An increasing number of companies are advertising food-safe materials and offering more and more materials for processing and packaging in the food industry. But the public eye is also increasingly focused on the plastics that come into contact with food and how they can potentially affect consumers’ health. What exactly does food grade mean? On […]
In this interview, Lars Braun (igus industry manager for the packaging industry) talks about how value engineering and the packaging, food and beverage industries influence product development at igus.
iglidur A250 is also called “The fast runner that withstands up to 90°C”. But what makes the material so interesting for the food industry besides its operating speed and temperature resistance? First of all, A250 is FDA and EU10/2011 compliant and optically detectable. They can therefore be used without any problems where food is processed. […]
The safety of food and drink is crucial to the well-being and health of people around the world. The cleaning and disinfection of food and beverage machines is therefore extremely important. One of the best-known manufacturers of cleaning and disinfection products for this industry is Ecolab. Such cleaners are typically used in beverage filling machines. […]
Since food and beverages are sensitive products, production and processing must also be precisely tailored to them. This applies in particular to direct food contact. For this reason, there are igus materials that have been specifically developed for the requirements of the food and beverage industry. Starting with FDA-compliant, later EU 10/2011-compliant materials were added. […]