Fermentation

Getting the most from raw materials is essential in production of cultured products and fresh and cured cheeses. Important issues include achieving maximum efficiency in continuous batching, and maintaining hygienic processing conditions

Highlighted Alfa Laval Innovative Equipment

Alfa Laval SRU Rotary Lobe Pump

• Low shear pumping action maintains product integrity
• Wide range of models and options ensures optimum application
• Hygenic design

Alfa Laval FrontLine

GPHE Alfa Laval Frontline• Ideal for hygienic processes that require optimized performance, gentle product treatment, long operating times and superior cleanability
• Easy to service resulting in more uptime and lower costs

High standard of hygiene

OLEŠNICE CHEESE PLANT, CZECH REPUBLIC, With reliability, health and safety as their prime concerns,the dairy management decided to replace the old pasteurizers with the new Alfa Laval FrontLine Heat Exchanger with Gemini double wall plates. “Owing to our limited space, it was a bit of a struggle to get the heat exchangers into position. But since then, we haven’t had a single problem with them,” says Šlégr. According to Šlégr, the new pasteurizers have already passed a short and unintended endurance test, when pressure in the pipes briefly reached 6 bar. “The bearings in the old unit would already have blown,” he believes. The two new plate heat exchangers are scheduled to run 365 days a year, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., with different temperatures for each end product: 98°C for milk and 74°C for cheese.

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