In process engineering, a great amount of energy is used for heating and cooling. This energy must be used as efficiently as possible, especially considering the constant rise in energy costs. In order to keep operating costs as low as possible, solutions for preventing heating and cooling waste are required.
Continuous, efficient insulation should therefore be taken into account in the production process for foodstuffs so that as little energy as possible is wasted. This means that the technical insulation used must be able to withstand high temperatures and fluctuating temperatures without losing a significant amount of its effectiveness in the long term. Furthermore, no contaminants from the insulation may come into contact with the food during production and processing. This includes dust, fibres, bacteria and volatile organic chemicals. All of the surfaces must also be easy to clean. This goes for any exposed surfaces of the insulation as well. They may absorb neither water nor cleaning agents, and the material may not react with chemicals.
Kaiflex insulation meets all of these requirements. Their low thermal conductivity means that maximum energy efficiency can be achieved, and their closed-cell structure offers double protection against food contamination: not only does Kaiflex release no contaminants, its surface is also impenetrable to chemicals, mould and bacteria.