Using Data Loggers to Find Cooler Zones in a Greenhouse

Simple Greenhouse Monitoring Setup Aids in Climate Control CAS DataLoggers provided the data logging solution for a small greenhouse currently cultivating several species of herbs for cooking and medicinal purposes. From potting to product, each variety has to be kept at ideal growing conditions before sale. From his own experience, the owner preferred to maintain … Continued

Optimizing Commercial Dishwashers in a Catering Kitchen

­ Multi-Value Data Logger Helps Streamline the Business A busy catering kitchen required an intelligent system to monitor the operation of their commercial dishwashers. Their goal was to determine optimum wash times in order to have their kitchenware ready for re-use, and also for identifying when any dishwashers in the ‘dishwashing lane’ were malfunctioning. Management … Continued

Proving Quality of Beverage Shipments to Vendors

Low-Cost Regulatory Cold Chain Solutions for Beverage Suppliers Recently, CAS DataLoggers provided the cold chain validation solution for a large-scale beverage supplier. This producer sells drinks which contain small amounts of milk, so this product has to be shipped to vendors in refrigerated truck compartments. In light of increasing Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) enforcement, … Continued

Food Manufacturer Saves Time with Automatic Data Retrieval

Multi-Value Temperature Recorder Transmits Data via Modbus Earlier this year CAS DataLoggers provided the data capture solution for an industrial plant manufacturing frozen food products. Operators needed to collect real-time data on temperature, current, and the distance traveled by moving carts. The plant needed a data logger with several input channels to record both analog … Continued

Delivering Proof of Quality Frozen Product to Food Receivers

Data Loggers Store Temperatures on the Cloud CAS DataLoggers provided the temperature data logging solution for a customer who produced whole frozen turkeys for sale in supermarkets. Once frozen, the meat needed to be maintained at or below 0°F (-17°C) to avoid rapid spoiling and attendant health risks. Often, temperature levels will vary across product in … Continued

Temperature Data Logger Provides 21-CFR Compliance

Lascar EL-21CFR-2-LCD Logger Also Records Humidity & Dew Point CAS DataLoggers recently provided the 21-CFR temperature and humidity monitoring solution for a warehouse which needed to monitor the environment within a storage room. Like many other Food & Beverage businesses, management needs to give inspectors a full audit trail of their perishable product’s temperature history. … Continued

FSMA Applies to Pet Food Manufacturers

T&D Temperature Data Loggers for Proof of Best Practices As of earlier this year, FSMA (the Food Safety Modernization Act)—has already begun to be enforced for large pet food manufacturers. As part of the FDA’s food safety mandate, FSMA requires that animal food processors produce electronic temperature documentation at every link of the cold chain. … Continued

Increasing Cheese Production for a Dairy Manufacturer

Process Monitoring and Optimization With a Single dataTaker System CAS DataLoggers has just provided the data logging solution to a major dairy product manufacturer monitoring cheese- shaping machines on the production line. Like many others of its kind this facility is heavily automated and requires precise machine timing to achieve its production targets. The plant … Continued

Wireless Data Loggers Help Ensure Dairy Products Safety and Quality

Environmental Monitoring Augments Clean-In-Place Systems in a Creamery Recently CAS DataLoggers provided the environmental monitoring solution for a dairy manufacturer to augment their existing CIP (Clean-in-place) systems. Located in Fithian, Illinois, Ludwig Farmstead Creamery is a producer of European-style artisan cheese made with day-fresh milk from their own Holstein cows. First the cheese is crafted … Continued

Monitoring Milk Deliveries in Transit to Supermarkets

Lascar Lite USB Loggers Provide Low-Cost Temperature Monitoring CAS DataLoggers supplied an economical temperature monitoring solution for one of the largest milk supply companies in the US. During frequent deliveries to far-off receivers such as regional markets and supermarket chains, milk temperature needed to be maintained at a constant 2°-3°C (36°-37°F) throughout the trip–otherwise the product … Continued