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Pump Screw Feeder for Butter Blocks

Pump Screw Feeder for Butter Blocks We designed and manufactured this stainless steel screw feeder with 60Hz geared motors for a new dairy customer in NY, USA. In a change from our usual automated conveyor, screw feeder and pump systems, this is a stand-alone screw feeder where the client will add their own pump and … Continue reading Pump Screw Feeder for Butter Blocks

Single Screw Feeder Extruder on Palm Oil Shortening Blocks

Palm oil shortening block

In response to customer requests, we carry out in-house trials to check the 'pumpability' of different products. When a customer in the far east was looking for a laboratory sized screw feeder, we designed and manufactured a suitable trial system to prove our ability to break down and extrude soft Palm Oil blocks. We sliced … Continue reading Single Screw Feeder Extruder on Palm Oil Shortening Blocks

Pump butter and fat straight into mixer

Pump butter into mixer

Pump butter straight into mixer In this short clip, we demonstrate how to pump shortening and then butter blocks directly into a mixer. We can handle butter and other fats from a minimum of around 3°C so you can pump straight from the chiller (no more tempering required). The discharge extruder heads can be interchanged … Continue reading Pump butter and fat straight into mixer

Rework pump and screw feeder system for blocks of shortening fat

Shortening being pumped and extruded

BestPump exported their latest BlockBuster twin auger pump feeder system to North Carolina, USA this week. Designed to handle a maximum flow rate of 140 kg per minute, this was a unit that required a 4 inch rectangular inlet circumferential piston pump and was actually our highest flow rate on a solid fat system to … Continue reading Rework pump and screw feeder system for blocks of shortening fat

Pump Butter from Chiller Directly into Mixers

BestPump designed, supplied and installed an automated butter block handling system for Fox's Biscuits in Batley, Yorkshire, UK. The project allows chilled 25kg butter blocks to be loaded on to an incline conveyor - straight out of the refrigerator - up to thirteen at a time (325kg). From the conveyor, the blocks are fed into … Continue reading Pump Butter from Chiller Directly into Mixers