Our industrial microwave systems are widely popular among food processors for the efficiency and control they bring to the process. Whether the installation requires throughput of 17,000 pounds per hour or the flexibility of a small batch process, we have a standard design to meet your need. By providing uniform, efficient and reliable microwave energy, we can help reduce total production costs by reducing on-hand inventory requirements and increasing final yields.
Continuous microwave systems are able to process more product with less labor. For most applications, we recommend a continuous tunnel. However, the larger footprint and cavity loading requirements give some customers pause. Please contact us with any questions and your specific requirements and we will be happy to make a recommendation.
MIP 9 Booster Oven
The MIP9 is a Continuous Heating/Drying System. Capable of increasing your throughput by up to 25%, this oven will dramatically increase the performance of an existing cooking line. When placed prior to a conventional line, the boost oven increases both throughput and yield by raising the temperature of the entire product. By raising the core of the product there is less reliance on conductive heat transfer to achieve minimum cook temperatures. This in turn results in less moisture being driven from the outer portion of the product and a higher final yield.
MIP 11 Cooking System
MIP11 Industrial Microwave Continuous Cooking Oven provides efficient, uniform cooking at a wide variety of speed and power settings. Most typically installed at facilities producing pre-cooked bacon, the MIP11 offers users the flexibility to process up to 1,800 pounds (817 kg) of product per hour, depending on the product and process variables. Smooth, efficient and continuous cooking are essential ingredients for meeting today’s production demands. This system is ideal for preheating, postheating or complete cooking of portion-controlled bacon, other meats, poultry, fish and other food products.
MIP 12 Tempering System
Our flagship system can temper up to 17,000 lbs. (7,700 kg) of product per hour.
Continuous tempering enables precise control of product temperature for further processing, such as slicing, dicing, forming, and molding. Product quality and yield are improved and drip loss is minimized. Flavor and protein compounds remain in the product and are passed along to the consumer. The basic system consists of a single 4-foot by 4-foot by 8-foot long tunnel (1.2 meters by 1.2 meters by 2.5 meters with up to four dependable 75 kilowatt transmitters.
Batch microwave systems are better suited to tempering applications with hourly throughput under 2,000 lbs. per hour. There is no minimum loading requirement and the footprint is smaller than comparable continuous systems. If your application involves a myriad of different products or relatively low throughput, a batch microwave system will suit your needs better than a continuous tunnel.
This small-batch tempering oven offers speed, control, convenience and cost savings. This system is ideal for fast-moving food preparation environments, like that of a cruise ship, but is also suitable for other low-volume tempering applications. The oven utilizes a rotary table and can temper a 50 lb. box of beef in 60 seconds. The system comes standard with one 75 kW generator and is controlled by a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) processor. The system operates at 915 MHz and produces approximately 260,000 BTUs per hour.
Our indexing batch tempering system complies with European emissions standards and will temper up to 13,000 lbs. of product per hour. The system consists of a 4x4x8 foot long cavity with an internal oscillating conveyor as well as loading and unloading conveyors on either end. The system is available with up to two 75 kW microwave generators for 150 kW of total available power.
The MIP10 Batch Tempering system enables precise batch tempering of up to 4,000 lbs. (1,816 kg) of frozen product to 28 degree Fahrenheit (-2 Celsius) per shift. Typically, this microwave oven tempers a load of about 300 lbs. (136 kg) in four minutes. The basic system consists of a 50-inch by 42-inch (1.3 meter by 1.1 meter) microwave oven, one 75 kilowatt microwave generator and a loading table on convenient rollers. The oven size permits a uniform loading procedure for the simultaneous processing of one 10-inch high (254 millimeter) tier of containers from a 40-inch by 48-inch (1.02 meter by 1.22 meter) pallet.
Typical time (min) required to temper 300 pound loads in 75 kW unit from Zero degrees (-18 Degrees Celsius) starting temperature.
|Lean Beef (85%)||26 ° F||4|
|Lean Beef (50%) or pork||22 ° F||2|
|Poultry||27 ° F||5|
|Cod Blocks||22 ° F||3|
|Cored apples||21 ° F||3|
Our “GET” family of industrial microwave generators are the fundamental building block for 915 MHz, and 896 MHz Industrial Microwave Systems. They can be used as a single power source or in combination with other GET transmitters depending on the total power required by the application. Advanced electronic and computer controls are provided for direct interface to computer based control systems while proven electromagnetic switching and interlock systems provide the rugged reliability required in industrial applications.
Our standard GET2024 is a 75kW microwave generator, used by default on all systems we sell. It features circulator arc protection and a 24 volt control circuit (per IEC safety standards). The volt ripple is less than 0.2 volts, and is the lowest in the industry. Microwave isolation filtering on the 480 Volt incoming power lines complies with Harmonics Emissions standard EN 61000-3-12. The generator enclosure is constructed of food-grade stainless steel.
This larger generator is capable of producing up to 125 kW of power. Like the GET2024, this generator operates at 915 MHz by default, but is highly customizable. Each generator produces continuous cw microwave power. 20 years of experience and a strong working relationship with key vendors has resulted in the world’s most advanced and reliable Industrial Microwave Generators.
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