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Industrial Machinery for Sugar Processing

Posted on 10/7/20 12:45 PM

Mechanical food processing utilizes impact, shear or compression without heat or chemicals to change a food product's physical form. In bulk material handling systems that involve sugar, mechanical processing equipment adds efficiency and value by improving the flow properties of sugar or by reducing its size to powder form. For many food manufacturers and bakeries, there is a substantial savings to milling the sugar in-house versus purchasing bulk powdered sugar.

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Particle Size Reduction with Fine Grinders

Posted on 8/13/20 8:59 AM

There are numerous industries that depend on particle size reduction to improve the performance of a variety of materials. Particle size reduction is utilized in the manufacture of many end products across a variety of industrial sectors.

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We Speak The Language Of Pharmaceutical

Posted on 2/10/15 5:17 PM

Prater provides pharmaceutical processing equipment and systems to a plethora of major global industries. We deliver the necessary pharmaceutical solutions for powder and bulk solid materials to meet various application requirements, within budget and to the customer’s satisfaction on a consistent basis. Our client base has expanded to include some of the largest names in the industry. We are proud to work with Pfizer, Abbott Laboratories, Proctor and Gamble and many other companies large and small within the pharmaceutical industry ...

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We Speak The Language Of Agriculture

Posted on 1/22/15 5:04 PM

Prater has been the top choice for dry, bulk material processing equipment throughout the agricultural industry for 90 years. Our processing equipment designed and produced specifically for the agriculture industry is ideal for grinding, milling, sifting, feeding and batching. Many customers throughout the world rely on our machinery to facilitate the easy, efficient processing of materials. Some of our most popular agricultural processing equipment includes fine grinders, hammermills and rotary airlocks for processing materials such ...

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Microchip Milling Solutions for the Recycling Industry

Posted on 1/20/15 4:36 PM

Business Overview: The subject of this case study is a global recycling company. This company specializes in a number of different recycling processes, many of which are proprietary, to reprocess a variety of industrial materials.

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Bran Grinding Application Story

Posted on 7/17/14 2:40 PM

Background: Bran is the hard outer layer of whole wheat and other cereal grains. It is present in and may be milled from any cereal grain, including rice, corn, wheat, oats, barley and millet. Bran naturally contains significant quantities of starch, protein, vitamins and dietary fiber. Because of these nutrient rich qualities, bran it is often used to enrich breads, muffins, and breakfast cereals for the benefit of those who wish to increase their dietary fiber.

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Soy Flake Grinding Application Story

Posted on 2/25/14 8:52 PM

Background: Soybeans are grown primarily for meal, with oil being a secondary product. During processing, the soybeans are cracked to remove the hull and then rolled into full-fat flakes.  The rolling process disrupts the oil cells, facilitating extraction of the oil.

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Real Fine Grinding Solutions for the Soy Flake Industry

Posted on 2/19/14 6:12 PM

Business Overview: A fortune one hundred soy bean processing company had a need to reduce white soy flake to several specifically sized powders.  They contacted Prater to discuss the possibility of being able to provide a compact package that offered the high throughput rates necessary to accomplish the job. This customer had previously purchased a competitor’s system but after installing the equipment, found that it was not capable of producing the desired results.

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Real Fine Grinding Solutions For The Pet Food Industry

Posted on 1/9/14 9:20 PM

Business Overview: One of the country’s largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded pet products and food products for the U.S. retail market, generating over $3 billion in net sales in their previous fiscal year. With a substantial portfolio of brands, their products are found in eight out of ten U.S. households.

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