Topic: Food and beverage processing

Ask the Experts: What Are the Best Practices for Maintaining Mechanical Seals?

  PharmOvate-Triangle Process Equipment spoke with Fristam Pumps’ Southeast Regional Manager Craig Zeni to get the lowdown on mechanical seal maintenance. Q: What are some of the maintenance considerations for a pump with mechanical seals? A: Let’s begin with a quick primer on how mechanical seals work, and more importantly, why they fail. When the… Read more »

Reference Guide: Growing Profits with New Pump Technologies

  Click Here to Download the Reference Guide in a PDF File Notoriously narrow operating margins continue to challenge food and beverage manufacturers. One way to improve those margins is to create production efficiencies that lower costs and allow plant managers to increase throughput. New pump technologies being introduced to the market feature engineering advancements… Read more »

3 Signs Your Pump is Not Optimized for Your Food or Beverage Application

Many of the pumps available to food and beverage manufacturers only offer one or two outstanding features. This lack of versatility increases costs and compromises product quality. Utilizing pumps with limited capabilities often results in the need for secondary equipment investments. Additionally, using these pumps can lead to inconsistent batches and subsequent ingredient losses because… Read more »

3 Ways Maintenance-Friendly Pumps Help Food and Beverage Manufacturers Save Money

In food and beverage manufacturing, re-occurring maintenance and service needs for pumps can quickly erode the bottom line. Common maintenance requirements include: Bearing and gear lubrication Seal replacement Oil changes Impeller adjustments Re-polishing due to wear caused by metal-to-metal contact The costs of these routine tasks add up in a variety of ways: Days of… Read more »

3 Strategies for Eliminating Cleaning Inefficiencies in Food Manufacturing

Food and beverage plants spend about 20% of each day cleaning equipment. The key word in that sentence is “spend.” Labor, downtime and energy expenses that result from inefficient cleaning is costing these manufacturers revenue that could otherwise be put toward the bottom line. By identifying ways to improve CIP efficiencies through advanced pump technologies,… Read more »

Graco Husky e-Series Pumps Offer Damage-Free Stalling and Low Pulsation

  The feature-rich and energy-efficient Husky 1050e Electric Diaphragm Pumps from Triangle Process Equipment partner Graco are ideal for a variety of food, beverage, brewing and cosmetics applications that require low pulsation and a smooth fluid flow of low-to-medium viscosity materials in a pump constructed from all FDA-approved materials and elastometers. Additionally, they offer the… Read more »

Even Product Distribution for the Win: Quattroflow’s New QuattroTec Series Pumps Provide Continuous, Accurate Flow for the Food, Beverage and Personal Care Industries

  Quattroflow® recently launched the new QuattroTec Series Quaternary Diaphragm Pumps to be the total package for food, beverage and personal care applications. Distributed in partnership with Triangle Process Equipment, the QuattroTec series of pumps delivers the benefits that Quattroflow is known for in pharmaceutical processing in a package designed to meet FDA requirements for… Read more »

A Freshly Brewed Solution: Mouvex® Disc Pumps Offer Accurate Dosing

  Over the more than 150 years since its founding, Netherlands-based Heineken has stuck with a successful recipe, one that has made it one of the world’s most significant brewers and suppliers of beer. That’s why ensuring production consistency is the brewer’s No. 1 priority, and that’s why it recently chose the SLS Series Eccentric… Read more »

PCM’s Dosys™ Pump Technology Provides Efficient, Consistent Ingredient Dosing for Large and Small Production Runs

  Many traditional dosing systems that add ingredients to food manufacturing operations also, unfortunately, drain profit margins in the process. Triangle Process Equipment partner PCM provides dosing pump technology that not only maintains ingredient integrity, it supports a lean manufacturing process. Reduce Incremental Losses Conventional dosing systems waste costly ingredients due to inaccurate dosing, product… Read more »

Visit Triangle Process Equipment’s New Web Page to Learn How Fristam’s Sanitary Pumps and Blenders Can Streamline Operations

  Triangle Process Equipment is proud to introduce a new web page that showcases pumping and blending innovations from its OEM partner, Fristam. Known as a leading manufacturer of sanitary stainless steel positive displacement pumps, centrifugal pumps, mixers and blenders for food, beverage, brewing and bio-pharmaceutical applications, Fristam has a long history of providing innovative… Read more »