Engineering Consultant

Engineering Consultant from Keller Technologies

By: Keller Technologies  08/02/2015
Keywords: Lactose, keller technologies, Lactose production,

Keller Technologies, Inc. (KTI) provides technology, equipment and consulting services for the production of lactose and dried permeate. With over 40 years of experience operating, designing and upgrading lactose and permeate drying systems, the KTI team is uniquely qualified to serve its customers. The following factors affect the profitable production of lactose: Raw material supply Product Quality Yield System capacity Safety Energy consumption Labor costs Building costs Equipment costs Etc. With Keller Technologies’ unmatched experience in providing lactose systems around the world, KTI is uniquely positioned to provide its customers the most profitable lactose systems available today. Following are just a few of the benefits realized from various unit operations in KTI’s lactose systems: Evaporation: Pre-treatment technology to avoid excessive evaporator fouling Consulting with evaporator manufacturer to assure: Sufficient evaporative capacity No pre-crystallization in evaporator or finisher Overall evaporator design that allows precise control of product concentration Crystallization: Consulting with crystallizer manufacturer to assure: Proper agitator design for suspending lactose crystals Sufficient heat transfer area to minimize differential temperature between product and coolant Precise control of crystallizer cooling to maximize crystal size and minimize fines production Lactose Refining: Higher quality lactose and/or reduced water usage Robust operation with different feedstocks and operating techniques Reduced retention time to minimize coliform growth Reduced capital cost Lactose Drying: Consistent product moisture leading to free-flowing product Compact system Smaller baghouse Higher energy efficiency through reduced air usage and less equipment surface area Reduced capital cost Technology and Practices that lead to: Lactose yields up to 90% of available lactose Production of high-solids delactosed permeate (mother liquor) Intuitive control systems which facilitate operator understanding and plant-wide communication A competitive bidding process to reduce fabrication and installation costs

Keywords: keller technologies, Lactose, Lactose production, Lactose refiner, Lactose refining, Lactose systems, Milk permeate,

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