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18. September 2018

Design Innovations to Coperion’s ZVB Rotary Valve

Weingarten, Germany  (September 2018) – In response to the high demand for gentle handling of food and pet food products, Coperion has optimized its ZVB rotary valve design. The modifications have been engineered to provide the gentlest mode of material handling, while maintaining the strict sanitary standards of the food and pet food industries. The improvements include the lower overall weight while maintaining the same robust design, optimization of the housing wall thicknesses, increased inlet cross section, and especially an optimized inlet geometry for fragile food materials such as pet food kibbles, roasted coffee and finished cereals...

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