Alinco has years of experience in the designing of components for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Cleanability has to be taken into account in the design process. The following points should be considered when doing so:
- Material choice. For the food and pharmaceutical industries, 304 stainless steel is often a good choice, while SS316 is obviously better but more expensive;
- The position of the welding, and further processing of the welds and the surface in general;
- The design itself. Avoid slits, work with rounded corners, and so on.
Some specific items relating to hygienic design: