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Aeolus Lactose Transport System

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The Aeolus Pneumatic Lactose Transport System -developed in cooperation with a major dairy company- prevents lactose buildup during pneumatic transport. This reduces the need for cleaning up to 12 times and drastically reduces downtime.

  • Prevents lactose build-up in pneumatic transport
  • 8-12% more production days a year
  • Huge savings on labor costs

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Gigantic time savings in hygienic production processes

In the dairy and food industry, fouling of lactose transport pipelines is a major problem. To ensure product safety and quality, lactose-containing products are often processed in hygienic production processes. Due to the strict hygiene requirements, cleaning pneumatic conveying systems is a time-consuming and labor-intensive job. The piping of the conveyor system has to be disassembled, after which it has to be cleaned with hot water. To prevent bacterial growth, the pipes must be completely free of moisture before the system can be reassembled.

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8 to 12% more production days a year

The cleaning process mentioned above takes several days at a time and often needs to be repeated every 8 weeks. With the new Aeolus System, you prevent lactose accumulation, reducing the need to stop production for cleaning up to 12 times. This can result in 8-12% more production days a year. In addition, it results in huge savings on labor costs.

The Aeolus Pneumatic Lactose Transport System in brief

  • Prevents lactose build-up in pneumatic transport
  • Up to 12 times less cleaning required
  • 8-12% more production time each year
  • Enormous savings on labor costs
  • Maximum product flow at all times due to retained passage diameter
  • Continuous product quality due to an absence of product contamination
  • Longer system life through reduced wear and tear thanks to smooth product flow
  • Less chance of system damage due to mechanical removal (with hammers) of accumulated lactose
  • Reduced risk of contamination and bacterial growth as less frequent opening and cleaning of systems is required
  • Broadly applicable for pneumatic transport of different products

Continuous product quality thanks to maximum passage diameter

The Aeolus concept also improves product quality; because there is no more accumulation of lactose, the passage diameter in the tubes remains at a maximum during transport. This results in continuous product flow and quality, as there is no more product accumulation and therefore no loss of transport speed, no damaged particles and less chance of bacterial growth and product contamination.

How it works

The Aeolus Lactose Transport System is specially designed for pneumatically conveying lactose and lactose-containing substances to prevent lactose build-up. The innovative shape and construction of bends and corners minimize friction, turbulence and wear. Less abrasion around corners prevents fouling. Instead of using coatings, the product design of the various components such as bends and switches has been optimized. The Aeolus transport concept is also suitable for transporting other (lactose-free) substances at risk of fouling.

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