Secure performance: prevent problems before they occur

Published: 2-Aug-2017

Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialised products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling

Service tips for your hygienic equipment

Wear and tear is natural, but servicing your equipment regularly can ensure operational reliability and helps maintain performance. Preventive maintenance reduces unplanned stops, increases equipment lifetime and reduces workplace accidents.

For your valves — make regular service and maintenance on your valves for them to be able to perform optimally. The most cost-effective approach is following a simple preventive maintenance programme, which will prolong the lifespan of your valves.

For your rotary lobe pumps — check the oil level in the gearbox should be checked regularly and re-filled when necessary. Check the manual for re-lubrication schedule.

Regularly maintain your tank equipment — following scheduled service intervals. This will always keep your tank equipment in good condition.

For your centrifugal pumps — check to make sure water has been connected so that the shaft seal does not run dry. Dry running will damage the shaft seal and could lead to a damaged pump.

Remember if you have Alfa Laval equipment installed, using Alfa Laval genuine spare parts will protect your Alfa Laval equipment because they are designed and manufactured for durability, productivity, and less environmental impact.

You may also like