From the time raw materials – concentrates, corn syrup, flavorings, phosphoric acid, etc. – arrive at the soft-drink manufacturing and bottling plant to the point where finished
products are put in bottles and cans, there are a large number of liquid-transfer operations that must be completed successfully. Manufacturers of carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, teas and energy drinks are discovering that the most reliable, safe and energy-efficient technology for these operations are air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps.
In order to ensure that soft drinks, juices, teas and energy drinks have the look, mouth feel and, most importantly, taste that consumers have grown to know and love, a series of critical manufacturing operations must be performed to exacting standards. Along the way, there are many important liquid-transfer points that require the use of the proper
This case study discusses the various operational benefits of using Wilden® Saniflo™ Hygienic™ Series (HS) and FDA AODD Pumps for soft-drink production.