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From large breweries to small distilleries and wineries, we can assist with your equipment needs. We have more than 40 years of experience in delivering custom equipment, built with sanitary design in mind. BOSS, our Blend Onsite Sanitation System, allows you to automate formulation, blending and dispensing of sanitation chemicals, while receiving real-time reporting on chemical use. Not quite ready for a BOSS? Contact us today for chemical mixing & dispensing systems or portable foaming units.

Brewing & Distilling Equipment

Safety Equipment

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Multi-color Brushes

Multi-purpose Brushes

Description:

  • Color-coded handle and bristles align with food safety
  • (HACCP) promoting an integrated color-coded sanitary
    maintenance system
  • Crimped bristles enhance chemical retention, providing
    for a more efficient clean
  • Mixed trim angles on bristles enable superior surface
    contact and cleaning
  • Oil resistant bristles extend life and color of brush
Color-coded Jugs

Portable Color-coded Chemical Jugs and Units

Description:

  • Natural color tank for easy visibility of product levels
  • Lid – 7 colors (BK, BL, GN, YL, RD, PL, OR)
  • Discharge hose – 4 colors (BL, GN, YL, RD)
Slide-out Stand

Slide-out Stand

Description:

  • Slides like a drawer on most hard surfaces
  • Keeps container off the floor – allows visibility and airflow
    underneath
  • Low profile – only adds 3.25 inches to container height
  • Durable HDPE construction
  • Holds containers with footprint up to 12 square inches
Spill Containment

Spill Containment Pallet

Description:

  • Platform supports up to two 50 square inch IBC Tanks stacked vertically
  • Includes drain and integrated pail holder
  • Easy to handle with forklift
  • Non-skid, easy-to-clean removable grates
  • Chemical, corrosion-resistant polyethylene
  • Meets EPA, SPCC and NPDES regulations

Hand Care

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BestKT10011SprayPumpKit

HACCP 1-2 Knockout Pump Kit

Description:

  • Atomizing hand sanitizer spray pump kit for one gallon container
  • Compatible with hard liter bottles
  • Atomized spray saturates nails and cuticles
  • Best Sanitizers item # KT10011

1 oz. Pump Dispenser Item

Description:

  • Removable cap and optional accessories
  • Can be used with grit and pumice substances
  • 38 mm cap fits standard gallon
  • FDA compliant
  • Tube Size: 10 3/4″
  • Impact® Economy 1 oz. Plastic Dispensing Pump item # 904

HACCP 1-2 Knockout Wrist-Activated Dispenser

Description:

  • Meets HACCP guidelines
  • Durable, stainless steel construction
  • Wall mountable, stainless steel dispenser
  • Accommodates one gallon bottles
  • Includes KT10011 atomizing hand sanitizer pump kit for gallon bottle
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10006 – comes with KT10011 atomizing pump kit
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10003 – comes with KTFS1002 foaming pump kit

EZ-Step Wall-Mounted Foot-Activated Dispenser

Description:

  • Meets HACCP guidelines
  • Hands-free activation elminates the increased possiblity of cross-contamination
  • Durable, stainless steel construction
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10105 – comes with KT10011 atomizing pump kit
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10110 – comes with KTFS1002 foaming pump kit

EZ-Step Portable Foot-Activated Dispenser

Description:

  • Use only with hand sanitzer spray
  • Meets HACCP guidelines
  • Hands-free activation elminates the increased possiblity of cross-contamination
  • Durable, stainless steel construction
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10012 – comes with KT10011 atomizing pump kit

Gallon Wall Bracket

Description:

  • Meets HACCP guidelines
  • Durable, stainless steel construction
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10200 – comes with KT10011 atomizing pump kit
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10201 – comes with KTFS1003 foaming pump kit

VersaClenz Manual Hand Hygiene Dispenser

Description:

  • Compatible with 17 different products
  • ADA compliant
  • Durable and splash resistant
  • Best Sanitizers item # MD10030B

Prizefighter Dispensing System

Description:

  • Automatic, watertight dispensers
  • Durable, stainless steel construction
  • Infrared sensors detect hands and dispenses a pre-measured amount of liquid soap or hand sanitizer spray
  • Best Sanitizers item # AD10022 – Sanitizer spray
  • Best Sanitizers item # ADS0002 – Liquid soap

Allocation & Dispensing

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Spigot

3/4" Self-venting Spigot

Description:

  • Compatible with 5-gallon carboys
Hand Pump

Beckson Buna-N 336 & PP Series Hand Pumps

Description:

  • Constructed of PVC with urethane valves and
    Buna-N seals
  • Includes a clear vinyl hose (PP series) or a reinforced
    vinyl hose (336 series)
1-oz Pump

1-oz Pump Dispenser

Description:

  • Removable cap and optional accessories
  • Can be used with grit and pumice substances
  • 38 mm cap fits standard gallon
Ezi-Action Pump

Ezi-Action Drum Pumps

Description:

  • Available for 5 and 55-gallon drums
    *5-gallon drum pumps only work with Birko carboys
Chemical Transfer Unit

Chemical Transfer Unit

Description:

  • Transfer each product at up to 3.5 gallons per minute
    (up to 4 products)
  • Chemically-resistant PVC hose
  • Weighted suction line with filter and check valve
  • Air regulator with filter
  • Strain relief on the discharge hose
  • Air-operated diaphragm pump with quick-release hose
    barbs
  • Color coding options available
CIP System

Dema Multi-Product CIP System

Description:

  • Lockable 400 series stainless steel cabinet
  • Up to 5 pumps can be installed
  • 15 and 50-ounce per minute pumps
  • Spring-loaded rollers to extend tubing life
  • Hardware and software allow it to be used on most systems
Dema-633

Dema 633 Blend Center Single Station Dispenser

Description:

  • Mix and match 1GPM and 4 GPM (gallons per minute)
  • Unique modular design allows tool-less connection of
    any number or systems
  • Compact size makes for easy out of the way installation
  • Easy to access to service without removing unit from
    the wall and water valve requires no tools to service
  • Water inlet easily switches from left or right side
Dema 681

Dema 681 Blend Center Single Station Dispenser & Multi-product Systems

Description:

Stainless steel, 1 to 5 product system
Mix and match 1GPM and 4 GPM (gallons per minute)
Can service unit without removing from the wall
Can use virtually any detergent or non-corrosive sanitizer

ALX-LITE

ALX-LITE Allocation Controller

Description:

The ALX-LITE is designed to accommodate dispense
applications for up to 6 chemicals at a time. Dispenses are
controlled via simple fixed-time values with the option
of multiple products per dispense application (recipe) if
desired. New applications are set up directly on the unit
and can be modified at any time.

ALX-PRO

ALX-PRO Allocation Dispenser

Description:

The ALX-PRO offers sanitation managers the highest level
allocation system available to control and record chemical
consumption. PRO units allow authorized users to log in with
a 4-digit code or RFID card to reliably dispense chemicals via
time or weight-based methods. The 10-inch color touchscreen
and piezo 3316 stainless steel keypad provides a chemically
resistant, easily interactive platform – making the dispensing
process as smooth as possible.

IVX Inventory Logix

IVX Inventory Logix

Description:

Inventory Logix tank level monitoring systems track container volume levels, predict consumption, and send alerts when levels get below a certain volume. IVX controllers can be used with a variety of different level sensors, including differential pressure and ultrasonic sensors, to continuously monitor the level of any size or shape of container.

Cleaning & Sanitation

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Dema ProFoam Model 289

Description:

  • Hose end foamer and sprayer
  • Includes a 32-ounce bottle and spray gun with quick disconnect fittings
  • Attaches to any garden hose
  • Produces a foam when the aerating wand is attached; sprays when the wand is removed
  • Quick disconnect allows spray gun to be removed easily from dispenser for clear water rinse
  • Ideal when portability is required
Pump-up Foam Unit

Pump-up Foam Unit

Description:

  • Compact unit with manual pump
  • Maximum portability for small jobs and spot cleaning
  • Viton seals for chemical compatibility
  • Natural color tank for easy visibility of product levels
Hand-held Foam Unit

0.4 Gallon Hand-Held Foam Unit

Description:

  • Compact unit with manual pump
  • Maximum portability for small jobs and spot cleaning
  • Comfortable grip handle with trigger for quick on/off control
  • Nozzle with 110-degree fan trip
  • Pressure relief valve for safety
  • Viton pump seals for chemical compatibility
  • Color coding options available
dual-operated foam unit

2.6 Gallon Dual-Operated Foam Unit

Description:

  • Stainless steel, 2 to 5 product system
  • Flow Rate: 1 GPM and 4 GPM (gallons per minute)
  • Can service unit without removing from the wall
  • Can use virtually any detergent or non-corrosive sanitizer
Color-coded Jugs

5 - 20 Gallon Pre-Mix Units

Description:

  • Draws from pre-mixed solution
  • Powered by compressed air
  • Hinged back plate provides tool-free access to
    components
  • Quick-change pump
  • Natural color tank for easy visibility of product levels
  • Color coding options available
  • Integrated hose wraps
  • Front-facing drain
  • In-line strainer to protect pump from debris
  • Anti-kink hose protection
10-gallon Foam Unit

10-Gallon Battery-Powered Foam Units

Description:

  • Draws from pre-mixed solution
  • Battery operated
  • Up to 45 minutes of continuous use from one charge
    Stainless ball valve with foam fan tip
  • Hinged back plate provides tool-free access to
    components
  • Natural color tank for easy visibility of product levels
    Hinged lid
  • Color coding options available
  • Front-facing drain

Environment

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Entry Way Sanitizer

Entryway Sanitizer / Foamer

Description:

  • Stainless steel, compact design (14” x 12”)
  • Uses 120 VAC electricity, compressed air, and a water line
  • Uniquely-designed foamer body generates more foam using
    less chemicals
  • Fully programmable to dispense more product during peak
    travel times
  • Use as a standalone unit or link multiple units to central
    chemical source
Boot Scrubber

Boot Scrubber

Description:

  • Automatically washes and sanitizes the soles, tops,
    and sides of boots
  • Quickly cleans and sanitizes – prevents employee
    downtime when entering and leaving a room
  • Automatic timer controls water flow and motors
  • Ships fully assembled. Only requires one water and
    one electrical connection
  • Allows employees to wash their hands simultaneously
Boot Sanitizer

BLX Mister 2 Foot Sanitizer

Description:

  • Low-cost way to quickly and efficiently apply sanitizer
    to the bottom of footwear
  • Designed for dry facility environments
  • Increases pathogen prevention while maintaining
    minimal moisture output
  • Applies 0.2 ounces of sanitizer to the bottom of each
    boot, simultaneously, via 8 misting nozzles (4 per boot)
  • Prevents cross-contamination between high-risk
    environments and control zones
Fog Unit

10-Gallon Fog Unit

Description:

  • Draws from pre-mixed solution
  • Powered by compressed air
  • A full tank of solution will supply the unit for approximately
    1.5 hours
  • Optional timer with delay functionality – start unit and leave
    the room before it begins fogging
  • Hinged back plate provides tool-free access to components
  • Natural color tank for easy visibility of product levels
Drain Foaming Attachment

Drain Foaming Attachment

Description:

  • Stainless steel foam disc to cover drains up to 12 inches
  • Rubber stopper to plug drains 3.5 to 5 inches in diameter
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Foam travels through drains, providing 360° contact along
    pipe walls for maximum sanitation
Trench Drain Foam Attachment

Trench Drain Foaming Attachment

Description:

  • Stainless steel construction
  • 7 inch round, flat brush designed for foaming trench drains
  • Foam travels through drains, providing 360° contact along
    pipe walls for maximum sanitation

Water Temperature Controls

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Emech® Digital Control Valves

Description:

  • A highly optimized temperature control system
  • High speed accuracy. Achieves more in less time
  • Increases productivity while lowering utility and maintenance costs
  • Superior valve performance allows you to run plans closer to constraints, thereby increasing production and yield.
  • Built to resist corrosion and minimize wear while providing maximum performance
  • Patented valve disc system, swirl mixing action, high speed in valve sensing, with embedded PID control of a 100% duty cycle rated stepper motor digital actuator

Emech® Hot & Cold Water Mixer

Description:

  • 3-port mixing valve uses ceramic shear action disc technology
  • Provides tight shut-off, high pressure differential capability long-life integrity
  • Fitted with electronic actuator and integrated temperature sensor
  • High-performance stand-along closed-loop temperature control
  • Temperature accuracy to +/- 1°F over a 32°F – 212°F control range
  • Capable of blending from 0% to 100% of either inlet temperature

Emech® Steam/Water Mixer

Description:

  • Instantaneous hot water generation
  • Shear action disc design of the actuated valve mixes steam and water to precise hot water temperatures for critical cleaning and sanitation applications
  • Fitted with electronic actuator and an integrated temperature sensor
  • Fast, accurate and stable temperature control
  • A constant supply of hot water at a precise temperature
  • Single compact assembly simplifies installation

KOMAX Direct Injection Steam Heater

Description:

  • Breakthrough in water heating and mixing technology, provides high energy efficiency with no maintenance cost
  • Provides an unlimited supply of hot water – instantly
  • Patented design features: Smooth operation, energy efficient, maintenance free, cost-effective
  • Equip with an Emech actuator for precise temperature control

Birko by Lagafors®

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Centralized Cleaning System

  • Can include 3-5 main components to meet demands for capacity, performance and quality
  • Uses less water and chemicals. Generates less wastewater. A potential cost savings of 35%!
  • Supplies correct pressure, flow and chemical concentration to places they’re needed. 150-580 psi and up to 30 simultaneous users
  • Water pump and chemical center placed in a central area. Pipes and hoses run throughout the facility to satellite stations
  • Central dosing and chemical storage enables safe handling. Eliminates need for concentrated chemicals in production areas
  • Service, maintain and control equipment settings all in one place off the production floor
  • Unlike other systems on the market, can include remote access for online customer support, troubleshooting and system optimization
  • Equipment is hygienically-designed; made of durable stainless steel
  • Option available with remote access that provides full documentation and traceability of the cleaning process
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Water Pump Unit (LWP 10/20/40 SB/Multi)

Description:

  • Essential component of the central cleaning system
  • Supplies pressurized water; connects to media satellite
  • Available with a variety of pressures (150-580psi) and flow capacities to accommodate anywhere from 1-30 simultaneous users
  • Floor-standing unit

Variable Chemical Center (VCC II 70/140 Unit)

Description:

  • Unique, centralized chemical dosing system. Supports 1-4 chemicals or increased capacity
  • Contains pressure pump, 1-4 chemical dosing modules and a controller
  • High dosage accuracy (+/- 0.1%) guarantees efficient chemical use
  • Supports 1-24 simultaneous users (1.5-36 gallons/minute)
  • Alarm indicates when chemicals are low

Central Combo Unit (CCU II)

Description:

  • Central cleaning system for washing with water, foam application and disinfection
  • Contains pump unit for rinse water (1-7 users), a pressure-supply pump for modules, 1-3 chemical solution dosing modules and a controller
  • Three pressure options: 150, 325 or 580 psi
  • Automatic start/stop feature for water, and chemicals and sanitizers
  • Alarm indicates when chemicals are low

Media Satellite VMS II

Description:

  • Hygienically designed satellite station that connects to any water pump or VCC II/CCU II unit
  • All-in-one system dispenses water, chemicals and sanitizers
  • Combine with centralized dosing to dispense an optional chemical solution with an injector
  • Color-coded valves and nozzles

Media Satellite VMS II-T

Description:

  • Hygienically designed satellite station that connects to any water pump or VCC II / CCU II unit
  • All-in-one system dispenses up to 4 different products – alkaline, chemical solution, sanitizer, plus water
  • Can handle an alkaline and acidic solution in parallel outlets; no need to clean when switching between chemicals
  • Color-coded valves and nozzles
  • Settings are centrally controlled – makes it easier to adjust settings
  • Easy to clean – open-bottom design

Media Satellite VMS II-Combi

Description:

  • Hygienically designed satellite station that connects to any water pump or VCC II / CCU II unit
  • Option for plants that want centralized dosing but need to use an optional chemical solution from time to time
  • Unique concept – mixer unit for dosing chemical and sanitizer solutions as well as an integrated injector for an optional chemical solution
  • Suitable for water pressure between 145-2,320 psi
  • Color-coded valves and nozzles
  • Easy to clean – open-bottom design

Decentralized Cleaning System

  • Main station supplies correct pressure, flow and chemical concentration to places they’re needed. Available as 1020 CB or 20/40 CB and 150-580 psi
  • Water pump placed in the production area, pipes draw water from pump to satellite stations
  • Ideal for smaller plants that need up to 5-7 satellites, or when replacing similar equipment
  • Larger facilities should consider the Central Cleaning System
  • Equipment is hygienically-designed; made of durable stainless steel
  • Flexible configurations. Option to put one or more CB units in production area or one larger pump unit (SB/multi) outside production area to centralize water supply to satellites, enable maintenance during production hours

Main Station 1020 CB

Description:

  • Supplies water, chemical and sanitizers at a pressure of 150 psi
  • Wall-mounted unit
  • Can connect 1-2 satellite stations

Main Station 20/40 CB

Description:

  • Supplies water, chemical and sanitizers at a pressure of 325-580 psi
  • Flexibility on pressure and flow
  • Wall-mounted unit

Media Satellite VMS II DC

Description:

  • Hygienically-designed satellite for water rinsing, foam application and disinfection
  • Wall-mounted in production areas
  • Supplies water pressure between 73-2,320 psi
  • Easy to operate; clearly marked hoses
  • Can dispense up to 3 different chemicals (alkaline, acid and sanitizers)

Water Pump Unit (LWP 10/20/40 SB/Multi)

Description:

  • Essential component of the decentral cleaning system
  • Supplies pressurized water; connects to media satellite
  • Available with a variety of pressures (150-580psi) and flow capacities to accommodate anywhere from 1-30 simultaneous users
  • Floor-standing unit

Low Water Pressure Mobile Unit

Description:

  • Dispenses pressurized water, applies chemical foam and sanitizers
  • Contains frequency controlled low pressure pump, air compressor, injector, spray nozzle and 65 foot hose
  • Holds up to 12 gallons of chemicals
  • Easy to open
  • Available without a compressor (an external pressurized air connection is required)
  • Boosts tap water pressure up to 325 or 580 psi

Mobile Foam Unit (MFSU 75)

Description:

  • Dispenses powder and liquid chemicals
  • Ideal for cleaning small areas and when extra cleaning power is needed
  • Manually dispenses correct chemical dose
  • Contains 65 foot hose with shut-off valve and lances to apply foam or liquid
  • Holds up to 20 gallons of chemicals
  • Pressurizes liquid using air, 90-120 psi
  • Requires external pressurized air connection

Hose Kit including Spray Gun

Description:

  • Contains spray gun, 82-foot hose
  • Stainless steel quick couplings connect to satellite stations
  • Includes a ½” flexible hose for pressures up to 580 psi

Nozzle Kit

Description:

  • Nozzles and lances for different pressures and applications
  • Each nozzle equipped with a hose nipple to connect to spray gun

Automatic Hose Reel

Description:

  • Spring-loaded hose reel can fit 50, 65, 82, or 98 foot long hose
  • Mobile arm allows installation in narrow spaces or in ceiling
  • Equipped with connection hose
  • Increases the hygiene level and prolongs the life of the hose