Category Archives: Food/Beverage

Valves and flow meters for the food and beverage industry

Assured Automation offers valves and flow meters used in many food and beverage applications including Beer Brewing, Wine & Spirits , Pet Food, Dairy, Flavor and Fragrance and other food related industries.

 

Highlighted products include  compact automated valves, ball valves, flow meters and FM Fire-Safe valves.

angle valves for food and beverageOur Compact automated valve line includes the Ares and Zeus high cycle life angle body valve line.  The VA Series combines a pneumatic actuator and fast on-off control valve into one body, eliminating packing glands, actuators and mounting kits. Operating life on this compact valve has been tested to well over a Million Cycles.

Magnetic Flow Meter Basics

A magnetic flow meter, also referred to as mag flow meter or magmeter, is a volumetric flow meter that measures liquids or liquid slurries that have a minimum conductivity of 5 µS/cm.  Magnetic flow meters will typically not work with … Continue reading

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Assured Automation to Exhibit at 2019 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America

April 8, 2019 – April 11, 2019 Location: Colorado Convention Center – Denver, CO Assured Automation Booth: 21090 The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is the only industry event that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries. This is an annual show that travels … Continue reading

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Piggable Ball Valves

3 Way Piggable Ball Valves Save Time and Money in Pigging Systems Problem: A major pet food manufacturer was designing a pigging system to clean process lines after product runs. A piggable ball valve that would launch a pig in two … Continue reading

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Valves for Craft Brewing Applications

Field trip to Beach Haus Brewery: the brewing process and automated valve selections   What could be better than sampling beer at a craft brewery on a beautiful Friday afternoon at the Jersey shore. Some would call it playing hooky … Continue reading

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Flow Meters for the Craft Beer Brewing Process

Digital Flow Meters for Beer Brewing Assured Automation offers flow meters for use in the craft beer brewing process. The TM Series light duty digital flow meter, G2 Series stainless steel meter and the G Series 3A Approved flow meter … Continue reading

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3 Types of Emergency Shutdown and Emergency Isolation Valves

The two most common methods used to trigger a thermal shutoff, eliciting a failure position in pneumatically operated Emergency Shut Down and Emergency Isolation Valves are: (1) Fusible Plugs, and (2) Plastic Tubing. Both of these techniques have been used … Continue reading

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3 Way Ball Valve Package for Pet Food Manufacturer

A pet food manufacturing plant required a sanitary diverter valve with no cavities to divert their process between two cook tanks. Assured Automation proposed a custom 3 way ball valve package. The assembly included a 3 way, cavity free diverter … Continue reading

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Beer Brewers Use Assured Automation G2 Series Flow Meters to Maintain Consistent Quality

Problem: A craft brewery was looking for a multi purpose meter to accurately measure hot water added into the mash tank as well as measure chemicals during the cleaning process. The staff was looking for a versatile meter that would … Continue reading

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Pro Golfers Take A Swing At Brewing

While overall beer sales have remained flat in the US over the past two years, the craft beer industry has risen from 10% of the2012 beer market and is predicted to capture 20% by the end of 2014. Craft brewers … Continue reading

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Assured Automation’s FM Fire-Safe Fusible Link Valves

FM Fire-Safe Fusible Link Valve Protects Refineries and Chemical Processors from Fire Hazards The FM Fire-Safe Shutoff fusible link valve assemblies from Assured Automation are API 607 and Factory Mutual approved for flammable liquids, and are commonly used to: To … Continue reading

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