Pfannenberg Process Chillers used for Cooling Edge Banding Machines

Duravit is a leading manufacturer of porcelain bathroom fittings, making top-grade bath furniture at their Schenkenzell site. Pfannenberg was contacted to replace a 12 year old process chiller for the subsystem switchgear cabinets used with their edge banding machine. Needs Assessment Duravit consulted with their engineering firm for advice on upgrading their equipment. This same […]

Pfannenberg’s Cooling Units Help Support Bottling Inspection

We understand as a consumer that it can get aggravating when you purchase a bottled beverage and the packaging is either defective or the container is not filled properly. It is crucial that beverage and food manufactures implement an inspection system – not only for sanitary reasons, but also for product quality.  Once quality is compromised, the manufacturer loses […]

Ammonia Gas Detection in Food & Beverage Facilities

Alarm and Warning Devices to Notify Personnel Regarding Dangerous Gas Leaks Ammonia leaks are pretty uncommon, but when one does occur – the results could be lethal.  Ammonia gas is very toxic and flammable.  Typically ammonia can be detected by smell (a strong and pungent odor), but it is a colorless gas. The human nose […]

Using Chillers to Help Make Pasta

Pasta – A staple in Italian cuisine that can be found in almost every household. It is a food that carries memories and conveys emotions. Making Dried Pasta: A Delicate Process Pasta is a noodle that is made from water and flour (eggs and other ingredients can be added for various flavors) – it has a simple composition, […]

Indication, Warning & Alarm Solutions for Food & Beverage Applications

Robust, field-proven, visual and audible devices for alarm, warning, and indication Signaling confusion throughout many manufacturing facilities is a big problem. At the plant level, many OEM machines have the proper alarms, but they only emit a couple of tones and optional visual alerts, making it difficult to determine which machine had an event or why […]

Control Enclosure Temperatures in a Food & Beverage Manufacturing Plant

Controlling enclosure temperature is crucial in the food and beverage industry.  If the temperature is too warm or too cold, condensation and higher risks of contamination arises.  Pfannenberg’s Heaters, Thermostats & Hygrostats detect and keep ambient conditions above dew point to avoid the harmful effects of condensation on your electronics and products. They can be used as standalone […]