BlueLight® Flash System – surface disinfection for food packaging

Do you need a reliable, fast and environmentally friendly disinfection without using harmful chemicals or mercury based light sources?

BlueLight® Flash System – surface disinfection for food packaging

Our BlueLight® Flash System is our new solution offering >log 4 reduction at high speeds without using harmful chemicals or mercury based light sources, it has been specifically designed for food packaging disinfection of liquid and viscous food including beverage bottle caps.

Application areas of BlueLight Flash System
  • Food packaging disinfection of liquid and viscous food including beverage bottle caps
    • Caps from 26mm to 55mm
  • >log 4 reduction*
  • Speeds up to 90,000 bph

How does UV disinfection work?

UV disinfection of surfaces

  • Instant treatment with no warm-up time
  • Compact, easy to integrate in any orientation, and can be retrofitted
  • Environmentally friendly disinfection with no use of chemicals and is mercury free
  • Low energy consumption
  • Built in safety – a protective window with breakage detection
  • Easy to use with an operator friendly HMI interface, customisable to your process
  • Simple lamp module replacement – a cartridge design enables reduced downtime
  • Utilises special fused silica quartz for UV flash lamps, unique to Heraeus
  • Stainless steel hygienic design lamp module to IP65
  • Reflector optimised for maximum UV intensity
  • Support, service and commissioning for system integration

Owning a BlueLight® Flash System is more cost effective than you think. Thanks to our years of learning and development with our BlueLight® family of products we are able to bring you the latest in disinfection technology.

Sample calculation:

  • Machine runtime: 3500 h/year*
  • BlueLight® Flash system including chiller
  • 2 lamp head - 2750v @ 10Hz
  • 4.9kW total lamp power
  • £ 1.08/h
  • Energy cost - £3780/year

(*two shift operation £0.15/kWh/3500h)

Test material Distance (mm) Voltage (v) Flashes Inoculation level/ germ Inoculation Number of samples Log rate
Screw cap 20 2750 2 Log 5
A. braseliensis
Multi Dot
10* 2µl
15 4.21
Table 1: Reduction in Aspergillus brasiliensis spores (ATCC 16404)