Tetra Pak® Separators ensure high capacity and efficient performance in milk skimming. Smooth product treatment results in greater skimming efficiency and reduced energy consumption. The separators maintain the quality of your products by preventing air from entering the process.
The AirTight technology features a completely filled separator bowl. An advanced inlet and outlet design ensures gentle treatment during the entire separation process.
Outside the unit, the piping is connected to a rotating spindle by hermetic seals. This prevents any air from entering the separator and any product from leaking out. The absence of air in the separation process minimizes the reduction in fat globule size. It enables better separation efficiency at a lower rotation speed and hence lowers energy consumption.
By contrast to competing separators, in Tetra Pak® Separators the product enters the bowl smoothly and accelerates gradually as it passes through the rotating spindle. This, combined with the absence of air in the system, means the product is handled gently. It also ensures that the size of fat globules and particles is maintained.
Thanks to the AirTight technology upon which our Tetra Pak® Separators are based, they offer superior separation efficiency at a lower speed. This enables the use of a steel quality with higher corrosion resistance, which, in turn lengthens the lifetime of the bowl.
The product exits the separator via hermetic outlet seals. This prevents overflow and the unwanted mixing of skimmed milk and cream. It also prevents unwanted air entering the machine, which could split the fat globules, leading to free fat and possibly also free fatty acids (FFA) as well as product foaming downstream.
The product leaves the separator through two rotating pumps: one for skimmed milk and one for cream. The use of pumps - as opposed to paring discs - makes it possible to run a wide range of capacities in the same machine without any mechanical alterations. It also increases energy efficiency.
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