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SteamTherm – Batch Steam Cooker

Full-Absorption Batch Steam Appliance of Rice, Pasta & Specialty Grains

  • Background
  • Highlights
  • Applications
  • Brochure

Background

Much like our Blentherm, the SteamTherm single agitator blending batch steam cooker is ideally suited for the full-absorption batch production of rice, staged rice dishes (pilau, paella, biryani, and risotto), pasta, and specialty grains. All water added is fully absorbed into the product. There is no waste of utilities, thus making this process conservative from an energy standpoint. The SteamTherm handles rice and grains with finesse. It is the answer for professional steam cookers seeking to increase productivity, product quality and process efficiency. Don’t settle for a kettle!


SteamTherm Batch Steam Cooker Advantages

  • Efficient heat transfer
  • Reduced cycle times
  • High Yields
  • Improved food safety
  • Scalable, repeatable, consistent recipes
  • Sanitary design
  • Robust construction
  • Controlled flexible movement during thermal cycling
  • Application versatility
  • Blentech dedicated service & support

Highlights

Green Processing
  • Full absorption steam/water hydration eliminates wastewater, drives down operating costs and increases profit margins and product yields.
Versatility
  • Designed for product line expansion, growth, and flexibility
  • Wide range of steam injection and jacket cooking application capabilities
  • Adaptable technology for changing client requirements
Control & Automation
  • Completely automated solutions that simplify day-to-day industrial steam cooker operation
  • Historical process data collection & archiving systems
  • Precise process control for repeatable, scalable gold standard results.
Systems Integration
  • Mechanical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Process Development, and Project Management services for complete integration of:
    • Loading Systems
    • Washing, Soaking, and Equilibration Systems
    • Material Handling Equipment
    • Product Transport Solutions
    • OEM Technology
    Food Safety
    • Uniform mixing and high efficiency heat transfer to ensure consistent temperature throughout the batch and eliminate the risk of undercooked product
    Longevity
    • Reduced thermal cyclic fatigue to extend Blentech equipment life over all competitors
    • Reduced spare parts, repairs, and reduced maintenance drive down overhead costs
    • Robust construction
    Innovative Cooling
    • Vacuum Tumbling Cooling to cool product to 110°F (43°C) or to 40°F (5°C) for free-flowing, cooled product
    Sanitary Design
    • Blentech equipment is designed to be sanitary, safe, and easily cleanable
    • Compliant with food, biotech, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry guidelines for sanitary design and food safety.
    • Engineered to be ergonomic to protect the health and safety of your workforce.

Applications

Core Applications
  • Rice/Pasta/ Specialty Grains
  • Flavored Rice Dishes
Extended Applications
  • Staged Multi-Ingredient Rice Dishes
  • Soups/Sauces/Slurries
  • Fillings
Modes of Operation
  • Blending
  • Direct Steam Injection Cooking
Extended Modes of Operation
  • Steam Jacket, Thermal Oil Heating
  • Searing/Sautéing
  • Vacuum Cooking/Cooling
  • Evaporation/Concentration
  • Jacket Cooling
  • Cryogenic Processing
  • Multi-stage Recipe Capability

We have found the Blentech cooker to be more versatile than our standard cooking kettles. Our yields and product quality are excellent with the Blentech technology and the cycle times exceeded our expectations! The robust construction of Blentech equipment is unparalleled..

Bruce Cihonski
of Tyson Foods

Blentech Gets Published!

Blentech is published in "Thermal Processing of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products."

By: Darrell Horn and Daniel Voit