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We offer many different solutions to separate, sort, clean, and filter during the production of food and beverages products in the food processing industries. Conforming to stringent FDA, CFIA, and CE requirements, our products and expertise will help you maximize your throughput and lower your cost of operation.
Our Vibratory Separating machines allow you to sort dried goods such as flour, spices, powdered milk, oyster seeds, or other similar products by particle size. Machines can have several tiers, allowing different sized particles to be graded and collected all at once in their separate sizes. Paying attention to details such as seamless continuous welds and stocking Type 430 Stainless steel (Magnetic Alloy) mesh ensures that your separation operations are operating at maximum efficiency with the utmost cleanliness and foreign body prevention.
We manufacture a wide variety of machine and screen sizes with many mesh variations. The size of the mesh aperture depends on the product being sized. Products such as rice and other grains use a mesh with a much larger open % area, (for example ¾” clear opening mesh is used to break up food stuff prior to entering a ribbon blender), while the opening size when separating flour, sugar, spices can be measured in a mesh count of 500, with an opening size of microns.
Learn more about the capabilities of our separating machines and how you can increase your productivity.
Read about how Gerard Daniel separators are used on a Oyster Farm in Maine.
Separating solids from liquids, we provide the circular and sectional leaf filters for pressure and vacuum vessels using both filter cloth and wire mesh for cake filtering systems. Some of our current customers include manufacturers of beer, sugar, and gelatin.
Our large dewatering screens (often known as waterfall screens or hydro-sieves) are designed to separate large volumes of liquids from solids using gravity. We manufacture these from stainless steel wedge wire, which provides support to the heavy weight of both liquid and solids running together.
Once separated, the liquid is routed either as wastewater (as in the case of washing produce) or back to production as the usable product (such as the juice of oranges from the pulp or separating beer from the hops). We can work with you to determine the best design for your dewatering process and how it fits in your manufacturing facility.
Using our deep expertise in wire mesh forming (or stamping), we provide mesh forms to fiber carton manufacturers who use these to produce pulp or fiber containers for different food and beverage industries.
Our experienced forming engineers will work with you to evaluate the best media (alloy, form and grade) for the form which can be more than one layer. Once selected, they will determine the optimum method of drawing (forming) the media, including whether it needs heat treating to ensure a consistent, high quality and repeatable wire form. For many of our customers, we deliver their wire forms on demand, ensuring their production is kept running without worrying about re-ordering or inventory counts.
We provide the mesh and associated components to strain liquid products such as liquid chocolate, honey, oil or coatings insuring it is free from contamination. The filtration media size can vary; however this is typically a micron mesh due to the size of potential contaminants.