Schmidt® SIGMATHERM Pasteurization Systems
Our Schmidt SIGMATHERM Pasteurization System is the trusted choice for beverage and liquid food customers worldwide. At API Heat Transfer, we have extensive experience in pasteurization process technology and understand the importance of this operation in your facility. Our SIGMATHERM systems ensure food quality at low operating costs.
Advantages of SIGMATHERM Pasteurization Systems
Low thermal load on the products
Long life expectancy of the plant
Low heating costs
Fully aoutomated control available
Heat recovery up to 96%
Our SIGMATHERM Pasteurization System is a high temperature short-time heating system (HTST) for the pasteurization of beverages and liquid foods such as juices, beer, milk, sauces, fruit and vegetable purees, tomato paste, jams and jellies, applesauce, liquid eggs, etc. These products are typically filled into refrigerated containers and have a limited shelf life of several days to several weeks.
A product passing through an HTST is preheated in the heat recovery section. It is then brought to pasteurization temperature in the heating section and held for a prescribed time in the holding tube before the temperature is lowered in the heat recovery section. It is finally cooled to a temperature for packaging and storage.