STEAM COOKER, STRETCHER & MELTER MOD. DM18/350
from 500 Kg to 1.000 Kg/h
Batch steam cooker, stretcher and melter specially designed and manufactured for cooking, kneading, melting and stretching of all types of pasta filata (mozzarella, pizza-cheese, shredded mozzarella, kashkaval, string-cheese, kasar, provolone …), analogue cheeses and food preparations.
Its compact design & robust construction make it the perfect solution for medium and big size dairies.
The machine is equipped with counter-rotating & independent two augers allowing to process fresh curd, frozen industrial curd (cagliata), vegetable curd (veg curd - caglina) and / or food ingredients and powders.
The mechanical action of the counter-rotating & independent two augers combined with the steam heating (direct and indirect) offer many advantages in the cheese production process permitting to reach high quality product and improve the yield.
The machine is prearranged for automatic C.I.P. cleaning and includes the automatic control PLC (as standard supply).
- Easy use and operation
- Batch working
- Steam cooking stretching & melting machine
- Direct steam injection through the steam injectors
- Indirect steam heating of the cheese mass
- Adjustable speed of the stretching and kneading augers
- Jacketed vat, fully insulated
- C.I.P. cleaning prearranged and perfectly cleanable
- Independent control of the direction of rotation of each auger and independent control of the rotational speed of each auger in order to control in the best possible way the product mixing, kneading & stretching of the cheese / product mass that becomes rich of fibers, homogeneous and very stretchy
- Product and ingredients inlet opening
- Additional inlet opening for production inspection and/or adding ingredients
- No need of prior cutting or slicing of the curd / cagliata
- Adjustable work time of each batch
- Temperature probe
- Automatic control of the temperature
- Product discharge / outlet with pneumatically operated door
- Equipped with frequency converters (one for each auger) which make the operation extremely simple. Speed regulation done via push buttons located on the control panel
- Curd accumulating and weighing for automatic feeding of the curd to the steam cooker
- Automatic opening / closing of the product inlet of the batch cooker
- Automatic water dosing system
- Automatic ingredients weighing system
- Steam filter (single or double)
- Local stand-alone C.I.P. cleaning system
- Construction in stainless steel AISI 316.
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