Animal Feed

The process and storage environments within the feed industry often have factors such as moisture, vapor and fat to consider which cause the materials to have caking tendencies. Devices with special coatings and technologies provide the operator with appropriate and economical solutions. 

  1. CFIA in Rennes - event for professionals in the food-processing sector

    exhibition cfia

    Created in 1997, the CFIA Rennes has established itself over the years and editions as an important annual event for the IAA.

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  2. TDR Solutions for tricky level measurement applications

    Master Class: TDR Solutions for tricky level measurement applications

    Master Class recording
    The ultimate Guide: When things get a little tricky!

    TDR - Allrounder for Solids & Liquids

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  3. Free-radiating radar measurement in animal feed production

    Free-radiating radar measurement in animal feed production

    Continuous level measurement between double filling: Optimum echo quality & dust-tight design make it possible


    Many an inconspicuous component part can quickly become a problem if it does not function reliably. In the case of level monitoring, for example, cost-causing silo overfilling or running empty, which can result in a production standstill, are avoided. In order to integrate sensors perfectly into plants, the highest process compatibility is required for the individual production stages, as well as a certified design. For an animal feed producer in Chile, it should also be a non-contact measurement technology for the storage of powdered raw materials, which operates under high dust generation during the dynamic filling process.

    When configuring a suitable sensor system for the plant operator, the focus was on process reliability, durability and simplicity. Furthermore, the requirements for the special installation situation had to be taken into account.

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  4. Media detection in raw materials

    Capacitance level measurement in blender for animal feed production

    Capacitance level measurement in blender for animal feed production: Precise media detection for adhering raw materials


    The animal feed manufacturer Sano – Moderne Tierernährung GmbH has been installed the integral version of the capacitance Capanivo® CN 7100 limit sensor for his blending processes. With its reliable media detection and short reaction time, the sensor helps to ensure the correct mixing proportion of the individual components, the homogeneous distribution and also the lasting quality of the end product. About 50-100 kg of liquid components of the most different liquid media are added to about 3 tons of solid content. These are injected into the mixing container within one minute by a special injection device. For this purpose, the various liquids are injected from storage tanks or mobile containers (GRP), with a pressure of up to 5 bar, into the mixing container via a distributor attached to the mixer.

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  5. From classic to innovative - the right thing for everyone

    From classic to innovative - the right thing for everyone

    Mechanical, non-contact or guided microwave

    Modern, high-quality technologies ensure a continuous stress-free manufacturing process in plants. When it comes to detecting fill levels in silos and material processing operations, sensors with a high degree of compatibility for different process containers provide the optimum support. Depending on the processing stage, the material to be controlled can be of very different nature and place different demands on the measurement technology to be used. The UWT range offers capacitive measurement technology, transducers as well as mechanical solutions for use in solids and liquids.

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  6. Overfill protection in fish oil

    Overfill protection in fish oil

    Easy installation and automatic calibration


    A fish feed manufacturer based in Denmark was looking for a consistently precise, yet simple, user-friendly level monitoring for its fish oil storage tanks. In addition to being used as a lubricant, leather tanning and, due to its omega-3 fats, as a food supplement, fish oil is mainly used in the manufacture of pet food and for aquaculture. Fish farming, as a rapidly growing global industry, necessitates plant operators to continuously optimize their production technologies and processes. In the storage processes, the robust, capacitive RF rod probe proved to be the optimal solution for the fish feed manufacturer thanks to the precise surface detection and automatic calibration capabilities of the device.

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  7. Efficient silo management for smooth process flow

    Efficient silo management for smooth process flow

    A win – win situation: Silo management for grain mills and their customers


    In Germany alone there are more than 260 large flour mills, in Asia the grain market is significantly greater and a very important industry. All around the world the situation is similar: Well-planned routes and carefully calculated stock levels are vital to achieve max. cost optimization during the material delivery process, however these are more than often jeopardized by daily reality. Bakeries, the customers of the mills, often place their orders to late and the mills are faced with having to supply material immediately in order to avoid production stop at the bakeries. This leads to unnecessary logistics costs caused by multiple deliveries and ultimately to an increase in costs for sides, the supplier and the customer. This is obviously in no one's interest. But why are we confronted with these “fire-fighting” situations and how can they be avoided?

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  8. 7th - 9th December 2021 VRACTECH Mâcon, France

    exhibition VRACTECH

    Our partner SPINDUSTRY will welcome you in hall MS stand HSP-B43

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  9. 4th - 8th April 2022 ACHEMA Dortmund, Germany

    exhibition ACHEMA

    We welcome you at booth A 73 a in hall 11.1

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  10. 10th - 13th May 2022 ELMIA AUTOMATION 2022 Jönköping, Sweden

    exhibition ELMIA AUTOMATION

    Our partner Sensor Gruppen will welcome you in hall D06 at booth 55

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