Share

Upgrades improve hygiene performance at IBIE 2013

Upgrades improve hygiene performance at IBIE 2013

Two upgrades which improve the hygiene performance of existing Baker Perkins equipment were introduced at IBIE 2013.

The first upgrade involves replacing the head of an existing wirecut machine with the latest TruClean™ wirecut head, delivering the benefits of superior access for maintenance and cleaning, best-in-class weight accuracy and user friendly operation. Product and speed ranges of each head are engineered to match individual requirements.

The design of the latest-generation TruClean™ wirecut head involved a completely new approach to hygiene – with the choice of two levels to match specific cleaning regimes and cross-contamination risks. Every aspect of the TruClean™ wirecut head was reworked to offer quicker and more thorough cleaning along with easy maintenance. It meets or exceeds the hygiene standards expected by the industry and demanded by regulators.

Giveaway and production costs are reduced through best-in-class weight control of +/- 1% on plain dough, achieved by unique die and filler block technology, fast changeovers and outstanding reliability.

Upgrade two involves hygienic improvements to all aspects of an existing machine to make it more compliant with the sanitary standards recommended by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).  Usually carried out as part of a general rebuild, the hygienic upgrades eliminate many potential contaminant traps and make cleaning much easier. Examples include fitting hygienic feet, hardware upgrades, adding continuous welds, eliminating sandwich points and filling unused holes.  Guards and covers would normally be changed to stainless steel with sloping surfaces where necessary while the frame would be sandblasted and recoated.

Many customers choose to carry out both upgrades and modernize the head and base of the machine at the same time. Hygienic upgrades are available across the complete range of Baker Perkins biscuit forming machines.

Latest News

The ServoForm Mini: a small batch depositor ideal for functional and medicated confectionery:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

14 September 2017

Update: please note that FoodStream's Extrusion Technology Course in Switzerland is now taking place in February:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

30 August 2017

News: @BakerPerkins introduces #lollipop stick placing #system bit.ly/2wyseL8 #confectionery #equipmenttwitter.com/i/web/status/9…

24 August 2017

One week until Sweet & SnackTec in New Delhi; we're represented there by our agents Triple PEE Solutions. Read more… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

14 August 2017

We're sponsoring and presenting at FoodStream Pty Ltd's Food Extrusion Technology course in Switzerland in Septembe… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

07 August 2017

If powder coating output has decreased, or if there has been a drop in quality, there is often a simple reason: wea… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

24 July 2017