Maintain quality and reduce storage without any need to adapt current cellars petainerKeg™can be crushed after use and recycled in one piece.
Yes, the petainerKeg™ can be tapped to standard and Micromatic-compatible coupling systems (A-, S- and D- Type), no conversion and additional investment is necessary.
Yes, petainerKeg™ are delivered ready-to-use, i.e. no cleaning or rinsing required.
Yes, petainerKeg™ is fully and easily recyclable in a standard plastic recycling stream.
The petainerKeg™ is proven to withstand constant temperatures of up to 30°C degrees for a period of 1 week. The CO2 content should not exceed 5.5 g/l and the maximum burst pressure is 7 bar. In the interest of product quality, we recommend to monitor all kegs throughout the supply chain. The kegs are currently used across the globe.
The petainerKeg™ is equipped with a pressure with a pressure release function which automatically depressurises the system at decoupling of the empty belly. The petainerKeg is also protected by an outer packaging, either carton or Polypropylene.
Technical pre & after sales programs help customers and end-user in all regards from the set-up of a full automatic blowing and filling line to end-customer trainings.
When filled, handled and transported correctly, petainerKegs are completely safe. For your security the following should be observed:
Avoid sharp objects.
Maintain the correct filling pressure (Max 3bar).
Always handle with care.
Burst pressure of a petainerKeg™ is 7bar.
The shelf life offered by any container is influenced by the sterility of the product inside, the filling process and the sterility of the container. The ability of the container to prevent the ingress of oxygen / egress of CO2 and protect from UV light are also important.
Petainer Kegs are delivered clean and micro-biologically sterile. The PET/scavenger contains nylon. As such, they can offer a shelf life equal to or better than any "standard" metal containers.
petainerkeg™ provides a filled shelf life of 9 months. Once the keg is tapped and operational, the product inside the keg is recommended to be used with a shelf life of 6-9 weeks.
15 litre classic
20 litre classic
30 litre classic
40 litre classic
20 litre USD variant
30 litre USD variant
petainerKegs contain a brown pigment within the plastic, and are transpored within a carton to eliminate UV light.
Yes, according to the available handling instructions.
No, Petainer has contracted independent taste studies with trained taste panels that confirm that petainerKeg™ does not affect the flavour of the beer or wine even after 12 months of storage. The studies also highlight that the PET taste results equal the results of stainless steel kegs.
Scientific research confirms this:
Our cartons support your products throughout their lifecycle if kept dry, and are handled with reasonable care.
Although not load bearing (like the polypropylene sleeves used on our 20l and 30l USD formats), All Petainer packaging uses less space, and can be 100% recycled at source (where facilities allow).
Yes, please direct your team to the following...
1. Position the keg in an upright position.
2. Wrap a cloth around the fitting and dispensing head.
3. Pull the dispensing head handle upward.
4. Turn the dispensing head counter-clockwise and gently remove it from the keg, releasing pressure through the automatic pressure relief valve.
5. Keep the keg upright and cover the ‘open’ fitting.
Reconnect as quickly as possible:
1. Push the dispensing head into the ‘open’ fitting.
2. Hold the fitting with one hand, and with the other, turn the dispensing head clockwise until it stops.
3. Keep hold of the dispensing head, release the keg and push down the dispensing head handle.
The keg is ready to dispense.
Yes 100%. petainerKegs, packaging and fittings are amongst the greenest of contemporary packaging and can be fully recycled (where facilities allow).
petainerKeg™ opens new markets, reduces costs, reduces initial investment, guarantees taste and is planet friendly.
2 stage process
Taste 100% guaranteed
Reduced lead times