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 follows.
High hygiene ( high risk) zone
The highest level of hygiene must be maintained in these enclosed areas for the processing and packaging of products. All dangers that could lead to food contamination or microbial growth must be effectively controlled or prevented.
Medium hygiene (high care) zone
The objective here is to directly control or reduce the potential sources of contaminants in order to protect food production from contamination.
Basic hygiene (low risk) zone
This includes, for instance, areas where the packaged foods are stored and which therefore require only a basic level of hygiene.
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.
Satisfy the highest requirements for clean air and sterility of filter classes E 10 to U15. Reliable protection against particles and microorganisms. The MiniPleat technology ensures a homogeneous media velocity for safe, economical operation.Show details in e-catalog
The premium class in patented quality. Highly stable filter designs for the greatest possible operational dependability even under extreme loads. Water-repellent. Long service life, making them very economical.Show details in e-catalog
Robust and extremely dependable in hygienic quality. With water-repelling hybrid synthetic nonwoven media (HSN) suitable for use in damp environments. Ideal for air-conditioning systems.Show details in e-catalog
For energy-efficient operation of ventilation systems.
The economical filter variant to lower energy consumption, minimize CO2 emissions and save costs.
Optimal price-performance ratio in the operation of ventilation systems plus simple and safe handling. MVP 95 filters achieve energy efficiency class A. Energy cost savings and reduced CO2 output.Show details in e-catalog
Robust in sustained use, high operational dependability and reliability even in the face of extreme moisture and wet conditions. They enable the energy-efficient operation of air conditioning systems. This translates to energy cost savings and a reduction in CO2 emissions.Show details in e-catalog
Wide selection of appropriate dust removal elements, variable in terms of shape, overall height, nominal diameter and pleat geometry. For maximized performance.Show details in e-catalog
Reliable removal of contaminant gases from the supply or recirculating air. The modules are an assembly of Honeycomb (HM) media housed in either a plastic or metallic frame. Easy to install.Show details in e-catalog