Equipment and Fees

Prices effective 07/01/16 - 07/01/17.

The listed prices are reflective of the charges to outside users of the equipment furnished by the Department of Food Science and Nutrition.

To schedule use, please contact Ray Miller at 612- 624-7776. Scheduling must be done two weeks in advance.

Equipment

Manufacturer

Capacity

Charge/Day

1 cheese vat 

Kusel 2,000 lb 160.94

1 cheese vat

cheese vat

Damrow 5,000 lb 160.94

2 cheese vats 

Kusel 2,000 lb 330.38

2 cheese vats

Nu-vat 800 lb 320.76

50 gal. Jacketed Tank

50 gal. 160.94

70 gal. portable tank (agitation, no jacket)

70 gal. 160.94

Agglomerator

agglomerator

Glatt 3 lb.capacity 160.94 (per hour)
Bar former Imperial Design 50 lbs./hr. 798.25

Batch process cheese cooker

cheese cooker

Damrow 40 lbs 320.76

Batch process cheese cooker

cheese cooker

Blantech 10 lbs. 320.76

Butter churn

butter churn

Vane 300 lbs. 320.76

Coating drum

Spray Dynamics 2 lbs. / min. 386.25

Coating drum - batch

batch 160.94

Continuous ice cream freezer

continuous ice cream freezer

Tetra Hoyer SF 600N 120 gal./hr. 320.76

Decanter

Sharples 1 gal/min. 480.59

Desludging Centrifuge

decanter

Westfalia SB7 3-5 L /min. 594.26

Drum dryer

drum dryer

Buffalovac  6 inch drums 320.76

Evaporator single effect

C.E. Rogers 200 lb./minimum 320.76

Extruder *

Buhler Twin Screw DNDL 44 75-100 lbs./hr. 2,251.07

Food chopper and cutter

Hobart 10 lb. bowl 160.94

Fruit feeder

APV Crepaco 35-45 lbs. /hr. 160.94

Hammermill

Fitzpatrick 5lb. Hopper 160.94

Homogenizer

Gaulin 60 gal./hr 160.94

Homogenizer

Gaulin 125 gal/hr 238.58

Colloid mill

Fryma adjustable gap 320.76

Colloid mill

Fryma batch 320.76

Mix processing system

  50-100 gal. 480.59

Pasteurizer

Cherry Burrel 4,000 lb/hr 332.00

Refrigerated tank

Cherry Burrell 200 galllon 160.94

Ribbon blender

ribbon blender

  100 lb. 231.66
Scherping cheddaring belt Scherping 200-300 lbs./hr. 1,099.53

Scherping cheese vat

scherping cheese vat

Scherping 2,500 lb. capacity 1,099.53

Separator

separator

Westfalia 2,000 lb/hr 231.66

Spray dryer

spray dryer

Coulter 90 lbs water/hr 1,199.90

Spray dryer

SPX Anhydro 20 lbs water/hr 799.80

UF system-plate & frame

DDS-20 10 liter tank 399.54

UF/RO unit

PTI 2-4",1-8"elements 480.59

UHT/HTST

Microthermics 1 to 3 liters/min. 1,466.57

Homoliod mill

Fitzpatrick 5 lb. feeder 160.94
Almix mixer Tetra/APV 50 gallon 798.25
Soft serve ice cream freezer Taylor 4 gallon 320.76
Can pasteurizer Custom 4 - 10 gallon cans 160.94
100 gallon tank Cherry Burell 100 gallon 231.66
Piston filler Volumetric Tech 1 - 32 oz. 160.94

*Labor Included

Labor Charges

Student help - 31.42/hour  

Plant Manager - 77.25/hour 

Mitchell Maher - 51.50/hr

Additional Information

The mix processing system listed in the table aboce includes:

  • Vat pasteurizer
  • Homogenizer
  • Surface cooler
  • Storage Tanks

Users of the UF equipment listed above will supply new membranes.

Storage of materials generated during pilot plant trials will be charged storage fees, at the rate of $0.05/lb per month, for refrigerated storage.