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.
APC Technology will henceforth manufacture its FT displays and panel PCs using stainless steel grade 316 as its standard build material.
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.
The whole food and beverage industry would love equipment that is self-cleaning, anticorrosion, antibiofouling, antimicrobial and has low friction resistance.
The hygienic requirements of the food and beverage industry place high demands on the welds that hold tanks, pipes and vessels together.
Kraus & Naimer has a range of open and enclosed changeover and source selection switches suitable for most applications.
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 Pump SFQ series pumps are designed for use in corrosive applications.
The SUHNER UKC 3-R is a tool for stainless fillet weld grinding, cleaning and polishing of food processing equipment.
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 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 can be used to install 316L stainless steel pipework without welding.
The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has approved Metcar Grade M-133 for use in the construction of commercial food equipment.
APC Technology has launched a range of ruggedised stainless steel cabinets designed for use in food and beverage environments where high pressure hosing is required. The enclosure size can be customised to house a range of equipment as specified by the user.
The durable PM-102-SS stainless steel keyboard is completely sealed and designed to meet NEMA 4X and IP66 specifications. It can operate in temperatures ranging from -20 to +60°C.