The Blizzard provides continuous food inspection to ensure customer satisfaction with the removal of unwanted foreign material, discolorations, and misshapen products while enhancing your production line for maximum yields and product safety.
Apetit is a Finnish producer of fresh and frozen vegetable products that uses locally sourced products for their operation. Being leaders in frozen vegetable products, frozen ready meals, and ready-to-use fresh vegetables, they demand consistent high-quality and impeccable food safety, which is why Apetit partnered with TOMRA Food. Read their testimonial and discover more about the TOMRA Blizzard.
The Belgian family business Begro explains how TOMRA has helped it live up to its motto of Great taste in frozen foods.
BLIZZARD FOOD SORTING MACHINE OVERVIEW
- Innovative optical setup
- Compact and sanitary design
- Easy to use
- Intuitive interface
The Blizzard is the cost-effective alternative to the TOMRA Helius and Nimbus sorters that can be tailored according to your specific needs. It is a small footprint, free-fall, food sorting machine, that was specifically designed to fit in processing lines and is optimal for positioning with the output of IQF tunnels or packaging lines.
Pulsed LEDs with distinct wavelengths and specifically designed sensors ensure reliable detection of color, shape, and structural differences. State-of-the-art air ejectors remove unwanted material with millisecond precision, allowing the good product to continue for further processing.
The small pitch system ensures efficient removal of all defects at high capacity, providing a high-quality end product while reducing good product loss and minimizing labor costs to increasing yield and profitability.
- Increased Uptime
- Consistent High-Quality
- Higher Yields
- Ambient Subtraction: No Influence of External/Environmental Light
- Active Background: Dark Objects Can Be Detected
- Higher Production Capacity
- Low Maintenance
- Designed to Fit the Output of IQF Tunnels and Packaging Lines
ADVANCED SORTING CRITERIA
The Blizzard can sort multiple food applications according to the following sorting parameters:
- Detailed Size/Geometry
- Detailed Shape
- Color Specifications
- Subtle Defects
- Biological Characteristics
- Data Parameters
- Blemishes on Products
- Foreign Material (Including Glass & Transparent Foil)
FOOD SORTING APPLICATIONS