Plastics for safe and efficient meat, fish and poultry processing

Production facilities for the processing of meat, fish and poultry frequently consist of a large number of systems and components. Their reliability is of paramount importance, even after countless hours in operation. Designers must develop plants that are economical and low maintenance while at the same time compliant with requirements on hygiene and safety. We supply an extensive range of plastics specifically developed in order to meet these requirements. Suitable for contact with foods in accordance with 10/2011/EU and FDA requirements, they are used throughout the production chain, from conveyor systems through autoclaves to cutting boards.

Your advantages

  • Suitable for contact with food (EU Regulation 10/2011/EU and FDA)
  • Good slide properties help cut the energy costs of conveyor systems
  • High process stability
  • Long service life: high resistance to wear
  • Easy to clean
  • Suitable for use at low and high temperatures

Typical areas of application

  • Fish processing
  • Meat processing
  • Poultry processing
  • Autoclaving
  • Abattoirs
  • Large kitchens

Product examples

Cutting boards

Hydroma® Hygienic Cutting Boards are made from high-grade special plastics that meet the requirements laid down in food legislation for the use of plastics in connection with food. More information about Hydroma® Hygienic Cutting Boards

Perforated sheets for autoclaves

Autoclaving plays an important role in the production of food. Tins are heated to up to 135° under steam and pressure, giving the food a shelf life of several years. In the autoclave the tins stand on heat-resistant and dimensionally stable perforated layers made of our material Polystone® P SSAG. More information about our perforated sheets made of Polystone® P SSAG

Slide profiles for conveyor systems and intralogistics

Extruded and milled slide profiles made of Polystone® M support reducing the energy required to drive conveyor systems in meat, fish and poultry processing and help to improve process stability. Polystone® M also has permanent self-lubrication properties. More information about our Polystone® M profiles

Antimicrobial wall coverings

Our TroBloc® F antimicrobial wall covering was developed specifically for use in the food processing industry. Its antimicrobial action prevents microbes, particularly Escherichia Coli, from propagating on the surface, but without using toxins or antibiotics. This supports the safe production and processing of your food. More about TroBloc® F

Slide rails

Conveyor systems used in fish processing are designed with slide rails made of Polystone® D (PE-HMW). The material is suitable for direct contact with food, is easy to clean and, thanks to its excellent sliding ability, enhances the efficiency of conveyors. More information about Polystone® D (PE-HMW)

Arrange technical advice

The performance and service life of materials used for the production and processing of meat, fish and poultry are influenced by a variety of factors. These criteria need to be considered in order to make the right choice. Examples:

  • Direct contact with food
  • Long-term usage temperature
  • Mechanical loading
  • Thermal loading
  • Contact with cleaning agents
  • Design requirements, dimensions and tolerances

We are happy to advise you on the selection of suitable materials for your particular application. Just use our contact form at the bottom of the page and write to us.

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