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Our solutions for milk production

The innovative drive and automation technology from SEW-EURODRIVE supports the entire milk production process from heating to homogenization and filling.

Important goals

Low service costs

When producing dairy products, it is crucial that machines move large masses in a highly dynamic manner in a short time.

High reliability and service life

The production environment for dairy products can be challenging. The systems must be robust in order to withstand the harsh conditions and to work reliably and efficiently at the same time.

High hygiene standards

Clean work plays a crucial role in milk production. The systems must be designed in such a way that they meet the high hygienic requirements to ensure the quality of the dairy products.

End-to-end automation

If recipes or container sizes change, this requires machines that can be reprogrammed quickly. This keeps the system efficient, even if products change during ongoing operation.

Our solutions for milk production

Food industry – Milk production

Stir

Stirring is a diverse process step in milk production. It must be carried out gently, homogeneously and as efficiently as possible. At the same time, the agitator must be gentle on sensitive components and ensure efficient mixing.



Your requirements

  • Scalable, optimized gear units
  • Stainless steel drive mechanism for the highest hygiene and cleanability requirements
  • Compact, simple drive electronics with flexible control from binary to fieldbus connection
  • High overload capacity and permitted overhung loads
  • Robust, durable technology

Our solution

MOVISUITE® engineering software MOVISUITE® engineering software MOVI-C® Decentralized drive technology MOVI-C® Decentralized drive technology Gearmotors for agitators Gearmotors for agitators Variable-speed gearmotors VARIBLOC® / VARIMOT® Variable-speed gearmotors VARIBLOC® / VARIMOT® RES.., KES.. and WES.. series stainless steel gear units RES.., KES.. and WES.. series stainless steel gear units Aseptic motors of the DAS.. series Aseptic motors of the DAS.. series Hygienic design drive technology AESMS.. Adapter Hygienic design drive technology AESMS.. Adapter Drive solutions for agitators Drive solutions for agitators Software for your project planning Software for your project planning

Filling

Flexible modularity is one of the most important trends in mechanical engineering. The open range of software modules from our MOVI-C® modular automation system provides the ideal basis for implementing modular machine concepts for filling and closing machines. A typical example of this is the automation of a cup filling machine.



Your requirements

  • Flexible modularity in the machine concept
  • High operating efficiency
  • Fast format changes, short setup times
  • Short time-to-market
  • Easy operation even during engineering
  • High degree of automation and sensing

Our solution

MOVI-C® Control technology MOVI-C® Control technology MOVI-C® Visualization MOVI-C® Visualization MOVI‑PLC® I/O modules MOVI‑PLC® I/O modules MOVIKIT® software module MOVIKIT® software module MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh MOVI-C® Control cabinet technology MOVI-C® Control cabinet technology CM3C.. synchronous servomotors CM3C.. synchronous servomotors MOVIMOT® performance ELV compact extra-low voltage drive MOVIMOT® performance ELV compact extra-low voltage drive Cup-filling machine (HFS) Cup-filling machine (HFS) Stainless steel servo gearmotors from the PSH..CM2H.. series Stainless steel servo gearmotors from the PSH..CM2H.. series

Homogenization

During the homogenization of milk, the grease balls contained in the milk are crushed and thus distributed evenly in the milk. This is done under high pressure by pressing the milk through fine nozzles. Homogenization prevents a layer of cream from forming on the milk and makes it easier for the human organism to digest the milk.

Your requirements

  • High operating efficiency
  • Short time-to-market
  • Easy operation even during engineering
  • High degree of automation and sensing

Our solution

MOVI-C® Control technology MOVI-C® Control technology MOVI-C® Visualization MOVI-C® Visualization MOVI‑PLC® I/O modules MOVI‑PLC® I/O modules MOVIKIT® software module MOVIKIT® software module MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh MOVI-C® Control cabinet technology MOVI-C® Control cabinet technology CM3C.. synchronous servomotors CM3C.. synchronous servomotors MOVIMOT® performance ELV compact extra-low voltage drive MOVIMOT® performance ELV compact extra-low voltage drive Stainless steel servo gearmotors from the PSH..CM2H.. series Stainless steel servo gearmotors from the PSH..CM2H.. series

Mix

Mixing is an important process step in the production of milk drinks. Mixing systems range from laboratory systems with a few dozen to tanks with several thousand liters. The systems have in common that an agitator drives the mixing tool in the tank. High axial and radial forces occur during mixing, especially in the case of large quantities. SEW-EURODRIVE offers special drive solutions for such agitating applications that can be combined and scaled in a variety of ways thanks to compatible flange dimensions. In addition, SEW-EURODRIVE also offers components for complete automation, from drive electronics and control technology to visualization.

Your requirements

  • High flexibility in terms of automation
  • Optimum drive configuration
  • Robust automation components
  • Simple and fast startup of the drive electronics

Our solution

MOVI-C® Control technology MOVI-C® Control technology MOVI-C® Visualization MOVI-C® Visualization MOVI-C® Control cabinet technology MOVI-C® Control cabinet technology MOVI-C® Drives MOVI-C® Drives Gearmotors for agitators Gearmotors for agitators RES.., KES.. and WES.. series stainless steel gear units RES.., KES.. and WES.. series stainless steel gear units Aseptic motors of the DAS.. series Aseptic motors of the DAS.. series AMS.., AQS.., AESMS.. and AESQS.. adapters AMS.., AQS.., AESMS.. and AESQS.. adapters Drive solutions for agitators Drive solutions for agitators

Life Cycle Services

For us at SEW‑EURODRIVE, Life Cycle Services encompass services, tools and resources throughout your entire system life cycle. This begins in the initial orientation phase and continues all the way through to the operation and modernization of your machinery and systems.

Frequently selected services in the field of milk production:

We would be more than happy to put together a customized service package for you – completely tailored to your needs and scalable at any time.

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