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Custom designed Pickle Blenching, Transfer and Weight Batching continuous system

Posted on 01 Dec, 2016

Sepak Industries isan Australian owned and operated Processing Engineering Company has successfully designed, constructed, installed and commissioned a pickle blenching, batch weighing and transfer system.

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The system was designed and developed between an Australian Icon in Pickles and Condiments producer called 333s Condiments and Australian owned company Sepak Industries.

The system was designed to blench a given amount of Pickled Cauliflower and pickled cucumber in a continuous manner. The batch size of the pickles were measured on a continuous conveyors which was controlled by Omeron PLC and Touch screen system.

All ingredients measured in correct amount prior to transferring to further cooking process.

The new system has saved 333s Condiments considerable amount of labour cost and floor space.

Australian Design and made Commercial Steam Electric Cooking Kettles

Posted on 01 Dec, 2016

Sepak Industries, an Australia owned and operated Processing Engineering Company has released their CK200E (200L working volume) Electric steam cooking kettles for Commercial cooking.

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These electric kettles are excellent!

  • Uses 415VAC 50Hz, power supply depends on models.
  • Are great for kitchens where gas is not readily available.
  • Cheaper to install as there are no new gas lines to be installed and no chimney for gas burner.

Sepak Industries CKxxxE series Electric Steam from 50L capacity to 500L. The heating time, using water, is impressive at 60minutes from room temperature to boiling in CK200E with 200L capacity.

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The Sepak Industries CKxxxE Electric steam Kettles standard features are;

  • Stainless steel 316 product contact parts.
  • Hygienically designed and constructed kettle interior.
  • Scrapping agitator which ensures there is no product burn on.
  • Tank bottom outlet valve which ensures 100% of the ingredients are mixed.
  • 2 x removable lids, 1 lid with safety switch which shuts off the agitator when opened. The other lid is fixed with bolts only required to be removed when agitator requires servicing.
  • Automatic water level monitoring in the jacket which is interfaced with heating element to protect premature heating element failure.
  • Digital product temperature control (not steam temperature control) hence given accurate good quality food every time.

Cooking Kettle Systems

The Electric Kettles can be supplied with following options;

  • HMI colour touch screen which enables operators to save and reuse recipes where cooking temperature and cooking times can be adjusted.
  • Water batchmeter.
  • Clean-In-Place (CIP) Washing system which uses spinning spray head to spray high velocity spray within the kettle.

Sepak Industries Cream Pasteuriser and Milk Pasteuriser to Australian Standard AS3993

Posted on 04 Oct, 2016

Automation System for Milk Pasteurisation

Sepak Industries has successfully installed and commissioned a 3000 litres per hour milk pasteuriser which can also pasteuriser 1500LPH of full cream.

The system designed and developed by Sepak Industries Australia is quite unique in that it is capable of Pasteurising six product with various pasteurisation temperatures and six out let temperatures all controlled electronically.

Milk & Cream Separator

The six products are as follows:

  1. Full cream milk, pasteurised and clarified.
  2. Full 40% fat cream to concentrated cream to 60% fat after pasteurisation.
  3. Full cream milk with separation to produce skim milk and cream.
  4. Full cream milk for cheese making with milk outlet temperature controllable with average 32C.
  5. Ice cram mix pasteurisation and holding tank.
  6. Full cream milk with pasteurisation and homogenisation.

Of course there is room for yogurt milk pasteurisation if required.

Contact Sepak Industries for a very competitive quote on (02) 9618 1455.

Choosing a suitable Food Grade Stainless Steel Pump

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016

When some liquid food products are needed to be transferred from one vessel to another, the question arises on which type of pump would do the job? 

The answer one would need to consider first and foremost is, is the pump chosen a food grade stainless steel 316 (also known as marine grade) which is designed to be able to clean easily? Can the pump be Clean In Place (CIP)? Can the pump be easily dissembled and reassembled? 

Secondly, what is the product being transferred?

  1. Thin liquid like water or low viscosity oil, low viscosity sugar syrup, apple Juice, Orange juice etc.. then usually Centrifugal pumps are suitable. For CIP return lines, the CIP –B series pumps are suitable.
  2. Thicker liquid such as Apple sauce, Tomato sauce, Honey, Cooked Foods (spaghetti sauce, pumpkin soup etc..) then choose Lobe pump. If you are after a gentle Milk pumping for cheese making then, these TUL series lobe pumps with Bi-wing rotors are the way to go because the bi-wing rotors allow for larger volume per revolution (high volume pumping) hence can be run at lower speeds.
  3. For large chunks of fruits in syrup, Piston pumps are suitable. These pistons are also suitable for high discharge pressure for up to 30 bars.
  4. To clean these pumps either CIP or manual cleaning  Rua Kura Australian made cleaning agents work very well.
     

Australian made Commercial Cooking Kettles

Posted on 11 Jul, 2016

Sepak Industries based in Ingleburn NSW Australia has been designing and manufacturing stainless steel food grade Commercial cooking Kettles for over 20 years. Their design philosophy is based on efficiency of operation such as:

  • Labour cost saving by reduction in handling. This is usually achieved by installing transfer systems and weighing system.
  • Consistent quality of food produced by using automation system whereby recipes can be stored in memory and called up on whenever needed.
  • Every kettle larger than 100L is fitted with cleaning spray balls (2 spray balls for kettles with agitator) which can be connected to Sepak Industries food grade pump to spray cleaning agent on the interior of the kettles hence reducing need for operator to manually scrub the kettles. This system works well with Rua Kura Australian made cleaning agents.
  • Every system Sepak Industries designed is expandable for future expansion.
  • Energy efficient.

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Sepak Industries Cooking Kettles ranges from 50L capacity to 5000L or more depending on batch sizes. The heat source can be of Electricity or Steam with optional cooling system.

Sepak Industries Largest Cook Chill System!

Posted on 28 Apr, 2016

Ever heard of a 1000kg Cook Chill System for low temperature slow cook? Sepak Industries proudly present our largest Cook Chill system with 1000kg product cooking and chilling capacity. This is achieved from our commitment to Research and Development and continual improvement of our Food Processing systems while maintaining a reliable and high quality products.

Cook Chill Systems by Sepak

These Cook Chill systems incorporate Sepak Industries Automation system for ease of use.

COOK CHILL SYSTEM FEATURES:

  • Australian design and Australian made
  • No hot spot, UNIQUE Dynamic fluid circulation is the secret of Sepak Industries Cook Chill systems which ensures that the hot water is circulated all around the products
  • All stainless steel internal components including valves, hence can be CIP (Clean In Place)
  • Built in paperless chart recorder
  • High efficiency heat exchanger/s
  • One touch control or fully customizable with recipe based computer program

OPTIONS:

  • Cook only or Cook and Chill
  • Removable Tumble drum with removable cooking shelves
  • Hot and Cold water recovery tanks fully integrated into the control system
  • Any size cook tank
  • Multiple cook tanks with single controller to save cost

 
 

Pasteuriser ain’t Pasteuriser

Posted on 30 Mar, 2016

As most of you in Dairy Industry are aware that any New Continuous Milk Pasteurisers or reinstallation of pre loved Milk Pasteurisers installed in Australia must comply to Australian Standard 3993. There has been many colleagues in the Dairy industry whom have bought Pasteurisers from overseas whether from Europe, North America and Asia and found themselves stuck with compliance with regulation and are unable to commission their milk pasteurisers.

The compliance cost can go into tens of thousands of dollars on top of paying expansive price of import cost and import duty. This often cost much more than purchasing an Australian made AS3993 compliance pasteurisers.

Sepak Industries Milk Pasteurisers are designed and manufactured in Australia with compliance to AS3993. The difference between the AS3993 pasteuriser and non-compliance pasteuriser is many additional safety control system and recording system. Hence often AS3993 Milk pasteurisers are more expansive. However, as Sepak Industries is the leader in Milk Pasteuriser design, their prices are actually similar or lower than imported non-compliant milk pasteurisers.

The figure below identifies the unique features of AS3993 compliance pasteuriser. Of course many more differences, contact Sepak Industries for more information on compliance matters.
 

Milk Pasteuriser Equipment

 

 

Fermentation Mixing and Automation System Installation

Posted on 26 Jan, 2016
Food Grade Lobe Pump Stainless Steel Tank Fermenter Rotating Mixing Systems  
Food Grade Lobe Pump Stainless Steel Tank Fermenter Counter Rotating Mixer  


Sepak Industries has successfully designed, manufactured and installed a 2000L Fermentation System for Bread making. The mixing system is designed to Mix 50% flour to 50% water weight/weight and consists of Flour screw conveyor, Fermentation tank with load cells and heating jacket, Food grade Lobe Pump, Food grade plate heat exchanger, Food grade valves, stainless steel food grade pipe work, 2,000L storage tank with cooling jacket and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) industrial computer automation system

 

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Food Grade Valve Plate Heat Exchanger    


The Sepak Industries Fermentation tank is designed and constructed to food grade standards such that SS316 food grade stainless steel is used and suitable for CIP (Clean In Place). The stainless steel tank is supplied with Sepak Industries unique dough mixing system. The mixing of dough is achieved  by the main agitator which is a Sepak Industries Food grade scrape surface agitator and dough mixer working in counter rotating motion very much like Sepak Industries Counter Rotating Mixing system. The stainless steel tank is mounted on a set of stainless steel load cells (which measure correct amount of water and flour ratio to make dough) controlled via Automation system. 

The Automation system accurately measures the amount of water to flour through the stainless steel load cells. The control system also controls the heating temperature for fermentation process with built in timer so that operator can set a suitable fermentation rate. 

The fermented product is then transfer from stainless steel fermentation tank to another stainless steel storage tank via Sepak Industries food grade lobe pump and food grade heat exchanger. The plate heat exchanger is used to cool the fermented dough in a single pass so that the fermentation process slows as the fermented dough enters in to the stainless steel tank. The stainless steel storage tank is jacketed with glycol to keep the product cooled to slow the fermentation process. The cooling process is enhanced by Sepak Industries food grade scrape surface agitator. The operator can call up any amount of fermented dough to be added to the main bread making line.

FEATURES:
•    Australian design and Australian made
•    Stainless steel tanks
•    Colour touch screen Human machine interface Automation system
•    Food grade construction
•    Food grade Lobe pump
•    Food grade valve
•    Plate heat exchanger

Red Wine Jus Production Automation System

Posted on 16 Jul, 2015

Sepak Industries has successfully completed a design, supply and installation of 120L per day Red Wine Jus system for a major commercial Catering food supplier in Sydney Australia. The system description is as follows;

1.0 FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION:

The system designed was to produce approximately 1500L combination of Water, Bones, and Vegetables (note: not total quantity produced). The water may be Pre-Boiled and to be simmered at 83oC by adjusting the temperature controller. This product is expected to be cooked for a period of approximately 12 Hours. After this simmering period of 12 hours, we expect that there will be approximately 1000L of stock which is then to be pumped to a Reduction Pan. The left over fat on top of the stock can be manually removed by an operator or at the end of transfer of the stock to the reduction pan. The control system incorporates Sepak Industries’ automation system for ease of operation.

The Reduction Pan is designed to evaporate approximately 1000L of Stock and Wine combination in 12 hours to produce desired consistency of Jus (approximately 120L to 180L), and fitted with Sepak Industries designed and manufactured Hygienic Scrapped surface agitator.

Stainless  Steel Jus System

2.0 SCOPE OF SUPPLY:

The system supplied will be supply and installation of Jus Plant as described above and consists of major components as below;

  1. 2 only 1000L Stock pots manufactured by Sepak Industries, and Bone baskets can be inserted from top.
  2. 1 only 1000L Reduction pan design and manufactured by Sepak Industries in stainless steel 316 3mm thick walls with 1.5mm dimple jacket suitable for steam application, fully welded
  3. Stainless steel 304/No.4 cladding and insulated. This tank is equipped with Sepak Industries Scrape Surface Agitator.
  4. 1 only stainless steel 316 pipe work for product transfer from Stock Pots to Reduction Pan.
  5. 1 only Sepak Industries Pty Ltd hygienic lobe pump mounted on stainless steel 304 trolley with pump on/off switch. This pump is suitable for thick products so long as the pump is primed.
  6. Heating control system for 3 vessels.
  7. 3 only Food grade stainless steel 316 hygienic manual diversion valve for Reduction pan isolation.
  8. 3 only Temperature controllers mounted on stainless steel IP56 enclosure.
  9. Stainless steel steam pipe work with steam clamps and galvanised cladded insulations.
  10. 1 only Monorail Crane for lifting bone basket, electric winch manual travel.
  11. 2 only stainless steel 304 bone baskets with bottom opening for bone discharge.
  12. Interconnecting pipe work pieces for pump,
  13. Steam pipe work, brackets and insulation in stainless steel clad for production area.
  14. Wall mounted ventilation system for the Jus production area.
  15. Supply of labour and Engineers for design, installation and commissioning of the system (3 days for commissioning and training).

2.1 ASSUMPTIONS:

  1. Dried compressed air is available.
  2. 415V 3 phase power available, sufficient to accommodate pumps, electronic components and gas steam boiler.
  3. All services within 1 m of our system.
  4. Staff amenity and safe work place is to be provided by client

2.2 CLEANING OF THE SYSTEM:

The system is manufactured to food standards, as such, it can be CIP (Clean-In-Place). This system is for manual cleaning only. However, you will need to consult your chemical supplier for the optimum temperature and time required for both cleaning and sterilisation.

2.3 DESIGN CONDITIONS:

Product   Beef bone + vegetables, add red wine at approp. time
Product Physical properties   Similar to water
Design pressure   150 kPa
Design Temperature   115oC
Cooking time   Up to 12 hours
Evaporation time   Up to 12 hours
Compressed air required   Yes, To Be Advised (TBA)
Electricity required   Yes, 3-phase 415V, TBA
Accuracy   As per manufacturers specifications, Sepak Industries Pty Ltd will not be responsible if there were discrepancies.