SOLIDS FLOW APPLICATIONS: FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY
The CentriFlow® Meter from Eastern Instruments is a Solid Particle Mass Flow Meter that is durable, accurate, maintenance-free, compact, and cost-effective. It is unique and positioned to replace weigh belts, impact meters, loss in weight meters, and static weigh scales, anywhere that accuracy, low maintenance, and zero drift are paramount.
Please see below for a variety of material test reports, videos and product application bulletins for applications in the food and beverage industries. From beans and grain processing to the manufacture of baked goods and even beverage production, the CentriFlow line of flow meters can measure your solids products accurately and effectively. If you do not see your particular product, contact us about our free product testing today.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE APPLICATIONS
FOOD AND BEVERAGE APPLICATIONS
The CentriFlow Meter can be used virtually anywhere in the food and beverage industry for a variety of applications including batching, blending multiple ingredients according to a recipe, or for adding additives onto chips or cereals. The CentriFlow has even been proven in the beverage industry for measuring a variety of products including cocoa and coffee beans, malt and hops for breweries and corn and other ingredients for distilleries. The type of CentriFlow Meter, including the various options that are utilized will be determined by the product that you would like to measure. Whether measuring flours and milled grains or whole tortilla chips, there is a CentriFlow Meter that is just right for your application.
Please click on the rotating pictures or the links below for a variety of test reports and videos of the CentriFlow Meter measuring a variety of products in the Food Industry, including corn, beans, grains, nuts, snack foods, baked goods and many more. If you don't see your product, don't worry. We have probably measured it before. Contact us
The baked goods industry offers a variety of potential applications for the CentriFlow Meter including measuring and batching the individual ingredients of a recipe or measuring the flow of finished products for a flavor coating, etc. The CentriFlow Meter can measure major ingredients as well as micro ingredients at very low flow rates.
BEANS AND GRAINS
The CentriFlow Meter will easily measure a variety of beans and grains. Whether measuring the product that is being emptied from or filled in to trucks or rail-cars, or measuring the product in-process, in order to fine tune the feed of product through an existing piece of equipment, the CentriFlow Meter is perfect for the task. The CentriFlow Meter can measure large particles such as whole beans as well as ground, milled and powdered products.
The CentriFlow Meter has assisted customers batch the correct amount of malted barley or hops for beer production as well as the correct amount of corn or other grains in alcohol distilleries. Among other applications, the CentriFlow has also been used in producing coffee and tea in order to assist in maintaining consistent product by maintaining continuous and consistent flows of product to dryers and hammer mills.
The CentriFlow Meter has been successfully implemented within the cereal production industry for not only measuring the individual ingredients used in cereal production, but also for measuring the completed flake for nutrient coating and for blending the finished flake with add-ins such as miniature marshmallows, dried fruit and nuts.
The CentriFlow can measure a variety of corn and corn related products including whole corn, as well as corn germ, corn dust and even corn starch.
Used for measuring a variety of dried foods in the food industry, the CentriFlow Meter has been used for batching dried fruits with snack mixtures as well as blending dried fruits with a variety of cereals as mix-ins.
The CentriFlow Meter can be used to measure finished products such as potato chips, tortilla chips or processed nuts in order to properly season them. The CentriFlow Meter has also been installed in blending applications where multiple products are blended together to manufacture snack mixes.
Tobacco applications for the CentriFlow Meter can range in scope from whole leaf tobacco coming straight from the field to powdered tobacco used in manufacturing snuff. For each type of tobacco, there is a CentriFlow Meter that can measure it accurately.