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Getting a Cost-Effective Cream Separator for your Dairy Plant

By: Quenton Lind
July 20, 2021 at 11:45 AM

Ten millennia ago, humans domesticated a small herd of wild ox in the Near East. And nearly 4,500 years later, they started milking them. Since then, humanity’s obsession with cow milk has spread into a multi-billion dollar industry and is still growing.

Ever since us clever homo sapiens figured out we could drink cow milk, the biological fact that milk separates naturally from cream has been part of that calculation. We’ve figured out how to make butter, ice cream (yum), cheese, kefir, and more recently, whey protein powders and probiotic yogurts.

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The Basics of Industrial Centrifuge Maintenance

By: Quenton Lind
June 17, 2021 at 9:15 AM

When it comes to maintaining industrial centrifuges, the effort you put in really does come back to you tenfold. Centrifuges are large, powerful machines, and they do what they do exceptionally well. With the right amount of attention paid to maintaining these machines and safety precautions, centrifuges can provide decades of consistent and reliable performance.

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Topics: Insider | Consulting

10 Real Life Examples of Centripetal Force in Action

By: Quenton Lind
April 6, 2021 at 7:30 AM

Whether or not you’ve ever heard of centripetal force before, you’ve definitely seen it in action, and even felt it in your entire body.

In fact, you’re probably using centripetal force more often than you realize. Even some of your home appliances help you use it for everyday tasks (more on that later).

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How Replacing Centripetal Pumps Saved $15,000

By: Quenton Lind
March 18, 2021 at 9:05 AM

Sometimes, something as simple as a plant visit can save a facility well over $15,000. Here’s how it happened.

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How Does a Centrifuge Work?

By: Quenton Lind
March 2, 2021 at 7:30 AM

Whether they’re enjoying syrup on their pancakes, or proudly wearing a silver necklace, the average citizen benefits from industrial centrifuges far more often than they probably realize — if they’ve even heard of them at all.

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Dairy Food Giants to Watch in 2021

By: Quenton Lind
November 3, 2020 at 10:56 AM

The Dairy Foods Magazine's The Dairy 100 List covers the top dairy companies in North America. This list includes brands, products made, and plant locations for the largest processors of fluid milk, ice cream, cheese, butter, cultured dairy products, dairy ingredients, and other dairy-derived foods and beverages. 

This is a syndication of the full article from the Dairy Foods Magazine website.

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All About the Separators Parts Department [Video]

By: Quenton Lind
October 1, 2020 at 7:15 AM

Having the right replacement parts for your centrifuge equipment can be a real bottom-line saver. If you’ve ever been on the floor when a centrifuge breaks down, you know the mad scramble first hand. Sourcing centrifuge spare parts might not always be easy, but it is always essential. Here at Separators, our parts department’s primary goal is to get you the parts you need as quickly and efficiently as possible. But don’t just take my word for it. Watch this video to hear it from our team. 

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Introducing the New Separators

By: Quenton Lind
September 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM

There’s nothing quite like a global pandemic to help you figure out what’s really important. Lucky for us, we were already working on just that. We were toiling behind the scenes, taking a deep dive into Separators Inc. as a company.

Asking questions like: What kind of people are we? What do we stand for? How do we serve our customers? As it turns out, we had a pretty great idea of who we were, and we’ve been doing a lot of things right, but our exterior was a little behind the times. It didn't show us as a company of experts and craftspeople. A company centered on your centrifuge. 

Until now. 

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Cost of Maintenances vs. Cost of Downtime

By: Quenton Lind
August 3, 2020 at 10:15 AM

Equipment breakdowns can be a nightmare for production facilities. One machine down and the whole operation comes to a screeching halt. Without a moment’s notice, there’s a full crew without a moving line to work on. Supervisors and managers hurry to locate the source, troubleshoot the issue. Every minute of downtime equals dollars disappearing into thin air. 

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Check Out Our Indianapolis Shop Service Tour [Video]

By: Quenton Lind
July 8, 2020 at 7:45 AM

While we may be best known for field service, where technicians travel to customer facilities and provide on-site service, that’s only part of our service capabilities. At our Indianapolis shop, centrifuge equipment comes to us. We take on the big, the bad, and the ugly. Watch the video to meet a few members of our team and get a tour of our shop. 

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