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What Does a Dairy Centrifuge Do?

By: Richard Schildwachter
May 18, 2022 at 8:45 AM

Centrifuges are an essential part of every dairy plant — without them, we wouldn’t have many of the dairy products sold on shelves today.

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Reduce Your Dairy Plant’s Energy and Water Consumption

By: Quenton Lind
May 5, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Minimizing your centrifuge’s electricity and water usage can save your plant a lot of money. A well-maintained centrifuge can last a lifetime, meaning that optimizing your centrifuge’s operations can result in big savings in the long run.

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How to Create a More Efficient Centrifugal Separator

By: Quenton Lind
September 7, 2021 at 3:34 PM

“Where can you use centrifugal separators?” is a question that’s nearly impossible to answer. Centrifuge separation has applications across more industries than the average person can name — which would either make it a great or terrible question for pub trivia night. 

These high-speed industrial champions are vital to the processing of dairy products, beer, wine, paint, mineral oil, petroleum, fruit juice, ceramics, plastics, animal feed, pharmaceuticals… the list goes on.

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Why Dairy Plants Should Reexamine Their Industrial Centrifuges

By: Quenton Lind
August 11, 2021 at 10:45 AM

The dairy industry is a highly competitive market. Not only are dairy processing plants competing with each other, but trends over the last two decades or so have increasingly put dairy at odds with the ever-growing plant-based market.

When you’re trying to do more with less and stay neck-in-neck with the competition, it’s vital to invest in the best possible equipment. Pressure may tighten margins and arteries, but it also provides an opportunity to innovate.

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How Automated Centrifuge Controls are Changing Dairy Production

By: Jordan Vande Brake
June 30, 2021 at 8:30 AM

About 150 years ago, mechanized centrifugal cream separators hit the milk processing industry. People’s minds were blown. The technology flew off the shelves, and the dairy world exploded. 

Since then, the dairy industry has been able to grow at an unprecedented rate, and people have been wondering: what’s the next big innovation? What’s the next truly game-changing technology that will streamline industrial dairy processing?

Enter automation.

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How to Clean a High-Speed Vertical Centrifuge

By: Richard Schildwachter
April 22, 2021 at 7:00 AM

A dirty centrifuge can cause a host of severe problems, ranging from product contamination to costly equipment damage.

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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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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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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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