Why Switch to Food Grade Plastic for Food Processing Equipment OEM or Replacement Parts?
The use of plastic components in food processing and packaging machinery not only helps to ensure smooth, efficient operations but it also minimizes wear and the potential for downtime. In most applications, any existing steel, aluminum, and other metal components can be easily replaced with today’s innovative, precision food safe plastic parts from DPI. Learn more about the reasons to convert to plastic.
At Diversified Plastics, we can fabricate, cast, injection mold, vacuum form, and even machine metal components. We have the ability to combine our technologies, blend our plastics, and merge our processes to form single products or multi-stage components.
What is Food Grade Plastic Used In?
DPI’s food grade plastic components for the food industry are your best solution for a wide range of equipment and processing applications including:
- Kettle Agitators
- Metal Detectors
- Powder Fillers
- Case Packers
Scraper blades, wearstrips, guides, sprockets, chain guides, gears, bushings, bearings, mixer components — wherever you’re using metal right now, metal detectable plastics can provide superior wear properties with less noise, weight, and maintenance, all while meeting FDA requirements.
- Poultry and Other Meat
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Chips and Snack Foods
- Frozen and Prepared Foods
- Pet Food
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Food Grade Plastic Solutions
Our precision plastic parts for food safe applications are made of a variety of highly durable plastic materials such as food grade nylon, food grade acrylic, food grade HDPE, food grade UHMW, and FDA-approved elastomers. And for additional compliance needs, food grade UHMW-PE can be approved as FDA compliant and/or USDA compliant, ensuring it is suitable for food contact substances.
Diversified Plastics continually innovates and looks for ways to improve the life of equipment components and reduce long-term procurement and maintenance costs. We’ll help you choose the best process to maximize your food processing and food packaging equipment investment.
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