Gentle conveying of delicate food

Piab’s piFLOW t conveyor is dedicated to the gentle handling of delicate ingredients and products.

It is designed to solve the problems of using vacuum technology to convey the delicacies of the food industry, such as nuts, seeds, beans, candy, as well as nutraceutical tablets and capsules.

Promising to revolutionize the automated handling of fragile goods, the conveyor features innovative and groundbreaking new technology (patent pending).

Suitable for transporting up to four million items per hour, the conveyor can be used to transport any fragile goods within a processing plant. For the food industry this enables the safe handling of, for instance, coated sweets, candy, roasted coffee beans, whole nuts, and nutraceutical tablets.

Eliminating the use of inadequate standard equipment and alternative, often back-breaking, manual procedures, the conveyor will safely transfer ingredients and products between the various processing units, such as tablet presses, coating drums, and packaging lines, avoiding all risks of damage.

At the core of the conveyor is the proprietary piGENTLE an innovative technology (patent pending) that maintains a gentle flow by regulating the feed pressure of the pump, ensuring that fragile ingredients or products are handled as delicately as possible.

The conveyor is an extension to Piab’s popular and high quality range of piFLOW conveyors for powder and bulk materials, and is specially developed to meet the stringent demands regarding operational safety and hygiene within the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries.

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