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Precise temperature control for novel food production: NTC temperature sensors from Variohm EuroSensor ensure accurate modelling of food in the Procusini 3D food printer
The Procusini 3.0 is a 3D food printer, recently launched in its third and revised generation with NTC temperature probes from Variohm EuroSensor.
The manufacturer, Print2Taste GmbH, was founded in 2014 as a spin-off company of the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences in Freising. Aimed at catering professionals, event-gastronomy and hotels, as well as specialist bakery and confectionery producers, the complete Plug-and-Play system consists of a printer, a portfolio of printable foods, a template library and the worlds first fully integrated 3D food printing web platform. At its heart, exacting temperature control plays a crucial role in the shaping of customised small batch food items or individual text and decorative 3D objects.
The NTC temperature sensor from Variohm EuroSensor is used as part of the Procusinis temperature control throughout the printing process. The foodstuffs are supplied in cartridges as solid materials and melted in the machines heating block by precise pre-set temperature regulation to maintain a constant temperature during printing. This process is fundamental to the Procusini 3D food printer, as the ideal combination of temperature and the various food formulas used ensures that the food is fluid and can be delivered through the print head. To maintain stability of the three-dimensional shape produced, the material assumes a solid consistency at room temperature.
Variohms series II epoxy-clad NTC thermistors function as NTC resistor-based NTC thermistors, with resistance decreasing as temperature increases. Particularly suitable for temperature control and temperature measurement in electronic circuits, the thermistor accurately and proportionately tracks temperature variation. As part of its custom design service Variohm modifies its standard NTC thermistors for Print2Taste GmbH by extending and isolating the lead wires. With a measuring range of -40 ° C to + 125 ° C, they operate in a wide and practical bandwidth for the food industry.
A dual print head version of the Procusini 3.0 has also been recently introduced by Print2Taste offering the possibility to produce two personalized food items at the same time. The dual version is also equipped with temperature sensors from Variohm EuroSensor as part of its core tasks. Both machine variants offer automatic operation for efficient production without high personnel costs. Self-developed or stored objects in the data library can be sent directly to the printer with the customer integrating the smart device in their own Wi-Fi network.
Variohm EuroSensor offers a wide range of position, force, pressure, load, and temperature sensor technologies. The manufacturer, distributor and supply chain partner provides complete sales and support for demanding measurement applications across industry, construction, agriculture, motorsports, research and more.
About Variohm EuroSensor
Variohm EuroSensor is a manufacturer, distributor and supply chain partner providing complete sales and application support across a comprehensive range of position, force, pressure, load, and temperature sensor technologies - for demanding measurement applications across industry, construction, agriculture, motorsports, research and more.
About Variohm Holdings
Comprising four closely linked operating divisions, staffed by highly experienced motion and sensor application specialists with extensive knowledge of international standards; Variohm Holdings combines its considerable design and manufacturing capability with best of brand products and components from leading global partners to provide engineered solutions that are seamlessly and cost effectively integrated for your application.
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