Equipment Snapshot: Unifiller has unveiled its most versatile cookie dough depositor machine to date, the Uni-X Extruder.
Able to deposit viscous products like chunky doughs without damage, as well as portion control more easily, the Uni-X Extruder makes use of gentle extrusion technology to increase production yield and precision. Ideal for stiff pastes, doughs, chunks, sports bars, gluten free mixes, marzipan fillings, meat products and more. This versatile machine can be used as a cookie depositor, burrito depositor, meat depositor or even a dough portioner. Officially launched at the IBIE 2016 show in Las Vegas, the Uni-X helps manufacturers to cut down on product waste, while maintaining product integrity.
The machine’s programmable menu driver interface with photo sensor, has space for up to 40 recipes, and has the ability to extrude sheets, rope and strands, in addition to cutting shapes. Capable of up to 60 deposits per minute, the machine works at up to 790 Ibs / 360 kg per hour.
Its compact, portable design includes a large hopper with 50 Ibs / 23 kg capacity. A hopper extension of up to 176 Ibs / 80 kg is also available. As is an optional foot pedal and conveyor belt extension (40” x 9”).
As with all Unifiller machines, its stainless steel tool-free design makes maintenance and wash-down quick and easy, with disassembly in under 60 seconds.