Hygienically safe and efficient automation solutions for cheese production in the dairy

Festo supports you in the complete production process with products, systems and services for automated milk processing

Cutting and processing cheese curds

Producing high-quality cheese curd with minimum loss of fat and fines

Ensuring throughput of several thousand litres of milk per hour with Clean Design cylinders and process valves

    Clean design valve terminal MPA-C

Clean design valve terminal MPA-C

  • Easy to clean and corrosion resistant
  • Degree of protection IP69K with redundant sealing system
  • FDA-certified materials
  • NSF-H1 grease

More product information on the MPA-C


    Stainless steel control cabinet with protection up to IP 69K

Stainless steel control cabinets with protection up to IP 69K

Ready-to-install solutions for the food industry

  • Application-specific combination of components: pneumatic, electric or combined
  • Easy to clean and protected against the ingress of liquids and foreign matter


More information about ready-to-install solutions

    Suitable for the food and beverage industry: stainless steel round cylinder CRDSNU from Festo

Stainless steel round cylinder CRDSNU

Standard cylinder to ISO 6432 with self-adjusting cushioning

  • Ambient temperature varies depending on variant: low temperature resistant or heat resistant
  • Sealing variants for use in applications with intensive cleaning


CRDSNU in the catalogue

Cushioning variants for CRDSNU

    Round cylinder made of stainless steel CRHD

Hygienic design stainless steel round cylinder CRHD

Double-acting round cylinder with position sensing and adjustable cushioning

  • Suitable for extreme environments with temperatures from −20 to +80 °C
  • Specially designed for the food zone: clean room class 6


CRHD in the catalogue

    Linear actuator DFPI from Festo for regulating linear process valves in harsh environments

Linear actuator DFPI in corrosion-resistant design

Sturdy and compact actuator for linear process valves

  • Integrated displacement encoder
  • High IP protection and corrosion resistance
  • Functions for simple commissioning


DFPI in the catalogue


    Ball valve VAPB from Festo for aggressive media

Mechanically actuated ball valves VAPB-...-CR

2-way ball valve made of high-alloy stainless steel

  • Mounting flange to ISO 5211
  • Flow rate Kv: 16 … 1,414 m³/h
  • Operating pressure range: vacuum … max. 63 bar
  • Temperature of medium: -10° … +180°C


VAPB in the catalogue


    Process valve VZBA in stainless steel design

Ball valves VZBA in stainless steel design

2-way or 3-way ball valve – also available with pre-assembled drive unit

  • Ball with L- or T-shaped bore
  • Housing, control shaft and ball all made of stainless steel
  • Mounting flange to ISO 5211, ball seal made of PTFE
  • Temperature range: -10 °C ... +140 °C (depending on pressure)


VZBA in the catalogue


    Ball valve drive units VZPR

Ball valve drive unit VZPR in stainless steel design

Ball valve VAPB and quarter turn actuator DAPS as a complete system

  • Flow rate Kv: 5.9 ... 535 m3/h
  • Temperature of medium: -20° to +150°C
  • Ambient temperature: -20° to +80°C


VZPR in the catalogue