the environment…

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Liftvrac Conveyors

Ideal for fragile food products Widely used in the food industry, the highly innovative design of the Liftvrac conveyor can handle a wide range of sticky, wet or fragile food products, without degradation. The concept of the LIFTVRAC conveyor is brilliant in it’s simplicity. A flat belt is formed in to a tube as it…

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Continuous vs Batch Processes

The Pros and Cons of Continuous vs Batch Processing The video above gives you an overview of the main pros and cons of the different approaches, batch production or continuous production. Batch and continuous processes are both reliable methods for industrial feeding technology. Selecting the correct system always depends on the individual situation and the…

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Feeding raw materials in the food industry

The Brabender range of food grade processing equipment is widely used in the global food industry. The variety of options available includes single and twin screw feeders, the FlexWall® Plus multi-purpose feeder, belt feeders, vibratory feeders and liquid feeding systems. Ancillary devices include discharge aids, sack tipping stations, big-bag handling systems and wide range of…

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Feeding solutions for recycling plastic fibres

Recycling of PET bottles is now part of all of our normal day-to-day life and has become part of our climate-conscious society. In some countries as much as 94 percent of all PET beverage bottles are already being recycled and there is also a clear trend towards the increasing use of recycled material: A PET…

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Bulk Material Discharge Devices

An Introduction to Discharge Devices Bulk materials have to be stored before use, even if that is only for a relatively short period of time. When they are discharged from their silo, hopper, big-bag or sack tipping station, they will all flow in different ways. Some very easily and some only with a lot of…

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Brabender Congrav Feeder Control System

An introduction to gravimetric feeder controls A fully automatic gravimetric feeding system not only comprises high-accuracy weighing technology and the right mechanical feeding device, but also needs an intelligent control system able to interface both with the plant’s distributed control system and any local operator and maintenance teams. The controls need to manage both the…

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