SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR AUTOCLAVES

SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR AUTOCLAVES

21/09/2018

Autoclaves are high risk equipment. The most serious risks come from uncontrolled release of stored energy, which happen when safety critical parts fail. This can cause violent ejection of components/pieces of equipment, the pressuring medium or vessel contents. So, every time an autoclave is to be opened, have you ever asked yourself if zero stored […]

Come visit SURDRY at the 2018 Pack Expo International

14/09/2018

  Through our local agent in the US,  Stock America Inc., we will be exhibiting at the 2018 Pack Expo International. It will be held at McCormick Place, Chicago, in October 14th-17th. Our booth (#8837) will be located in the Upper Lakeside Center.   If you would like to reserve a meeting time with us, please […]

R&D ACTIVITY IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY GROWS BACK

27/07/2018

After some years of investment reduction, the canning industry strikes back on R&D activity looking for new food formula and new presentations. The packaging manufacturers are also encouraging the development and the transition to alternative containers which offer numerous benefits with respect to traditional metal or glass cans. Although Marketing may be driver number one, […]

SURDRY AND FOOD INDUSTRY 4.0

16/07/2018

The digital world coming along with Industry 4.0 plays a key role to step up safety in the food production and distribution chain. At SURDRY, we envision a “Quality Food Highway” where all toll gates from the field to the consumer will write a digital product ID filled with its genealogy by leaving a print […]

SURDRY ROTARY RETORT DRUM LASTING 12 YEARS AT 24/7 HEAVY DUTY

03/07/2018

After 12 years of 24/7 heavy duty and 26.000 retort cycles, we are supplying the first spare drum for Surdry Rotary Retort AR-174-E, a giant size model which accommodates 4 baskets or stacks of racks, total volume of 4.3 cbm or 1,136 US Gallons. The design features a basket clamping system where the air cylinders to […]

LATEST GUIDELINES ON RETORT TEMPERATURE CALIBRATION

22/06/2018

Why temperature calibration is so important in retorts?   The Temperature Indicating Device (TID), as designated by the US FDA in its Code of Federal Regulations CFR Title 21 Part 113 “Thermally Processed Low-Acid Foods Packaged in Hermetically Sealed Containers”, is a key element of the sterilization retorts and hence a key element at any canning […]

European and US Patents Granted to Surdry

15/06/2018

We are happy and proud to announce that the US Patent has just been granted to our new Continuous Sterilizer. The US Office joins now the European Patent Office to recognize the innovative essence of this revolutionary temperature/pressure continuous flow canned food sterilization system, simultaneously useful for multiple can, jar or pouch formats with automatic […]

SURDRY RETORT TRAYS: SMART IDEAS FOR GENTLE HANDLING

06/06/2018

Most of the food packaging applications using flexible containers (pouches, cups, trays, etc.) made of plastic film or foil require very delicate handling to prevent damage during processing, very specially when they must be submitted to retort thermal process. Containers must be well protected, well secured in place, and arranged so that they are exposed […]

XXXL SIZE RETORT #20 TO THE USA

25/05/2018

Surdry model A-158-E Retort #20, in two years time, is about to leave our premises with destination to the Midwest of the USA, a region that stands out for its production of meat. Ten retorts at each one of the two plants are going to be able to preserve by heat sterilization huge volumes of […]

HYBRID RETORT PROCESS: THE GOOD THINGS OF THE TRADITIONAL AND MODERN TECHNOLOGIES IN ONE

04/04/2018

In today’s economy, the food industry calls for larger, high capacity retorts sizes on the same or smaller plant footprints.  In addition to high capacity, plants need the ability to provide flexible processing techniques based on ever expanding container types.  Globally, most modern retort technologies are based on steam as the primary source of heating […]