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Busch supplies new equipment for food manufacture expansion project

May 07
13:40 2013

Leading vacuum pump manufacturer Busch (UK) has supplied new equipment to one of the UK’s top food processing companies.

A new Busch R 5 pump, model RA 630, has been added to an existing centralised vacuum system at the Cranswick
Cranswick DeliCo processes an extensive range of sliced meat products for some of the leading UK multiple retailers, as well as the foodservice sector and other food manufacturers.Convenience Foods, Milton Keynes DeliCo site.  The new pump has been installed alongside ten existing R 5s due to an expansion of the facility, which is aimed at increasing the site’s production capacity. Busch also worked with the company’s engineers to adapt and upgrade the existing control panel to accommodate the operation of the additional pump.

Mark Sumnall, UK sales director for Busch (UK) Limited, said:  “We’ve been working with Cranswick DeliCo for a number of years now and the R 5 centralised vacuum system we installed previously has worked extremely successfully for them.  Obviously the fact they are expanding their production to meet increased demand is great news and we’re pleased to be involved with the provision of new vacuum pump equipment as part of this ongoing success story.”

Stuart Mayhew, engineering manager at Cranswick DeliCo, added:  “We’ve been very happy with the performance of the R 5 centralised vacuum system and had no hesitation in calling Busch back in when we needed to extend the production line.  Their engineers worked closely with our team to provide us with an efficient and effective solution and an overall smooth running and trouble-free project.”The Busch R 5 is an oil lubricated rotary vane vacuum pump, which was designed for continuous use in numerous applications.  Sturdy in design and reliable, R 5’s rotary vane technology is tried and tested and has been used in many different manufacturing applications.  Its compact design makes it easy to maintain and service, while being ideal for use in situations where space is limited.

Described as being environmentally friendly, other key features include air cooling, internal oil recirculation, integral oil mist separator for oil free exhaust air, low vibration and low noise level.

 

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