Chiorino, a UK-based company providing belting products for the food industry, has launched a new type of belt with increased protection against bacteria.
Belts with sealed edges that avoid the added risk of bacterial growth have long been on the market. This type of belt means that bacterial growth around the edges is minimised because the displacement of fibres has been all but eliminated.
Unfortunately, in the past many of the methods used to produce these edges have resulted in an even more hazardous situation, whereby the linear join of the edge cracks and breaks away all along the surface and length of the belt due to off-tracking. This, in turn, leaves the actual surface of the belt open to contamination - a still more hazardous situation.
Chiorino has recognised this problem and in response has developed a new flexible sealed edge which, the company claims, retains flexibility and strength throughout the service life of the belt.The product is currently undergoing field trials which will allow the belt to be introduced to the market. The company claims that the belt will be of interest to all food producers using conveying machinery because it will reduce the risk of bacteria as well as reducing overall operating costs.
Chiorino has had a presence in the UK market for over 25 years now and currently has six production and sales sites throughout the country. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org