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Case Study:

Reduce Rejection Rate and Improve Quality


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Customer Details
A Meat Processing Plant in East Central Canada.

Problems
High rejection rate.

Underweight and burnt meatballs and meat patties from the production line.
Objective
To maintain optimum temperature and moisture profile for improved productivity.
Solution
Extensive audit of the processing plant’s systems.

Desuperheating system with variable nozzle desuperheater, control panel and temperature and pressure transmitters.

Controller programmed to adjust the amount of water based on incoming steam pressure.
Benefits
Steam temperature optimised to suit process requirements.

Weight of meatballs and patties regulated with adjustment of water injection.

Reduction in rejection rate due to charring.

Increased productivity.