If you have been searching for high-quality continuous dough mixing equipment for commercial bakeries, look no further than Exact Mixing.
Exact Mixing is dedicated to solving complex mixing challenges for customers across the globe. With our equipment and expertise, we can help you reduce labor, cut costs, improve consistency and simplify your mixing process. We offer a full line of mixer models and sizes that will successfully mix a wide variety of food products.
What is the Difference Between Batch and Continuous Mixing?
Batch mixing is a process in which ingredients for a single batch are loaded (either at once or in a pre-defined sequence), mixed, and discharged from the mixer before introducing another batch. The time between batches often results in inconsistencies in batches due to processing variations and controlling mechanisms.
In comparison, Continuous Mixing is the process of continuously metering ingredients directly into the mixing chamber and generating a continuous stream of mixed product at the exit of the mixer. This results in even dough hydration, better integration of minor ingredients, and eliminates the dough variables caused by batch mixing. One mixer can feed multiple lines and can be operated with less labor and energy than batch mixing.
Continuous Mixing Applications
Exact Mixing manufactures a comprehensive line of mixer models and sizes that will successfully mix a wide variety of food products, including:
Wheat-Based Bakery Products: Specifically designed for mixing low- to mid-absorption, fully developed doughs, our EX Continuous Mixer is well-suited for crackers, pretzels, bagels, pizza, cookies, pie crusts, pocket sandwiches, pastries, pet treats and more.
Crisp Products: The Exact FX Continuous Mixer is designed for products where critical moisture levels determine the product’s final texture, such as baked potato chips, rice crisps, corn chips, veggie chips, potato snacks, stackable potato chips, multigrain chips, and more.
Buns, Breads & Rolls: Exact Mixing offers the HDX Continuous Mixer which is designed specifically for mixing ultra-high absorption, highly developed dough, such as for breads, hamburger and hot dog buns, hard rolls, English muffins, tortillas, multi-grain products, and similar products.
Cookies & Other 2-Stage Products: The LDX Continuous Mixer is well-suited for most types of cookies and other applications where ingredients are blended before flour is added. All ingredients except flour are combined in the crème-up stage, and special mixing elements cut the fat into the other ingredients. The flour is added before the development stage where the final dough is created.
Baked Goods, Fillings & Icings: The MX Continuous Mixer is our most versatile mixer and is suitable for a wide range of products including cookies, snacks, pizza, pretzels, muffins, cake-style donuts, icings, batters, peanut butter, pie fillings, and other fat/sugar mixtures. Solid ingredients are quickly blended into solid fat to form a uniform mixture without creating excessive heat.
With our Continuous Mixing Calculator, you can determine if your process would be a good fit for Continuous Mixing.
If you have considered continuous dough mixing equipment for snack production in your commercial bakery, discover the advantages of Exact Mixing systems. Call Exact Mixing at (01) 610-693-5816 or contact us online.