montena technology sa
Route de Montena 89
1728 Rossens
Switzerland
Tel. +41 26 411 84 84
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Applications

The pulsed light is a surface treatment. Its action is limited to a 1 to 2 µm UV penetration in the surface layer. There are 2 major areas for pulsed light treatments: decontamination (killing of microorganisms) and reduction of mycotoxins (substances secreted by moulds such as Aspergillus, Penicillium, Fusarium)

Decontamination Reduction of mycotoxins

Foodstuff treatment

  • Bakery products (bread, pastries, cakes)
  • Flakes and other bulk products
  • Eggs
  • Meat
  • Frozen food (vegetables, fruits, fish)
  • Water
  • Wheat

Aflatoxin generated by Aspergillus

  • Cereals (wheat, corn, …)
  • Grains (coffee, various nuts, …)
  • Spices (paprika, pepper)
  • Tobacco

Packaging treatment

  • Form filling and sealing (yoghurt)
  • Flow wrapping (milk box)
  • Cup filling and sealing (purée)
  • Transparent foils

Patulin generated by Aspergillus or Penicillum

  • Fruits such as apples

Medical

  • Implants
  • Sterile packing for consumables
  • Tubs for syringes

Other mycotoxins such as :

  • Trichothecens
  • Fumonisins
  • Zearaleon
Applications
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