The food and beverage industry maintains the characteristics of a stable, non-cyclical and robust sector against the backdrop of the present economic downturn. Food and beverage companies will be investing in the coming years in product development and acquisitions to keep on growing or consolidate businesses. Food safety is the top priority as well as certification. Whenever possible, we deliver our products with heat pipe codes and certificates 2.1 and 3.1 so they are traceable.
Food heating or cooling of the baking machine.
The water transport system for the heating of the baking machine takes place with hoses. To keep this flexible and easy to connect and disconnect, often a solution with quick couplings is chosen.
In this application, it is important that the couplings are FDA approved since the water can be in contact with the food. The couplings must be light weighted so as not to overload the application. In order to prevent leakage during the disconnecting procedure a low spill coupling is the best solution. Since the bakery industry has a fierce competition, value for money is important.
As previously mentioned, it is important that the materials are FDA approved or that the correct combination of materials is used (think of contact corrosion or breakage of the coupling). Also, the choice of the sealing material is strongly dependent on the medium and may result in leakage. It is not always realized that a quick coupling is composed of five parts, made of different materials (or could be made).All of these materials should be compatible with the medium and the environment.
The products that are suitable for this purpose are:
Rectus 21KB POM or PVDF,
Rectus 48 series in POM, PVDF,
Rectus 204KL, 206KL, 209KL series,
Rectus 21KL and 25KL in stainless steel,
The complete watertransport system can be delivered with: PUR, PTFE, Silicone hoses, FEP tubing, Serto fittings in PVDF and stainless steel, ball valves,stainless steel needle valves, filters and flow regulators.
The Engineering department led by Mark van Bronswijk sees a significant increase in the issues from the market. A good example is the company Thales Netherlands which originated from the former Hollandse Signaalapparaten located in Hengelo (The Netherlands).
For an optimal Chemical process flow, reliable high quality connection solutions are essential.We understand that traceable products with the required material certificates and on site services are essential to our customers.
The quality of compressed air is essential for the operation of pneumatic systems. When compressing the air to, for instance 7 bar, the volume of air is compressed 8 times.
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