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New Equipment Products: July 2024

July 9, 2024
Factory restored mixer from Ross Mixers; bagger accessories from PAC Machinery; bulk bag unloader from Automated Flexible Conveyor, Inc.; sustainable lubricants from Renewable Lubricants Inc.

New bulk bag unloader

The new AFC BBU II bulk bag unloading station features a proprietary design that promotes the smooth, consistent, complete discharge of non-free flowing materials such as whey protein powder, carbon black, bentonite clay, titanium dioxide, and other bulk materials. This design uses dual, pneumatic steel paddles to gently coax the material through a new, extended neck connection inside an easy access, oversized tie box, ensuring complete discharge while any potential dust particles are automatically captured by a built-in vacuum system to prevent release to the workplace.
Automated Flexible Conveyor, Inc.; Clifton, N.J.

Safe and sustainable lubricants

A blown hose spewing a petroleum-based lubricant around a food processing plant could be disastrous. That’s not the case with food grade hydraulic fluids. Bio-Food Grade Hydraulic Fluids for food and beverage processing equipment are multi-functional, biobased formulations that include ingredients that are Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS), contain no VOCs and are safer for employees and the environment. Available in ISO viscosity grades 15 and 22, they meet or exceed the requirements for food grade lubricating oils for use on food processing equipment. They are acceptable as lubricants with incidental food contact (H1) for use in and around food processing areas. Plus, there’s a sustainability aspect: They’re formulated from renewable agricultural plant resources.
Renewable Lubricants Inc., Hartville, Ohio

Factory restored mixer

The newly reconditioned DPM-100 double planetary mixer is constructed with stainless steel type 304 components and features a change can design with hydraulic lift and interchangeable mix cans for semi-continuous operation. This mixer is suitable for mixing under vacuum, is equipped with a touchscreen, variable speed control system and can be used in a variety of mixing applications, including wet pastes and slurries, dry powders and granulations, and viscous semi-solids such as doughs and gels.
Ross Mixers; Hauppauge, N.Y.

New bagger accessories and resources 

A motorized adjustable height stand for automatic tabletop-style bagging machines adjusts the bagger height from 22 to 34 inches. This allows the operator to adjust the baggers seal height and loading height with the push of a button to best suit the operator and is more ergonomic than fixed height stands.
PAC Machinery; Berea, Ohio

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