Equipment manufacturer Heat and Control offers a sneak peek at its latest equipment developments for frying, oil filtration, conveying, weighing, seasoning, packaging, and inspection for the savory snack industry they will highlighted at the upcoming SNAXPO.

    The SNAXPO, North America's leading Conference and Trade Show for the Snack Food Industry, will be held from March 1 to March 4, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

    Heat and Control invites all PotatoPro readers to stop by at SNAXPO booth 827 to discuss any details of their equipment.

    Proportional distribution where you need it.

    Mount the new Fastback Revolution Mid-GateTM at the beginning, middle or end of the FastBack conveyor pan to eliminate product transfer pinch-points and get the advantages of proportional distribution where you need them: Zero cross-contamination, reduced product breakage, easy cleaning, and safe, responsive full-open to full-closed speeds for all throughputs.

    Fastback Revolution Mid-GateTM offers proportional distribution where you need it

    FastBack FDXTM for conveyor runs to 100 feet.

    40% smaller than comparable inertia drive horizontal motion conveyors, Fastback FDX handles runs up to 100 feet long and up to 300 cubic feet of product accumulation. Like other FastBack conveyors, FDX reduces product damage, prevents separation of blends, is easy to clean, quiet, and needs no preventive maintenance.

    FastBack FDXTM for conveyor runs to 100 feet.

    WeighBackTM beats weigh belts.

    FastBack WeighBack is the cleaner, more accurate alternative to troublesome weigh belts. This continuous weighing conveyor features a removable weigh tray for easy cleaning and access to its load cells. User-friendly controls provide manual and auto-tare functions with clear displays of instantaneous and cumulative operating data.

    FastBack WeighBack is the cleaner, more accurate alternative to weigh belts

    Sub-micron oil filtration without paper.

    Without filter paper, additives, or consumables, Micron-Pro filters cooking oil to the sub-micron level at rates up to 65 gallons/minute. It can recover up to 98% of the oil from filtered debris and pay for itself within a year, depending on the application.

    Micron-Pro offers cleaner frying oil - without the paper

    500 lb/hr potato chip batch fryer

    Consumers can’t seem to get enough kettle-style potato chips. Heat and Control's MasterTherm Kettle Fryer will help you meet that demand by producing over 500 finished lbs/hr. New features protect oil quality, reduce cleaning costs, and deliver consistent quality.

    The Heat and Control MasterTherm Kettle Fryer

    Continuously fry kettle-style potato chips.

    Heat and Control's Universal Product CookerTM (UPC) fries any type of kettle-style potato chip continuously, rather than in batches. UPC also makes traditional potato chips with little or no slice washing, plus chips from plantains, multi-grain, and other ingredients, as well as selected pellet and extruded snacks.

    Heat and Control's Universal Product Cooker fries all types of chips continuously

    Improve seasoning coverage with AccuCoatTM drum.

    Even during variations in throughput, Heat and Control's new AccuCoat dual geometry seasoning drum decreases standard deviation of chip-to-chip dwell time by over 30%.

    This patent pending design improves seasoning coverage, adhesion, and application rates, and is available only with our Revolution On-Machine Seasoning system.

    AccuCoat seasoning drum improves your seasonings covering

    Modular Dust CollectionTM clears the air.

    Heat and Control's Modular Dust CollectionTM(MDC) eliminate the problems of airborne seasoning dust by capturing it at the point of application. Available only on FastBack Revolution On-Machine Seasoning systems, MDC costs about 40% less than whole-room systems and can reduce energy usage by up to 30%.

    Modular Dust CollectionTM on a FastBack Revolution On-Machine Seasoning system.

    Wet ‘n Dry seasoning applicator

    Spray Dynamics’ Wet ‘n Dry seasoning applicator combines continuously weighed product delivery with application of liquid and dry seasonings in one versatile unit. Choose options to suit your fried, baked, and extruded products, including the new POD seasoning transfer module.

    Spray Dynamics’ Wet ‘n Dry seasoning applicator

    Safe powder transfer with Powder On Demand (POD)

    Safe powder transfer with POD.

    Automatically transfer dry seasonings, granules, and powders without hazardous lifting using Heat and Control's new high-capacity Powder On Demand (POD).

    Eliminates the need for expensive high maintenance auger or vacuum systems.

    Powder On Demand (POD) runs unattended, reducing labor costs and allowing longer equipment operating times.

    Apply reduced fat coatings

    Reduce fat content by uniformly applying water-based seasonings and coatings with Spray Dynamics’ Side Vented Coating System. This space-saving design combines powder and liquid application, gentle tumbling, continuous dust collection, and heated drying.

    Apply reduced fat coatings with Spray Dynamics’ Side Vented Coating System

    Common sense snack bagmaker

    Why pay for bagmaking features you don’t use?

    Ishida Atlas 233 vertical form-fill-seal bagmakers
    are designed for potato chips and snacks packaged in the 80 to 120 bpm range. Its continuous motion single sealing jaw outperforms intermittent motion bagmakers and produces tight, wrinkle-free seals for bag sizes from 3” to 13” wide and 5” to 28” long.

    Atlas 233 is available in stand-alone or direct-mount models with a single tube format or nested for twin-tube applications. Ishida bagmakers and weighers delivers the highest value for every budget.

    Ishida Atlas 233 vertical form-fill-seal bagmakers

    Ishida celebrates its 120th anniversary

    Celebrating its 120th anniversary, Ishida now provides a complete line of equipment for weighing, inspection, and packaging.

    With a manufacturing, sales, and service network covering 100 countries, Ishida has the right equipment for every application, production rate, and budget.

    Ask Heat and Control for the Ishida packaging solution for your products.

    Heat and Control offers direct-mounting, integrated controls, data collection, multiple bag styles, universal parts interchangeability, low life-cycle costs, and the industry’s best technical support!

    CEIA 21E economical metal detection

    Packed with features to prevent errors caused by product effect, environmental interference, and moisture, CEIA’s multi-frequency 21E metal detection system provides high sensitivity to all metals at a low cost.

    CEIA 21E economical metal detection

    Superior pre- and post-sale customer support

    Heat and Control is not only proud on their equipment, but also on their Service. Their service includes pre-sale equipment demonstrations, process development, engineering, project management, installation, parts, service, and training.

    They will be happy for the opportunity to discuss your next project at SNAXPO booth 827 !