Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 10 2016 - Page 23

Sensor1 100 Sensor2 Schwallung bzw. Schaumreinigung 2087,5 2087 CCL 75 Biofilm % 2086,5 50 2086 2085,5 25 Sensor 1 2085 Sensor 2 0 2084,5 Di, 5.09 00:00 Di, 5.09 02:00 Di, 5.09 04:00 Di, 5.09 06:00 Di, 5.09 08:00 Di, 5.09 10:00 Di, 5.09 12:00 Di, 5.09 14:00 Di, 5.09 16:00 Di, 5.09 18:00 Di, 5.09 20:00 Di, 5.09 22:00 Mi, 6.09 00:00 Figure 2: Automatic biofilm control on a bottling machine Return on Investment Compared with time-based cleaning, the real-time detection and subsequent control of biofilm formation led to a reduction of rinsing events on the bottling machine (Figure 2) while maintaining the required plant hygiene level. Cost for Number of cleaning events water and chemicals were reduced and bottling capacity was increased by 9.7 million bottles over 6 months. 1000 800 600 400 200 0 Time-based cleaning Condition-based cleaning Figure 3: Reduction of the number of cleaning events by CBC over 6 months NOTE WRITTEN BY ONVIDA GmbH PHOTOGRAPHY BY ONVIDA GmbH FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk 23