In the food and beverage industry food grade gases such as O2, N2 and CO2 have to comply with food grade regulations (e.g. European EC directive 96/77/EC and US FDA guidelines).These gases are applied as gases, liquefied or in solid phase. Nitrogen and Oxygen are typically separated from air and CO2 is taken from natural sources such as fermentation (beer, wine) or ammonia production. Handling food grade gas is a demanding compressor application that must avoid contamination of the processed gas.
Comply with food grade regulations
An oil-free, abrasive-free compressor solution to comply with food grade regulations is a must. Burckhardt Compression’s Labyrinth sealed Laby® Compressors offer the ideal solution since they operate oil free. Since no sealing rings are deployed no abrasives can contaminate the handled gases resulting in pure food grade gas.
Burckhardt Compression offers its compressor solutions as complete turn-key installations, engineered packages or bare shaft compressors. Our in-house competence includes compressor design and sizing, pulsation and vibration studies, plant engineering, instrumentation and PLC programming.