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Sophisticated processes require specific expertise – especially when it comes to safety

Hazardous substances are a fact of life in many processes in the Food & Beverage Industry. Protecting workers health and life against potential hazards is our major challenge. In addition to protecting the health of workers, system safety is a key topic. Reliable monitoring of toxic, flammable and explosive gases is essential – and it is of utmost importance to develop emergency and incident management plans.

Our experts are familiar with safety issues in the industry and help you to find the optimal and most efficient solution for your operation.

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Cold Storage in the Food & Beverage Industry

Freezing, cooling, carbonating and sterilization: Whether ammonia, carbon dioxide, chlorine or ozone, protecting workers health and life against these potential hazards is our major challenge.

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Facts & Figures in the Food Processing Industry

We inhale and exhale it daily: Carbon dioxide (CO2). But did you know that CO2 can cause death in a matter of minutes at a concentration of 9 % per volume or higher? Learn more about this and other food safety scenarios in our infographic.

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Our Portfolio for the Food & Beverage Industry

Your business is concentrating on efficient processes and the quality of your products. Our business is supporting your safety in doing so – from stationary and personal gas monitoring up to respiratory protection equipment and chemical protection suits. We offer tailor made safety solutions for your specific requirements.

Cold storage

Almost all food and beverages pass through a refrigeration facility before reaching the final consumer. Toxic gases such as ammonia or carbon dioxide can occur in the refrigeration/cooling process.

Dräger Polytron® 3000

Dräger Polytron® 3000

The Dräger Polytron® 3000 is an intrinsically safe gas detector for the continuous monitoring of more than 60 toxic gases and oxygen in ambient air. It is the part of a new generation of gas detectors developed on a modular platform. Communication to the central control system is done via a 4 to 20 mA signal.

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Dräger X-plore® 5500

Dräger X-plore® 5500

Whether in the chemical, metal, or automotive industries, ship building, supplies, or disposal: The Dräger X-plore® 5500 full face mask is the right solution for environments where not only increased respiratory protection is required, but also a clear vision is mandatory.

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Confined Space Entry

Confined and enclosed space operations have a greater likelihood of causing fatalities than any other type of work. A typical confined space is a storage tank for example. Before entering and during operation in these tanks, the workers must be sure that no toxic substances are present.

Dräger X-am® 2500

Dräger X-am® 2500

The Dräger X-am® 2500 was especially developed for use as personal protection. The 1 to 4 gas detector reliably detects combustible gases and vapours, as well as O2, CO, NO2, SO2 and H2S. Reliable and fully mature measuring technology, durable sensors and easy handling guarantee a high degree of safety with extremely low operating costs.

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Dräger PAS® AirPack 1

Dräger PAS® AirPack 1

Designed using leading technology and materials, Dräger’s range of heavy-duty airline apparatus is ideal for use where an extended duration of breathing air is called for. Chemical tank cleaning, toxic spillages or certain tasks when working on offshore installations are all made easier and more comfortable when using the Dräger PAS® AirPack 1.

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Dräger PAS® Micro

Dräger PAS® Micro

Combining versatility, ease of use and the latest in breathing apparatus design, Dräger’s PAS® Micro is among the most technologically advanced short duration and emergency escape units available.

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Fumigation and Grain Handling

Fumigation involves introducing a chemical or gas to kill insects that may otherwise contaminate food or grain. As these chemicals are toxic also to humans like phosphine or methyl bromide, the proper handling of these foods or grains requires detection and protection equipment.

Dräger X-plore® 8000

Dräger X-plore® 8000

Challenging workplace conditions demand reliable solutions. The Dräger X-plore® 8000 offers a new level of intuitive handling combined with intelligent electronics that provide the high degree of safety your people need to focus on the task at hand.

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Dräger Pac® 8500

Dräger Pac® 8500

​The Dräger Pac® 8500 single-gas detection device is a reliable and precise instrument even under the toughest of conditions. The device can be equipped with a hydrogen-compensated CO sensor or a Dräger dual sensor. This gives you the option of measuring two gases at once: either H2S with CO or O2 with ...

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Dräger X-plore® 6300

Dräger X-plore® 6300

The Dräger X-plore® 6300 is the efficient yet low-cost full face mask intended for price-conscious users not wishing to compromise on comfort or quality. This full face mask is the successor to the Panorama Nova® Standard, a mask which has proven itself over decades of use worldwide – redesigned and improved with fresh ...

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Carbonation and Fermenting

During the carbonation process high concentrations of carbon dioxide are used. And in the case of fermentation, high concentration of carbon dioxide will be produced. Due to the health risks relating to high concentrations of carbon dioxide, appropriate safety measures must be taken.

Dräger PIR 7200

Dräger PIR 7200

The Dräger PIR 7200 is an explosion proof point infrared gas detector for continuous monitoring of carbon dioxide. Designed for the industrial use, the transmitter offers drift-free optics. And due to its robust product design the PIR 7200 can be operated even in harsh environments.

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Dräger Pac® 8000

Dräger Pac® 8000

With the robust Dräger Pac® 8000, you'll be well equipped for tough conditions: this non-disposable, personal single-gas detection device is a reliable and precise instrument, which detects hazardous concentrations of 29 different gases, including special gases like NO2, O3 or ...

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Dräger Saver CF

Dräger Saver CF

The Dräger Saver CF constant flow Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus allows safe, effective and uncomplicated escape from hazardous environments. Simple to put on and featuring automatic operation, this hood-based, constant flow breathing device can be used with minimal training.

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Desinfection & Cleaning

Food and beverages are normally produced in batches. This means after each batch the machines must be cleaned and disinfected with substances such as chlorine (dioxide) and ozone to destroy harmful microorganisms on objects and surfaces.

Dräger CPS 6900

Dräger CPS 6900

If you are looking for protection against cryogenic hazardous substances and low concentrations of acids and alkalis then the Dräger CPS 6900 chemical protective suit is the right choice. The new and innovative suit design is both flexible and comfortable.

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Dräger Polytron® 3000

Dräger Polytron® 3000

The Dräger Polytron® 3000 is an intrinsically safe gas detector for the continuous monitoring of more than 60 toxic gases and oxygen in ambient air. It is the part of a new generation of gas detectors developed on a modular platform. Communication to the central control system is done via a 4 to 20 mA signal.

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Dräger X-plore® 9x00 and PAS X-plore®

Dräger X-plore® 9x00 and PAS X-plore®

The Dräger X-plore® 9x00 series is designed for light duty industrial applications and provides comfortable and reliable respiratory protection. Thanks to such features as the unique safe-flow reducer and auto-test function, wearers can enjoy more operating convenience, safety and flexibility.

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Cooling with ammonia
Cooling with ammonia

From the most important limit values to the correct installation of a stationary gas detection – Ammonia chillers are sustainable and safe if you keep a few basics about gas detection in mind.

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Portfolio Food and beverage industry
Product & Service Catalogue

Download to see the latest comprehensive selection of our products & services.

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Detect chlorine efficiently
Measuring chlorine quickly and efficiently

Chlorine is one of the most reactive elements known. This means that it is used in a wide variety of applications – but it also means a big challenge for safety management in the Food and Beverage Industry.

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P.O. Box 31787
Al-Khobar 31952 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

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