Oxidative reactions may occur in holding or blending tanks, or during tranfer when the empty headspace around a product is contaminated with oxygen.
Tank inerting consists of blanketing the surface of the headspace above the liquid in a tank with a protective layer of inert gas during storage or emptying of the tank, in order to prevent oxidative reactions. It is a two-step process: purging of the tank followed by its inerting.
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ALIGAL™ is Air Liquide's premier gas range dedicated to the food and beverage industry. With the necessary process expertise and support, ALIGAL™ solutions can be fully customized to meet your quality and operational requirements.
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Our food experts are available to assist with deoxygenation and inerting processes integrating Nitrogen or Carbon dioxide injection systems into existing production lines, and monitoring integrated Oxygen management systems.
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