Robert B Forney, Ernest C Brown: Radiant wall/hot air impingement oven. Pyramid Food Processing Equip Mfg, Thomas M Freiburger, August 24, 1999: US05942142 (33 worldwide citation)

An oven for cooking foods, and especially for browning foods, has heated, radiant walls. Heat may be supplied by a gas burner flame in a plenum behind the walls, with products of combustion thus being isolated from the food in the oven chamber. In one embodiment food products are continuously convey ...

James H Stanton, Lichorat James J, John A Lopes: Stable antimicrobial sanitizing composition concentrates containing alkyl amine oxides. Diversey Wyandotte Corporation, Arnold S Weintraub, October 11, 1988: US04776974 (33 worldwide citation)

Low-foaming antimicrobial concentrate and "use" composition comprising (a) an antimicrobial agent selected from the group consisting of monocarboxylic acids, dicarboxylic acids and mixtures thereof, (b) an alkyl N,N-dimethyl amine oxide solubilizer-coupling agent having between about 8 and about 10 ...

Louis D Caracciolo Jr, Mark Grace, William Kulik: Food processing method. BOC Group, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 9, 1999: US05879732 (32 worldwide citation)

Various food processing methods and a food processing system minimize microbial growth while an animal, such as a chicken, is processed into food. During processing, temperature of an animal carcass and atmosphere surrounding the carcass are controlled by spraying gases and a mixture of ozone and wa ...

Michael T Nixon: Acoustical panels. Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, March 4, 1986: US04574099 (32 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the field of sound control equipment, and particularly to an acoustical panel for absorbing sound generated by equipment in a sterile environment such as a clean room, kitchen, food processing plant or drug manufacturing facility. The acoustical panel is comprised of an inn ...

Shigetaka Okada, Sumio Kitahata, Shigeharu Yoshikawa, Toshiyuki Sugimoto, Kaname Sugimoto: Process for the production of branching enzyme, and a method for improving the qualities of food products therewith. Kabushiki Kaisha Hayashibara Seibutsu Kagaku Kenkyujo, Browdy and Neimark, June 12, 1984: US04454161 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for the production of branching enzyme, and a method for improving the qualities of food products therewith. According to the present invention, a large amount of branching enzyme with a high specific activity can be easily obtained, and employment of the b ...

David Reznik: Apparatus and method for electrical heating of food products. Regan J Fay, April 19, 1988: US04739140 (32 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for food processing wherein an AC electrical current at a frequency exceeding mains frequencies is caused to pass through a food product producing direct resistance heating of the food product, the frequency being selected to preclude substantial electrolysis of the food produ ...

Neal R Morris: Reusable closures for hermetically sealing containers. October 31, 1978: US04122964 (32 worldwide citation)

A semi-rigid, deflectable reusable lid in the shape of a disk and formed of a non-porous material is adapted to hermetically seal the open mouth of a container. The lid is positioned over the mouth of the container to be sealed and is retained in position by a threaded band. The inner lid surface ad ...

Donald P Smith, Jarald E High, John R Norris: Heat transfer rate target module. Patentsmith II, Crutsinger & Booth, November 10, 1992: US05161889 (32 worldwide citation)

The invention is an apparatus and method for measuring the heat transfer and the rate of heat transfer in thermal exchange processes such as food processing, thermosetting of plastics, and freezing processes. The apparatus comprises a target module and a data recording module. The target module comp ...

Noel R Johnson, David Norby, Wendell J Holl, Andi Mikelsons, David Lukens, Nicholas Cable, Anthony Renger, Robert E Hanson: Aligned food processing system. Alkar RapidPak, Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, February 25, 2003: US06523462 (32 worldwide citation)

A food processing system for an elongated strand of food product, such as hot dogs or sausage links, provides aligned orientation of conveyor hooks and identical arrival time spacing between adjacent hooks at a reference loading point at a strand producing machine discharge station.

Bruce M Gould: Food processor. Challenge Cook Brothers, Lyon & Lyon, May 21, 1985: US04517888 (31 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for kneading food pieces includes a rotatable drum mounted on an inclined axis. There are spiral flights along the side wall of the drum. Charging and discharging the drum is effected through an open end and the drum includes a door for airtight sealing of the drum. A vacuum can be drawn i ...