Standards for Sanitary & High-Purity Processing Equipment

The ASME Code ensures vessel safety by requiring pressure testing at 1.3X the design pressure, which is typically much higher than the actual operating pressure. It is important to understand the standards and code requirements that apply to processing equipment. This can be confusing when entering a high growth market like we’ve seen with cannabis […]

Exchanger System Helps Food Packager Put the Soup On

A mechanical contractor for a Chicago-based liquid-foods packager had an interesting and challenging cooling application. An important client planned to award the foods packager a large contract for packaging soup if they could satisfy one stipulation: The company had to guarantee that the product would be cooled from 198°F (92°C) to precisely 77°F (25°C) before […]