Preventive maintenance tips for liquid additive equipment

Preventive maintenance tips for liquid additive equipment

As with any other feed mill equipment installation, liquid additive systems require proper maintenance to ensure the safety and quality of animal feed.

Liquid application equipment basics

The economic, nutritional or technological attributes of liquid feed additives have made the application systems a common fixture in feed mills around the world. These liquid additives include methionine, lysine, choline chloride, organic acids and, more rarely, pigments or enzymes. This article focuses on the preventive maintenance operations, actions and verifications mill managers can perform to ensure manufacturing efficiency and feed safety.