WHAT MAKES A PUMP HYGIENIC oR Sanitary
There are many different levels of "hygienic" or "santiary" when it comes to pumps. These range from stanadr pumps that use FDA approved materials, pumps that are constructed to be easy to dis-assemble and cleaned through to pumps with internal designs that make it difficult for bacteria to find surfaces on which to breed. EHEDG and 3-A certfication provide assurance that a pump's design is truly hygienic.
Sanitary pump designs concern themselves with three main areas:
- component profiles that have no flat surfaces or crevices.
- Polished surfaces
- Internal designs that allow them to be cleaned in place (CIP).
WHY USE AXFLOW FOR HYGIENIC PUMPS
AxFlow boasts the widest range of food grade and hygienic pumps in the UK. Our range includes many hygienic centrifugal pumps, brewery pump models for use as high viscosity pumps. AxFlow are the official UK distributor for APV within the Food & Beverage Industry.
- AxFlow have over 50 years of experience when it comes to hygienic pumps.
- AxFlow has the widest range of hygienic pumps so we'll offer you the correct pump for the job.
- We have 5 technical pump centres spread across the UK providing local support.
- AxFlow are experts at the repair of sanitary pumps.
- We hold stocks of many of the most popular hygienic pump types.
Our hygienic pump portfolio covers low shear rotary lobe and eccentric disc pumps, three ranges of food grade AOD pumps, hygienic stainless steel centrifugal pumps, and vane pumps specifically designed to pump chocolate. AxFlow offers many EHEDG pumps and 3A certified pumps as well as pumps using FDA and EC1935 approved materials.
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WHY BUY HYGIENIC AND FOOD GRADE PUMPS FROM AXFLOW
- AxFlow holds over 2,000 hygienic pumps in stock in our European Distribution Centre which is made up of over 450 different lobe, centrifugal, ECP and twin-screw models. This allows us to offer a reliable delivery on bare-shaft pumps of 2-3 days and new pump-sets of under 3 weeks.
- To support our pumps in the field, AxFlow holds over 128,152 spare hygienic pump components and kits in stock available on a standard 2-3 or express 24-hour delivery.