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STERILIZATION MP316

Thermal treatment at high temperature by water vapour injection.

MP316

- Destruction of micro-organisms by chemical actions
- To fight against microbes activity (refrigeration, freezing, acidity modification, actions on water)
- To protect food by an efficient treatment

Teaching objectives

- Sterilization of jars, boxes or food products packed in bags
- Study of a product sterilizating value.
Temperature evolution during sterilization.

 

Technical specifications

- 2 safety valves
- 1 purging valve (20/27)
- 1 manometer. -1, + 5 bars (with correspondence in degree)
- 1 level valve
- 1 drain valve
- 1 mercury thermometer (scale: 30 to 130°C)
- 1 recording disc thermometer - 1 turn/24 hr (scale: 30 to 130°C)
- Stainless steel cylindrical tank
- Cover mounted on hinges (3 closings by rotating bolts)
- Electrical heating by immersion heater (9 kW)
- Safety for water shortage using an electrode
- Fittings connection for probe measuring device setting inside the installation
- Fittings connection for cooling device setting under pressure

a - Under pressure cooling equipment :
- Main water inlet and check valve
- Set of selecting valves :
- for upper water inlet with deflector (glass, box, bag)
- for lower water outlet (metal boxes)
- Water outlet and adjustable exhaust valve

b - Back-pressure :
- Air inlet for back-pressure
- Adjustable air pressure regulator with control manometer
- Stop valve / check valve

c- Product carrier :
- In perforated stainless steel with a handling device,
- Sterilization (heating at 110°C - 140°C during from a few seconds to several minutes) allows total destruction of microbes (including spores). Then storage duration at room temperature is theoretically unlimited.

 

 

Essential requirements

- Power supply: 12 kW - 380 V 3 P + T + N
- Water: DN20 / Pressure : 4 bars
- Compressed air: DN15 / Pressure: 6 bars
- Exhaust / Drainage: DN32 (resistant up to 100°C)

 

MP316

 

MP316