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Why Food Processing Manufacturers Prefer Dry Steam for Cleaning and Sanitizing

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While washdowns are a popular choice for cleaning debris from surfaces, this process leaves surfaces wet which can cause bacterial growth, is time consuming, and causes significant downtime. Dry steam, which is created in an industrial dry steam cleaner by heating water in a closed chamber instead of a flow-through coil, uses less water, evaporates […]


Steam Sterilization in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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There are certain industries where cleanliness and sterilization must be a priority; the pharmaceutical industry is one of them. Pharmaceutical workers rely on steam cleaning for fast, efficient sterilization.  Pharmaceutical applications use clean steam, which is created from treated water of either RO or DI quality. They also commonly use autoclaves, or steam cleaners, which […]


Benefits of Steam Cleaning in Food Processing

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All food production facilities must maintain stringent sanitation protocols, but dry food processing facilities face additional challenges. Because moisture would ruin a package of crackers, a bag of flour, or a powdered drink mix, traditional cleaning methods aren’t an option. Many companies resort to the slow, painstaking process of removing conveyor belts to wash them, […]


How Does Steam Kill Viruses?

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Steam cleaning is used in a variety of industries, from medical to food and beverage, because it’s an efficient, eco-friendly way to kill viruses and bacteria. Because there are no chemicals required, it’s also a safer cleaning method for those applying the steam and those who will use the clean surfaces. Let’s take a closer […]


A Guide to the Different Types of Steam

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Steam is water that has passed from the liquid phase to the gaseous phase. This process occurs when enough heat is applied to bring the water to its boiling point (i.e., enthalpy of vaporization). At this point, the hydrogen bonds keeping the H2O molecules joined together break down, allowing them to move more freely. These […]