FAQ - Frequently asked questions and answers

20 Polibox

The containers are HACCP compliant as far as applicable, they are certified to the production with the "TUV PROFI cert" mark of conformity to the requirements, and the finished product meets the... Read more

on 21 May 2018
Polibox® is easy to handle, thanks to the lack of sharp angles and edges, combined with the lightness of expanded polypropylene, and comfortable lower ergonomic handles that allow you to move and... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
The entire Polibox® line covers all the different standards and sizes used in catering and by the various Ho.Re.Ca professionals. For any need you can find the Polibox® container that suits you,... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
Polibox® isothermal containers, thanks to the high density of closed cell expanded polypropylene, guarantee excellent resistance to mechanical stress because EPP-PPE is made of 98% of air that... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
The closed cell structure of the EPP, as well as ensuring excellent isothermal quality, it confers excellent insulating qualities against odors and liquids. Nothing can go through the structure of... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
The maintenance is very easy, the PPE containers are compatible to the washing and the industrial disinfection with detergents and disinfectants, hot water and wet steam up to the temperature of 110... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
Polibox® isothermal containers are the large handlings solution. If you have to transport a huge quantity of goods, but in a small space, you will not have any problems, thanks to the smart... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
The average temperature resistance of a Polibox container is 3 hours. It is important to understand that POLIBOX EPP containers are “passive”, they work using the "thermal energy" of... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
Polibox isothermal containers transport food at controlled temperatures without interrupting the cold or heat chain. They allow to transport both hot and cold foods. POLIBOX containers are so-called... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
They are suitable for that kind of use. The Crystal GN 1/1, for example, is a robust, low-weight container that complies with the UNI 12571 standards. It differs from the other Polibox containers... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
POLIBOX containers are not ATP certified as well as all isothermal containers in EPP, but comply with the regulations concerning the transport of heat-sensitive products with small containers.
on 14 Mar 2018
The eutectic plates and gels are "thermal energy accumulators" and they are functional for maintaining the required transport temperatures. They are used to increase the thermal mass... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
Yes. POLIBOX isothermal containers are suitable for the transport of any kind of food.
on 14 Mar 2018
All the isothermal containers of the POLIBOX line are suitable for transporting frozen products. It is recommended to pre-cool the container before starting transport.
on 14 Mar 2018
Cooling occurs by using a freezer. The residence time of the eutectic plates and or of the gel in the freezer must be at least 12 hours. The eutectic plates with operating temperature -21°C must be... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
Both the eutectic plates and the gels are heated either by immersion in water at 80 ° C, or by a preservative oven at a maximum temperature of 80°C for at least 1 hour. It is not possible to use... Read more
on 14 Mar 2018
The EPP is totally 100% recyclable, even with various cycles, until it is disposed. The EPP can be burned with other solid urban waste without producing poisonous or acid substances, being the... Read more
on 13 Mar 2018
EPP-PPE is expanded with CO2 and has no residual expansion agents. Has a closed cell structure that gives it excellent characteristics of dissipation, energy and good recovery of the original shape.... Read more
on 12 Mar 2018
EPP is a suitable material for contact with food substances. It does not give away unusual odors and flavors to foods and is easily washable and sanitized after its use. Polibox® isothermal... Read more
on 12 Mar 2018
The Expanded Polypropylene is composed of 98% of air, is recyclable and has a excellent ecological balance. The starting material is oil. For the production of EPP, the pearls are made swell up to... Read more
on 3 Dec 2018