Light Duty Cleaning
Break or interim cleaning products, often detergent disinfectants, remove light debris while reducing microbial contamination. With a benefit of minimising water these products, sometimes alcohol based, are applied by fine spray from a trigger in combination with a disposable wipe or by using a hygiene wipe.
QAC biocide products, either water or alcohol based, are most commonly used; however if MRL (Maximum Residual Level) issues are a concern then the range of non-QAC products can be used.
Fat & Protein Rremoval
Food processing soils are a combination of fats, protein and to a lesser extent mineral deposits. Alkaline products used for manual cleaning or foam application perform through the hydrolysis of fats and proteins as well as the emulsification of fats.
Foaming enables a longer contact with the soil and has many benefits of application.
Oven & Fryer Cleaning
Highly carbonised deposits, in combination with residual oil and polymerised oils, provide a significant challenge to conventional caustic based cleaners.
The fryer and oven cleaning range now also includes products specifically designed to tackle these problems, providing real benefits in cleanliness and safety.
Tray & Crate Washing
The short contact time with detergent and the low impact energies of the wash nozzles means that to clean effectively, high chemical and high thermal energies are utilised. In most situations a caustic low foam detergent, to suit water hardness, is used. A range of non-caustic detergents is provided for sensitive materials such as aluminium, Teflon and polycarbonate, e.g. chocolate moulds.
Cleaning in Place (CIP)
In general, most process systems that are cleaned in place are constructed of stainless steel with a variety of polymers used as seal materials. This, and the fact that during cleaning operatives are not exposed to the cleaning solutions, allow the use of highly caustic (alkaline) or highly acidic products.
With highly caustic products, sequestration is important for control of mineral scale drop out from water hardness or from high calcium containing soils.
Minerals from water or the food product can form scale which shows up typically as a white deposit. Alkaline product ranges are formulated to enable the correct product to be chosen to cope with this mineral challenge. However, in certain cases where scale has formed, correctly chosen acid based products will remove the deposit. Challenges on effluent discharge with traditional phosphoric and nitric acid (due to low or zero P & N consents) can be overcome with our Nopac acid range of detergents.