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David R Zittel: Industrial food processing machine. Lyco Manufacturing, Isaksen Lathrop Esch Hart & Clark, August 25, 1987: US04688476 (29 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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Florian S Zabron, Mary E Marlette, Miles S Rothman, William D Hanrahan: Modular belting having antimicrobial characteristics and method of manufacture. Globe International, Hodgson Russ Andrews Woods & Goodyear, December 24, 1996: US05586643 (29 worldwide citation)

A conveyor belting comprising a plurality of like modules having a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent associated therewith, is described. The modules are of an integral molded construction and the antimicrobial agent is preferably a chlorinated phenoxy incorporated into the polymeric material compri ...


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Neal R Morris: Reusable closures for hermetically sealing containers. October 31, 1978: US04122964 (29 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 ...


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Donald P Smith, Jarald E High, John R Norris: Heat transfer rate target module. Patentsmith II, Crutsinger & Booth, November 10, 1992: US05161889 (29 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 ...


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Michael J Granum, Walter J Steffan: Food processing machine. Eugene M Eckelman, September 23, 1986: US04613086 (29 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 (28 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 (28 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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Ryuzo Ueno, Toshio Matsuda, Tatsuo Kanayama, Munemitsu Yamamoto, Ryoichi Hitotsuya: Aqueous sterilizing agent for foods or food processing machines and utensils. Kabushiki Kaisha Ueno Seiyaku Oyo Kenkyujo, Sherman and Shalloway, June 3, 1986: US04592892 (28 worldwide citation)

An aqueous sterilizing agent for foods or food processing machines and utensils, comprising an aqueous solution containing about 0.5 to 75% by weight ethanol, an alkali carbonate selected from the group consisting of sodium carbonate and potassium carbonate and a trialkali phosphate selected from th ...


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Raymond M G Boucher: Process for ultrasonic pasteurization. Biophysics Research & Consulting Corporation, Shoemaker and Mattare, July 8, 1980: US04211744 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for pasteurizing, decontaminating or disinfecting the surfaces of medical, dental, surgical, and food processing instruments or other objects in a liquid phase by placing said objects in hot water or a hot aqueous solution whose temperature is between about 48.degree. C. and 68.degree. C. w ...


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Charles E Williams: Efficient high humidity food processing system with sanitizing improvements. Hester, Laurence R Brown, December 14, 1982: US04363263 (28 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 ...



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