July 1, 2006
Nutec Manufacturing offers an All-hydraulic, Microprocessor-controlled, Multi-outlet Forming Machine Called the Nutec 745. Built Tough, the Nutec 745 Doesn’t Have the Cumbersome Weight of Similar Machines and is Reliable and Efficient, Combining Accurate Weight Control, Minimum Leakage and Quick Changeovers With Mobility. its Portable Design Allows the Nutec 745 to be Transported Easily to a Wash-down Area. 1-815-722-2800.
Auto-Bake has fused modern continuous baking technology with traditional stone hearth baking methods as a way to address worldwide demand for the authentic forms and flavours for artisan-style breads. The new Serpentine system is ideal for authentic production of baguettes, buns, sourdoughs, ryes, Turkish bread and ciabatta. This compact bread-baking solution also features radiant-heated stone hearth baking surfaces, ensuring accurate replication of the color, texture, crustiness and shape of traditional handcrafted bread products. To learn more about Auto-Bake’s range of advanced Serpentine baking solutions, visit its exhibit at iba 2006 in Munich, October 3-9, in hall B3, stand B3.412/511.
The Universal 1000 Depositor from Unifiller Systems, Inc. is “The World’s Fastest Single Piston Depositor.” It also is versatile, allowing operators to deposit batter, fruit filling, icing, jam, cream, custard, mousse and more. The system be fitted with more than 100 standard attachments. 1-800-370-8947.
The newly designed OK Superformer from OK Corp. meets tough U.S. flexibility requirements with a simple and easy-to-use Case Erector that can erect up to 16 cases per minute. Some standard specifications of the erector are automatic box squaring, low taper or box alarm, one turn handle to change four adjustments points and stainless steel construction. All Case Erectors are equipped with Allen Bradley controls. Other benefits include consistency for automatic lines and enhanced cosmetics, ease of set up, training and operation. 1-508-303-8286.
Hinds-Bock Corp.’s latest icer/glazer applies string icing and waterfall curtain icing onto a wide variety of panned and un-panned products. The icer uses a double-walled heated and agitated tank with a variable frequency pump and filter assembly. An oscillating icing head is used for string icing, and an adjustable waterfall trough is used for curtain icing. 1-877-292-5715.
To prevent product spills, Varilift conveyors from Heat and Control, Inc. have buckets that remain upright after dumping, which eliminates downtime caused by jamming and bucket breakage since buckets overlap only at the infeed area. Furthermore, upright buckets permit jam-free bottom discharge from any point under a horizontal run, and optional multiple infeed and discharge points allow customers to receive or deliver product to more than one location. In addition, the rugged one piece polypropylene buckets can be removed by hand for easy cleaning. 1-800-227-5980.
The Videojet 1310 ink jet printer from Videojet Technologies Inc. now is available with a simpler user interface. Compared to the previous 1310’s interface, the new one reduces the operator’s learning curve and training time, thus speeding up integration. The 1310 printer is designed to start and stop without the need for cleaning, with an automated backflushing nozzle that minimizes downtime by automatically cleaning itself at start-up and shutdown, even after idle periods. 1-800-843-3610.
IPL Packaging’s full line of Tamper Evident containers and pails offers the widest range of Tamper Evident injection-molded plastic packaging in North America. Containers/pails range in size from 8-oz. containers to six-gallon pails, making them ideal for retailers, foodservice operators, wholesale markets, restaurant operators and consumers.
Convey heavy loads quickly and cleanly with the FastBack 260E horizontal motion conveyor from Heat and Control. The system delivers twice the product travel rate of comparable conveyors and can handle loads up to 60,000 lb. an hour. The 260E does not bounce product like a vibratory conveyor, so it significantly reduces product breakage and build-ups in the pan, eliminating mid-shift downtime for cleaning. 1-800-227-5980.
Hinds-Bock manufactures a large family of industrial muffin and cake batter depositors, from standard and custom systems and stand-alone depositors to complete 12,000 lb. per hour production depositing lines that include tray and cup denesting, multiple batter depositors, pan oilers and dry ingredient depositors. Its industrial muffin and cake depositors and depositing lines can be fed by the company’s bulk intermediate hoppers, which will accept multiple batches of batter from the largest mixers and feed the batter to the hopper of the depositor automatically. 1-877-292-5715.
Ashworth’s Advantage RL 75 hybrid conveyor belt makes installation, maintenance and sanitation a snap. The hybrid conveyor belt combines a stainless-steel backbone with acetal plastic links and offers greater pull strength on spiral and turn-cure applications. Its patented rod-locking system allows for fast, easy assembly without welding. 1-540-665-1331.
Unifiller Systems, Inc.’s Pronto is “The World’s first “No-Touch” depositing solution for completely emptying buckets! The Pronto provides a versatile depositing solution that is rugged, dependable and compact, offering an effortless way to continually deposit non-particulate products such as batters, cream cheese, custard and butter. 1-800-370-8947.
Ishida’s new RS series of multihead weighers from Heat and Control deliver superior accuracy and performance at an affordable price. Available in 14- and 16-head models, Ishida RS weighers integrate simple operator controls with advanced load cell technology. Clear and easy-to-follow interactive menus facilitate weigher set-up and operation. The 200 product presets provide fast, repeatable changeovers. 1-800-227-5980.