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The Hygienic Advantages of Stainless Steel in Filling Machines

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Stainless steel is a durable material that provides hygienic advantages to your filling machines.

Now, more than ever, production facilities realize the importance of hygienic practices in every single step of production. This, naturally, includes the equipment used to fill and package a company’s products. Whether your facility is packaging food or skincare items, you need machines that will produce clean products fit for the public. The best material that can guarantee hygiene for your products is stainless steel, which is why the best filling machines consist of this material. Stainless steel’s resistance to corrosion, seamless surfaces and easy-to-clean build offer unbeatable hygienic advantages to your production line.

Corrosion Resistance

The primary advantage of stainless steel is its rust resistance. This is because it is partially made of aluminum. Rust must be avoided because it not only decreases the efficiency of machinery but is a contaminant and should not be near your products.

Stainless steel is resistant to chemical corrosion as well. This enables you to use more efficient cleaning chemicals when purifying your machinery. This resistance further protects your machinery from damage from the acidic food you may have to package.

Naturally, moderation of abrasive materials is still required for the care of your machinery.

Seamless Surfaces

Fluid substances may leave behind stains and smears on some surfaces. These can lead to contamination, especially if these smears are food-related. Additionally, they may allow for bacteria, fungi, and other materials to infest your recruitment.

On the microscopic level, even a clean surface may be holding traces of these substances. This is especially true if the surface contains various small nooks and crannies. The rougher the surface, the harder it is to scrub it clean of all residual materials.

Stainless steel, however, can have much smoother surfaces. These seamless surfaces allow you to spot and clean traces of sauces or other fluids more effectively.

Easy-to-Clean Material

Because of its resistance to chemical corrosion and smooth surfaces, stainless steel is relatively easy to clean. Additionally, some types of stainless steel machinery can be taken apart and reassembled easily. This lets you clean hard-to-reach areas of the equipment and ensures that every part of your machine is hygienic.

Easy-to-clean stainless steel filling machines also mean lower turnaround time for your business. You can guarantee that your machines are sanitized without having to set aside much time to clean them.

Prioritizing the health of your customers and employees is crucial for any business. Doing what you can to make sure your production meets high hygienic standards is an excellent way to keep every person and product safe.

Liquid Filling Machine Specialists

For over 70 years, FILAMATIC has been providing a wide range of liquid filling systems to the packaging industry. We create flexible, customized solutions for every stage of your business growth. Whether you require a single handheld filling machine, a complete turnkey fill-cap-label solution, or a fully automated, integrated filling system, we have the liquid filling experience to ensure your satisfaction is exceeded.

For more information on liquid filling, capping and labeling solutions, please call 866.258.1914 or email

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