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Jeffrey L Jay: Food processing vat. Sherping Systems, Dorsey & Whitney, February 5, 1991: US04989504 (31 worldwide citation)

An enclosed food processing vat is provided having two or more generally horizontally-oriented partial cylindrical inner wall sections, each inner wall section conforming to a first portion of an swept volume created by the rotation of an agitator means about a horizontal shaft, the distance between ...


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Habib Roozdar: Method and compositions for the production of chlorine dioxide. ARCO Research Co, McAulay Fisher Nissen Goldberg & Kiel, July 29, 1997: US05651996 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for producing chlorine dioxide (ClO.sub.2) disinfecting solution which preferably minimizes the amount of residual chlorite ion (ClO.sub.2 --) so that the disinfecting solution can be used in a number of industries, preferably including the food, food proces ...


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John C Julian: Food processing apparatus. Lamb Weston, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, May 22, 1990: US04926726 (30 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for efficiently cutting food items, such as potatoes, into helical strips. The food items are provided seriatim to a cutter head assembly from a conveyor system. Food items on the conveyor system are aligned longitudinally and fed to the cutter head assembly. The ...


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David R Zittel: Industrial food processing machine. Lyco Manufacturing, Isaksen Lathrop Esch Hart & Clark, August 25, 1987: US04688476 (30 worldwide citation)

An industrial food processing machine which utilizes a closed environment to subject a food product flow to a continuous, controlled temperature treatment with water, and which provides access to its entire interior from both sides of the machine for the cleaning or maintenance thereof is disclosed ...


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James E Altman: Food processing apparatus. Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, June 12, 1984: US04453458 (30 worldwide citation)

Automated food processing apparatus and methods of the type adapted for coring food products wherein a constantly sized core is removed from all food products of a group independently of the product size variation from one member to another of the group.


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Michael J Granum, Walter J Steffan: Food processing machine. Eugene M Eckelman, September 23, 1986: US04613086 (30 worldwide citation)

A base frame supports a hopper for receiving grain to be ground and made into bread. An inverted cone-shaped grinding head on the shaft is supported at the bottom of the hopper and cooperates with a base member having a recess corresponding in shape to the grinder. The cone-shaped grinding head is s ...


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Sandra L Bull: Phosphate-free alkaline detergent for cleaning-in-place of food processing equipment. Ecolab, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 19, 1990: US04935065 (29 worldwide citation)

Aqueous alkaline cleaning concentrates and wash solutions are disclosed which comprise an alkali metal hydroxide, a water-conditioning acrylic polymer, an active chlorine source and a fatty or oily soil-dispersing amount of a low molecular weight aliphatic phosphonic acid containing at least two gro ...


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Thomas R Oakes, Timothy A Gutzmann, Cynthia Lee Ross, Bruce E Schmidt: Compositions and method for removal of oils and fats from food preparation surfaces. Ecolab, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, January 12, 1999: US05858941 (29 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method of removing soils containing oils and fats from food processing surfaces. The method includes the steps of formulating a wash composition from a two-part concentrate. The concentrate first part includes a source of alkalinity and water. The concentrate second part includes ...


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Glenn Sandberg, David Hansen: Automatic sealing arrangement for weigh scale for food processing apparatus. Formax, The Law Office of Randall T Erickson P C, August 12, 2008: US07411137 (29 worldwide citation)

A sealing arrangement is provided for a product weigh scale for a food processing apparatus the weigh scale including a support for supporting a product, a member that carries the support, and a weight sensor that senses vertical load on the member. The sealing arrangement includes a seal surroundin ...


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Charles E Williams: Efficient high humidity food processing system with sanitizing improvements. Hester, Laurence R Brown, December 14, 1982: US04363263 (29 worldwide citation)

Food products such as produce, fish, meat, and poultry are rapidly cooked and chilled in separate units through which a continuously running conveyor belt passes in a spiral pathway to converse cabinet space and produce energy efficient operation. Water is used as the heating and chilling medium in ...