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Vegetable Processing Systems Tour
PVC rollers gently tumble vegetables and other produce for full visual inspection and easy access. Available with trimming removal conveyors and elevated platforms to fit any plant layout.
Provides a continuous and uniform flow of vegetables to the slicer for maximum slicing efficiency and less waste.
Slicer Auger Feeder
Improves vegetable slicing quality and reduces scrap generation by feeding vegetables single-file into slicers.
Gentle-Flo® Produce Transport & Bin Storage System
Vegetables are gently transferred from the unloading area to the storage bins. Belt or flume transport are available to deliver vegetables to the processing system. Choose from stainless steel or epoxy painted steel construction.
Potato Pumping / Debris Removal System
Reduce damage and pre-wash vegetables by pumping them from the loading dock or storage bins to processing equipment. Floating and sinking debris are continuously separated from vegetables and flume transfer water.
Fill one or more crates with vegetables. Semi-automatic operation tilts crates up for gentle loading and stops feeding when crates are full. Floor level design for easy forklift access.
AirSweep® Water Removal System
Patented technology combines vacuum action with Air Knife blow-off to remove surface water, starch and fines from vegetable slices for cleaner, more fuel-efficient vegetable chip fryer operation.
Truck Dumping System
Get safer, faster vegetable unloading with less damage. Grade-level hydraulic lift system tilts truck trailers up to 45 degrees, emptying vegetables for transfer to processing or storage equipment.
Truck and Rail Car Hydro-Unloading System
High volume, low pressure water gently floats vegetables and other produce from trucks and rail cars for faster unloading and less damage.
Accepts and empties vegetables from storage crates. Heavy-duty hydraulically-operated unit has adjustable dump speed control and includes a pre-piped and wired hydraulic power pack.
Delivers a steady supply of vegetables to your processing line. Hopper design eliminates blockage and spills from the Crate Dumper.
Vertical Screw Elevator
Space-saving vertical design gently and safely elevates vegetables to peeling equipment while removing rocks.
Get excellent peeling control and high yields of vegetables. Batch size and dwell time are programmable. Multi-stage Batch Peelers deliver polished peeled vegetables to reduce peel loss and cleaning requirements of your fryer.
Continuous Peeler/ Washer
Continuously peel and clean vegetables and other root crops. Abrasive rollers quickly remove peeling while a water spray rinses away peels and debris. Internal auger controls dwell time for accurate yield control.
Finger rolls continuously remove dirt and roots from raw vegetables.
Continuously sort incoming raw vegetables by size. Easily adjustable sizer features rugged, compact construction for elevated or floor-level mounting outdoors or inside your plant.
Potato Slice Pre-Washer
Quickly remove surface starch and scraps from vegetable slices. Compact design reduces water consumption.
Potato Slice Speed Washer
Increase product yield with a short wash cycle that rinses surface starch and fines from vegetable slices before they enter the fryer. Can be modified for Banana and Plantain slices.
A new concept in vegetable slice washing. The Gentle Wash 3-stage vegetable slice washer removes surface starch and fines while cleaning and reusing wash water.
Potato Slice Washer Conditioner
Hot water blanching or cold water washing of vegetable slices are available with this versatile washer. Provides accurate control of water temperature, slice dwell time and de-watering, while delivering a uniform feed of slices to the fryer.
Potato Slice Injection Blancher
Injection ports across the full width & length of the blancher inject hot water up from the tank bottom. Overhead positioning conveyor assures positive control of slice dwell time for up to 6 minutes. Full width slice spread for uniform blanching, maximum dewatering and uniform fryer feed.
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