Food and beverage
Harsh operating conditions and strict regulations
Extreme temperatures and moist, contamination-prone environments. Frequent washdowns that degrade equipment and cause lubricant leakage. Repetitive tasks and hazardous work environments.
For food and beverage processors, these operating conditions can take a heavy toll on machine uptime and plant productivity. Dealing with these conditions while trying to stay compliant with health, safety and environmental regulations makes it difficult to stay competitive.
SKF can help
Combining expertise in bearings, seals, lubrication, mechatronics and services with decades of application experience in the food and beverage industries, SKF provides an extensive range of maintenance management and optimization solutions. From preparation, heating and cooling to post-production packaging, SKF solutions can help facilities:
- Increase productivity and profitability
- Reduce environmental impact
- Cut energy costs and consumption
- Reduce unplanned downtime
- Increase equipment service intervals
- Reduce worker safety risks
Optimize performance and improve food safety
Check out the comprehensive SKF Food and beverage industry capability catalogue to see how SKF has been able to support increases in asset reliability, improve food and operator safety, reduce waste of water, energy and lubricant consumption.
Solutions by processing stages
Reduce the effects of high moisture, shock loads and contaminants
Processing by application of heat
Decrease your maintenance costs associated with high temperatures
Processing by removal of heat
Handle the high-maintenance demands of low-temperature environments
Post-processing and packaging
Keep post-processing lines moving reliably