Union Process Produces Laboratory-Sized Circulation Attritor For Confection Industry
Akron, Ohio. . .Union Process, Inc., known globally as a manufacturer of particle size reduction and dispersing equipment, as well as a supplier of grinding media and materials characterization services for a broad range of research and industrial applications, has built a laboratory-sized Q-2 Circulation Attritor for a customer who will process a chocolate coating for ice cream.
“We have a lot of experience in producing Attritor circulation systems specifically for the chocolate industry for companies both domestically and internationally,” noted Brian Li, Sales Manager for Union Process.
The Attritor is powered by a 5 HP motor with a variable frequency drive (VFD). The drive is installed in a NEMA-4X/12 wash-down duty enclosure. The stainless-steel grinding tank has a gross tank volume of 2.6 gallons and is jacketed for cooling. The module is programmed to display agitator RPM and can be toggled to display motor power (KW), and motor AMPs.
The premix system includes a stainless-steel, 25-gallon premix/processing tank complete with an anchor stirrer and mixer.
The system comes complete with a sanitary jacketed pump with stainless steel housing, and a reversible 1 HP variable speed drive. All necessary plumbing is part of the system.
Since 1946, Union Process has been developing and building custom Attritors for customers with a wide variety of applications all around the world.
Union Process is the inventor and developer of Attritor technology and manufactures wet and dry grinding mills as well as horizontal bead mills.
Attritor is a registered trademark of Union Process, Inc.
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