MachinePoint Engineering supplies different batch and continuous mixing and blending systems to the beverage and agro-food industries.
Soft drinks are made by mixing syrup or flavors with water and sugar. Blending in the ingredients for the production of beverages is done directly in line.
MachinePoint Engineering supplies continuous mixing systems for the production of beverages and also the production of syrup and concentrates.
High-precision flow meters constantly measure the streams of the components and compare them with the recipe specifications
For carbonated soft drinks the continuous blending units have integrated various des aeration equipments.
Mixing units can be used for the blending of juices, sauces, creams, soups and beverages.
We can describe two main mixing systems:
Batch mixing is more recommended for companies that need to do a lot of product transformation; or where the products to be mixed come out of small packages, or are dry substances.
When using a batch mixing unit, ingredients are added at a convenient working height. The mixing tanks used are loaded and unloaded using mix proof valves; so it is possible to load, unload and clean several mixing tanks at the same time.
Batch mixing is very popular for making juices , sauces, etc. In such industries it can be required to produce a lot of different recipes.
If very small quantities of micro components such as vitamins or calcium need to be added, they are done so manually for small lines; and for automated lines we implement an injection system that adds liquids or solids to the mix without any product loss.