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Conveyor belts in the food manufacturing environment

Posted: 19 June 2013 | Roger Scheffler, EHEDG Member | No comments yet

Conveyor belts are an essential component of industrial food manufacturing. They can be found in almost every part of the production process – from the receiving area of raw products / live animals up to the area where finished products are packaged. Belts must be easy to clean if they are to satisfy a food manufacturing company’s stringent hygiene requirements. They also have to fulfil a long list of technical application specific requirements. This article mainly focuses on the hygienic aspects of belt conveying technologies.

Conveyor belts are an essential component of industrial food manufacturing. They can be found in almost every part of the production process – from the receiving area of raw products / live animals up to the area where finished products are packaged. Belts must be easy to clean if they are to satisfy a food manufacturing company’s stringent hygiene requirements. They also have to fulfil a long list of technical application specific requirements. This article mainly focuses on the hygienic aspects of belt conveying technologies.

Conveyor belts are an essential component of industrial food manufacturing. They can be found in almost every part of the production process – from the receiving area of raw products / live animals up to the area where finished products are packaged. Belts must be easy to clean if they are to satisfy a food manufacturing company’s stringent hygiene requirements. They also have to fulfil a long list of technical application specific requirements. This article mainly focuses on the hygienic aspects of belt conveying technologies.

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