Teflon Coating for Food Processing Cedar Rapids
Sticky sugars and wet flours have the ability to jam up machines quickly. This can make it extremely frustrating when trying to keep production operating fluidly as these are the products you work with every day. Liquid lubricants are typically not a viable option when operating in the food processing industry as liquid can alter the consistency and flavor of food. And let’s be honest, wet bread is about as pleasurable as a blustery, forty degree June day. Chemours® Teflon® coatings and Whitford coatings are excellent choices when wanting to cover parts that are employed in the commercial processing of food. Coating Solutions will coat any part that is required for food processing machinery in Cedar Rapids – that is, any part that can stand up to high cure temperatures.
Items We Typically Coat:
- Waffle Irons
- Bread Pans
- Mixers and Beaters
- Bread Pans
- Dough Rollers
Nonstick Coatings for Food Production Cedar Rapids
Fluoropolymer finishings are regularly chosen as the ideal selection for coating parts that are utilized in food processing machinery. Food is much less likely to cling to fluoropolymers as opposed to other items that are occasionally used in the food processing industry these days. But it has many more uses than just making sure that omelettes don’t stick and burn. The high release of fluoropolymers produces offers food a much more uniformed result when it is taken out of molds. Flour doesn’t adhere to large hoppers, and dough rollers can continue to function consistently. And fluoropolymers have been approved by the FDA so you can be certain that they are suitable for food contact. For the food processing industry, it’s a beneficial choice to have all parts that will be making contact with food coated with Teflon® or another fluoropolymer coating.
Financial Benefits of Teflon® and Fluoropolymers
The nonstick rewards of fluoropolymers means more production as machines are not shut down as regularly in order to remove buildup and scrape and clean. And when cleaning does need to happen, nonstick means that parts coated with fluoropolymers are a cakewalk to clean, and fluoropolymers are unaffected by strong cleaning chemicals as well. Less cleaning saves many businesses in Cedar Rapids additional cleaning agent usage and labor costs. And even more money can be saved due to the fact that parts coated with fluoropolymers are normally less expensive than exotic and/or highly polished metals. Teflon® coated equipment also has a much longer lifespan than products fabricated with other material and, therefore, comes with much lower maintenance costs. This is all why covering parts with Teflon® and fluoropolymer coatings is the financially wise choice for many businesses in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Heat Resistance of Teflon® Coatings
Teflon® and fluoropolymer coatings are very resistant to heat, which makes them tremendous for equipment used with food processing. These coatings work greatly at continuous temperatures of up to 500°F (260°C), or 600°F at interrupted intervals. And, no doubt, they have the ability to endure steam cleaning. Everything that is exposed to high heat during food processing, including pipes, valves, gaskets, and pumps can be coated with Teflon® and fluoropolymer coatings so that they can function correctly for longer time periods. The cost-effectiveness of these coatings make them the number one option for companies working with food processing equipment.
Guaranteed Results for Food Processing Equipment
At Coating Solutions, we stand up to a very high standard of quality. Providing fast turn around and the lowest minimum lot charge in the industry, we know that you will be pleased with our results. Our numerous customers in the food processing industry have been with us for many years because they are happy with our coatings. No matter what sort of item needs to be coated, our customers are confident that we will have it back to them in a timely manner so that they can get back to production. When you team up with Coating Solutions, you are teaming up with a family owned company you can depend on, one who will treat you like family simply because we are family.
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