Equipment Snapshot: Praxair, Inc., a Linde company, (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN) announced that the company will exhibit at IBIE, the International Baking Industry Exhibition, in Las Vegas, September 8–11, 2019. Praxair will exhibit in booth 6617 in the central hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Two Praxair cryogenic freezing systems and the company’s flour and dry ingredient cooling system will be on display in the exhibit. For freezing, the ColdFront Ultra-Performance PLUS Spiral Freezer features an improved airflow scheme with uniform cooling and high efficiency that delivers increased production in a minimal footprint. The ColdFront CryoSaver Tunnel Freezer is an in-line freezer that can save up to 15 percent in operating costs compared to traditional cryogenic freezers.
The ColdFront flour and dry ingredient injection cooling system utilizes either traditional carbon dioxide cooling or a new liquid nitrogen system introduced by Praxair. Reducing the temperature of silo-stored ingredients during pneumatic transit of the products produces the desired and seasonally-consistent final temperature of the ingredients prior to dough make-up. The animated process will be on display to booth visitors.
Food applications experts from Praxair will discuss the company’s full line of freezing, chilling, and cooling systems. These offerings utilize direct cryogen application for freezing or chilling of almost any food product and in-line injection cooling for dry and liquid ingredients like flour and cooked fruit fillings.
“To meet the demanding needs of temperature-controlled processing, each Praxair freezer and injection cooling system can provide the flexibility our customers seek to meet the production requirements of their customers,” said Chris Johnson, business development director for Praxair. “Praxair freezing systems and injection cooling processes provide consistent, reproducible performance in production capacity, cryogen efficiency, and space utilization while delivering the reliability our customers expect.”