Corn Cooking & Soaking

Washing & Dewatering

Corn Grinding / Masa Preparation

Sheeting

Toasting

Conditioning

Frying

Fryer Support Module

Oil Filtration

Oil Heating

Oil Cooling

Oil Storage

Product Cooling

Energy Saving

Pollution Control

Seasoning

Conveying

Inspection

Support Structures

Controls & Information

Corn cooking and soaking tanks for taco and tostadas

Corn Cooking & Soaking

Achieve complete control of corn processing including simmering, soaking, cooling, and transfer between each stage.

Corn Soak/Transfer Systems
Corn Soak Tank System
Corn Cooking Systems
Corn Cooking Systems
Corn washing equipment for taco and tostada lines

Washing & Dewatering

Our full corn washing systems includes everything you need to precisely control the washing process of corn including controlling lime content, removing hulls, and separating corn from simmer-soak water.

Corn Washer
Corn Washer
Fresh masa preparation for taco and tostada manufacturing

Corn Grinding / Masa Preparation

Whether you create your own masa using a corn cook process, use our revolutionary Masa Maker™ system, or simply out-source your flour, we offer a variety of methods to prepare masa ready for sheeting.

Corn Masa Maker System
Masa Maker™
Sheeting equipment for tacos and tostadas

Sheeting

Sheeting systems to create any manner of corn product including uniform chips, tortillas, tostadas, and taco shells.

Paragon Sheeters
Paragon™ Sheeters
Toasting equipment for taco and tostada shells

Toasting

Control moisture and customize toast points for unique flavor, texture, and appearance of corn products such as tortilla chips, taco and tostada shells, and tortillas.

Tortilla Toaster Oven
Tortilla Toaster Oven
Conditioning machinery for corn taco and tostada shells

Conditioning

Prevent blistering and oil pockets in corn products such as tortilla chips and taco/tostada shells by equalizing chip moisture.

Corn Products Conditioner
Corn Products Conditioner
Fried taco shells and formed corn products

Frying

We provide more choices when it comes to selecting a new fryer. Choose from natural gas, oil, steam, thermal fluid or electric heating. Optimal product handling, uniform oil heating and flow control, efficient fines removal, fast oil turnover, and clean-in-place sanitation are all part of the fryer package that produces the highest quality product with a long shelf life.

Corn Products Fryer
Corn Products Fryer
Taco-Form Frying System
Taco-Form® Frying System
Fryer support module for taco and tostada shells frying system

Fryer Support Module

Significantly reduce the time and cost of fryer system installation by centralizing oil pumps, filters, valves, piping, and other components on a Fryer Support Module.

Fryer Support Module
Fryer Support Module
Continuously filter oil during frying process

Oil Filtration

Remove particulate material from the frying oil to preserve oil quality and to help prevent spoiling of the end-product.

Drum Pre-Filter
Drum Pre-Filter
Motorized Catch Box Oil Filtration
Motorized Catch Box
Oil heating for corn products processing lines

Oil Heating

Our cooking oil heating and energy recovery systems are designed to provide high energy efficiency, preserve the quality of the cooking oil, and maintain accurate temperature control for uniform cooking.

Booster Heater
Booster Heater
Coil-Type Heat Exchanger
Coil-Type Heat Exchanger
Energy Recovery Heat Exchanger
Energy Recovery Heat Exchanger
KleenHeat Heat Exchanger
KleenHeat® Heat Exchanger
Oil cooling systems for corn products line

Oil Cooling

Save time by managing the cooking oil cooling process as you prepare the fryer for shut-down or sanitation. This also helps preserve cooking oil quality.

Oil Cooling Module
Oil Cooling Module
Oil storage systems for taco, tostada and corn product fryer oil

Oil Storage

Safely transfer and store cooking oil during system cleaning or maintenance while preventing spoilage or solidification.

Oil Holding Tanks
Oil Holding Tanks
Oil Make Up, Transfer Pumps
Oil Make Up & Transfer Pumps
Machinery for cooling corn products, taco shells, and tostada shells

Product Cooling

Control the end of the cooking cycle by effectively managing the temperature of your cooked product. This ensures high quality as well as prepares it for the next stage of your process, such as seasoning or packaging.

Ambient Air Cooler
Ambient Air Cooler
Energy saving equipment for taco and tostada production

Energy Saving

Choose from a variety of heat management solutions that maximize energy-efficiency and reduce energy costs. Sustainable efficiency and environmentally safe operation are key design elements.

Booster Heater
Booster Heater
Energy Recovery Heat Exchanger
Energy Recovery Heat Exchanger
Pollution control equipment for corn product industry

Pollution Control

Reduce pollution such as oil mist, particulates, and odors from fryer exhaust emissions.

KleenHeat Heat Exchanger
KleenHeat® Heat Exchanger
Oil Mist Eliminator
Oil Mist Eliminator
Industrial seasoning machines for taco shells and tostada shells

Seasoning

Our unbeatable seasoning showcase includes a variety of systems that provide consistent and uniform seasoning coverage for all kinds of corn products.

Spray Dynamics Uni-Spense Dry Ingredient Distributor
Uni-Spense® Dry Ingredient Distributor
Scarf Plate Vibratory Dry Ingredient Distributor
Scarf Plate Vibratory Dry Ingredient Distributor
Conveying taco, tostada and corn products

Conveying

Our conveying and product handling systems include product transfer systems, horizontal motion conveyors, and accumulation systems that provide a gentle, smart, and dependable product transfer solution.

Industrial inspection equipment for taco and tostada shell lines

Inspection

Anywhere along the line, protect your consumer and your equipment. Efficient detection of foreign objects is critical to consumer safety, brand survival, and will also protect machinery and prevent downtime. Correct weight ensures the consumer gets what they expect. We offer a complete line of metal detectors, checkweighers, and X-ray inspection systems from the leading manufacturers: Ishida and CEIA.

CEIA THS/MN21 Ferrous-in-foil Metal Detection
THS/MN21 Ferrous-in-foil Metal Detection
CEIA Conveyor Belt Metal Detection
Conveyor Belt Metal Detection
Ishida DACS-G/GN Series Checkweigher with arm rejection system
DACS-G/GN Series Checkweigher
Ishida IX-EN Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-EN Series X-ray Inspection System
Ishida IX-G2 Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-G2 Series X-ray Inspection System
Ishida IX-GA Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GA Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GN Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GN Series X-ray Inspection System
Metal Detection Combination Checkweigher
Metal Detection Combination Checkweigher
CEIA THS/21-THS/MS21 Series Metal Detection
THS/21-THS/MS21 Series Metal Detection
CEIA THS/21E Series Metal Detection
THS/21E Series Metal Detection
Support structures and platform for corn products systems

Support Structures

We design customized modular platforms and support structures that dramatically reduce time and cost of equipment installation. All support structures are designed with hygiene and safety in mind.

Controls and information equipment for corn products processing

Controls & Information

Rely on the same company that designs and builds the processing line to also supply operating and data management controls and information tools. We provide user-friendly controls systems that focus on achieving automation efficiency.

New Horizon Controls System
New Horizon Controls System
PLC Controls Systems
PLC Systems
Ishida i-Station Link 2 Controls System
Ishida i-Station Link 2 Controls System
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Changing the way the industry thinks about the masa making process

Production of corn masa traditionally requires lots of time, water, and floor space and has always been a challenging area to achieve efficiency gains. Heat and Control developed a method to overcome these barriers and created a unique process of making fresh masa that eliminates corn simmering, soaking, and washing. Masa…

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