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

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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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6483 Lake Avenue
Williamson, NY  14589
315-589-3871 (fax)

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This page contains a single entry by Michael C. Shults, Alard Equipment Corp published on November 1, 2019 5:18 PM.

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