RDSW-3SS Retort and Automatic Retort Control System Package 5 for Laboratory and Pilot Plant Applications

The DIXIE RETORT PACKAGE 5 AUTOMATED CONTROL SYSTEM is a PC/PLC based control that allows an operator to run the DIXIE RETORT in any of five modes. All communication with the PLC is done through a seventeen inch touch screen PC mounted on the door of the control panel. The touchscreen will allow the operator to choose one of five modes, enter set points, start the process, and view the status of the cook. All Temperature, Pressure and Time (Cook Log) information will be recorded to a .CSV Text File and saved to PC. Text File may be downloaded from Thumb Drive for storage elsewhere or further review.

Dixie RDSW-3 Retort and Automated Control System Package 5 - UGA Food Science Dept. Athens, GA USA


Touch Screen Automatic Control of Five Operating Modes:

  • Steam Cook — Smaller cans
  • Steam Cook with Pressure Cool — All can sizes and Easy-Open
  • Water Cook Atmospheric or Pressure — Cans and Jars
  • Water Cook and Cool with Air Over-Pressure — Cans, Glass, Pouches, Trays
  • Manual Mode, using the touch screen to open and close valves

Dixie RDSW-3SS Retort and Automated Control System Package 5 - Pilot Cold Brew Coffee, Toronto, ON Canada


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NEW PACKAGE 5: DIXIE RDSW-3SS RETORT & AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR LABORATORY APPLICATIONS – Request Price
Provides touch screen control of four (4) automatic operation modes: Steam cook only; Steam Cook and Pressure Cool; Water Cook and Cool (atmospheric or high temperature); Water Cook and Cool with Air Over-pressure; and Manual Valve Operation. Provides a permanent record of cycle Time, Temperature, and Pressure.

DIXIE RECIPE DOWNLOAD PROGRAM – Request Price
Consists of six (6) Programmable and repeatable recipes for use with the four automatic processing modes.

PACKAGE 5 INSTRUMENTS ONLY – Request Price
For use with an existing Dixie RDSW-3 Retort

EXPORT BOXING – Request Price

For control panels with temperature and pressure chart recorder
CHARTS – 100 per box – Request Price
PENS/RED (For Temperature) – Request Price
PENS/PURPLE (For Pressure) – Request Price

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