Tampa, Fla.,-based Mettler-Toledo Safeline, Inc. introducesits full line of metal detector performance verification samples and kits. These allow plant personnel to test the performance of any manufacturer's metal detectors to ensure that product quality standards are being met.
Additionally, the company's new Metal Detection & X-ray Inspection Information Kit includes a white paper entitled, Contaminant Detection: Making the Right Choice, which reviews the state of the art in product inspection technology and the major differences between metal detectors and x-ray equipment. Designed as a mini-filebox, the kit also includes specific information on Mettler-Toledo Safeline equipment, performance testing samples, services and a free product test offer. The free product test offer enables prospective users to visit with or send their products to the company's Product Testing Laboratory in Tampa for comparative testing with both inspection technologies.
Fogg Co. of Holland, Mich. introducesa High Speed Microb-Blaster, created so that high-speed, 2-6 log reductions of micro-organisms can be achieved. The system is capable of sanitizing bottles or caps in a dry, residue-free environment, which eliminates the need for a supply chemical system and chemical disposal. The system is designed to reduce or eliminate the occurrence of undesirable live micro-organisms in the bottles and/or caps. The cap system is located in the track, which transports caps from the feeder/elevator to the capper. This system can sanitize caps with speeds up to 1,200 caps per minute.
Additionally, the Fogg Tri-Line CIP Extended Valve is the newest member of the Fogg Valve line. Suited for a range of flowable liquids, including dairy and beverage. The Tri-Line CIP Extended Valve was created to improve sanitation, shorten maintenance time, and downtime during product change over. This valve is stainless steel and externally removable. The "O" ring is no longer exposed and is engineered with a smooth, patented flip flop seal.
Additionally, the company introduces the CTF series countertop freezers. This series is a small freezer case that sits atop store counters, perfect for merchandising frozen novelties. Available in five different sizes, the compact case stands just over 19-inches tall, while the largest case is just over 34-inches tall. All five models are approximately 23-inches long and 20-inches deep. The countertop freezers are constructed of a painted steel exterior with an aluminum interior. All five models have interior lighting, while three models have a lit graphic display panel. The two smallest units have fixed shelves, while the larger three units come with adjustable shelving. Additionally, the doorframes are constructed of aluminum, with outer panes made of safety glass.
NewAge® Industries, Inc.
Uniloy Milacron introduces a reciprocating blow molding machine capable of producingthree-layer extended-shelf-life (ESL) bottles. The UMR2000-3L 12-parison machine can produce 5,400 bottles per hour, with an 8-second cycle time. Weighing 28-32 grams each, the bottles will have a 43 mm neck finish. In actual production, a foil seal and screw cap would complete the package to permit shipping and storage under non-refrigerated conditions. Containers are produced and sealed in a controlled environment with bacteria-free blow air. The stainless steel air system uses steam purge and HEPA filters to deliver sterile blow air. See-through guarding completely encloses the UMR clamp area.