On Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific, Dr. Timothy J. Bowser, P.E., food process engineer, Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, will present “Screening/Separation at Critical Control Points” as part of Powder & Bulk Solids' DryPro webinar series.
Screening/separation technology is often used at critical control points in food processing. This webinar begins with an overview of screening/separation technology in the food and ag industry, specifically how it is frequently used as a critical control. Installation tips for screening/separation equipment that help enhance longevity and successful operation are provided. Operation methods are described with an emphasis on standard practices. Preventive maintenance routines for screening/separation equipment are essential to protect critical control points and product safety. Cleaning and sanitation methods that are unique for screening/separation equipment are discussed.
Brief case studies are presented to illustrate the use of screening/separation equipment. A purchase specification is one of the best means available to start the selection process for the ideal screening/separation equipment for your operation. Recommenced purchase specification details are described. The webinar concludes with a review of important concepts and recommendations.
Attend this webinar to learn:
- Overview of screening/separation in food and ag processing
- Installation tips for screening/separation systems
- Best practices for operations, cleaning and maintenance
- Recommended purchase specifications for screening/separation equipment
Bowser is a registered, professional engineer with more than 35 years of experience in food processing. He is a professor of food process engineering at Oklahoma State University. His responsibilities include technical assistance to entrepreneurs and food processors; research and development of food processing equipment and techniques; and the establishment of outreach programs in food engineering.
His industrial experience includes positions at the Gerber Products Co. (baby food) and Lockwood Greene Engineers (consulting), and co-owner of PetMech LLC (pet food/product development and testing).
Bowser holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from The University of Tennessee, and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Agricultural Engineering from Penn State University.