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Connection technology for the food and beverage industry

Having worked with the food and beverage industry for many years, Murrelektronik has developed a wealth of food and beverage connection technology that meets the stringent hygiene standards of the industry. Here, PIF highlights some of their most innovative F&B specific distribution systems, fieldbus modules and connectors.

Food and beverage connection technology

The food industry places extreme demands on plant and machinery, from the processing itself through to primary, secondary and final packaging. Forward-looking technologies are essential in order to meet the growing demands for flexibility and modularity. The use of IO-Link-compatible sensors and actuators can be a big step in the right direction.

Increasing demands on the hygienic design of the production environment increase the cost of components. Modern installation concepts with decentralised IO modules or passive distributors, and hygienic cordsets, can counteract this development. For these applications and many other situations, Murrelektronik offers connection solutions that are ideally adapted to the requirements of the food and beverage industry.

MVP12 Steel passive distribution system for food and beverage

The durable and functional MVP12 Steel is a stainless steel passive distribution system for food and beverage applications that offers IP69K protection. The hygienic credentials of this distribution system are several-fold, including: sealed stainless steel housing and threaded sleeves in V4A (1.4404); cables made of FDA-approved materials (CRF 21, 177.2600); and cleaning-resistant plastics throughout. It also features a handy LED status display directly at the plug-in point.

Cube67 F&B fieldbus module for food and beverage

Murrelektronik have tweaked the design of their enduring Cube67 range to include the Cube67 F&B. Designed specifically for food and beverage environments, this hygienic fieldbus module is sealed in a stainless steel housing, making it extremely easy to clean, and delivers IP69K protection. As you might expect, this fieldbus module for food and beverage environments encompasses all the award-winning features of the standard Cube67, including single cable technology, multi-function modules, flexible installation methods and robust, potted circuitry.

M12 cables for food and beverage

Murrelektronik’s new range of M12 cables for food and beverage applications satisfy the highest standards of cleanability. Within the range is the polypropylene M12 F&B PP-Line; M12 F&B Steel, which offers an ‘unbreakable’ alternative to plastic connectors; and the M12 F&B Plus, which is the ideal solution for the dry zone. PIF will be showcasing these M12 connectors for the food and beverage industry in more detail in the coming months – don’t miss it!

Contact Murrelektronik today

For more information about the complete range of Murrelektronik food and beverage connection products, speak to one of their experienced advisers today by calling +44 (0)161 72831-33 or email [email protected].

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