This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Screw conveyor for food ingredients supplier

18 February 2018

When an ingredients supplier, which provides batters and breaders, seasonings and functional ingredients to the food processing and foodservice industries, needed to replace its existing screw feeder and vibratory feeder it turned to Ajax Equipment for a solution. 

Commenting on project a senior engineering manager at the food ingredients supplier said: “I worked closely with Ajax. We needed to take an old vibrating conveyor out and install an Ajax screw feeder in an 8-hour window. The install went well and the feeder was up and running within the necessary time scale. All the materials for the screw conveyor came with a conformation certificate as required by us and the food industry in general.”

The screw features cut and folded flights to provide mixing as well as transferring biscuit crumb. Close co-operation with the customer helped to ensure the transfer capability and mixing effect within the screw conveyor was optimised. The stainless-steel screw feeder also includes an inspection window to allow monitoring of material condition as well as a hinged cover and polished welds to ensure ease of cleaning.  

Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page


Article image Spray and save on the glazing process

Food glazes are widely used in the bakery sector to improve the look and taste of baked products. Traditionally, this coating process has resulted in substantial waste. Technology advances mean that this is no longer the case. Full Story...

Article image Is it possible for an automated system to run so efficiently you forget it’s there?

Djurdjevic is a meat production company based in Serbia. To achieve its goal of offering high quality meat products to its local community the company has developed a state-of-the-art facility that  is able to handle all aspects of meat processing and production. Quality and safety are some of its priorities. Full Story...

What role does refrigeration play in the supply chain?

A recipe for continuous improvement success

Hygienic drainage for food safety