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Alard LEAFY GREENS and pre-cut produce WASHER, Y5113

leafy green, fruit and vegetable WASHER FLUME,
food grade stainless steel...

from Alard Equipment Corporation.

An AGITATED IMMERSION WASH SYSTEM, wash and chill flume, with water-jet agitation for gentle but active 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.


  • This spiral-flow turbulent immersion washer 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 helical flow 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 shrouded motor with an aluminum body 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.

  • Check valve included to keep the wash tank water from draining into the wash tank when the pump is shut off.

  • All pipe fittings / connections are USDA food-grade sanitary.

  • 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 NEW IN STOCK at Alard, in fully assembled and 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 #: Y5113

Busse CAN UNLOADER, semi-automatic, Y2413



The Busse Hydraulic Retort Crate UNloader is a semi-automatic machine for unloading round metal or glass containers at a rate of up to 2 layers per minute from round, loose bottom, vertical retort crates.


  • Round vertical retort crate is moved into position.

  • y2413a_crop_email.jpgHydraulic actuated sweep arm is placed in "out" position.

  • "In floor" hydraulic ram jack raises the load until the bottom of the top container is slightly above the table top.

  • Sweep arm unloads one (1) layer of containers onto the conveyor where they transition to a single file discharge lane.

  • Separator sheet is removed to expose the next layer of containers.

  • Operator extends sweep arm back to the "out" position and basket is raised to next layer.

  • Process is repeated until the crate is emptied.


  • Suitable for 36 inch diameter round, loose bottom, retort crate/basket.

  • Five (5) 6 inch wide table top chain take away conveyor belts with powered roller single filing mechanism.

  • y2413e_crop_email.jpgPowered sweep assembly with contoured arm for transferring containers from the retort basket.

  • Includes "in floor" hydraulic ram jack for lifting & lowering retort baskets.

  • 36 inch working height.

  • Lube cluster for ease of maintenance.

  • Painted mild steel construction.

  • 2HP drive chain drive motor.

  • Self-contained 2HP hydraulic power pack with operator controls for sweep arm and ram jack.

  • 208 / 230 / 460 volt 3-phase electrical input?

  • Vertical retort baskets and Carts not included but available separately.

As of this writing, this Busse can unloader is in stock at ALARD, in GOOD condition and available for timely shipment.

CALL 315-589-4511 to confirm availability and discuss your particular industrial food canning application.

ALARD item reference. #: Y2413

Tomato CHOPPER, grinder, mill, Y4678

TOMATO CHOPPER, food grade, stainless steel.


A high capacity continuous feed chopper designed to process washed whole tomatoes into smaller pieces for downstream operations such as juicing, pulping and pureeing.


  • y4678j_crop_email.jpg12 inch by 45 inch long by 20 inch deep tapered stainless steel hopper.

  • 12 inch diameter feed screw with 4.5 inch high flights.

  • y4678k_crop_email.jpgNine (9) blade chopper in discharge housing with 4 inch diameter pipe discharge outlet.

  • 4 inch diameter triclamp topside port in chopper discharge housing.

  • Food grade stainless steel construction mounted on a painted mild steel base.

  • 10HP 3-phase belt drive motor.

As of this writing, this tomato chopper is in stock at ALARD, being sold AS-IS for immediate shipment -OR- can be serviced by our shop for GOOD OPERATING condition with timely shipment.

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

ALARD item reference #: Y4678

Hughes Live Bottom vibrating HOPPER-FEEDER, Y2231

food grade, all stainless steel.


A Hughes FEED HOPPER with VIBRATORY discharge feed conveyor, also known as a live-bottom hopper, is manufacturer recommended for light products such as green beans, to accept bulk raw product infeed, while discharging an even product flow to your downstream processing and packaging equipment...


  • y2231d_crop_email.jpg48 inch by 48 inch by 36 inch deep tapered live-bottom hopper.

  • 10 inch wide by 70 inch long vibrating pan with 7 inch high side walls.

  • 82 inch high infeed, 31 inch discharge height.

  • All food grade sanitary stainless steel construction.

  • y2231a_crop_email.jpg1 HP stainless steel shrouded motor with Ajax eccentric drive.

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

As of this writing, this vibrating-feeder with hopper is in stock at ALARD, in GOOD condition, available for timely shipment.

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

ALARD item reference #: Y2231


2-stage, vibratory, bulk and dribble,
food grade stainless steel product contacts.


A Tridyne Model F99/2X is a vibrating feeder for irregular sized products or weigh-counted packaging applications. It is a two-stage, bulk & dribble weigh filler designed to fill free flowing products into a variety of containers.


  • Manufacturer rated for up to 20 lb fills with maximum 10 dumps per minute - dependent on size & density of product.

  • y4234j_crop_email.jpgProduct is fed to the filler via a 3 cubic foot supply hopper.

  • The hopper feeds to dual non-stick rigidized, non-sticky dimpled surface in-line vibrating even-feed pans that discharge to the weigh cell.

  • 11 inch by 6 inch by 7 inch deep weigh-cell "weigh bucket" has a pneumatic operated trap door that drops product when the preset weight is achieved.

  • Product drops through a 6.5 inch by 4.5 inch tapered discharge funnel into whatever container is presented.

  • y4234f_crop_email.jpgProgrammable operator control panel including variable vibration speed.

  • Remote foot switch for cycle activation.

  • Food grade sanitary stainless steel product contact surfaces.

  • Mild steel support frame.

  • 110 volt single phase (standard household current) electrical input.

  • 60psi air requirement - equipped with pneumatic oiler.

As of this writing, this food grade netweigh filler is in stock at ALARD, in GOOD condition and available for timely shipment.

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

ALARD item reference #: Y4234

Small INSPECTION CONVEYOR, stainless steel, bi-directional, food grade, Y4214

food grade, stainless steel product contacts.


A single level conveyorized food process inspection table with a 57 inch foot long by 19.75 inch wide conveyor belt running between HPDE plastic sides. Ideal as a trim line conveyor belt for fruit and vegetable inspection, trimming, coring, sorting, and rework...


  • y4214c_crop_email.jpg19.75 inch wide by 57 inch long with white plastic solid interlocking chain type belt.

  • UHMW plastic sides -- 5 inch high high near side and 8.5 inch high far side.

  • 41 inch working height with adjustable legs.

  • y4214e_crop_email.jpgUnderside belt scraper on discharge.

  • Center pull drive for reversible bi-directional capability.

  • All food grade sanitary stainless steel construction.

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

As of this writing, this conveyor belt is in stock at ALARD, in GOOD OPERATING condition with timely shipment.

CALL 315-589-4511 to confirm availability and discuss your food product inspection, sorting, trimming and/or coring needs.

ALARD item reference #: Y4214

Hayssen Ultima vertical form-fill-seal machine (VFFS), Y4934

food grade, all stainless steel bagger...


A Barry-Wehmiller HAYSSEN Sandicare Ultima 15-22 HPR single tube vertical form fill seal (VFFS) machine. This type of bag maker / packaging machine is commonly used conjunction with radial combination scales, linear scale netweighers, volumetric or auger fillers...


  • Manufacturer rated for 30 - 40 bags per minute depending on bag size.

  • Capable of filling 1 lb to 10 lb bags.

  • y4934g_crop_email.jpgAtmospheric single tube fill.

  • Low profile design.

  • 32 inch wide film.

  • 16 inch wide seal bar.

  • Food grade sanitary stainless steel food product contacts.

  • Touch screen operator control with safety interlock system.

  • y4934s_crop_email.jpgA selection of forming tube assemblies included.

  • Equipped with Markem-Imaje SmartCode X40 thermal transfer bag coder.

  • 110 volt single phase (standard household current) electrical input.

  • Compressed air requirement for pneumatic-operated sealing jaws.

As of this writing, this Hayssen vertical form fill seal machine (VFFS) is in stock at ALARD, in good condition being sold AS-IS for immediate shipment.

CALL 315-589-4511 for availability and to further discuss your food packaging needs.

ALARD item reference #: Y4934

TURBULENT WASHER for pre-cut produce, Y4500

for fresh-cut produce, fruits and vegetables,
food grade, stainless steel...

for fresh-cut produce, precut produce,
from Alard Equipment Corporation item Y4500.

A versatile turbulent washer for almost any pre-cut / fruit or fresh-cut vegetable product with multiple spray bars to motivate product in a downstream direction and air injection for increased removal of bugs, dirt, and other detritus, using ambient or chilled water. This helical washer, with forced air bubbles, is like a gentle Jaccuzi bath for your whole, sliced, diced, fruits and vegetables, and / or leafy vegetables.


  • 13 foot long by 29 inch wide by 12 inch deep turbulent wash tank, with water jets:

    • Seven (7) forward facing spray nozzles with manual control valve.

    • Six (6) adjustable spray jets with manual control valve.

    • Perforated bottom plates with 3/16 inch perforations to trap sand and fine gravel -- removable for ease of clean-out sanitation..

    • 32 inch high infeed

    • Water recirculation pump powered by 4HP motor.

  • AIR AGITATION / INJECTION for increased scrubbing action:

    • Sixteen (16) rows of headers percolate air up through the perforated bottom plates.

    • Manual control valves.

    • Air Blower driven by a 7 HP motor.

  • Two (2) 6 inch diameter by 24 inch wide powered poly brushes to increase release of surface debris, insects and other foreign material.

    • Spray bar with five (5) fixed spray nozzles and manual control valve.

    • 1/3 HP chain drive motor.

  • Equipped with "bug reel" for scavenging insects and other floating debris from recirculating wash water:

    • 24 inch diameter by 28 inch wide drum with 1/4 inch perforations.

    • 1/3 HP drive motor.

    • Reel is hinged for cleaning & sanitation.

    • Collected debris is deposited onto a side overflow tank with removable perforated screens.

  • Inline bag filter for removal of fines from water stream.

  • Elevating product discharge conveyor with stainless steel wire woven belting:
    • 1.5 inch high flights on 10 inch centers.

    • Four (4) water spray bar headers with a total of fourteen (14) adjustable jets and manual control valve.

    • 1 HP drive motor for conveyor.

    • 48 inch discharge height.
  • Stainless steel operator control panel.

  • All food grade sanitary stainless steel construction.

  • 460 volt 3 phase electrical input.

As of this writing, this air injected immersion jet washer is in stock at ALARD, in VERY GOOD condition and available for timely shipment.

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

ALARD item reference #: Y4500

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