Disinfection, Preparing, Cutting, Washing, Drying

Processing line for lettuce, vegetables and fruit

A semi-automatic system for preparing, cutting, washing and drying lettuce, vegetables, fruit and vegan products: for more efficiency, gentle processing and high product quality – with high-quality machines that can also be used as stand-alone units.

up to 400 kg/hMax. capacity
KRONEN processing line for salad, vegetables and fruit up to 400 kg/h: semi-automatic line for preparing, cutting, washing and drying salad, vegetables, fruit and vegan products
HGW manual grid cutter with base frame
Manual grid, dividing and cutting machine HGW for cutting, peeling and form cutting fruit and vegetables

Please note: The photo shows the HGW without the base frame.

Many different cutting inserts are available for the HGW manual grid cutter for cutting and coring fruit & vegetables. Many special punching forms are also available (e.g. decorative shape inserts).

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Trimming table for 4 people
At the trimming station, four people can prepare the products for further processing.

The trimming table for four people makes it easier to prepare products for further processing steps. Lettuce, fruit and vegetables can be trimmed or segmented in a user-friendly manner

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GS 10-2 belt cutting machine

Used in thousands of applications, successful worldwide: the multifunctional machine cuts almost all food products – including lettuce, vegetables and fruit, of course – effectively, precisely and gently.

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GEWA 2600 PLUS with vibration outfeed
The washing machine GEWA 2600 PLUS from KRONEN for the effective, gentle and economic washing of cut and whole products (salad, vegetables, herbs, fruit etc.) up to 600 kg/h.

A universal washing machine for the continuous pre-washing, washing, disinfection and treatment of both cut and whole lettuce, vegetables, herbs and fruit, among others.

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KS-100 PLUS vegetable and lettuce spin-dryer with a basket carousel

As the top model of the KRONEN vegetable and lettuce spin-dryers, the KS-100 PLUS offers an ergonomic design, a counter-rotating centrifuge cycle and 99 program memory locations for the efficient drying of lettuce, vegetables, fruit and many more food products.

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Arguments for use

  • Semi-automatic processing for increased efficiency in production
  • High-quality machines that can also be used as stand-alone units: GS 10- 2, GEWA 2600 PLUS and KS-100 PLUS, among others.
  • Gentle processing and high product quality – can be used flexibly for different products
  • Simple operation without complex overall control
  • Can be extended at any time to accommodate higher capacities and to meet individual requirements

Product groups


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For peeling, cutting, washing and drying products – up to 400 kg/h

In the semi-automatic processing line, the product is first pre-trimmed, cored or otherwise prepared. It is subsequently placed onto the belt of the cutting machine, where it is cut and then falls into a collecting container. An employee pours the product into the washing machine, where it is washed or treated. After the washing process, it is placed into spin baskets situated on a basket carousel. Another employee places the filled baskets into the spinners one after the other. The product can then be further processed.

Professional preparation at the trimming table, precise and continuous cutting with the GS 10-2 and effective yet gentle washing and spinning produce excellent end results. Cleaning the line is particularly easy as no conveyor belts are used.

The following machines or solutions are integrated:

  1. Preparation: Trimming table for 4 people and HGW manual grid cutter with base frame
  2. Cutting: GS10-2 belt cutting machine, optionally with an outfeed belt and a wide range of various knives
  3. Washing: GEWA 2600 PLUS HELICAL washing machine with vibration outfeed and an optional measuring and dosing system or UVC water reactor
  4. Drying: KS-100 PLUS with a basket carousel

Application options and capacities:

The system is suitable for processing lettuce, vegetables, fruit and vegan products. The line is often used for products that are processed with the GS 10-2 and require washing, for example cut lettuce, cut cabbage or cut carrots.

The capacity depends on the product. For example, the line processes:

  • up to 300 kg/h of iceberg lettuce
  • up to 400 kg/h of cabbage


Please note: The video below shows an alternative processing line.

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Videos

Processing line for salad and vegetable: for up to 1000 kg per hour
The video shows an alternative processing line for salad and vegetables: Up to 1000 kg per hour
Processing line for salad and vegetables: up to 1,000 kg per hour
The video shows an alternative processing line for lettuce and vegetables: up to 1,000 kg per hour.

Benefits

Cutting machines, washing machines and drying system from KRONEN are optimized for use in processing lines

Automatic, hygienic and flexible processing

The KRONEN cutting, washing and drying machines are also designed for frequent product or recipe changes during a production shift. The belt cutting machines guarantee quick knife replacement. The washing machines fully empty in a very short time. The drums of the large centrifuges are blown dry during emptying. The hygienic design of the KRONEN machines allows all areas to be easily accessed and makes the machines easy to clean. User-friendly operation and the safety of operating personnel are guaranteed.

KRONEN offers a high degree of consultation and planning expertise and develops customized solutions for a wide range of different applications – complete processing lines from a single source

Complete solutions from a single source

KRONEN is a reliable partner, even when it comes to implementing automated processing lines. With a high level of planning and consulting expertise, the company implements the right solution for every customer requirement. KRONEN offers complete lines from a single source and integrates suitable machines from partners as required. 

Made-to-measure solutions


Accessories

The basket carousel serves as a link between the washing machines and the vegetable and salad spin-dryers
Basket carousel as an efficient link

The basket carousel is a practical link between the KRONEN washing machines and the KRONEN vegetable and lettuce spin-dryers. It ensures a continuous workflow, simplifies the change of baskets and catches possible product overflows in the stainless steel container. 

up to 400 kg/h
Capacity
Semi automatic
Wet disinfection
Batch
Loading type

The capacity depends on the product, among other things.

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