Industry Publication Discusses Importance of Sealing Technology and Reducing Product Leakage
Product leakage and contamination are major concerns for snack food producers. One effective solution is air sealing technology.
Recently, a Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery article discussed mixing and blending applications in the important food and beverage industry. In the piece, how manufacturers of dough mixing equipment are adding improvements for safety, preserving product quality, and automation was included.
Product Leakage: A Major Problem for the Snack Food Industry
According to the article, the primary problem that members of the snack food industry struggle with is product loss and cleanup, which can inevitably lead to OSHA violations and increased operating costs.
“Product leaking out of the mixer can also cause premature failure of equipment and reduced efficiency within a plant,” Zach Nepa of SEPCO said.
Updated Sealing Technology Offers Solutions to Snack Food Manufacturers
The article on SnackandBakery.com stated that reconfigured seals are helpful. Also, their usage has branched out from animal cracker dough applications to those involving powders and chocolates.
While the seal technology has remained the same, the spatial orientation changes based on how it is used.
“You can use this seal in a number of different applications,” the article said. “The main change is the design, and the ability to adapt to different powders, chocolates, and sugars.”
Read the full article on SnackandBakery.com to learn more about the updates made to meet the needs of snack food producers.