ASCO are pleased to announce the scope of their stainless steel angle valve range has been extended to food contact applications. The valves are provided with certification that confirms they meet the requirements of the relevant European and USA food contact regulations.
“By offering both certifications, with a full list of wetted parts and product labelling that confirms we meet the requirements of these standards, we are making sure customers can be confident in their choice “, said Benoit STEPHAN, Food & Bev Industry Manager. “Our angle seat valve range is proven in use across many industries. The addition of this certification means that our customers in the Food & Beverage industry can now transform their processes by taking advantage of the extreme reliability, flexibility and performance that this valve line offers.”
Fully certified to meet the requirements of the European (EC) 1935-2004 and the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) CFR21 food contact regulations, the DN10 to DN65 valves can be used to control auxiliary fluids on food processes where the flowing media may come into contact with the food. In addition, the valves also comply with the (EC) 10/2011 standards for plastics material intended to come into contact with food, and are manufactured in accordance with the (EC) 2023/2006 standard for good manufacturing practice. Similar to many ASCO products the valves also comply with the RoHS 2 (EU) 2011/65 standard which restricts the use of hazardous materials.
The valves are robust in design, offer high flow and performance capabilities thanks to the angle seat design and are available with a range of options. Easy to size select and install, the pneumatically operated valves are available for on/off applications as well as where proportional control is required. The stainless steel angle valves form part of an extensive offering of Fluid Automation Solutions by ASCO.