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NBE: Process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper

National Bulk Equipment’s process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper is designed and built to the particular sanitary operating processes and practices of the application to ensure optimal compliance contribution (OCC).
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The construction of this NBE sanitary bulk container dumper meets the FDA, cGMP definition for cleanability according to 21CFR110.40, with design features that proactively facilitate thorough cleaning and meet or reduce target cleaning times. Such features include: the elimination of internal angles, corners, and dead spaces to avoid accumulation of contaminants; angled-planes, rounded radius framework, highly-finished plate, and stand-offs to reduce material build-up and speed material and moisture run-off away from product contact areas; and component frameworks cut from plate to eliminate exposed fasteners, joints, and crevices common with tubular assemblies.

Additional protections for product and personnel, in support of OCC, according to 29CFR1910.217, include: machine hard guarding that permits pass-through of materials while guarding operators from contact with machine hazards; guarding that permits viewing of guarded processes, reducing the need to remove guards; and when guards must be removed, guard retention systems on the machine protect personnel during maintenance, validation, and inspection procedures.

This sanitary container dumper, required to run 24 hr./day, and 7 days/week, is constructed of 6- x 4- x 5/16-in. structural framework, and has a lift carriage capacity in excess of 2,500 lbs./135-degree rotation. Hermetically sealed connectors, and components are protected from corrosion and high temperature. U.S. and IEC/ISO compliant controls enable simple integration to the facility’s SCADA system.


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