KASON BLOG

Primary Components of Vibratory Fluid Bed Processors & Systems

Posted by Kason Corp on 11/22/2022 2:14 PM

 

In this article, we'll explain the types, benefits, & components of fluid bed systems and processors. For more questions, please contact our team directly. 

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Topics: Fluid Bed Processors, Technical Articles

Serious Technology for Serious Cannabis Processing

Posted by Kason Corp on 08/8/2022 8:57 PM

While the cannabis industry continues its rapid growth (with global sales expected to reach $33.6 billion during the next three years), the fact remains that raw cannabis is inherently difficult to handle. It is both expensive and fragile, making initial sorting a critical path item in terms of productivity and profitability. Small and large operations can benefit from investing in sorting technology from an established manufacturer that is highly efficient,flexible and completely field-proven over many years -- in short, a cost-effective way to producea higher quality product with higher throughput and less waste 

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Topics: Circular Vibratory Screeners, Cannabis & Hemp

Making the Grade: Sorting Nuts for Quality and Classification

Posted by Kason Corp on 06/8/2022 5:48 PM

Consumers seeking healthier snack options or better-for-you plant-based proteins have been steadily increasing the demand for nuts for decades. There are more than 20 types of edible nuts in the world, with a market value estimated to reach USD 2.0 billion by 2025 on a global level. Varieties can include almonds, peanuts, walnuts, pecans, pine nuts, macadamias and more. Each type of edible nut and each stage of the supply chain from "farm to fork" requires sorting to help process this commodity with the goals of meeting size, quality and purity standards, all while maintaining high throughput.  

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Topics: Sanitary Applications, Sanitary Equipment, Circular Vibratory Screeners, Food Processing

Slick Sifting for Sluggish Nutraceutical Powders

Posted by Kason Corp on 04/7/2022 1:58 PM

When Dr. Stephen DeFelice coined the term "Nutraceutical"in 1989, he likely never imagined the word would come to represent such a large and fast-growing industry segment. Herbal products, vitamin/dietary supplements, fibers, phytonutrients, pre- and pro-biotics and protein/amino acids can all be found online and on shelving, and business is booming. Increasing numbers of health-conscious consumers, social media platforms touting various dietary health regimens, and pandemic-driven searches for products to strengthen immune system response have pushed nutraceutical industry growth and is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. 

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Topics: Circular Vibratory Screeners, Centrifugal Sifters

Screening Questions | Why Do Screens Fail?

Posted by Alyssa Kaiser on 07/6/2021 1:15 PM

 

Screen failures can be caused by a number of factors. Just some of the reasons that we’ll cover today include screen fatigue, improper installation, corrosion, shock, and abrasion. Understanding why screens may fail will enable you to proactively inspect, maintain and replace your screens long before you find yourself in a downtime scenario.

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Topics: Circular Vibratory Screeners, Technical Articles, Aftermarket Parts/ Spare Parts, Screening Questions

Screening Questions | Can Kason Supply Screens for Other Sifters?

Posted by Alyssa Kaiser on 06/1/2021 4:45 PM

 

Short answer – Yes!  

Kason manufactures and supplies K-SERIES screens and replacement parts that are compatible with various makes and models of circular vibratory screeners and centrifugal sifters currently on the market.

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Topics: Centrifugal Sifters, Aftermarket Parts/ Spare Parts, Screening Questions

Screening Questions | What's in a Name? Meet Kason's K-SERIES Screens

Posted by Alyssa Kaiser on 05/14/2021 4:45 PM

 

Did you know that Kason offers a wide array of designs and options with our K-SERIES replacement screens? From standard high-performance designs to heavy-duty rings, finishes to comply with global safety and sanitary standards and more – we take pride in engineering and manufacturing screens with enhancements and features that will meet your specific application, material, and business needs.

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Topics: Circular Vibratory Screeners, Aftermarket Parts/ Spare Parts, Screening Questions

Get Sorted | Automate Oyster & Clam Sorting with Vibratory Screeners

Posted by Alyssa Kaiser on 04/23/2021 2:17 PM
 
Shellfish hatcheries and nurseries have long relied upon traditional means of sorting their seed oysters and seed clams, sifting their bivalves by hand using wooden boxes equipped with mesh screen bottoms.
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Topics: Circular Vibratory Screeners, Aquaculture, Seed Oysters & Seed Clams

Interesting Machine Sales | Oyster Nursey Automates Sorting

Posted by Alyssa Kaiser on 04/22/2021 2:24 PM

 

In one of our most recent machine sales, we provide an efficient, automated sorting solution for one enterprising oyster nursery based in North Carolina.

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Topics: Circular Vibratory Screeners, Aquaculture, Seed Oysters & Seed Clams

3-A Authorization: Don't Compromise

Posted by Jim Ling on 01/14/2021 6:15 PM

Pristine and safe equipment is essential when choosing industrial processing equipment for the food industry or other industries where consumer safety is a top concern. When humans or animals are going to consume the final product, you want to make sure that the processing machines are not subject to contamination of any type. For that reason, it’s important to look for the proper certifications.

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Topics: Sanitary Applications, Sanitary Equipment