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Open Plant Cleaning

Open Plant Cleaning (OPC) refers to a method of cleaning and sanitation used in the food and beverage industry, particularly in facilities where processing plants and equipment are involved. OPC is a systematic approach to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of the processing environment to maintain product quality, prevent contamination, and adhere to regulatory standards.

The key principle behind OPC is to establish a cleaning process that minimizes the risk of cross-contamination and ensures the removal of any potential sources of contamination.

It involves the thorough cleaning of equipment and surfaces used in the production process, as well as cleaning of drains. This includes removing any residual product, chemicals, microorganisms, and other contaminants.

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Foam cleaning principles

What is good foam? …

A foam cleaning solution that expands into a foam consistency, adheres to surfaces, and aids in the removal of soils and contaminants.

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Where to start?

Topics to consider during first customer screening.

Installation guideline

How to install a unit?

How to install and connect all Nilfisk FOOD cleaning units.


How to use equipment

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Business cases

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Spare part lists, videos and service check lists

How to maintain?

How to maintain all units using spare part lists, How to videos and service check lists.

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