Solutions for the food industry
Securing hygiene, profitability and operational reliability by means of climate conditioning
Hygiene, profitability, operational reliability
There is probably no other sector where these three factors are as closely intertwined with climate conditions and humidity as in the food industry.
Uncontrolled humidity causes
- Too high AW values (water activity) of food
- Condensation problems during the transportation of goods between different temperature zones e.g. cold storage and loading zone
- Hygiene problems during processing or worsened product characteristics
- Hygiene and condensation problems due to cleaning work, steam-jet work, in transport crate washing systems or bottle-washing
- Quality problems during storage and dry-keeping, e.g. spices or powders going lumpy
- Hygiene and condensation problems in slaughter areas, e.g. during the removal of bristles, cutting up meat and in flaming facilities
- Corrosion and increased maintenance effort on machines and buildings
- Accelerated damage to the building structure and higher heating costs due to reduced insulation values of the structural shell
Changed requirements for existing plants
It is beyond dispute that too high humidity values can cause diverse problems with raw materials and manufacturing processes, hence humidity control constitutes the decisive factor to guarantee ideal conditions for room climate and hygiene. However, it is also undisputed that – especially in the food industry – every business has its peculiarities, its own specific operational procedures, installations and facilities. Standard offers "off the rack" are no good and additional extravagant alterations of existing HVAC systems are ineligible not least for economic reasons.
If nothing else, changed manufacturing techniques or more complex logistic processes when storing and transporting necessitate a moisture management adapted to current requirements.
The solution: Trotec Condition Management for the food industry
Trotec Condition Management puts an end to uncontrolled humidity: Our dehumidification systems, which can be subsequently installed without difficulty, combine tailor-made dehumidification solutions with a high degree of flexibility and economic efficiency.
Make use of our best practice industrial services
Since every industrial undertaking has characteristic process flows, installations and facilities, every air treatment solution demands case-specific device configurations. All in all, the combined effects of air currents, humidity conditions and temperature fluctuations are often hard to calculate on a purely theoretical basis, e.g. in airlock areas or on conveying paths. The consequence: Unnecessary additional costs due to an overestimated demand or – even worse – solutions not working sufficiently in real life.
You can count on our experts
In order to precisely calculate the demand in the industry and to develop tailor-made concepts for climate conditioning experienced climate specialists are needed. Rely on our team of experts as well as the industrial services: We analyse the individual requirement situation with you present on site, determine the specific demand for devices and develop a tailor-made project solution right up to the exact positioning of the devices.
Before the planned stationary units are installed, our service team first works with mobile versions of the drying units as part of a trial run. These can be put up without any difficulty or the need for structural changes.
During this validation phase we document all relevant climate parameters such as air temperature, relative humidity, dew point or flow rate for a final optimization of the requirement calculation.
Trotec is the only provider of this advantage:
Thanks to the unique option of non-binding trial operation you will invest solely in solutions which have verifiably proven their worth in everyday operation meeting your individual on-site requirements. The stationary units will not be ordered until you are fully satisfied with our concept. The only costs incurred consist of an inexpensive hiring flat rate for the time of test operation.
Just give us a call at +49 2452 962-777 – our industry consultants will be pleased to help you personally and provide information regarding our best practice industrial services. Or send a request indicating your personal requirements directly to our industry experts. We will answer promptly!
Upon request, we will readily produce tailor-made desiccant dehumidifiers as special models “made in Germany” perfectly geared to your needs, e.g.:
- TTR industrial desiccant dehumidifiers with hygienic design
- TTR industrial desiccant dehumidifiers for PWIS-free dry air
- TTR industrial desiccant dehumidifiers with extremely low dew point
Makes use of the possibility of having special models with tailored components for your individual needs planned, designed and manufactured in close consultation with our specialists.
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Trotec products for the food industry