In process technology and plant engineering, the definition of „hygienic design“ refers to the design of machines and plants with consideration of the cleanability of the system. This is always relevant where products are manufactured that can be dangerous for the consumer due to germs or contamination and also where the product can turn out to be unusable, which represents a loss for the manufacturer.
In general, different specifications, regulations and requirements are available for „Hygienic Design“. The national and EU directives must be observed.
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