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Tetra Pak’s new in-line blender improves consistency and saves costs

30 July 2017

Tetra Pak has launched a new in-line blender designed to help dairy manufacturers improve consistency, ensure product quality and cut costs. 

At the heart of its new In-line Blender D is an automation platform that continuously collects data and controls the precision of blending. Precision of blending allows for more consistent quality, less ingredient give-away and more cost savings for customers. 

“Take the. For example, in a typical scenario of milk production with 3.0% fat, the new blender is able to produce at a minimal variation of +/- 0.015 grams per 100 ml, down from the average 0.050 grams in a conventional system. With a production capacity of 20,000 l/hr, operating 20 hours per day and 350 days per year, that could offer annual savings of up to €180,000.

The Tetra Pak In-line Blender D handles a wide range of ingredients and can be customised to handle a variety of recipes, including flavoured milk, cheese milk, standardised milk for dairy powders, lactic acid drinks, condensed milk and liquid formulated products amongst others. 

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