In food and beverage production, even minimal contaminant levels in the air can lead to contamination of the entire food production. The result: Reduced shelf life or even worse consequences. Producers utilize a zone concept in order to protect foods and beverages during every production process.
The zone concept classifies the individual production areas by their hygiene risk and specifies the hygiene level that must be achieved in each production step. The required purity level varies depending on the product being made and the stage of production.
Multi-stage filter systems from Freudenberg reliably filter particles and microorganisms from the air and have proven themselves ideal for compliance with the strict hygiene requirements.
Depending on the hygiene requirements, the various zones of a production facility are categorized as high (high-risk), medium (high-care) or basic (low risk).
Basic hygiene (low risk) zone
Control of contaminant sources on a low level
These zones require only a basic level of hygiene. Examples include areas used for storing pre-packaged goods.Products
(high care) zone
Reduce the creation of hazardous sources
The objective here is to directly control or reduce the potential sources of contaminants in order to protect food production from contamination.Products
(high risk) zone
Effectively control of contamination hazards
The highest level of hygiene must be maintained in these enclosed areas for the processing and packaging of products. All dangers leading to food contamination or microbial growth must be effectively controlled or prevented.Products
As a member of EHEDG, we develop and define standards intended to reduce and prevent hygiene problems in food production. In this way, we establish the basis for improved process efficiency in your plant.
In the food industry, a hygienic production environment is essential for smooth processes as well as compliance with statutory requirements. With controlled and monitored air quality (temperature, humidity and particle concentration), product contamination can be reliably minimized. In addition, the clean ambient air contributes to the protection and comfort of the employees. Take no chances: with filtration solutions that meet the highest requirements. Additional guidelines and standards also exist to ensure that the stringent hygiene requirements for the production processes of the food and beverage industry are met.
Clean rooms capable of achieving an extremely low particle concentration in the air are increasingly common in practice. For determining the purity level of a room, there are two established classification systems to choose from: EN ISO 14644-1 and the "Good Manufacturing Practice” guidelines (GMP).
There are also a number of important rules and standards in place to ensure that the stringent hygiene requirements on the production processes of the food and beverage industry are met.
Only a ventilation system that is precisely tailored to your specific requirements can exploit the full potential in terms of hygiene performance and energy efficiency. This is why we support your modification or installation project with a comprehensive development and installation program that can be specially customized to your needs.
We individually plan and carry out any plant construction project in accordance with the respective process requirements for food production. This ensures that the air quality we supply meets the requirements of food manufacturing standards as required by your customer and relevant quality standards organization.
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Viledon filterCair is a filter management system uniquely customized to your needs to offer you the maximum benefits of high-quality Viledon air filters.
The individually assembled packages consist of a comprehensive filter selection plus services and warranties to guarantee the professional maintenance of your ventilation system and the filters installed. This prevents malfunctions and heavily soiled filters to impede the growth of bacteria as well as all types of contamination by microorganisms from fungal spores to germs.
With Viledon filterCair, you receive a comprehensive spectrum of services for controlling the air purity: from routine inspections to a complete service and maintenance program for ventilation and dust removal systems.
Service and maintenance
- Airflow mapping and over-pressurization solutions
- Remedial AHU repair and upgrades
- Ductwork installation and modifications
- Air pollution equipment maintenance and servicing
- Moisture removal and the control of condensation
- Energy cost reductions and system optimization
Standardized systems for supply air filtration are frequently inefficient and do not make full use of their potential for optimization. The more specifically filter systems are customized to the respective ambient conditions and plant requirements, the greater performance and reliability they achieve.
Our experts work with you to develop the best filter solution for your plant on the basis of the testing standard ISO 16890. In the filter evaluation, typical urban and rural particle size distributions are considered based on the particulate matter fractions PM1, PM2,5 and PM10, and filter arrestance efficiencies are determined accordingly.
With e.FFECT, the electronic Freudenberg Filter Efficiency Calculation Tool, calculating the optimal filter solution is extremely simple. The local ambient conditions and specific process requirements enter directly into the calculation. Multi-stage filter systems can then be objectively compared. This simplifies the selection of the best filter concept for your needs.
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