The Food Manufacturing Brainstorm features industry experts sharing their perspectives on issues critical to the overall food industry marketplace. This month, they ask: What safety factors should food manufacturers consider when implementing filtration systems in their facilities?
When considering your air filtration system, there are two topics that you should consider:
Determine what Filters to Use and Where
It is important to have the correct filters in the appropriate application. Air may be used in different parts of the plant - shop tools, laboratories, or to process lines (for pigging lines or sterile blankets). It is best to design your air system in a way that ensures you’re using sufficient filtration with minimal pressure drop.