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Messe Stutgart, Germany
28/03/2017 - 30/03/2017
As the world’s leading exhibition for the fastener and fixing industry Fastener Fair Stuttgart (more)
Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)
04/04/2017 - 05/04/2017
Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are (more)
Arena MK, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)
The new Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition gives you insight into the latest developments in (more)
International standard for lubricants in food processing
While the previous standard EN 1672-2:2005 for hygiene requirements to be met by food-processing machinery had only stipulated the use of "food-grade" lubricants, the ISO standard 21469 provides a detailed definition of these lubricants, and its requirements for product contact apply now also to cosmetic products, pharmaceuticals, tobacco and animal feed.
Based on the ISO 21469, the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has developed a certification method. The new certification method offered by NSF enables lubricant manufacturers to have themselves certified according to ISO 21469 by an independent and recognised institution.
Kluber Lubrication has opted to live up to this international standard and entered an intensive dialogue with NSF for this purpose. "Our goal is to have one of the most comprehensive H1 lubricant portfolios with worldwide availability certified," explains David Laing, industry group manager at Kluber.
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