A manual for designers and operators on the biscuit oven-baking technology
1. The Biscuits 2. Baking Process 3. Biscuit Design and Output 4. Heat Transfer 5. Oven Designs 6. Oven Specifications: Hybrid Ovens 7. Oven Construction: Direct Gas-Fired Ovens 8. Oven Construction: Indirect Radiant Ovens 10. Oven Conveyor Bands 11. Oven Conveyor Design 12. Process Control Systems 13. Oven Safety Monitoring and Alarm 14. Oven Operation: Direct Gas-Fired Oven 15. Oven Operation: Indirect Radiant Oven 16. Oven Efficiency 17. Oven Inspection and Audit APPENDIX 1 Ingredients for biscuits 2 Maintenance 3 Combustion data 4: Oven manufacturers 5: Oven band manufacturers
Iain Davidson graduated from the School of Industrial Design (Engineering) in 1965 and joined Baker Perkins Ltd, working in the Technical Department on the design of new bakery and biscuit production machines. In 1990, Iain was appointed Regional Manager Asia Pacific and re-located to Indonesia and later in 1997 to China. His appointments included Managing Director of Baker Perkins Hong Kong Ltd. and Director of Baker Perkins Japan KK. In 2000, Iain established his own company, Baker Pacific Ltd. in Hong Kong. The company provides process technology, training and equipment to the biscuit and confectionery industry. Baker Pacific Ltd. manufacture biscuit baking ovens in China, India and Indonesia.