The Food Plant > Stainless steel

Hygienic sensor solutions: Immune to germs and bacteria

05 July, 2019 by Christian Freudig and Marco Kaiser*

Hygiene-compliant sensors 'shine' not only on account of their stainless-steel housing but also as a result of numerous other measures.

ACO/AusPress stainless steel drainage products

17 June, 2019

The ACO/AusPress drain bowls are WaterMark approved, HACCP certified and compatible with the fully welded HygieneFirst frameless ladder grates.

Tank explosion — 30,000 L prosecco lost

05 October, 2018

A stainless steel fermentation tank at the Conegliano Veneto winery in northern Italy has exploded, resulting in the loss of around 40,000 bottles of prosecco.

SS316 displays and panel PCs

18 May, 2017

APC Technology will henceforth manufacture its FT displays and panel PCs using stainless steel grade 316 as its standard build material.

Which stainless steel grade is best for food manufacturing environments?

16 May, 2017

The chlorine sanitiser and saline environments of many food and beverage processing facilities can impact the durability of stainless steel fixtures and equipment. Some grades of stainless steel cope better than others in these environments.

Self-cleaning machinery for the food industry is getting closer

17 February, 2017

The whole food and beverage industry would love equipment that is self-cleaning, anticorrosion, antibiofouling, antimicrobial and has low friction resistance.

Welding and hygiene in the food and beverage industry

15 August, 2016

The hygienic requirements of the food and beverage industry place high demands on the welds that hold tanks, pipes and vessels together.

Kraus & Naimer stainless steel changeover and source selection switches

29 February, 2016

Kraus & Naimer has a range of open and enclosed changeover and source selection switches suitable for most applications.

Kraus & Naimer Visible Contact Break Isolators

03 February, 2016

Kraus & Naimer has available a range of Visible Contact Break Isolators from 63 to 800 A, which can be fitted into an IP66, 316 marine-grade stainless steel enclosure.

Tsurumi SFQ stainless steel pumps

22 June, 2015

Tsurumi Pump SFQ series pumps are designed for use in corrosive applications.

SUHNER UKC 3-R fillet weld grinding and polishing tool

01 September, 2014

The SUHNER UKC 3-R is a tool for stainless fillet weld grinding, cleaning and polishing of food processing equipment.

Updated stainless steel Food Code of Practice published

27 August, 2014

The third edition of the Food Code of Practice has been published by ASSDA. The free document is a technical specification covering the requirements for stainless steel plant and equipment in the food and beverage industry.

Eximo SpeedLock Modular Steel Ducting for waste collection

02 July, 2014

Eximo SpeedLock products are designed to provide manufacturing industries with a range of ducted waste-disposal solutions. Eximo SpeedLock Modular Steel Ducting has been specifically designed to be modified without the need for excessive cost or production downtime - it's as easy as unclipping a lever and locks and reassembling.

Europress stainless steel press fittings

29 May, 2014

Europress can be used to install 316L stainless steel pipework without welding.

Carbon-graphite material approved for food equipment construction

29 May, 2014

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has approved Metcar Grade M-133 for use in the construction of commercial food equipment.

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