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Best Practice Dosing for Savoury Dehydrated Products. Part 3

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4. Dosing Accuracy This chapter covers required and actual dosing performance. Dosing accuracy needs to meet quality requirements, legal requirements and factory costs. 4.1. Quality and Quantity guarantee The target weight distribution should meet quality and legal requirements in the most economic fashion (no systematic overfill, no packages to

Best Practice Dosing for Savoury Dehydrated Products. Part 2

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3.2.5. Sliding gate (tube) dosing unit Like the sliding gate flat dosing unit, the sliding gate tube dosing unit utilises a sliding gate product cut off to dispense quantities of product. The accuracy of this type of dosing unit is limited and it is often used for larger particulates.

Best Practice Dosing for Savoury Dehydrated Products

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Dosing is one of the most important manufacturing process steps for dehydrated products for any dry food packaging facility. It has a major influence on consumer quality and perception and an important influence on cost. When dosing isn’t done properly, i.e. with the wrong equipment or parameter settings, it

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Need: To identify PMs and improvement opportunities for our critical systems. Objective: To create a comprehensive list of improvements and PM requirements to improve reliability of our equipment. FMEA: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis Concept of FMEA Identify ways the product or process could possibly fail Determine effects resulting from

MP stands for Maintenance Prevention

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MP activity refers to consideration of maintenance information and new technologies during planning, construction, installation and use of new equipment. MP strives for equipment that is designed for high reliability, maintainability, minimum cost, operability, safety, quality, reduction of maintenance cost and deterioration. Early Management Goal EPM – Develop products of

Chapter 7. Early Equipment Management. Part 3

5.2 What is ‘MP Design’? (1) Defining MP Defining MP and MP design MP is an abbreviation of ‘Maintenance Prevention’. It is defined as follows: Activities carried out at the stage of planning and designing new equipment, to promote reliability, maintainability, economy, operability, safety etc. and minimise maintenance costs