Buffer Rod Design for Measurement of Specific Gravity in the Processing of Industrial Food Batters

Paul D. Fox, Penny Probert Smith

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Abstract

A low cost perspex buffer rod design for the measurement of specific gravity during the processing of industrial food batters is reported. Operation was conducted in pulsed mode using a 2.25 MHz, 15 mm diameter transducer and the intensity and an analytic calibration curve relating buffer rod output to specific gravity is obtained. The probe design may have application to other similar mixtures or industrial sludges in which similar material properties are observed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings IEEE Ultrason. Symp.
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2002
Pages660-663
ISBN (Print)0-7803-7582-3
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Event2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium - Munich, Germany
Duration: 8 Oct 200211 Oct 2002
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Conference2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period08/10/200211/10/2002
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