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  • 19.07.18 Posted in Vacuum By Margie Moschetti

    Becker U5 Series Vacuum Pump – “Best in Class” for Food Packaging

     

    The Becker U5 Series Vacuum Pump is ideally suited for the vacuum packaging of food and can be used across a wide range of applications including vacuum chamber machines, form-fill-seal machines and modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).  

     

    Specifications for food packaging are diverse and increasingly demanding.  Becker has designed a new model range that far exceeds existing pumps in the marketplace.

     

    RELIABLE & EFFICIENT U5 SERIES

    • Fastest Pump-Down Time in Comparison

    Developed for evacuation of chambers -100 litre

    • Achieves Ultimate End Vacuum Faster than Competitors even after cold starting.

    • Optimized Motor Powers

    Smaller motor size, but still better pump-down time

    • Hygienic Design

    Smooth surfaces for quick, easy and hygienic cleaning

    Compact dimensions

    • MAPACK

    Version for oxygen – same length as standard version

     

    BENEFITS OF THE U5 SERIES

     

    • Compact design for easy integration

    • Smooth surfaces for quick, easy and hygienic cleaning

    • Oil tank with dual stage oil separation

    • High efficiency oil separator element

    • High efficiency cooling

    • Ultimate pressure:  0.1 mbar abs

    • Two gas ballast valves available

    0.5 mbar abs (standard)

     

    -3mbar abs (optional)

     

    • Water vapor tolerance: 7 mbar at 85 degrees C operating temperature (standard gas ballast)

    • Water vapor tolerance: 50 mbar at 85 degrees C operating temperature (optional gas ballast)

    • IE3 Motors

  • 14.06.18 Posted in Quick Reference Guides By Margie Moschetti

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  • 08.05.18 Posted in Quick Reference Guides By Margie Moschetti

    BASIC CONVEYOR SYSTEM SAFETY TO KEEP EMPLOYEES SAFE

     

    Conveyor belts and their accompanying machinery present a number of dangers to those working with them.  The types of accidents that can occur for workers are numerous.  A conveyor belt is designed to keep moving and there are many parts that make up this machine any of which could fail at any time.  Injuries that are common include burns and abrasions, bone fractures, amputations and lost limbs and fingers, cuts and scrapes and the list goes on. 

     

    The following is a basic list of Safety Best Practices when working on and around conveyor systems.  If you would like to know more about Conveyor Safety, a good resource is the “CEMA – Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association”.  They have publications, directories and a whole host of safety guidelines for many industries and types of conveyors.  We have included additional resources at the end of this article.  

     

    CONVEYORS ARE FOR MATERIAL, NOT PEOPLE!

     

    No one should sit, stand, climb, walk on a conveyor, EVER.  This should be obvious, but it is one of the most common causes of injuries involving conveyors.  

     

    DO NOT OVERLOAD CONVEYORS

     

    Overloading conveyor systems can lead to overheating, malfunction, falling goods, etc.  The safe operating capacity of any conveyor should be explained to workers and enforced.  

     

    ENSURING ALL MACHINE GUARDING IS IN PLACE

     

    Conveyor systems contain a great deal of moving parts.  Gears, chains and belts are normally found on conveyors all of which can be hazardous.  Conveyors should not be operated without having covers and guards in place to keep clothing and extremities out of its working parts.

     

    ENSURE WORKERS HAVE THE PROPER ATIRE

     

    Even with guards in place, conveyors are capable of catching loose extremities, clothing and long hair resulting in severe injuries or even death.  Long hair should be tied back or under a cap; clothing should not be baggy, ties should be tucked in, loose jewelry should be removed, hands should only touch materials on the conveyor when necessary, NEVER the conveyor itself.

     

    WORKERS SHOULD BE PROPERLY TRAINED WITH FULL ACCESS TO CONTROLS

     

    In the event there is an accident or emergency, workers need to know exactly how to stop the conveyor and where they need to go to do it.  Controls should be easy to read and use, easily accessible, easily identifiable and all workers should be trained in their proper use. 

     

    HAVE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE WARNING LABELS IN PLACE

     

    Conveyors and their accessories should have accurate up-to-date warning labels ensuring workers are aware of particular hazards and best safety practices.  These labels must be where workers can easily see and read them.  Two of the most hazardous components of a conveyor system are the motors and rollers.  They should be well labeled with safety information.  

     

    PRACTICE SAFE MAINTENANCE

     

    Whenever your conveyor system needs maintenance or repair, only trained and fully qualified repair people should be allowed to do so.  Proper lockout/tagout procedures should be followed.  All power sources to the conveyor including electrical, hydraulic, air and gravity should be blocked, disengaged or otherwise locked out.  

     

    The above Best Practices for Conveyor System Safety should be initiated, but the most important goal is to establish a procedure and safety and maintenance guidelines that pertain to your specific system and facility.   Written guidelines posted on the wall is merely a beginning to becoming safety conscious around your conveyor systems.  Train and initiate today!!

     

    *Whenever in doubt, consult with the following:

    Conveyor Equipment Manufacturer’s Association – www.cemanet.org

    U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration – www.osha.gov

    Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety – www.ccohs.ca

  • 25.04.18 Posted in Pumps Quick Reference Guides By Margie Moschetti

    PUMP DEFINITIONS AND NOMENCLATURE
     
    Head – is the maximum height that the pump can achieve pumping against gravity. 
     
    Rate of Flow – the total volume throughput per unit of time at suction conditions.  Capacity is another term.
     
    Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH) – the minimum pressure required at the suction port of the pump to keep the pump from cavitating. 
     
    Impeller – The bladed member of a rotating assembly of the pump which imparts the principal force to the liquid pumped.
     
    Casing – the portion of the pump that includes the impeller chamber and volute diffuser.
     
    Volute – is the casing that receives the fluid being pumped by the impeller, slowing down the fluid’s rate of flow.  A volute is a curved funnel that increases in area as it approaches the discharge port. 
     
    Diffuser – A set of stationary vanes that surround the impeller.  The purpose of the diffuser is to increase the efficiency in the pump by allowing more gradual expansion and less turbulent area for the liquid to reduce in velocity.
     
    Inducer – A single-stage axial flow helix installed in the suction eye of an impeller to lower the NPSH.
     
    Centrifugal Pump – produce a head and a flow by increasing the velocity of the liquid through the pump with the help of the rotating vane impeller.  Centrifugal pumps include radial, axial and mixed flow units.  All centrifugal pumps include a shaft-driven impeller that rotates inside a casing.  Liquid flows into the suction inlet of the casing and is thrown to the outside of the casing, then exits the discharge port.  The velocity imparted to the liquid by the impeller is converted to pressure energy or “head”. 
     
    Positive Displacement Pumps – draws fluid into a compartment at the inlet and moves it to an outlet for discharge, most typically using a rotary, reciprocating, or diaphragm method to move fluid.  PD pumps will move fluid at the same speed regardless of the pressure on the inlet end whereas centrifugal pumps will not.

  • 17.04.18 Posted in Videos & Power Points By Margie Moschetti

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