Machinery line TOMATO

VACUUM BOULES

The concentration unit is equipped with single, double or multi vacuum boules connected to a condensing steam turbine . The boule is equipped with stainless steel or copper internal double bottom, carbon steel external bottom and heated by steam at 1/3 BAR pressure.
It is provided of a steam expansion tank and a steam-condenser system.
The equipment is fixed on a sustaining structure in carbon steel complete of access stars and sides protections.

GRADERS

Each gauge is unloaded over a belt having a side output. The gauge is adjusted by rubber profiles varying the height of the roller where the product is housed.

HYDRAULIC CONVEYOR DUCTS

Completely made in stainless steel AISI 304, 2mm thickness, properly shaped with pentagonal sections 500 mm, accident prevention edges and adjustable feet.

ROLLER SORTING BELT

Sorting belt equipped with rollers and made with a plane surface to allow the selection by the operator and a rising surface, between +800 mm to +2000 mm height. The rollers in the plane surface are in rotation to inspect the product. The water jet system mounted on the upward surface washes the product during the transfer. A belt made of polyvinyl chloride allows the elimination of waste.

COLD BREAK

Agromeccanica designs and manufactures pre-heating systems. The Cold Break (CB) system allows the separation between the peel and the product during the extraction process. This equipment has been specifically designed to maintain the organoleptic properties of the product. The heat exchanger can be equipped with multitube or tube in tube system and reach a capacity up to 50 t/h as well as the pulp is pre-heated to variable temperature between 60°-75° C.

NET LEAF REMOVER

Suitable for tomato, fruit and vegetables products, berries or tubers with leaves. The raw material runs over a carbon steel net conveyor and during the running it deposits all the leaves. The variable speed allows to reach high result during the process of different products. It is provided with a continuous washing system to avoid any obstructions.

ROLLER LEAF REMOVER

Suitable for the transport of fruit and vegetables products like berries and tubers. The elevator is equipped with rollers and a rising surface in partial rotation. During the rotation it allows the separation between the leaves and the product as well as the product washing through a water jet system. The back rolling system has been designed to ensure an easy and quick transfer of the leaves to avoid the obstruction of driving axis.

DISSOLVERS

The dissolving system has been designed to dissolve, solubilize and homogeneously mix powders and crystals in a fluid. It guarantees an high speed mixing and the homogeneity process of the finished product.

ELEVATORS

The elevators are suitable to transport raw material . They are provided with a conveyor belt in stainless steel and a modular belt. The width is from 600 mm to 1500 mm and the maximum capacity is up to150 tons.

ELEVATOR WITH TANK

Suitable to process vegetables (especially tomatoes). It is equipped with a product accumulation tank, provided with a system to control the regular flow at the exit. The lower part of the structure is equipped with a drop collector . The whole machine is equipped with accident prevention carters.

TRIPLE EFFECT FORCED CIRCULATION EVAPORATOR

It can reach a capacity up to 2000 and 30.000 lt/h. The construction is made with materials made by Italian suppliers to ensure an easy maintenance. The new design allows an high efficiency in the recycling system cleaning operations.

HOT BREAK

The Hot Break installations are designed to allow, when needed, the reduction of the product oxidation. This system reduces the duration of the crushing process, without oxygen, and thermal exchange. The equipment can reach a temperature more than 90°C and a capacity between 20 t to 60 t/h.

Ph ADJUSTING PLANT

The equipment is commonly used for the product pH regulation. It is composed of two tanks in stainless steel, controlled by pneumatic valves, loading cells and probes for pH degree checking. Once the ph degree is reached, the product is transferred into a third tank which is placed under the sustaining structure of the other two tanks and, then, ready to be processed. The feeding and the discharge of both tanks does not happen at the same time.

EMPTYING DRUM AND MIXING STATION

The emptying drum and mixing system transfers the product from bins to the accumulation tanks through one or more manual or automatic suction pumps. Once the required level is reached it is transferred to the next processing stations.

DRUM EMPTYING PLANTS

Suitable for the emptying of pulps, fruit creams and tomato paste, of any thickness. In the case of products being particularly thick, water is also used. The plant sucks the product from drums or tanks regardless from their size or shape.

MERRY GO ROUND

Distribution belt for the feeding of the product to the following machines. It consists of two belts, being usually of different size and equipped with flow regulating gates.

SORTING TABLE

Used to allow the selection of the product by the operators. They can be equipped with a main belt constructed in stainless steel or PVC or modular chain. Both sizes are provided with platforms and stairs for the operator access.

CONVEYOR BELTS

Flat, sloping, curved or special conveyor belts, meant for conveying loose and not loose food products. All the mats are compliant with the relevant food product rules and all the parts being in contact with the product are made of stainless steel AISI 304

TOMATO PASTE PASTEURIZER

It is designed according to the product to treat. There are different model: multi tube pasteurizer or tube-in-tube, with pressure from 10 to 50 BAR. For delicate products they can be equipped with a piston pump.

JUICE PASTEURIZER

The pasteurizer is suitable for processing juice and viscous products such as juice or tomato puree. It has monobloc or tube in tube configuration and through heated water produces an excellent heat exchange. On request, it could be provided with a thermal stop or a partial cooling system.
It also features a temperature control system.

PIANI DI CERNITA

I piani di cernita sono necessari per un ulteriore selezione del prodotto da parte del personale addetto. Sono caratterizzati da un nastro centrale che può essere in Vipla, in a.inox o modulare.
Ai lati del nastro sono poste delle passerelle dotate di scalette di accesso, per permettere le operazioni al personale addetto.

VOLUMETRIC PUMP

They are the best pumping solution to feed the ohmic heater, if the product contains a high percentage of pieces or it is required to process the product with very reduced loads and in the presence of solid parts. They are specially designed for meeting these needs and to ensure the utmost load regularity of the whole plant. They can handle fluid-solid mixtures containing up to 90% of solids, thus reducing to a minimum the damage of pieces. All the pumps are controlled by PLC.

COOLERS

Suitable for the cooling process of products that have been previously packed into tins of different shapes and sizes.

POCKET FILLER

Suitable for the automatic dosage of different products sizes into tinplate cans or glass jars.
The filling is performed with advanced technologies which ensure a perfect dosage even at high speed, as well as the product integrity.

CHEMICAL HEATER

The Ohmic heater is the product of an accurate research, the result of which is a continuous heating system, being extremely reliable and versatile. The reduced processing times, the lack of contact with hot surfaces and a homogeneous heating allow to obtain high quality characteristics of the processed products and even the possibility of processing products that cannot be processed by conventional technologies. It is specially suitable for products of big size (whole fruits, sliced or chopped products, meat in pieces) for pasty, consistent or delicate fluids (sterilization of vegetable creams, dairy product pasteurization) or for liquids (fruit juices).More than 100 different products have been processed and tested with positive results.

ROTOPLAN

The machine is suitable to remove grass and plants from the product during the washing operation. It could be installed in any pre‐existing metallic tank.

PEEL SEPARATOR

Suitable to separate peels from product such as tomatoes or chestnut. These machines are equipped with a rotating device, specially conceived by our firm designer to be independent from the translation system. This system ensures a perfect separation between peels and product. They can be supplied with a high pressure washing device.

ROLLER LEAVES REMOVER

It is suitable to separate waste from water. It is designed to be installed in pre‐existing channels and ensures the separation between the waste and the water, preserving the installation integrity.

DRAINING ROLLER CONVEYOR

Suitable for the treatment of food products transformed in little cubes. The surface of transport is composed by teflon or steel rollers with side facets to permit the progress of the product. The rollers have among them a light that allows the separation of juice and little cubes, according to different needs. It can treat cubes with a dimension that goes from 10 to 30 mm. The speed and the light among the rollers are adjustable to make the machine suitable for several products.

TUNNEL STERILIZER COOLER

Suitable for the thermal treatment and the cooling process of the cans. Its shape and its easy use ensure a continuous and reliable production. The thermal treatment is done through water heated by serpentines. The cooling treatment, is done either with 15°C water or tower water.

BULK STERILIZERS

Suitable for can sterilization. The machine consists of a tank within which a shaped stave conveyor operated by a power-operated variable speed drive is mounted, it allows the widest regulation of the desired sterilization times.

HAMMER MILL

It is suitable to crush tomato or fruit which need to be crushed after the sorting process. The product is impacted by the hammer bars, rotating at high speed and thereby crushed and then expelled through a sieve fixed on the lower part of the machinery.

TUNNEL PASTEURIZER & COOLER

Designed according to the customer requirements, having a size from 5 sqm to 100 sqm. It is suitable for cans, glass jars and other kinds of packaging. The machinery is equipped with metallic or modular plastic conveyor belt, a drying system and containers entry/exit conveyor belts.

TOMATO FEED TANKS

Tanks where tomatoes are placed before the following processing. They shall be equipped with rim, a support structure, a bottom valve and an overflow.

MUD AND STONES REMOVAL TANK

Suitable for fruit and vegetables products (in particular tomatoes), berries or tubers with soil and stones. It makes a first washing of the product and at the same time moves away the mud and stones from the product, up to 20% of the total weight. Thanks to its capacity (till 90 000 Kg/h) this machine is very interesting for the food sector. It easy to use and reliable during the delicate stages of the production. The machine minimizes the water consumption because it is equipped with a recycling water system.

CANS UNSCRAMBLER

Suitable to unscramble cans after the pasteurization process. A camera detects the bottom image in a very reliable way. A patented electromagnetic system allows the cans unscramble process with a precision of 98%. It can be installed on any conveyor belt.

FILTER WITH REMOVABLE BASKET

They are used for filtering contaminant particles food from. The filter system manufactured by Agromeccanica is composed of two filter cartridges in stainless steel AISI 304L and AISI 316 L for size ON80 and ON 100, to ensure a continuous process. The dimension of filter cartridge is between 0.8mm to 4mm holes. Cartridges could be equipped, upon request, with magnetic bars in stainless steel and is suitable for not visible metal powders.

Machinery line LIQUEUR

Ph ADJUSTING PLANT

The equipment is commonly used for the product pH regulation. It is composed of two tanks in stainless steel, controlled by pneumatic valves, loading cells and probes for pH degree checking. Once the ph degree is reached, the product is transferred into a third tank which is placed under the sustaining structure of the other two tanks and, then, ready to be processed. The feeding and the discharge of both tanks does not happen at the same time.

WASHING

Suitable for processing any kind of citrons. It can be used both for the raw product and for the preparation and production of liqueurs.

PREPARATION UNIT
PEELING UNIT
INFUSION UNIT

Suitable for the preparation of infusions for liqueur production.

Machinery line FRUIT SALADE

CANDYING PLANTS

Suitable for fruit and chestnut candying

MULTIFILLER
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CHOPPING UNIT
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PEELING UNIT
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SORTING BELTS
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Machinery line CHESTNUT

CANDYING PLANTS

Suitable for fruit and chestnut candying

Machinery line LEGUMES

PLANTS FOR THE REHYDRATION

Suitable for the rehydration of dry legumes.

LEGUMES ELEVATOR
BLANCHER
DRAINERS

Suitable for processing food products being chopped into pieces of a size ranging between 10 and 30 mm, drainers have a conveying plane made up with Teflon or stainless steel rollers having side faces in order to foster the product progress. The separation from the juice and scraps is given by a light existing between the running rollers, which together with the progress speed vary according to the product to be processed.