Terlet is an experienced specialist in developing and manufacturing high quality food processing machineries and food processing systems. Many years of experience as a food processing equipment supplier makes Terlet a well-known and reliable partner. Customers can be found worldwide among multinationals as well as local companies
Terlet provides solutions for all sorts of (liquid) food processing, such as:
- Vacuum gassing
- Filling (e.g. bag-in-box)
- Technology Centre for testing and other R&D activities
Terlet Terlotherm Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger
Many prepared foods and other products prevent optimal (food) heat transfer because of their consistency. For example, food containing large particles, viscous and crystalline products can quickly block or foul certain types of scraped surface heat exchangers. The Terlotherm Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger ensures a satisfactory, trouble-free heat transfer.
Features Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger
The Terlotherm Scraped Heat Exchanger is available in a range from 0.3 m2 (ΔLab) up to 7.0 m2 (Δ700) for capacities ranging from 100 kg/hr. to 10.000 kg/hr.
The three biggest advantages of the Terlotherm Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger are:
- Two concentric heat exchange surfaces to provide optimum heat transfer
- Efficient heat transfer by continuous scraping entire surface
- Large heating surface per machine
Optimum Food Heat Transfer
The Terlotherm is a vertical Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger with two concentric heat exchange surfaces to provide optimum (food) heat transfer. This design, together with other features, offers great advantages which make it possible to deal with complicated food processing demands as mentioned above.
- Aseptic cooling
- Slush Freezing
Terlet Processing Vessels
Terlet develops and builds a broad range of processing vessels, such as (stainless) mixing tanks, cooking and cooling tanks, cooking and cooling vessels. The processing vessels range from 50 up to 50.000 liters with many customer specific options possible.
Markets processing vessels
The Terlet processing vessels are used in different markets, especially food (soup, sauces and fruit), pharma and chemicals markets. Our excellent knowledge of these markets, acquired in over 100 years, enables us to continuously develop innovative solutions and systems in line with market preferences.
Applications in various processes
Terlet’s processing vessels are applied in various processes, such as mixing, cooling, cooking, evaporation, crystallization and buffering. Applications can be combined in one efficient system.
Our experienced team looks for (or develops) the most appropriate tank or vessel design depending on the process and product characteristics and specific preconditions.
Applications in different markets
In the table below, you will find a selection of the applications of the Terlotherm in different markets.
|Sauces & Emulsions||Pasteurization||Starch|
|Pasteurization||Ketchup / red sauces|
|Heating||Quark / cheese spread|
|Ready meals||Cooking||Mashed potato|
|Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals||Heating||Hot melt|
- Atmospheric, full vacuum and/or pressure options
- Horizontal, vertical or tiltable
- Product/medium side SS 316/ 304
- Other high-quality SS-alloys (like Duplex) available
- Dimple jacket guarantees quick/smooth heat transfer
- PED, ASME U-stamp, 3A options available
- Various agitator designs for efficient mixing and optimum heat transfer
- Internal finish RA<0,8 µ or electropolish options
Tuxel Van Meurs Bag-in-Box system
For many years Van Meurs has been one of the leading Bag-in-Box producers. Van Meurs has an outstanding reputation and an impressive reference list in the field of Bag-in-Box systems. Van Meurs Bag-in-Box systems have a high output. As a result of this increased output the handling cost per liter of product is very low compared to other systems.
Advantages & features bag-in-box filling
The Van Meurs Bag-in-Box filling machines can fill 1 to 1200 liter bags equipped with virtually all standard closure systems. The Van Meurs filling machines are also capable of filling drums, buckets and sterile containers. Depending on the application we deliver semi or fully automatic filling machines.
Thanks to the unique filling valve, it is possible to vacuumize before filling, fill the bag with product and inject steam or an inert gas before closing the bag. Combined with an advanced PLC control that controls all pressures, temperatures, airflow, etc., the Van Meurs Bag-in-Box filling machines will not cause re-infection.
Product range Van Meurs
The Van Meurs product range consists of various types of filling machines for all kinds of applications, such as the filling of dairy products, fruit juices, sauces, etc.
Applications Van Meurs
The Van Meurs bag-in-box filling machines can be applied to fill various products (with or without particles) and to pack all kinds of liquids. For example:
|Wine||Liquid egg products|
|Liquid frying fat||Fruit juices and concentrates|
Tuxel Vacuum-gassing systems
Vacuum and gassing helps in the preservation of materials and thus increasing the shelf life. Terlet has been developing vacuum-gassing systems for more than 60 years.
Terlet’s vacuumizing and gassing machines are designed to vacuumize and replace trapped air with inert gas in metal and composite cans. Originally this process to vacuumize cans is meant to prevent the oxydation of milkfat in contact with oxygen, but also skimmed products with valuable nutritions and vitamins are treated the same way.
The vacuumizing and gassing machines are available in different types of configurations and structures in order to meet all variations in can sizes and line speeds.
More info vaccuumizing powdered milk
Packaging in an inert gas atmosphere of powdered milk and powdered milk-based products, such as baby formula, takes place all over the world. How and why is our vacuumizing and gassing equipment an ideal solution to extend the shelf life of these types of products?
Powdered milk can only be kept for a limited period of time. Oxidation of the milk fat causes decay, which happens under the influence of oxygen that is present in the surrounding air (externally) or within and partly dissolved in the actual powder (internally). A solution to this problem is to dispel the air (that contains oxygen) from the packaging by means of nitrogen, carbon dioxide or a mixture of these. The process needs to replace the internal air with inert gas and the packaging is hermetically sealed afterwards. Terlet’s vacuumizing and gassing equipment fully meets those requirements to achieve the desired extended shelf life of powdered milk.
The Terlet vacuum-gassing systems consists of an automatic loading and unloading system, one to four water-cooled vacuum pumps and an operating and control unit. Every step in the process is electronically operated and controlled.
Controlled and careful transport
In the design of our vacuum-gassing systems, we have devoted greatest care to the prevention of driving, pushing, bumping and chafing of your products. In all transport phases, even during loading and unloading of the vacuum chambers, every product is continuously on a moving surface. It is nowhere propelled forward by the cans following it. Besides, we choose material with an extreme low friction for the side guides.
Vacuum chamber with rotating floor
The loading system carefully transports a controlled number of products to each of the vacuum chambers. Depending on the desired capacity, Terlet applies two sizes of vacuum chambers with a diameter of 1250 mm or 1700 mm respectively, with a vertically opening and closing chamber. This design guarantees the prevention of undesired air turbulence and minimizes the use of inert gas.
The floor of a vacuum chamber consists of a rotating tray with a non-rotating product guide, shaped in a concentric spiral. During loading, the floor tray rotates so that the cans completely fill the spiral. After the programmed vacuumizing and gassing, the floor rotates in the opposite direction, placing the cans automatically on the conveyor belt, which takes the cans to the sealing machine, where the lids are hermetically sealed.
A PLC and specific software are the heart of the operating and control system, to which detailed registration of the process can be linked. All the operating functions are shown in a menu on a LCD screen, that also visualise problems. The system is accompanied with the necessary interface options for other machines in the packaging line. The software has an open set-up that makes expansions or adjustment easy.
Tuxel Processing Lines
Terlet serves it’s customers with the design and construction of process lines for the food industry. Turn-key solutions or sub-projects with a focus on fruit processing or soups and sauces, ready meals and emulsions.
- Mayonnaisse, dressings and ketchup
- Soups and cooked sauces
- Jams and fruit preparates
- Jams and jam like products
Our employees not only understand machines, but also understand the customers’ products and the way in which these products must be prepared. The Terlet team can find a customized solution for your process based on innovative products and more than 100 years of experience.
Process lines based on our equipment enable our customers to produce a perfect finished product: Tasteful Technology
For help with any information please contact us on the details below or visit us at PMD Packaging Systems to be assisted by one of our dedicated team members.
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