With a continued commitment to developing operations and a change in society for a healthier lifestyle leading to increased demand for milk powder products, Nestlé has invested in a new factory in Osorno, Chile.
The new factory is one of the most technologically advanced dairy factories of its kind and is used to produce a range of milk products with added nutritional value. Requiring the highest quality machinery, Russell Finex provided purpose built screening solutions for the new plant.
Traditionally, rotary sifters are used for the screening of powders. However, this method of screening presents many problems such as little oversize being collected and mesh breakage. Therefore, there has been a move to use gravity fed circular vibratory sieves as an alternative.
Following a consultation with a Russell Finex sales representative, it was decided that the Russell Compact Sieve® would best meet Nestlé’s requirements. Unlike conventional vibrating screens, the high-performance Russell Compact Sieve® is able to screen milk powder at a finer mesh size without compromising flow rates, preventing the sieve from becoming a bottleneck in the process.
Constructed in high-quality stainless steel, the Russell Compact Sieve® is easy-to-clean between batches and its simple design allows operators to strip down and clean the machines without tools.
With enclosed screening for total containment, dust and fumes are also eliminated, not only helping Nestle to meet its strict zero dust environment policy, but also to improve operators’ health and safety.
The machines were also fitted with BFM™ connectors, a unique innovation designed to provide a hygienic connector system, allowing for easy removal for cleaning or replacement.
Contact Russell Finex to discover a range of hygienic industrial screeners for food powders that can be customized to meet your unique requirements.