Food & Beverage Industry
Precise System Solutions for Hygienic Processes with LEWA
Process integrity, recipe compliance, and product reliability are basic prerequisites in food technology. Hygienic aspects and cleanability play a central role: The process must remain closed and contamination of the process media must be prevented in every phase of production.
LEWA supplies precise system solutions in the manner in which they are required in the food and beverage industry for processes such as homogenization, mixing, and filling.
Areas of Application for LEWA Pumps and Systems in the Food Industry
Our products allow you to convey and meter, as well as process and homogenize.
|Product applications||Typical tasks||Examples of subindustries|
|Areas of applications|
in the food and beverage industry
|Conveying low-viscosity and |
|Proportionally metering additives, e.g., flavorings, acids, vitamins, color pigments, in a precise and controlled manner|| |
|Spraying for drying and preparing food under medium to high pressure|| |
|Treating with SO2, O2, and preservatives|| |
|Extraction, e.g., with CO2|| |
Our pumps and systems convey, meter, and process a multitude of substances for the production of foods and beverages.
|Substance||Examples of end products|
|Typical conveyed, metered|
and processed substances
|Gelatin, chocolate|| |
|Sugar, glucose mixtures|| |
|Waxes, wetting agents|| |
|Vegetable oils, vinegar, (oil in water emulsions)|| |
|Yogurts, creams|| |
Solutions in the Food and Beverage Industry
Illnesses and allergies from contaminated food are all too commonplace unfortunately. That's why food safety, recipe compliance, and process integrity are top priorities for LEWA equipment. With our products, you can process and homogenize food and guarantee your end customers the best quality as a result.
Thanks to their hermetic seals, our products and systems prevent cross-contamination and contamination resulting from abrasion. And the optimum cleanability that they offer helps here too.
This is ensured thanks to a hygienic design that complies with national and international guidelines and standards. EHEDG certificates are available for the relevant products.
Perfectly designed pumps and process-safe systems for homogenization, for example, guarantee recipe compliance and reliable quality in the end product – always reproducible and economical, even over long periods.
We work together in technical commissions with end users and official agencies to create and review guidelines. This allows us to focus our actions on the current needs of customers and ensure that our knowledge is always up to date.
Advantages at a Glance
High end pumps, equipment and systems
We deliver high-end pumps integrated into complete systems and units for your specific applications. In doing so, we of course rely on the tried-and-tested LEWA quality.
Easy to clean
An especially important advantage for pharmaceutical and food industry is that our systems can be quickly and easily cleaned with cleaning chemicals or hot steam.
Minimization of unproductive times
Our systems are extremely reliable and low maintenance. Thus, you can get the maximum out of your production and avoid costly downtime.
Sanitary & hygienic design
Highly polished surfaces and a minimal dead space construction are the basis for a system design that meets all the industry's hygienic standards.
We always deliver economic pumps, systems and units with minimized energy consumption, high efficiency, low maintenance and a long lifetime.
Tried and tested modular system
We design our systems and units in modular design with numerous engine and pump head combinations for different applications.
On request, we can build systems with special materials such as Hastelloy, titanium, duplex stainless steel or further materials. If you are interested, please contact our product manager.
Patented sandwich diaphragm
Our patented diaphragm metering pumps use metal or PTFE sandwich diaphragms with Diaphragm Protection System (DPS) for maximum operational safety.
LEWA pumps, systems and units are compliant with major international standards such as DVGW G280, WHG, PED, ISO 9001, ASME, ATEX and TA-Luft. Of course, you can also define your own standards.
Caustic soda production
At LEWA, find out about custom plants for producing and diluting different bases like caustic soda. Ask our experts for more information.More Details
Extraction with supercritical fluids
Processes with supercritical fluids in pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries. Ask our experts for more information!More Details
Chemical metering in high-pressure cleaning systems
LEWA metering and process diaphragm pumps meet the specific demands for the production of melamine (trimerization of urea). Consult us!More Details
Production of edible oil
LEWA diaphragm metering pumps are used for the production of edible oil. We are happy to assist with your individual production process.More Details
Pharmaceutical spray drying
LEWA provides accurate and efficient diaphragm metering pumps for pharmaceutical spray drying. Consult us!More Details
Metering flavoring agents
Metering of flavoring agents by LEWA metering systems using the process of brewing alcohol-free beers as an example.More Details
In order to sustain consistent quality of spreadable butter, ingredients like rapeseed oil, water, and brine are metered flexibly and fully automatically with ecoflow pumps.More Details
Homogenization of milk
With LEWA homogenization systems, producers of dairy products can achieve uniform particle size, moisture, and color, for example, in infant formula, and prevent the milk concentrate within it from creaming.More Details
Production of gelatine
In the production of gelatin and in the fabrication of gelatin products, LEWA pumps and systems are used. We would be happy to give you more information!More Details
Filtration with diatomite
When beer, wine and fruit juices are filtered, the LEWA ecodos sanitary/hygienic pump is used, which is designed for handling diatomite suspensions.More Details
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High purity systems
Pumps and high purity systems from LEWA are a tried-and-tested solution in the pharmaceutical & biotechnology industry. We are happy to assist with your individual high purity system.More Details
Dilution of emulsifiers
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LEWA ecoflow® sanitary/hygienic diaphragm metering pump
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