Complete lines

Semiautomatic sardine line

Specific equipment for sardine processing

De-heading and evisceration group

Machines designed for continuous cutting off heads and tails and evisceration of sardines or similar species.

When the fish is positioned in the buckets, designed and patented by Hermasa, the machine cuts off the fish head and tail using blades and carries out evisceration using suction from a vacuum pump, then washes the fish

This provides efficient evisceration and maximum speed with a reduced number of personnel.

According to requirements, it can be fitted with additional cuts to obtain steaks.

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate.

Grupo de descabezado y eviscerado

Continuous cooker

Machine designed for cooking and drying, if required, the fish, already packed in cans.

The main feature of this machine is that the fish is cooked already packed in the upside down cans, thus allowing the grease and water to drain away during the cooking process and also fish drying, in order to produce an end product having better quality, presence and flavour.

The cans are prepared on grilles, and these are manually introduced into the continuous cooker.

It is available in several sizes according to the required production.

It is highly versatile and accepts any format and can even cook fish on the grilles.

It may or may not include a drying area depending on the required type of product.

It is equipped with independent temperature selectors for the cooking and drying areas, with graphic recorders and temperature sensors.

Energy-efficient machine:

  • It is fitted with a closed serpentine in the drying area and purger for condensate recovery.
  • Automatic temperature control and modulated steam entrance valves.

Single-point recovery of oil and grease produced during cooking so that it can be subsequently recycled.

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate.

Cocedor continuo

Continuous oiler

Designed to add oil or sauces, by curtain or overflow, to the containers before they are closed.

Constructed with one or more dispensing units depending on required production and format.

The surplus oil or sauce is filtered prior to returning to the accumulation tank from which it is pumped back to the dispensing units.

When dispensing sauces, a stirrer is installed in the accumulation tank, which maintains the sauce mixture.

Energy-efficient machine:

  • Fitted with closed serpentines and purgers for condensate recovery.
  • Automatic temperature control and modulated steam entrance valves.

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate.

Aceitador continuo

Can washing with oil recovery

Designed to wash cans with pressurised water from the machine tank. Its design enables the water-oil emulsion to be continually recovered. Subsequently, the oil can be recovered by separating it from the water with a centrifuge pump.

Washing is performed with hot pressurised water and with the can positioned laterally to achieve greater free washing surface.

It is designed in different sizes, depending on required production speed and format.

Energy-efficient machine:

  • Fitted with closed serpentines and purgers for condensate recovery.
  • Automatic temperature control and modulated steam entrance valves.

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate.

Lavadora de latas con recuperación de aceite

Autoclave

Designed to sterilise all types of conserved foods in sealed cans, with temperature and pressure control.

Steam sterilisation with water spray heads with over-pressure..

Machine constructed according to CE and FDA standards.

Available in various diameters (1,500 mm or 1,380 mm) and different capacities to satisfy the demands of any production.

Equipped with automatic controller/programmer with capacity for various sterilisation programmes and F0 temperature sensor.

A heat exchanger may be fitted to convert the autoclave into a highly efficient unit from the energy point of view:

  • cooling water savings
  • savings on boiler water and fuel required to generate the steam

The heat exchanger makes it possible to reuse the cooling water in successive cycles (with a cooling tower or similar system) and the recovery of condensates that are returned to the boiler water tank.

It is heat insulated to prevent energy losses and has all the safety systems required for equipment of these specifications.

Constructed in AISI-316 stainless steel.

Autoclave

Can alignment line

This is a group of machines used for sequential unloading of the autoclave carriages when the cans arrive in bulk and subsequent alignment to feed the rest of the line.

It comprises:

  • Carriage turner (driven by the hydraulic unit and cylinder).
  • Buffer conveyor for can reception.
  • Alignment disc fitted with exit conveyor.

In addition, depending on the current can type, a can turner may be installed to position them all the right way up.

Linea de alineado de envases

Washer-drier machine for cans

Designed to wash and dry the cans after sterilisation.

Washing is performed with hot pressurised water and with the can positioned laterally to achieve greater free washing surface.

Drying is also performed with can laterally positioned and with our own design of blower blades, first connected to a compressor then to a high-capacity blower.

Energy-efficient machine:

  • Fitted with closed serpentine and purger for condensate recovery.
  • Automatic temperature control and modulated steam entrance valves

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate.

Lavadora secadora de latas/secadora de latas

De-palletizer for empty can feed

Designed to de-palletize cans from the empty can pallets and then feed them to the packing machines.

Depending on the required degree of automation, the operating speed and work format, the empty can de-palletizer may be:

  • Automatic: The operation is completely executed by the machine, with automatic removal of plastic spacers, automatic pallet entry and exit and storage of empty pallets.
  • Semi-automatic: The machine automatically removes the layers of cans from the pallet and transfers them to the exit conveyor/buffer. Manual removal of spacers and feed and manual removal of full and empty pallets.
  • Manual: The operation is completely executed by an operator using electric controls.

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate

Despaletizador de alimentación de envases vacíos

Grille and Swing bar washer

A machine designed to wash the plastic cooker grilles and the stainless steel swing bars.

It comprises several pre-wash, wash and rinsing areas, fitted with pressure pumps and automatic detergent dispenser.

Energy-efficient machine:

  • Heat-insulated
  • Fitted with closed serpentines and purgers for condensate recovery.
  • Automatic temperature control and modulated steam entrance valves.

Constructed in AISI-304 stainless steel.

Supplied with EC certificate

Lavadora de parrillas y balancines