TOMATO SAUCE FILLING MACHINE FOR A PIZZA PRODUCTION LINE

BACKGROUND:

A manufacturer of laminated pizza doughs needed to incorporate a tomato sauce dispenser into their work line. Later the pizzas will go to a tunnel oven.

PRODUCT TO BE DOSED:

Sifted tomato sauce.

CHALLENGE:

  • The tape of the line works continuously, it cannot stop for dosing, so it must be done in a very short time (fractions of a second).
  • The sauce should be spread over the entire surface of the pizza except at the edges.
  • The width of the tape has a capacity of 4 pizzas.
  • The customer will manufacture four different diameters of pizza.
  • The product should not drip as it would stain the conveyor belt.
  • Option to individually cancel each of the heads.

CONTRIBUTED SOLUTIONS:

DAS Plus doser with 4 “shower” shaped dosing heads.

  • Different programs according to product.
  • Possibility to modify, by touch screen, the amount of dose, dose rate and loading speed.
  • Nozzles with anti-drip system.
  • Self-cleaning system of the dosing heads.
  • Quick change of format according to pizza diameter of 8 “, 10”, 11 “and 13”.
  • All the elements in contact with the tomato sauce (plates, nozzles, pistons and tank) are easily removable for cleaning.