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November 2019 Archives

TURBULENT FLOW fruit and vegetable WASH FLUME, Y4178

LAMINAR FLOW fruit and vegetable WASHER FLUME,
food grade stainless steel...

LAMINAR-FLOW fruit and vegetable WASHER FLUME, Y4178
from Alard Equipment Corporation.

A North Star Engineered Product (NSEP) HW Series HELICAL WASH SYSTEM is a turbulent-flow IMMERSION WASHER FLUME with water-jet agitation for gentle but forceful washing for pre-cut fruits and vegetables, including cut or whole leafy greens, including delicate leaf products like spinach, baby spinach, spring mix and other pre-cut produce food products.


  • The laminar-flow HELICAL WASH FLUME is 11 feet long by 31 inches wide with agitating water jets all along the left-side near the bottom to provide spiral water flow for gentle immersion washing of delicate food products.

  • The wash tank overflows onto a 5 foot long by 30 inch wide ELEVATING DISCHARGE CONVEYOR with an interlocking chain type belt with fine perforations to allow the water to pass through while discharging the dewatered product onward.

  • The conveyor is powered by a .5 HP stainless steel shrounded motor with an aluminum shrouded gear reducer.

  • The water falls through into a stainless steel catch and balance tank, with a new Thomsen model 8 stainless steel RECIRCULATION PUMP with 7.5 HP motor.

  • All food-grade sanitary stainless steel construction.

  • The water jet nozzles are removable for sanitation.

  • All drives 208/230/460 volt 3 phase electrical input.

As of this writing, this spiral-flow washer is IN STOCK at Alard, in EXCELLENT operational, mechanical and cosmetic condition, available for immediate shipment.

CALL 315-589-4511 to confirm availability, and to discuss your fresh-cut produce packing and process equipment needs.

Alard item reference #: Y4178

TS Designs Jr. Wash and Chill cooler-washer Y4401

chill flume, dip tank, chiller-washer
all stainless steel...

TS Designs Jr. Wash and Chill cooler-washer Y4401
from Alard Equipment Corporation.

T.S. DESIGNS JR. WASH & CHILL, manufacturer recommended for use on almost any pre-cut / fruit or fresh-cut vegetable product. Designed as a cost effective system and able to handle a wide array of of washing and chilling applications...


  • 78 inch long by 24 inch wide by 28 inch deep turbulent wash tank.

  • Multi head spray system over the wash tank to assure submersion and uniform exposure to the cooling water and / or sanitizing or preservative solution..

  • 18 inch wide perforated food grade plastic mesh discharge conveyor with variable speed control for just the right wash.

  • Includes recirculation pump with stainless steel motor.

  • Side mounted .025 inch hydrosieve screen effectively filters wash water of leaves, stems, fines, and other debris resulting from the washing process.

  • 36 inch high inheed, 40 inch discharge height.

  • Conveyor tilts / lifts out for ease of sanitation.

  • Forty (40) pass 1 inch diameter by 6 foot long stainless steel chill lines - previously used for FREON but could be plumbed for chilled water or glycol.

  • All sanitary stainless steel construction.

  • 230 volt 3 phase electrical input.

  • Very late model, current state of the art cooler-washer system.

As of this writing, this turbulent cooler-washer is in stock at ALARD, in EXCELLENT condition and available for timely shipment.

CALL 315-589-4511 to confirm availability and discuss your food processing needs.

ALARD item reference #: Y4401


60 inch diameter by 8 feet long,
USDA sanitary stainless steel;


A Lyco Vapor-Flow model blancher which cooks with steam or water, so it can be used as a STEAM BLANCHER and / or as a HOT WATER ROTARY BLANCHER depending on your product application requiements. Manufcturer recommended for blanching green beans, corn, peas, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, and other vegetables.


  • Flume in-feed option included.

  • 60 inch diameter by 8 foot long open-core auger covered with perforated screens, with access doors for USDA sanitary compliance.

  • Complete package configuration, includes it's own BOILER to provide steam input.

  • Trunnion mounted blancher reel with no center shaft, for better sanitation, and longer lasting operation.

  • In essence, steam cooking saves energy, reduces water usage, retains color, nutrients and flavor; and increases product recovery. Cooking by immersion in washer maximizes throughput capacity in terms of pounds per hour. Manufacture literature rates capacity based on 50 lbs per cubic foot product desnity and 12 inch product depth in the blanching drum as follows:

    • STEAM COOKING: 38,400 lbs per hour at a 1 minute hold time, to 5,440 lbs at a 7 minute hold time.

    • WATER COOKING: 63,080 lbs per hour at a 1 minute hold time, to 8,000 lbs at a 7 minute hold time.

    • CALL 315-589-4511 to discuss YOUR particular application requiements.

  • y4416a_crop_email.jpgGable top power-lift cover, opens one way, but open side can be switched from one side to the other.

  • CIP system with recirculation pump.

  • All USDA sanitary food grade construction.

  • Late model, new 2016.

  • Includes stainless steel riser to raise the infeed and discharge height (not shown in pictures).

  • Along with this Lyco vapor-flow blancher, we received and are offering separately, a bin dumper / hopper / feed belt specifically configured to feed this blancher (with the aforementioned riser in place).

  • We also received with this Lyco vapor-flow steam blancher, and are separately offering, a 24-foot cooling flume with dewatering shaker specifically configured to accept product from the discharge of this blancher (with the aforementioned riser in place).

IMPORTANT NOTE: As of this writing, this late-model excellent condition equipment has just arrived at Alard and has yet to be fully inspected and "checked in" to our inventory, so all dimensions, and descriptive details presented above are subject to confirmation upon futher examination.

CALL 315-589-4511 to confirm availability, and to discuss your particular food equipment needs.

Alard item reference #: Y4416

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