Food and Beverage Process Control Solutions

When it comes to ensuring the highest levels of product quality, consistency, and safety, an inline control of your manufacturing processes makes a huge difference. Whether it is to ensure product quality, prevent product loss, meet your compliance limits, or optimize your water treatment, we have customizable solutions for your individual challenges.

Filtration

...The optek Haze Control / DTF16 relies on a dual angle scattered light measurement for precise quality control during final filtration independent of color and color changes. Using this sensor downstre...

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Separation

...Centrifugal separators equipped with a NIR absorption based photometer AF16-N or AS16-N on the outlet can eliminate needless discharges and initiate them only when solids carry-over is detected in the...

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Vegetable and Edible Oil Refining

...Color measurements are important both after the bleaching and filtration processes and as a final quality check after deodorization just prior to tank storage. The optek dual channel AF26 colorimeter’...

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Color and Concentration

...ICUMSA/RBU color standard for refined sugar quality (optek C4000 has mA input for Brix measurement and calculation capability)...

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Identification / Detection

...Product losses are no longer an issue when detecting different phases inline. Faster product changeovers are possible with continuous optek inline measurements. There are certain advantages inline pho...

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Clean in Place Identification

...Chemical concentration has always been a difficult measurement using traditional conductivity sensors. Changes in pH, temperature, or other unexpected compounds can all affect conductivity devises. To...

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Bleaching and Blending

...Typically, process color measurements are made by taking samples from the process piping and analyzing them in a lab either visually or using a laboratory analyzer. optek colorimeters can immediately ...

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Condensate and Cooling Water

...By using optek turbidity meters in heat exchanger cooling/heating lines, a pinhole leak in a plate can now be detected and repairs can be made before a catastrophic breakdown occurs. Also, operating c...

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Color and Turbidity Control in Sugar Refining

...The sugar liquor that results from dissolving the washed sugar crystals in water will still contain some solids, color, and other impurities that needs to be removed. So after adding a coagulant, the...

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