Radio Frequency heating provides the advantage of rapid and volumetric heating which increases log reductions and reduces the possibility of heat degradation of the product. RF has the ability to rapidly and uniformly heat bags or deep bed depths of bulk material conveyed on a troughed belt.
For temperature sensitive materials where the maximum allowable temperature requires a “hold-time” according to tradition thermal death time curves, insulated holding measures, ancillary to the RF heating system, were once required to achieve the necessary microbial reductions. Until now. Introducing the New Macrowave™ CeleroTherm systems from RFC.
These new pasteurization systems feature a hybridized layout where in the first zone, a radio frequency heating system, provides the rapid and uniform heating of the material, immediately followed by an integrated heat retention zone to prevent product cooling during the required hold-time. All HACCP variables are monitored, recorded, and alarmed as necessary for the development of a validated process.
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Founded in 1946, RFC is a closely held and financially stable private corporation. Located on a 15 acre site, its facilities include a 35,000 square foot plant and an RF test range used to verify that its equipment operates within U. S., FCC, CE and world-wide RF emission standards.
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