Dry Ingredient Dispensers
Ingredient Masters dry ingredient dispensers are manufactured from rotationally molded polyethylene and provide performance that is superior to steel or stainless steel dispensers. Our dry ingredient dispensers have a liquid-smooth interior which, combined with the dispenser’s geometry, provides excellent flow characteristics. Polyethylene dispensers have exceptional durability, and remain “sweat-free” when temperatures fluctuate.
Ingredient Masters designs its dry ingredient dispensers for a broad range of applications, including 110 cu. ft dispensers for ultra high density powdered material. Capacity for these roto-molded dispensers is 30,000 lbs. For this application, wall thickness is a highly uniform 5/8″ with 1″ material at the bottom discharge.
Polyethylene tanks from Ingredient Masters make excellent vessels for food and dairy, and are much less costly than the common alternative, stainless steel. These tanks are widely specified for applications requiring a bottom discharge design. The unique design of the Ingredient Masters polyethylene tanks also makes them highly adaptable to front discharge applications.
WHY ROTATIONALLY MOLDED TANKS?
Rotational molding gives plastic storage tanks a unique combination of strength, light weight and reasonable cost. The seamless rotomold construction also makes them easy to clean and leak-proof.
There are many materials that can be used for plastic storage tanks, but rotationally molded polyethylene tanks from Ingredient Masters offer substantial advantages for companies who want a top-performing vessel at a competitive cost.
Rotational molding (“roto-molding”) is a proven process for manufacturing a broad variety of hollow products from polyethylene and other plastics. It is exceptionally well-suited to high quality plastic storage tanks. Ingredient Masters’ plastic storage tanks are rotationally molded from virgin high density polyethylene.
The rotational molding process is a high-temperature, low-pressure process that uses heat and angular rotation on dual axes to produce hollow, single-piece products such as plastic storage tanks. A heated mold is filled with a charge of polyethylene material, and slowly turned. This causes the softened material to disperse and adhere to the sides of the mold. To maintain uniform thickness across the part, the mold continues to rotate throughout the heating phase to prevent the material from sagging or deforming.
Rotationally molded plastic storage tanks are made carefully—but not quickly, although the process does offer several other important benefits. Rotational molds are significantly less costly than other mold types. Also, material use is very efficient—waste is minimal and any excess polyethylene can generally be recycled, making it both “green” and economically favorable.
Dry Ingredient Dispensers In Action
- Manufactured from HDPE, Teflon, polycarbonate or alloy polyethylene
- Available in a broad variety of shapes
- Made from raw materials which meet USDA, FDA and 3A Dairy requirements and are chemically inert, non-conducting, and do not impart taste or odor
- High resistance to acids, alkalis and abrasives
- Good long-term resistance to impact and stress cracking (ESCR) and high tensile strength
- Provide barrier to moisture, gases and vapor, and with the addition of UV stabilizers, can be installed out-of-doors
- Natural color of the resin makes them translucent, so that the level of material inside is easily visible
- Virtually zero-maintenance
- Inventory rotation (FIFO)
- ATEX certified