Food & Beverage Industry
Role of a Pump in Food Processing Industry.
Pumps have a very significant role in industrial process and production. Particularly when we are talking about foods then it is very important to discuss the materials used in pumps for manufacturing. So food grade materials play an important role for manufacturing of pump for the food industry being pump as a basic part of the food manufacturing process. In the evolution of pump, many types of pumps are designed to meet different application requirements. Because every liquefied food has a complex behaviour in conformity with flow mechanism. Therefore, operational engineers in the food industry must understand the limitations and advantages of different types of food grade centrifugal pumps.
In food industry, the equipment must be conform to local and international health standards in all process stages of liquid food process and treatment.
Mostly in general, these standards require the equipment to be up to the mark of Food Grade standards, chemically treated metals and able to clean on-site (CIP) and onsite disinfection (SIP) to keep a hygiene requirement at 100%.
Application of food transfer pumps in food & beverage industry are Sanitary pump
The classification of pumps is according to its using occasions. It involves the delivery of all human contact products, such as pharmaceuticals, dairy products, beverages, food, cosmetics, food additives, fine chemicals, etc..