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Chapter Published in a New Book on Ultrasonic Food Processing

[fa icon="calendar"] Mar 31, 2018 3:32:58 PM / by Iva Gyurgina

Ultrasound Book Photo-1.jpgIndustrial Sonomechanics (ISM) is pleased to announce the recent publication of a book entitled "Ultrasound: Advances in Food Processing and Preservation," edited by Dr. Daniela Bermudez-Aguirre (Academic Press, 2017). The book provides an extensive overview of the potential of ultrasound technology to drive innovation in the field of food processing and preservation, and features a chapter by ISM's co-founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky. This chapter, entitled "From Research to Production: Overcoming Scale-Up Limitations of Ultrasonic Processing," explains how ultrasonic processing can be directly scaled up from laboratory to production environments while maintaining reproducible, high-quality results.

Industrial ultrasonic processors incorporate significantly larger ultrasonic horns (probes, sonotrodes) than laboratory ones, enabling them to generate higher-volume cavitation zones and, therefore, process substantially more material per unit of time. Direct scale-up (one with identical results at both scales) requires the same intensity of cavitation to be applied in the production environment as was originally used in the laboratory. This means that in order to achieve reproducible results after the scale-up, horn amplitudes in the laboratory and industrial processors must be maintained at the same high level. Dr. Peshkovsky's chapter explains how this can be achieved with ISM's patented Barbell Horn Ultrasonic Technology (BHUT) - an advance with groundbreaking potential for the food and beverage industry. 

The book is available for purchase here.
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Topics: General Announcements, Food & Beverage

Iva Gyurgina

Written by Iva Gyurgina

Iva Gyurgina is the Director of Marketing and Customer Relations at ISM. She is responsible for creating and delivering ISM’s marketing materials and managing correspondence with ISM clients. Iva holds a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems from Seton Hall University as well as an M.B.A. in Marketing and Management from University of Connecticut. Prior to joining ISM, Iva was a Tennis Professional and has managed tennis clubs’ programs in several locations in NY. She has also worked in wealth management, technology and pharmaceuticals industries. Iva has proven experience in building customer relationships and delivering marketing strategies.