Henderson Food Machinery work in partnership with Apple Food Systems supplying a wide range of Depositing Machinery to the Food and Pharma Industry.
Apple Food Systems are the leading supplier of quality depositors also Apple can supply specialist conveyor systems.
HFM also offer Upgrades and Refurbishment service for the complete range of Apple Depositors
The Apple range of equipment is extensive please see details of the machinery we have readily available or call us for your bespoke requirements.
The MR900 series depositor is pneumatically operated and can be supplied with four sizes of product cylinder. This provides an accurate depositing weight range of 20-1250g, up to 60 cycles per minute. The machine is extremely robust and is designed to withstand the most demanding conditions with the minimum maintenance. 'Lubrication free' pneumatic components can be fitted as an option.
Apple DECORATING HEADS
Stainless Steel Decorating Heads incorporating plain tubes or star tubes can be manufactured to deposit a unique and individual finish to savoury products, cakes and Gateaux. Food quality Nylon decorating heads can also be manufactured, creating a wider diversity of unique patterns and even more complex decorating options.
The MR2000 Depositor is a precision built unit which operates by compressed air. Each unit has the capability of depositing between 100–2000ml per cycle, ensuring a high degree of accuracy throughout the weight range. The MR2000 depositor is a versatile machine designed to be simple and efficient in operation. With minimal moving parts in contact with the product, cleaning time is kept at a minimum and routine maintenance suitable for semi-skilled operators.
The MINI-METERITE MR150 series depositor is fitted with a standard product cylinder giving a weight range of 2-150ml. The weight control is easily adjusted in seconds. The machine is available with a standard 14 litres or 28 litre conical hopper, however common hoppers with multiple outlets can be supplied (for multi lane systems). A total of 250mm of height adjustment is available when the unit is fitted to the telescopic stand. An intermediate height stand can be supplied for use with the flexible handgun outlet.
The MD65 series Micro Depositor was designed to complement the existing range of Apple depositors, particularly to offer unbelievable accuracy over a small deposit range and provide a speed uncommon in most volumetric filling machines. A cycle rate of up to 90 cycles per minute is possible. Typical products range from smooth sauces and homogenized creams to particulate materials like Vol au Vent fillings and sweet mincemeat's
RBB300 HIGH SPED DEPOSITOR
High speed Multi-Head Depositor. Designed for ready meals or deserts. Complete integrated system within one easily installed framework complete with control cabinet. Minimum real estate footprint – Installation within current factory space. Can be used on an indexing or continuous moving conveyor. Intelligent sensor array for no tray/no deposit – Less mess and waste. Volumetric metering directly above depositing outlet - No air bubbles or compaction of product equals accurate weights. No un-hygienic hoses, all fittings are directly coupled, total hygienic.
FINGER DOUGHNUT PRODUCTION
Four Lane System Producing 80 Products Per Minute. Manual placement of finger doughnuts via two people. Auto sensing and slice system. Auto jam station @ 10 grams per doughnut. Auto cream beading station @ 20g per doughnut. Auto sugar dust @ 2g per doughnut. Manual take off x 2 people. Line speed can be adjusted to suit a slower or faster throughput and saved in touch screen menu facility.
Apple Food Systems can supply a Herb and Powder Applicator, specifically designed to apply a range of herb and spice mixes onto meat, fish, poultry and other products.
BORDER FREE PIZZA SYSTEM
Apple Food Systems designed and manufactured the world's first successful "Border Free" Pizza Sauce depositing and spreading system. It was the result of many months research and exhaustive tests and is now part of the innovative range of machinery, all built to the most exacting standards. Many manufacturers offer systems which can spread only smooth puree' type sauces onto flat bases. The Apple System offers the versatility of depositing particulates sauce as well as smooth sauces onto un-even and flat pizza bases.
POT DROPPING & DE-NESTING
Fully Automated Container De-Nesting & Placing can offer significant savings on labour and ensures accurate container placement. Apple Food Systems manufactures both scroll and reciprocating jaw types to suit pots, cups, trays and foils. These units are magazine fed and offer the quickest changeover times possible
GATEAUX MAKE UP SYSTEM
The Gateaux Assembly Line, designed and manufactured by Apple Food Systems offers the highest standards in innovative engineering techniques and system control. Safety, hygiene, flexibility and reliability are but a few of the many features of this complete processing line designed to provide the maximum level of versatility, with the minimum level of change over time, to produce a wide range of Gateaux products.
Apple Food Systems have forged themselves an enviable reputation for the supply of high quality production equipment to produce Muffins, Bar Cakes/Twinkies, or Cup Cakes. Every aspect of the production of Muffins can be catered for with the considerable range of equipment available from Apple Food Systems. The MR150 Series Depositing Unit is particularly adept at Depositing every type of Batter, with or without the inclusion of Cherries, Blueberries & Currents etc.
The MR150 Series Depositing Unit can be supplied as a free standing, individual machine for manual operation, i.e. the operator would present the baking trays to the depositor and initiate each deposit by means of a foot pedal, or the machine can be incorporated into an automated production line, also designed and manufactured by Apple Food Systems.
All types of smooth free flowing fillings can be handled, including, aerated cream fillings, chocolate sauces, jams, custards and syrups When incorporated into an automated production line the single machine can be mounted at proximity centres (minimum 50mm) upon a common support frame with outlet nozzles positioned to suit the configuration of the baking tray.
For the more dedicated production lines, the machine is offered in a common drive arrangement with the centres of the outlets as close as 50mm. Electronic menu selection for varying products to be deposited is available as standard. Both options of Depositing Unit offer the user extremely accurate depositing with targets of +/- 0.5 grams being easily achieved. If batter is to be deposited directly into baking trays, Apple Food Systems offer release agent spray systems to suit all production capacities, manual or automatic. If paper cases are to be filled Apple Food Systems can offer paper cup dispensers for the automated processes. For post bake filling or topping of muffins, Apple have a range of injection and depositing equipment to suit every need. Whether you require Top Injection, Top Decoration, Side Injection or even injection from beneath, Apple have it all. The range of equipment offered is designed and manufactured to the same high standards as the proven range of Depositors produced by Apple Food Systems.
One of the attractive features of the multi-pitch tray indexing track is the ability to process trays with varying insert configurations. The indexing pitch required is simply programmed into the operator interface panel built into the main control panel. Once each tray configuration is programmed, the program is then saved into the menu selection screen within the operator panel for future use. The tray indexing track can provide an indexing rate of up to 30 indexes per minute which, if processing a six across tray configuration creates an impressive 180 products per minute. The design of the machine, with 12-gauge stainless steel folded "C" section side plates, and integral guarding of the drive belt, provides the highest safety standards and maximum accessibility for hygiene requirements.
Apple Food Systems manufacture a wide range of custom built stainless steel conveyors including, slat band, (stainless steel or plastic), poly-cord, wire-mesh, roller chain and food grade flat belt (self tracking), continuously running or indexing to suit customers individual requirements. All Apple Food Systems conveyors are manufactured to the same high standards throughout the Apple range, and are compatible with present day product handling systems and may be used in operation as stand-alone or as part of an automated production line.
For further information on the Apple Food System Depositors and Conveyors call Henderson Food Machinery on 02890 994 202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org