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#1 DAVE84

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 01:47 AM

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       I was wondering if anyone can guide me on how to conduct temperature distribution test for steam air retort. or in simple word how to find the cold spot in retort. Any and every help will be greatly appreciated!

 

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 03:58 AM

Hi Folks,

 

       I was wondering if anyone can guide me on how to conduct temperature distribution test for steam air retort. or in simple word how to find the cold spot in retort. Any and every help will be greatly appreciated!

 

Thanks

Dave

 

hi Dave,

 

afaik this involves multiple distributed thermocouples and i suspect is probably a professional challenge.

 

If canning, IIRC, US requires the thermal process to be approved by a "Competent Authority" (although i recall being surprised in a previous thread here that apparently no on-site inspection is mandated).


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Posted 17 June 2017 - 12:03 PM

So when you place probes. Do you place them inside the containers or outside the containers and see which one reaches to last to process temperature.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 10:27 PM

So when you place probes. Do you place them inside the containers or outside the containers and see which one reaches to last to process temperature.

Dave

 

Hi Dave ,

 

Both.

 

Have a look at these -

 

https://www.fda.gov/...s/ucm106175.htm

 

Attached File  IFTPS guidelines.pdf   1.06MB   14 downloads

 

Attached File  temperature distribution studies.pdf   909.65KB   15 downloads


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