Within the food, brewing, drink and pharmaceutical industries there is an ever present risk of product contamination that, if undetected, could result in product recalls, damage to brand names and, in the worst case, serious illness or death.
Independent Integrity Inspection Limited (INDEi) as a supplier of non destructive testing and inspection services can form a crucial part of any Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programme for the thorough and definitive testing of pasteurisers and heat exchangers. INDEi have developed a testing method which utilises the pressurised conductivity differential system which ensures the detection of any through-thickness cracks and proves the integrity of plate and tubular gaskets in heat exchangers and pasteurisers.
The integrity testing of plate, tubular and scraped pasteurizers and heat exchangers to detect for cross contamination has become a critical element of a preventative maintenance programme for leading producers.
Regular heat exchanger and pasteuriser testing helps ensure early detection of a crucial problem before it becomes apparent as a health risk.
In addition to the Pressurised Conductivity Integrity Test, the exact location of the defective plate(s) or tubular section within the heat exchanger or pasteuriser can be achieved by a supplementary testing method utilising our ultrasonic acoustic equipment enabling the testing engineer to identify the individual component within the suspect section.
Our method of integrity testing is efficient, cost effective and provides a very quick solution and being completely independent, INDEi operates to the highest standard of service and impartiality when carrying out on-site integrity testing.
If you have a requirement for plate, tubular or scraped heat exchanger testing or pasteuriser inspection, please contact us today for a quality service and competitive pricing.