ACO has 60 years worth of experience across a range of sectors, in understanding the significant impact that drainage has on health and safety – and in particular – hygiene within the hospitality industry.
Hygienic drainage design is paramount among many industries, and ACO drainage products are used in applications where drainage durability, corrosion resistance,drainage performance and cleanability are vital; including:
- Brewing and bottling plants
- Professional kitchens; and
- Food processing facilities
ACO has designed a range of stainless steel products to meet rigorous industry standards. But first, let’s take a look at why hygiene matters.
The Importance of Hygiene in Drainage Design
Food safety, cost control and hygiene are all important factors when it comes to providing a service involving food and beverages. Unfortunately, because drainage systems aren’t always visible to the naked eye, many businesses simply don’t pay them enough attention.
Within food and beverage processing facilities, surface liquid can be quite hazardous due to microbiological contamination. Whether the liquid is discharged from equipment, caused by accidental spillage, or part of the cleaning processes itself, it usually contains organic matter.
Effective and hygienic floor drainage helps by reducing hazards from the external environment.
Drains can have 3 core functions, including:
- The ability to act as a barrier
- The conveyance of fluids; and,