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Anti-slip testing on flooring guidance

Each year approximately 40% of injuries in the food and hospitality sector occur from trips or falls in the workplace. These types of accidents are very common in environments where the drainage and disposal of liquid waste is necessary. In particular an overflowing drain can cause a serious trip hazard and this often occurs from the result of dirty or wet flooring.

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EHEDG in food manufacturing

The EHEDG (European, Hygienic, Engineering & Design Group) supports safe hygienic engineering and design in all aspects of food manufacture. The EHEDG provides an exclusive forum for food processing equipment manufacturers, users and legislators to discuss issues concerning hygienic design and to stimulate food safety and quality.

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Introducing the new Aspen Stainless products website

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the new Aspen Stainless website! The new website has been given a fresh new look which aims to provide existing and prospective customers with the opportunity to find out more about who we…

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Waterproof drainage systems explained

Food and manufacturing environments generate large quantities of waste and it’s estimated that processing just one kilo of meat generates approximately 1.2 litres of waste water. Therefore, effective management of this waste water in food production is critical to hygiene,…

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Shower stalls with Aspen stainless steel drainage

Hygienic performance criteria of leisure settings

All pool and shower areas require special attention to detail when it comes to drainage design performance. Unfortunately, the high-level of foot traffic in leisure centres increases the risk of slippages and falls in wet room areas. Therefore, drainage requires…

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Robust drainage for high level distribution

The largest automated warehouse for online groceries in the world and renowned for its high-level distribution required robust drainage systems for their new facility. The 563,000 sq ft Ocado Erith warehouse facilitates direct deliveries to home in the region as…

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Hygiene solutions for UK distribution centre

The largest automated warehouse for online groceries in the world and renowned for its high-level distribution required robust drainage systems for their new facility. The 563,000 sq ft warehouse facilitates direct deliveries to home in the region as well and…

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Room fitted with Aspen drainage channels and stainless steel kerbing

Aspen Stainless Solutions for Fresh Produce Manufacturer

Aspen Stainless has a continued and successful relationship with the UK’s leading supplier of fresh produce. The company recently expanded its manufacturing operations in 2018 to introduce its chilled range to its food production portfolio. Aspen Stainless recently worked closely…

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Stainless steel metal drain

Guide to Hygienic Drainage Performance

Guide to hygienic drainage performance The strictest levels of hygiene are required in food and drink manufacturing applications and is considered one of the most challenging environments to design. The fundamental reason for applying hygienic design principles in food factories…

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National BIM library for Aspen Stainless

We’re excited to announce the range of Aspen Stainless steel solutions is now available on the National BIM library This is an exciting opportunity for Aspen to deliver visibility, efficiency and collaboration with our clients. BIM offers the opportunity to…

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