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Hygienic bottling of mineral water

Hygienic bottling of mineral water

Mineral water is enjoying strongly increasing popularity. Hygiene is one of the most important factors here for successful mineral water bottling.

ÜberkingerProMinent developed an individual, customised bottling plant design concept for Überkinger, for the hygienic bottling of mineral water. The complete ProMinent package covered supply, installation, commissioning and service.

Challenge

  • Elimination of microbiological problems with slime formation in the cold water zone of the bottle washers
  • Achieving a microbiologically proper level in all bottle washers
  • Replacement of the sodium hypochlorite dosing system by an integrated dosing
    concept for the entire production area
  • Reduction in operating costs

Solution

  • Installation of a central chlorine dioxide production and distribution system to supply the individual applications with chlorine dioxide
  • Guaranteed supply of chlorine dioxide by installation of a dual plant
  • Disinfection of water in the cold water zone of the bottle washers
  • Bottle disinfection at the rinser (PET)
  • Disinfection of fresh water in accordance with the TwVO (German directive for potable water)
  • Chlorine dioxide as disinfectant for postrinse disinfection in a CIP plant
  • Online monitoring of the chlorine dioxide addition using DULCOMETER® measurement and control equipment

Customer benefits

  • Safe, monitored disinfection of the water, bottles and system components
  • Microbiological safety in the water and the system components
  • Minimal operating costs and optimal operational safety
  • Complete solution from one source, including on-site commissioning


What the Customer Said

"When we first started working with ProMinent, all we had was an idea. ProMinent has put this idea into practice superbly, through individual design and vast know-how.“

Erwin Gruber, Bottling Plant Manager, Mineralbrunnen Überkingen-Teinach AG, Bad Überkingen (Germany)

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