FOOD, FEED & BEVERAGES

Equipment Applications for Food

Provide real-time insights into your process

Baked Goods

Monitoring the composition of dough during hydration, kneading and fermentation enables superior control for enhanced accuracy and batch to batch consistency. Quantitative details about your product can be monitored in real time with tec5USA hardware and systems to analyze the performance of your ingredients and process. 

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Hydration

tec5USA is developing a modular in-line spectroscopic solution for the mixing and kneading of dough ingredients. Monitoring the compositional change in hydration and directly observing gluten formation throughout the working of the dough. Using a probe that is easily CIP’d and chemometrics to correlate data with product specifications, this modular fixture will change the way you view the art of making dough.

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Fermentation

Fermentation monitoring will bring new insights to the physical properties and performance of your product. Observe gluten breakdown, starch to sugar conversion, and carbon dioxide in real-time to manage your product and process.

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Baking

Monitoring temperature, moisture and the color of your product in real-time during baking will improve end-point detection to limit scrap and waste in your facility. Manage the product with fewer quality control tests and a shorter mean-time-to-detect for process and equipment problems.

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    Typical applications include white light interference for thin film analysis, UV absorption of proteins for quantitative analysis, colorimetry, impurity detection in water, cleaning validation for API manufacturing, polymerization inhibitor monitoring, electroplating bath monitoring....

    The spectroscopic methodology is determined by which parameters are important to monitor during a process. For example, if you want to monitor protein concentration in a bioreactor, in which the biosynthesis takes place in an aqueous medium, then you likely would want to use Raman spectroscopy for the application, as water does not contribute to the Raman signal. Alternatively, if moisture content is important, water has very strong absorption in the NIR due to several vibrational and combination modes that can be monitored; water is transparent in the UV and visible spectral region. Understanding which chemical is important as there could be various factors that influence the choice of methodology....

    NIR spectroscopy is utilized across a variety of industries for qualitative and quantitative product analysis. Typical industries include Chemistry, Pharmacology, Food Feed & Beverage, Agriculture, and others. NIR spectroscopy is well suited for species containing C-H, N-H & O-H bonds, making it a wide-range technology for a variety of applications such as moisture, fat, oil, alcohol, APIs, polymers, etc....

    Raman spectroscopy is a technique which is used for several markets. These industries include Oil and Gas, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Petrochemistry and many others. Due to the high selectivity of Raman spectroscopy, it is a powerful tool for many applications including, hydrocarbon analysis, bioreactor protein monitoring, crystallization monitoring, API concentration, polymer identification, surfactant analysis, natural gas components and several others....

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