The July 2017 issue of Petfood Industry covers the parallels between human health trends and pet food trends, which continue to grow as the focus expands to specific ingredients touting various health benefits for pets.
The Premier Pneumatics P30 Sanitary Receiver from K-Tron Process Group is designed to convey powders and meets 3A dairy sanitary standards. The design includes a variety of discharge valve types including power flap and butterfly valve. According to the company, the P30 can be used for continuous conveyer applications such as hopper loading and loss-in-weight feeder refill applications. The receiver body is made of stainless steel, with internal and external electro-polished surfaces. Tri-Clover fittings allow for quick disconnection from conveying and vacuum piping, according to K-Tron. All units have reverse jet filter cleaning.