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Counting mini pork pies into primary packaging

Podmores have developed and manufactured a bespoke counting system capable of delivering mini pork pies into shelf ready packaging in various product configurations.

This Podmores automated counting system for pork pies deposits exact quantities of pork pies into boxes on a conveyor line below at a rate of 125 pork pies per chute per minute (max throughput 500 pies/minute or 50 boxes per minute).

The bespoke system was designed, manufactured and installed by Podmores and comprises:

1 x Vibratory Hopper Feeder for infeed storage.
1 x Flighted Belt Elevator with hygienic design features.
1 x Diverter chute.
2 x Twin flight Conical Bowl Feeders to sort the pork pies.
4 x Takeaway Conveyors.
4 x Counting Chutes to store a batch of pork pies.
1 x Indexing Belt Conveyor to move the boxes.

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Leicester, UK

project sector


project owner

UK Food Manufacturer



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