Hygienic design features

ACO understands the critical role drainage plays in hygienic performance. Our drainage systems provide the highest standard of hygiene to prevent harmful bacteria contamination. We apply hygienic design standards reserved for food contact surfaces EN 1672 and EN ISO 14159 to our drainage products.

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Internal radii 
All internal radii equal or larger than 3mm which greatly increases cleaning effectiveness. 

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Dry sump
Design, completely drainable – eliminating stagnant water, smells, microbial growth and potential chemical hazards. 

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Hygienic joints 
Deep-drawn body ensures smooth contours eliminating crevices that can nest dangerous bacteria. 

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Edge in-fill 
Design ensuring stable and durable transmission between the drainage and surrounding floor and helps to minimize the risk of floor cracks that spur bacteria growth.