Modern day food manufacturing involves complex machines and innovative technologies. With increased awareness on healthy diet, focus has been to produce food whilst retaining nutrition and quality consistently. The sophisticated machines used in the process need to be lubricated regularly to ensure their seamless operation. Although these machines are designed to have zero contact of lubricant with food items in process, possibility of contamination in PPM measure cannot be ruled out during the regular day to day operation. Hence the type of lubricant used is critical.
Typical challenges of lubrication in the Food and Beverage Industry are:
The evaluation programme for non food compounds adopted by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) is the most widely industry accepted norm across the world to assess suitability of the items including lubricants used in the food manufacturing process.
NSF classifies lubricants for food industry based on intended use as well as its formulation into three segments,
For more details on NSF’s regulation and scope, visit http://www.nsf.org
BECHEM’s comprehensive range of high performance food grade lubricants comply to NSF guidelines and are recommended for a wide array of demanding applications. The ingredients comply to the requirements of Food and Drug Administration and is independently verified by NSF.
BECHEM’s food grade lubricants have,
Additionally BECHEM’s food range are also Kosher and Halal certified to meet the customary and dietary regulations of various regions and cultures.
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