Lab and Pilot Plant Equipment and Fee Schedule

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The Fermentation Facility fee schedule can be found at www.ccur.iastate.edu/fermentationfacility/feeschedule.html.

Prices are external rates only. Charges are based on a daily rate. Charges do not include labor.



Aspirators

Aspirator, cascade, Kice Metals: $100
Aspirator, small, Carter-Day: $100

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Baking

Baking dough roller/sheeter, National: $100
Baking flour mixograph, Brabender: $200
Baking oven, rotating, National: $150
Baking proof box, National: $100
Bread slicer, countertop, Oliver: $100

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Centrifuges

Centrifuge, 12-inch basket, Ametek: $200
Centrifuge, cream separator, stacked disc: $100
Centrifuge, disc continuous (BPTX 205), clarifier, Alfa-Laval: $800
Centrifuge, high-speed, CEPA: $510
Centrifuge, Model RC-5B+: $100
Centrifuge, Model RC-3B+, Sorvall: $100
Centrifuge, oil refining, stacked disc: $200
Centrifuge, three-phase, continuous horizontal decanter, Centrisys: $800

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Conveyors

Conveyor, conditioner, auger, steam: $100
Conveyor, mobile screw grain conveyor, Flexifeeder: $100

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Dairy Processing

Homogenizer, Avestin Emulsiflex 20B: $$500
Ice cream machine, Taylor: $150
Ice cream machine, Emery-Thompson: $200
Pasteurizer, with 100-gal tank, MicroThermics: $400

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Dryers

Dryer, drum, mini, custom: $150
Dryer, Fluid-bed, Lab-Line: $500
Dryer, lab, Fisher Scientific: $100
Dryer, spray dryer, mini, solvent, Buchi: $400
Dryer, spray, spinning-disk atomizer, APV Crepaco Inc.: $600
Dryer, tray, medium, VWR: $150

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Extractors

Extractor, immersion, Crown Iron Works: $600
Extractor, percolation, chain, Crown Iron Works: $600
Extractor simulator, French Oil Mill Machinery: $800

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Extruders

Extruder, autogenous, with cutter, Insta-Pro: $$300
Extruder/expander, cooker, with oil cage, Anderson International: $400
Extruder, single- or twin-screw, Brabender: $400
Extruder, twin-screw, large, Leistritz: $500
Extruder, twin-screw, small, Leistritz: $400

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Feeders

Feeder, blue on yellow cart: $100
Feeder, screw, small, Schenck AccuRate: $150
Feeder, variable speed, Nelson: $100
Feeder, variable speed, Schenck AccuRate: $150
Feeder, variable speed, Vibra Screw Corp.: $100

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Filters

Filter, drum, rotary, vacuum, Filtration Engineers: $300
Filter, vertical plate, Industrial Filter: $200

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Freeze Dryers

Dryer, freeze, 3-tray, Virtis Unitrap II

Set-up: $100 | Daily: $25

Dryer, freeze, 8-tray, Virtis Ultra 35-SL

Set-up: $160 | Daily: $55

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Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Blancher, vegetable, Dixie Canner Equipment: $100
Can seamer: $100
Potato peeler, mechanical, Hobart: $100
Pulper, vegetable, F.H. Langson Kamp: $100
Retort, 50-gal, Dixie: $300

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Hydroclones

Hydroclone, germ, Dorr-Oliver: $100
Hydroclone, starch-gluten, Dorr-Oliver: $100

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Injection Molding Machines

Injection molding machine, 20-ton, Boy Machines, Inc.: $200
Injection molding machine, 101-ton, Battenfeld HM 90/350: $500

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Jet Cookers

Jet cooker, Pick: $400
Jet cooker, with pump and hydro-heater, Hydro-Thermal: $400

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Kettles

Kettle, 10-gal oil, refining and bleaching: $100
Kettle, large, twin-agitator, jacketed, Lee: $300
Kettle, variable-speed, twin-agitator, heated (steam), Groen: $100

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Membrane Filtration Units

Membrane-filtration unit, MPMC: $600
Membrane-filtration unit, North Carolina SRT: $600

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Mills

Mill, burr, Mahlkonig: $100
Mill, colloid, Chemicolloid Labs: $200
Mill, disc, 12-inch disc, Andritz Sprout-Bauer: $100
Mill, disc, with stone plate, Glen Mills: $100
Mill, dry-corn milling system, Witt Corrugation: $150
Mill, hammer, Horvick Manufacturing: $150
Mill, hammer, Viking Model C: $150
Mill, impact, Entoleter: $200
Mill, impact (comminuting), Fitzpatrick: $300
Mill, lab, Thomas-Wiley: $100
Mill, microcut grinder, Stephan Machinery Corp.: $200
Mill, pellet, California Pellet Mill: $200
Mill, pellet, plastic, Brabender: $100
Mill, turbo/pin, with dust and powder collectors, Bauermeister: $500
Mill, ultra-centrifugal, Retsch: $100
Roller mill, cracking, Blount Ferrell-Ross Lapage: $200
Roller mill, flaking, Roskamp: $300
Roller mill, Lapage cut, Blount Ferrell-Ross Lapage: $200

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Mixers

Mixer, blender, Henschel: $100
Mixer, dough, National: $100
Mixer, planetary food, Doyon: $100
Mixer, portable, SPX Lightnin’ Mixer: $100
Mixer, ribbon, Marion Mixer: $100
Mixer, stand, Kitchen-Aid: $150
Mixer, tempering drum, rotating, Gilson: $100
Mixer, variable speed gear, Mixco: $100
Mixer, with lifting cart, SPX Lightnin’ Mixer: $100

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Pelletizers

Pelletizer, plastic, large, Rieter: $150
Pelletizer, plastic, small, Scheer Bay: $100

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Presses

Press, compression molding, 20-ton, hydraulic, Wabash: $100
Press, compression molding, 150-ton, hydraulic, Wabash: $250
Press, hydaulic, cider, Day Equipment: $100

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Pumps

Pump, 1-5 gpm Moyno, Robbins/Myers: $150
Pump, 6-16 gpm, rotary lobe, Waukesha: $150
Pump, centrifugal, Mobile: $100
Pump, flexible impeller, Jabsco: $100
Pump, lobe, explosion-proof, Waukesha: $150
Pump, peristaltic, small, lab: $100
Pump, peristaltic, medium, wine: $100

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Reactors

Reactor, 3-gal, hastelloy, high-pressure reactor, Fluitron: $500
Reactor, glass, 20-gal, Chemglass: $200

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Scales

Scale, 25-lb, bench, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100
Scale, 100 lb-max, bench, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100
Scale, 100-lb, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100
Scale, mobile, platform deck, 1,000-lb, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100

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Screens

Screen, oscillating with sweep washing system, Kason Vibroscreen: $200
Screen, sifter, small, Sweco: $150
Screen, sifter, large, Sweco: $150

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Screw Presses

Screw press, Hander Oil Machinery: $200
Screw press, Komet: $150

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Soymilk Processing

Soymilk, extractor, small: $200
Soymilk plant with tofu press, automatic, Takai: $700

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Tanks

Mixing Tank, 500-gal, with agitator, Mueller: $500
Tank, 70-L, jacketed, with Lightnin’ mixer, Feldmeier: $100
Tank, 50-gal, mobile, with agitator, St. Regis: $100
Tank, 50-gal, mobile, jacketed, with agitator, Cherry Burrell: $100
Tank, 50-ga,l mobile, with agitator: $100
Tank, 70-gal, jacketed, Process Storage: $100
Tank, 70-gal, mobile, jacketed, with agitator: $100
Tank, 70-gal, stainless steel: $100
Tank, 80-gal, stainless, with air and electric mixer, Walker: $200
Tank, 200-gal, stainless, with variable speed mixer, Walker: $300

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Other Equipment

Boiler, culinary steam, Lattner: $300
Chiller: $150
Chromatography unit, Variant: $800
Cooker/conditioner, 3-stack, French Oil Mill Machine: $150
Corn dry degerminator: $100
Crystalize, scraped-surface heat exchanger/margariner, Armfield: $500
Desolventizer toaster, Crown Iron Works: Call for Quote
Drum cooler and spray coater, Insta-Pro: $100
Evaporator, single-effect, C.E. Rogers: $200
Filter press, plate and frame, Star Systems: $150
Freezer, reach-in freezer, True-Food: $100
Gravity table, Kamas Westrup: $200
High-pressure reactor, oil hydrogenation: $600
Incubators, Fisher Scientific: $100
Moisture balance, Denver Instruments: $100
Packaging machine, vacuum, modified atmospher, Koch: $150
Sieve shaker, Tyler Ro-Tap: $100
Table, large sedimentation, starch-protein separation table: $100
Testing machine, universal, Shimadzu, includes extensiometer: $180
Vat, cheese, with temperature control: $300
Walk-in cooler, 45ºC (per ft2 of shelf space/mo): $4
Walk-in Freezer, -15ºC (per ft2 of shelf space/mo): $6
Water heaters, lab use: $100

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