Retort Blog

Retort Sterilization in Food Processing

DataTrace data loggers are commonly used in retort sterilization of food processing. Retorts sterilize food after it is sealed in a container by steam or other heating methods. Typically, the sterilization temperatures vary from 230°F/110°C to 275°F/135°C. Retort sterilization provides safe, effective shelf stability and can be done with fairly simple equipment. Newer agitation retort…

Thermowell Data Logger

Mesa Labs Releases DataTrace MPIII Thermowell Data Logger!

Monitoring the temperature of a process or a finished food product presents several challenges for manufacturers today. One must weigh getting accurate readings within the package with the displacement that occurs when placing a data logger within the product. What’s more, no one wants to sift through messy product to locate a data logger but…

DataTrace Data Loggers for Temperature Pressure and Humidity

How to Monitor the Inside of a Can from the Outside

In order to get accurate readings from inside a can that will NOT allow for internal placement of a temperature data logger, here are the things you will need: DataTrace® MPIII Temperature Data Logger An awl (part #210279-002) – This will make a pilot hole for the C-11 can punch C-11 (part #210279-001 ) or C-12 (part #210279-003) Can…