We are happy and excited to present you the latest project performed by Team Sobatech. The production line consists out of a continuous dosing and mixing system producing 1.500 kg of short dough per hour. The system doses four liquid ingredients continuously via the Sobatech homogenizer (phase 1 mixing) in the continuous mixing chamber (phase 2 mixing). The customized mixing tools generate the exact kneading intensity determined during trials executed prior to the launch of this project.
The liquid ingredients flow through a tube that is supplied with energy by a fixed vibration. When a liquid passes through this tube, the mass flow momentum will cause a change in the tube vibration. This means that there is no need to compensate for changing temperature, viscosity and pressure conditions.
The solid ingredients are dosed via a gravimetric weighing belt and meet the liquid ingredients inside the homogenizer – a non-mechanical way of blending the liquid and solid ingredients before they enter the actual mixing chamber. The mixing chamber and corresponding customized mixing tools are there to bring in the necessary shear force – all geared to the specific energy needed to develop this product. Please see below for a variety of pictures showing Sobatech’s continuous design.