The food processing industry requires plastics equipment parts that will provide the high level resistance to wear and tear, and the cleanliness necessary for today’s fast line speeds. At the same time parts must provide the reassurance of easy detection should fragments or particles break off and fall into the foodstuff during processing. Metal detection is the most economical, dependable and therefore common form of monitoring for potential contamination.
AccroSeal® can offer a variety of metal detectable (MD) engineering thermoplastics to support the food processing industry’s need for reliable, traceable, and cost-effective machine parts. These components are often used in the processing equipment for the bakery, canning, dairy, and meat.
- Packaging Equipment
- Thrust washers
- Chain guides
- Valve Components
- Wear Rings
The virgin, Natural, unfilled formulations comply with one or more of the FDA’s guidelines
for direct food contact at room temperature.
- PVDF (Kynar®)
- Ultem (Polyetherimide)