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Weigh Pan Washer

Weigh Pan Washer

  • For all multi-head weighers
  • Total wash & dry systems for up to 48 weigh pans per load
  • Suitable for all industries, including snack food, confectionary & vegetable packing

FAST EFFICIENT WASHING FOR WEIGH AND SCALE PANS 

Capable of washing up to 30 weigh pan/scale pan heads, along with radials and other accessories. All in just 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the level of soiling and the wash cycle selected. The new PW28E weigh pan washer from Industrial Washing Machines Ltd (IWM), combines speed and convenience with efficiency and economy.

 

Easy Manual Loading and Unloading

Designed for easy manual loading and unloading, the new machine offers a pre-programmed menu of up to seven different wash cycles. Each of which can be readily selected by the operator, using an intuitive touch-screen user interface.

 

Pre-Programmed Self Cleaning Cycle

A pre-programmed self-cleaning cycle is also provided as part of the menu. The programmes can, themselves, be modified via the PLC control unit. Therefore, a menu of wash cycles can be tailored to suit each customer’s specific requirements.

A typical wash cycle includes a hot pre-wash at between 50ºC and 55ºC, followed by a recirculated detergent wash at the same temperature.

 

Efficient Cleaning

To ensure efficient cleaning of the weigh pans and ancillaries, the washing chamber is equipped with IWM’s proven and effective motorised TravelJet system. The system incorporates corrosion-proof plastic bayonet type water jets or, optionally, stainless steel jets.

The durations of both the pre-wash and the main wash can be set by the user, to suit the type of weight pan and level of soiling.

The washing operations are usually followed by a high-temperature hot rinse. The rinse uses water that is retained in an internal tank between cycles. The water is then recirculated to minimise running costs, and environmental impact.

Alternatively, a recirculated chemical sanitiser rinse can be used.

The recirculation system can also be programmed to have a dump cycle between wash/rinse or at the end of both cycles. This removes any allergen contamination from the wash waters for customers, therefore, meeting the needs of customers with particularly stringent requirements.

IWM’s innovative design means that the dump cycles use just 100 litres of water.

The hot water rinse, where required, is usually sufficient to flash dry pans, especially stainless steel types, ready for re-use. A full hot air drying system can, however, be provided where the fastest possible turn around is necessary.

All major components of IWM’s new PW28E weigh pan washer are fabricated from stainless steel. This helps to ensure long life and hygienic operation, even in high duty cycle applications in hard water environments.

 

Eliminate Dirt Traps

In addition, like all IWM machines, the PW28E has been carefully designed to eliminate dirt traps. It also allows easy access to key components, including pumps and filters, making it easy and inexpensive to clean and maintain.

As standard, the PW28E comprises one manually actuated drawer unit with a cantilevered wheeled frame and an electrically interlocked front mounted door.

It has a central product support frame, with 30 pan locators arranged as 15 per side in three tiers, together with a mesh basket at the base, which can accommodate radials. IWM can also offer alternative configurations and a range of add-on options. This includes dual-screen filters for high soil applications.

Versions are available with steam and electric heating as standard.

 

Weigh Pan Washers are just one of the many types of industrial washing machines that we offer.


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