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Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) Dosing

Liquid Nitrogen LN2 Dosing in Food & Beverage, Personal care product packaging: enhancing quality, shelf-life, consumer satisfaction, and environmentally friendly.

Introduction:

Maintaining product quality and extending shelf life are critical objectives in the food, beverage & personal care industry. To achieve these goals, innovative techniques are continuously being developed. One such technique gaining popularity is liquid nitrogen dosing, which involves the controlled injection of liquid nitrogen into product containers during the packaging process.

Liquid nitrogen dosing is considered one of the most significant cryogenic technology adaptation, which not only benefit many industries in their cost reduction and quality improvement in product packaging, but also the environment.

Benefits of Liquid Nitrogen Dosing:

Liquid nitrogen dosing offers a wide range of advantages for product packaging. Let’s explore some of the key benefits:

  1. Preservation of Freshness and Taste: By displacing oxygen, liquid nitrogen dosing effectively prevents oxidation and the growth of spoilage microorganisms. This preservation technique helps maintain the freshness, taste, color, and nutritional value of beverages. It is particularly beneficial for oxygen-sensitive products like juices, wines, teas, nuts, flavored health supplements, and carbonated drinks.
  2. Nitrogenation for Beverage Products: Nitrogenation enhances product creaminess and creates a captivating cascading bubble effect during pouring. Nitrogenation also reduce dissolved oxygen content in the product.
  3. Improved Packaging Rigidity: The expansion of liquid nitrogen into gas within the container creates internal pressure, resulting in a firmer and sturdier packaging structure. This increased rigidity enhances the container’s ability to withstand external forces, reducing the risk of damage during transportation and storage.
  4. Mitigation of Vacuum Paneling: Vacuum paneling, a common issue in hot-filled product packaging, can lead to deformation when the vapor inside the container condenses, creating a vacuum paneling effect. LN2 dosing effectively mitigates this risk by introducing liquid nitrogen into the headspace, countering the formation of vacuum and maintaining the integrity of the packaging.
  5. Lightweighting and Sustainability: Liquid nitrogen dosing supports lightweighting efforts in packagingdesign. The internal pressure generated by the expansion of liquid nitrogen allows for the reduction of material thickness while preserving the structural integrity of the container. This approach reduces environmental impact by using fewer raw materials, lowers shipping costs, and contributes to overall
    sustainability in product packaging. This innovation benefits not only the food and beverage industry but also sectors like personal care, chemicals, and various other products that utilize plastic or metallic packaging materials.

Liquid nitrogen dosing is a versatile and effective solution for enhancing packaging quality, providing benefits ranging from preservation and contamination risk reduction to improved packaging rigidity and sustainability. By embracing this technology, manufacturers can deliver high-quality products while meeting consumer expectations for freshness, taste, and environmental responsibility.

L Series

Simplified level control mechanism: The absence of instruments to calibrate simplifies operation and system settings, eliminating any risks associated with instrument failure.

H Series

Supply pressure flexibility – suitable for liquid supply pressure from 30 psi to 100psi

Q Series

A new generation liquid nitrogen doser with frost-free operation, food grade austenitic stainless steel material, hygienic wash-down design in compliance to stringent HACCP requirement. Designed for high speed line.i

M Series

A low cost liquid nitrogen doser with frost-free vacuum insulation, food grade austenitic stainless steel material. Suitable for R&D laboratory and small batch automatic production line

MiniDoser™

MiniDoser™ is an Ultra-Compact doser, requiring the smallest installation foot print in most food production fillers. It has the capability to dose large volume of liquid nitrogen to inert full containers with high-volume headspace. Applications for food inerting are such as peanuts, potato chips and snacks

Aseptic Doser

CSM Aseptic LN2 Doser is a state-of-the-art dosing system designed to deliver precise and sterile liquid nitrogen doses for aseptic filling lines, catering to a wide range of applications. This cutting-edge dosing solution guarantees efficiency, reliability, and safety while ensuring product quality throughout the dosing process.