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HPP - High Pressure Processing

HPP high pressure processing for Juices, Smoothies & Co.

10 times longer shelf life. Freshly squeezed taste.

Juices
HPP high pressure processing for Fruit products, guacamole, avocado

Fruit products: zero compromise on vitamins, appearance and flavor.

Fruit products
HPP high pressure processing for Meat products, ham, sausages, bacon etc.

Maximum product safety. High-quality deli meat products.

Meat products
HPP high pressure processing for Ready meals

6 times longer shelf life, tastier than ever: ready meals.

Ready meals
HPP high pressure processing for Dairy products, cream cheese, etc.

Fresh, natural and longer-lasting: dairy products & Co.

Dairy products
HPP high pressure processing for Seafood, oysters, shrimps, lobster, mussels

Almost 100% yield, significantly longer shelf life. Premium-quality seafood.

Seafood
HPP high pressure processing tolling / Toll processing

Fresh for less: toll processing.

Toll processing

High pressure processing (HPP)

Simply fresh and safe – high pressure preservation at 6,000 bar

Consumers want natural, fresh products – ideally without additives and without the loss of nutrients caused by heating. At the same time, around 30% of food is still being thrown away, some of it before even being sold. High pressure processing by thyssenkrupp allows gentle preservation of food by high pressure – without additives or heat. The latter is an important difference to "classic" thermal pasteurization, even though HPP is also known as "high-pressure pasteurization". Products are processed in their packaging. It works for vacuum and modified atmosphere packs and for plastic bottles. The result: much longer shelf life and maximum product safety. At the same time the texture, look, nutrients and taste of your products remain intact.

  • Up to 10x longer shelf life

  • No additives, no heat

  • Maximum safety

Here’s how HPP works: three jumbo jets on a smartphone

The products are conveyed in special baskets into a high-pressure vessel. It moves into the machine and is filled with water. Pumps increase the pressure in the vessel to 6,000 bar. This corresponds roughly to the weight of three jumbo jets acting on an area the size of a smartphone. After a few minutes – the time varies according to product – the pressure is reduced again in a controlled way. The rest is simple: drain the water and unload the vessel, and the machine is ready for the next round of high pressure processing.

HPP - Water and pressure. Nothing else.

All the HPP process needs is water (which can be recirculated) and power for the pumps. Products are typically cooled before entering the HPP process. Pressurization increases the temperature by around 18°C and the products are compressed by around 16% in their packaging. During decompression the product cools roughly back to its initial temperature and expands back to its original size. As high temperatures are not needed the products remain fresh and flavorful. This makes high pressure processing the natural choice for high quality.

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Maximum safety

Multiple-redundant monitoring systems oversee the process continuously and record all machine parameters. All high-pressure components are manufactured and tested in our factory to the highest standards – including testing at well over operating pressure. Engineered and made in Germany.

Uncompromising quality

We use only the best materials meeting our strict quality requirements. Each component is 100% traceable from manufacturing to pressure testing. This and over 85 years of experience in high-pressure technology means we manufacture the highest-quality and longest-lasting HPP systems in the world.

Easily integrated, fully automated

The horizontally oriented vessel can be easily integrated into your existing production line. The baskets are picked up automatically by the system and pass through the pasteurization process. After the cycle the products are unloaded and follow the further production process.

Highly safe operation

The functional and stylish enclosure guarantees safe and convenient operation. Automatic door locks, multiple emergency stop switches and double resets after the enclosure is entered ensure the highest safety for your staff.

Low maintenance

The system is designed so that all parts are easily accessible and maintenance can be carried out simply and quickly. The pumps can even be serviced while operation continues. Documentation of equipment data allows predictive maintenance planning to ensure maximum system availability.

Intuitive controls

Process parameters can be set and monitored on the clearly laid-out control panel. Key process data are processed and supplied to the operator in an easy to use way. The innovative software continuously monitors all system functions.

Flexible and scalable

Uhde HPP systems grow with your business. The modular Uhde concept allows throughput increases up to double the capacity. The system adapts to your requirements and offers optimum operation at every output level.

Complete high-pressure processing solutions from a single source

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Contact our High Pressure Processing experts

ThyssenKrupp Contact

Boris Brockhaus

Sales

Uhde High Pressure Technologies GmbH
Buschmuehlenstrasse 20
58093 Hagen
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)2331 / 967-302

Fax: +49 (0)2331 / 967-370

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ThyssenKrupp Contact

Philipp Teucher

Technology HPP

Uhde High Pressure Technologies GmbH
Buschmuehlenstrasse 20
58093 Hagen
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)2331 / 967-413

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ThyssenKrupp Contact

Wenceslaus Pünter

Service HPP

Uhde High Pressure Technologies GmbH
Buschmuehlenstrasse 20
58093 Hagen
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)2331 / 967-327

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