Weighmaster Clamshell Filler
The global market for fresh fruit products packed in clamshells is continuing to grow.
Historically the North American domestic market has permitted volume-based sales. The international market and some domestic markets are now requiring weight based sales.
Volume fillers are simple and fast however the manufacturer, Lakewood Process Machinery believes that fast weight based fillers are the way to the future.
Design of the Weighmaster Clamshell Filler
The Weighmaster clamshell filler is suitable for packing clamshells of such small fruit types as blueberries, grape tomatoes and cherry tomatoes.
Speed & Accuracy of the Weighmaster Clamshell Filler
The real strength of this machine is its speed and accuracy. It has the capability to fill 100-120 clamshells per minute and depending on fruit size it is accurate to 1 to 2 pieces of fruit.
User Interface of the Fill By Weight (FBW) Clamshell Filler
The user interface has been designed with simplicity in mind. Using a touch screen monitor the user can easily change items such as clamshell type and target weight with the touch of a button.
Cleaning of the Fill By Weight (FBW) Clamshell Filler
The machine is built in stainless steel and particular care has been taken in design and construction to ensure the machine can be cleaned easily. A manual control function on the user interface enables all parts to run independently for cleaning.