Processing line for small producers

To address the needs of new producers on the nut market, we have added a small processing line to our range. This line includes a hulling section with a target capacity of up to 5 tons per hour and a nut drying system. The investment in the line will increase production efficiency and shorten the drying time, eliminating the risk of aflatoxins and fungal spores.

The features and benefits of the walnut line

Capacity up to 5 tons per hour (for dry in-shell walnuts)

Compact solution perfect for small producers

Minimizes the number of people working on the line

Easy access to all components for easy operation and cleaning

A hygienic solution that offers efficient cleaning of walnuts coming from the field

The sorting system makes it possible to reject walnuts that do not meet quality requirements and to increase competitiveness

Fruit return system to Huller ensure 100% walnut skin removal

The direct connection between the Hulling line and the Drying line automates walnut transport and minimizes downtime

The unique shape and design of the drying chambers minimizes the drying time which results in increased savings

A diagram of the line

The line consists of machines that can also be purchased separately:

1

Precleaner

The Wizard Precleaner is an elevator that tumbles and agitates nuts. This tumbling cleans and loosens walnut hulls.

Description:

The Wizard Precleaner is an elevator that tumbles and agitates nuts. This tumbling cleans and loosens walnut hulls. Any remaining trash up to this point falls through the belt down into the trash conveyor below.

Purpose

  • Walnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds

Features and advantages:

  • Improved efficiency of the hulling process
  • Gentle handling of the nuts causes minimum cracking
  • Improved hygiene and decreased risk of fungal contamination
  • Powerful drive components and durable construction equip this device for many seasons of processing
  • It is designed to be easy to repair, maintain and service
2

Hand Sorting Table

The hand sorting table allows workers to manually pick out any remaining cracked nuts, green nuts, black nuts, or trash.

Description:

The hand sorting table allows workers to manually pick out any remaining cracked nuts, green nuts, black nuts, or trash. The trash is directed down to the trash conveyor and the green and black nuts are sent to be sorted again. Used at the end of the line to make sure that nothing besides your nuts can get through to the drying stages. A perfect and safe way to remove the very last bit of unwanted debris in your crop.

Purpose:

  • Walnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds

Features and advantages:

  • Reduces the number of unnecessary items in the drying bins
  • Keeps the drying cleaner
  • Increases the quality of the final product
3

Huller

The Huller removes hulls (green husks) from outside of a nut’s shell.

Description:

The Huller removes hulls (green husks) from outside of a nut’s shell. This machine is adjustable in several ways, giving it the flexibility that every customer needs. Each huller comes with an adjustable knife placement as well as adjustable drum height making it useful for every situation. The Wizard huller comes with air rams that can open the huller up for repairs and cleaning when necessary. Each huller comes with replaceable knives and brushes.

Purpose

  • Walnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds

Features and advantages:

  • Comes with replaceable knives and brushes
  • It is designed to be easy to repair, maintain and service
4

Distribution Conveyor System

All Drying distribution conveyors are built to handle the wet walnuts on their way to the drying bins.

Description:

All Drying distribution conveyors are built to handle the wet walnuts on their way to the drying bins. We take into account the extra water on the nuts before they are dry and apply that to our conveyors. Our conveyors all have bottom pans to catch the water and divert it to one side where there is a drip pan to catch and dispose of the water. The Loadout Conveyors move the dry product from the bins to be loaded into trailers, bins, boxes, or other types of containers after processing.

Purpose

  • Walnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds

Features and advantages:

  • Very accurate sizing system 
  • Integrated part of cracking system
  • Allows definition of different sorting categories
  • It may be equipped with color sorter
  • Hygienic construction of the sizer
5

Drying Bins

Our Bins are designed to maximize the cost per ton of drying storage.

Description:

Our Bins are designed to maximize the cost per ton of drying storage. Bins are available in both standard or custom sizes to suit the needs of the customer. The quantity of bins in the system depends on the customer’s required capacity.  Through a series of conveyors and EZ down chutes, nuts are placed into individual bins. Energy efficient burners, ducts, and quiet, high-quality fans blow hot air up through the bins to remove moisture.

Purpose

  • Walnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds

Features and advantages:

  • Resistant to corrosion
  • Amount of bins depending on the customer’s needs
  • Load out conveyor system 
  • User friendly control panel
  • Adjustable level of air flow for each bin
  • Durable
  • Construction minimizes drying time 
6

Bag Filling System

Bagging/Boxing equipment allows to pack inshell nuts or kernels into bags or boxes.

Description:

Bagging/Boxing equipment allows to pack inshell nuts or kernels into bags or boxes. Scales can be specified as semi-automatic or automatic versions for weighing nuts. Scales are available in single lane economy models, or multiple lane systems that are integrated with peripherals such as case formers or bag makers / fillers / sealer equipment.

Purpose

  • Inshell Walnuts and Hazelnuts
  • Hazelnuts and Walnuts kernels
  • Almonds

Features and advantages:

  • Accurate sizing system 
  • Allows packing in bags from 5 to 25 kg
  • Hygienic construction according to food safety requirements
  • Easy to use interface
  • Modular construction

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