These four characteristics should guide your decision

Proper ingredient transfer equipment is crucial in maintaining optimal efficiency and high product quality while balancing operating costs. Food and beverage processors have a difficult task making purchasing decisions when installing new equipment or upgrading outdated equipment. A four-ingredient recipe exists to select the right pump technology for food and beverage applications.

Food and beverage processing has no shortage of options for material pumping. The options can seem overwhelming, from the industry’s new twin screw pumps, the reliable rotary lobe pumps, the adaptable electric and air-operated diaphragm pumps, the powerful piston pumps, and so on. There is a configuration available in the market to meet a user’s needs. The following considerations will steer you in the right direction.

1. Flow Rate

The volume flow rate is determined by multiplying material velocity and tubing size to

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