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Pulsemaster sells 100kW PEF-system to French fry processor

Pulsemaster sells 100kW PEF-system to French fry processor for up to 132.000 lbs (60 tons) potatoes per hour.

Pulsemaster, a global leader in Pulsed Electric Field systems for potato processing, announces that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of a 100kW Pulsed Electric Field system to a major producer of high quality French fries and potato specialities.

The customer is EU-based and operates in the potato processing industry.

Pulsemaster’s proprietary PEF-technology will be used to treat whole potato tubers at a capacity of up to 60 tons (132.000 lbs) per hour for in a new potato processing line to make French fries.

Thomas Rohe, Engineering director of Pulsemaster:
“We are extremely pleased that a European customer with very high standards and a global reputation has agreed to purchase Pulsemaster’s PEF-system for their new French fries processing line with an input capacity up to 60 tons per hour (132.000 lb per hour).”

“Under the brand name Conditioner we manufacture a range of industrial PEF-systems to meet our customer’s production requirements. These turnkey solutions are fully integrated and modular systems for either cell disintegration of solids or microbial inactivation of liquids.”

“This new field of use up to 60 tons potatoes per hour further demonstrates the breadth of applications for our PEF-technology, including industrial high capacity potato processing lines and sets a new standard in French fries processing”

Delivery of the 100kW Pulsed Electric Field system is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2017.

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