A running list of things we've acquired or found available for sale by Alard Equipment Corporation; used food processing and packaging equipment.

Alard Equipment Corporation, 6483 Lake Avenue, Williamson, New York 14589, 315-589-4511 (phone), 315-589-3871 (fax)

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September 2014 Archives


y2089e_crop_email.jpgRECONDITIONED FOOD GRADE METAL DETECTOR WITH CONVEYOR, with 3.75 inch high by 13.75 inch wide usable aperture opening, all stainless steel / wash-down configuration, with 5' long conveyor.

Safeline digital metal detector with all stainless steel search head enclosure with digital operator controls, on a NEW all stainless steel through-conveyor, with a 11.75 inch wide by 60 inch long plastic interlocking chain type conveyor belt on a UHMW plastic bed, integrated with a wash-down single phase motor drive, for belt-stop with alarm buzzer on detection of contamination, reject system. Tubular stainless steel legs and frame for a 34 inch working height on adjustable height feet. Left to right product flow from operator control position (facing the metal detector control panel).

Overall aperture height (conveyor belt and bed take up approximately 1 inch of aperture height) of 4.75 inches (leaving a 3.75 inch net usable aperture height).

Sanitary food grade stainless steel wash-down configuration. Digital operator controls with multiple presets for fast changeover of different products. 110 volt single phase (standard household current) electrical input for both head and conveyor drive.

As of this writing, this refurbished food process metal detector with NEW conveyor configuration is in stock at Alard, in EXCELLENT operational, electrical, mechanical, and cosmetic condition, ready to go and available for immediate shipment.

Alard item reference #:Y2089


y2398c_crop_email.jpgURSCHEL MODEL J DICER / STRIP CUTTER / GREENS CHOPPER with 9" wide feed belt and cutting spindles.

(see video below)

Manufacturer rated for cutting products up to 1/2" (13mm) thick, such as spinach, greens, peppers, citrus peel, celery, broccoli, parsley. Manufacturer literature specifies this model for cutting square or rectangular dices, with circular knives that can be spaced for cuts from 3/16" to 3", and a selection of crosscut spindles available for cuts from 1/4" to 3" (76mm). Strip cuts can be made by removing the crosscut knife spindle from the machine, with the length and thickness of the strips depending on the size of the original product.

If you have trouble viewing the VIDEO above, click HERE.

Food grade stainless steel and Urschalloy product contact surfaces, stainless steel tubular support frame, guards, shrouds and discharge chute. Presently set for 1/2" dices, other cut sizes are available (please CALL us with your cutting specification) to fit your needs.

Complete with 5HP 3 phase drive motor.

As of this writing, this Urschel J dicer / strip cutter / greens chopper is in stock at Alard, in good condition, available for timely shipment.
Alard item reference #:Y2398


y2374k_crop_email.jpgLIQUID NITROGEN TUNNEL / (LN2) FREEZER, Frigoscandia Model AGA-750.

23 foot long by 30 inch wide wide woven stainless steel wire belt, with 3/8 inch by 1/2 inch openings in belt, running at a 32 inch working height. 36 inch long open infeed section feeds product into the 20 foot long insulated freezer tunnel, configured for 7.5 inch maximum product height clearance. The freeze tunnel is insulated, and has (3) interior fans, a 12.5 inch diameter LN2 vent port with powered release baffle.

All food grade sanitary stainless steel construction, with power-assisted cover lift for santitation. Numerous emergency stop buttons for safety. Complete with a digital operator control panel, with nitrogen input controller, variable speed controller for the belt drive, with a 460 volt 3 phase electrical input.

Approximate footprint of 25 foot overall length, and 6 foot overall width.

Additional discharge belt conveyor may also be available (ask your Alard sale rpresentative about availability).

As of this writing, this cryogenic liquid nitrogen freezer is in stock at Alard, in EXCELLENT to like new condition, available for immediate shipment.
Alard item reference #:Y2374


LYCO ROTARY DRUM COOKER-COOLER, 60 inch diameter by 12 foot long model...


LYCO Blancher model 8900 cooker cooler from Alard Equipment Corporation on Vimeo.

If you have trouble viewing the VIDEO above, click HERE.


Consists of an 8 foot long cook zone section, connected by a short transfer zone, to a cool zone cylinder. Drum screens have 1/16" perforations. Pneumatic power assisted two-way pivot hood. A blancher and chiller integrated on on a single frame.

All food grade USDA sanitary stainless steel construction, with removable access doors in the drums for cleanout, and built in CIP system with 15HP pump for sanitation.

Standalone stainless steel control panel with variable frequency drive (VFD) type independent variable speed controls, one each for the cooking and cooling section.

Manufacturer literature recommends for pasta, rice, dry beans, green beans, carrots, corn, mushrooms, beets, potatoes, and many other vegetable and fruit products, at throughput rates depending on product density and hold times, from 7,800 lbs per hour up to 93,000 lbs per hour.

As of this writing this Lyco BLANCHER-COOLER combination is in stock at Alard, ready to go in LIKE NEW condition, available for immediate shipment.

Alard item reference #:Y2388