Brabender - Where quality is measured
Duisburg-based Brabender GmbH & Co. KG is debuting its world food-industry firsts at iba 2018 in Munich in line with the Smart Transformation exhibition motto.
The world"s leading baking, confectionery and snack industry exhibition takes place every three years. iba will again be the venue for international exhibitors and their trade visitors from more than 150 countries from September 15-20, 2018.
Brabender develops, produces and distributes as a well-known manufacturer of instruments and equipment for testing a broad range of material properties. The range of application extends from laboratory equipment through to small-scale production. Our product portfolio provides applications of numerous industrial segments of the sectors food and chemical. The fields of deployment are located in quality control as well as in R&D.
What are smart workflows?
A demo lab and a series of innovative, digitally networked devices await visitors to the Brabender Booth 154 in Hall B5. This so-called smart workflow is reflected in this year"s exhibition motto. The automatic transfer of data that results from this smart interlinkage of separate devices increases reliability and at the same time saves time and money. Visitors will also see the Brabender Moisture Tester MT-CA in action – a proven device that can simultaneously analyse up to 10 samples.
A three-phase system
The company is exhibiting premium quality laboratory devices for the food and chemicals industries, and they are operating a live demo laboratory at the pre-mentioned iba event.
The Brabender three phase system consists of:
Phase 1 – Farinograph: Makes statements about the water absorption and kneading properties of dough;
Phase 2 – Extensograph: Provides reliable information about the baking properties of a dough;
Phase 3 – Amylograph: Paints an accurate picture of enzyme activity in flours and whole grains.
As well as the:
GlutoPeak: A fast and reliable method of measuring gluten quality in whole grain, flour, vital gluten and baking mixtures (incorporating Brabender MetaBridge software)
Hot topic – "gluten-free"
At iba Brabender will be showcasing the Farino-Add S 300 for the Farinograph S 300 Kneader, which analyses the rheological properties of kneadable doughs and gluten-free flours.
A highlight overview
Also, on show from Brabender - a user-friendly, flexible compact extruder that is ideal for developing products and formulations/recipes for food extrusion, protein texturisation and texturised vegetable proteins (TVP ) purposes.
The new, all-purpose viscometer will be on show for the first time. This device provides a full picture of the viscosity and gelatinisation properties of and enzyme activity in flour, starch, liquids, various viscose and paste-like mixtures used at various production and application stages.