Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: doi:10.22028/D291-24703
Title: Easy to clean nanocomposite metal coatings for food processing
Author(s): Becker-Willinger, Carsten
Heppe, Gisela
Krämer, Pamela
Schmidt, Helmut K.
Language: English
Year of Publication: 2002
OPUS Source: Hygienic coatings : Brussels, Belgium, 8 - 9 July 2002 ; conference papers / [The First Global Conference Dedicated to Hygienic Coatings. The International Centre for Coatings Technology, Paint Research Association]. - Teddington, Middlesex : Paint Research Association, 2002, Paper 21
SWD key words: Nanokomposit
Hygiene
Lebensmittel
Sol-Gel-Verfahren
Nanopartikel
Keramik
DDC notations: 620 Engineering and machine engineering
Publikation type: Part of Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Cleaning and keeping clean of food processing equipment is of extremely high importance for hygienic reasons and, in many cases, also a cost factor for the whole process. Various low surface free energy coatings have been developed which show an antiadhesive behaviour to grease or food components, such as mustard, ketchup or fruit juices, even if baked at elevated temperatures on the coating surface. These coatings are composed of sol-gel derived hybrid materials, ceramic nanoparticles for mechanical stabilization and fluorinated silanes. By appropriate processing, gradient coatings with stable low surface free energy are formed. The coatings are stable up to 300°C and have been tested for kitchens stoves, chip-pans and other kitchen appliances. These coatings also show a great application for other fields in food processing, the diary industry, meat processing, bakeries or breweries, where essential savings in cleaning costs were estimated.
Link to this record: urn:nbn:de:bsz:291-scidok-30273
hdl:20.500.11880/24759
http://dx.doi.org/10.22028/D291-24703
ISBN: 0-9543164-0-1
Date of registration: 11-Nov-2010
Faculty: SE - Sonstige Einrichtungen
Department: SE - INM Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien
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