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TOMRA’s Orbit steam peeling machine is an industry leading steam peeler that offers fast cycle times, gentle product handling while operating at a range of different steam pressures, low or high.

Sensor based technology is used to monitor and provide feedback to the control system which processes the information to ensure the lowest steam times and peel loss. The user interface enables the operator to easily see the peeling process and adjust production volumes. The unique design enables you to achieve the maximum efficiency for your processing requirements.


Read the story of Oerlemans (The Netherlands, frozen vegetables, potatoes and fruit industry) and be inspired by their steam peeling success.

Seeing is believing. Read why Kaida decided to invest in TOMRA's Orbit steam peeler, and obtained a high efficiency and low peeling loss.

Since its establishment, Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen has been growing steadily and has undertaken nine expansions of its production facility. The latest expansion by the company, which includes the Orbit steam peeling line from TOMRA Sorting Food, allowed it to expand its ‘Ready to Eat Refrigerated Entrees’ line. Read their testimonial.

Paturpat, a company specialised in processing and marketing steamed potatoes, has opted for TOMRA's Orbit steam peeler, because of the advantages it offers during the peeling process and to the final result. Read their testimonial.


Key features

  • Unique vessel design (Patent protected)
  • Unique XPT exhaust system (Patent protected)
  • Direct drive vessel rotation
  • High accuracy
  • High speed vessel rotation
  • Stainless steel filling hopper
  • Easy to use graphical user interface

Benefits of TOMRA's Orbit Steam Peeler

  • Efficient
  • Reliable
  • Low operating costs
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Scalable
  • Lowest peel loss
  • High capacities

Technical specification

 Orbit 80lOrbit 150l – 250l
CapacityTo 2,500 kg/hrTo 5,000 kg/hr
(L x W x H, mm)
1,700 x 2,210 x 3,2901,650 x 2,945 x 3,075
Infeed belt widthN/AN/A
Air pressure inputN/AN/A
Electrical consumptionN/AN/A
 Orbit 350l – 450lOrbit 550l - 850l
CapacityTo 10,000 kg/hrTo 24,000 kg/hr
(L x W x H, mm)
1,650 x 3,250 x 3,9552,030 x 3,780 x 4,510
Infeed belt widthN/AN/A
Air pressure inputN/AN/A
Electrical consumptionN/AN/A
 Orbit 1000l - 1600lOrbit 1800l - 2200l
CapacityTo 40,000 kg/hrTo 60,000 kg/hr
(L x W x H, mm)
3,250 x 4,700 x 5,2753,420 x 5,420 x 7,090
Infeed belt widthN/AN/A
Air pressure inputN/AN/A
Electrical consumptionN/AN/A