Shell Washer

High output, premium, energy-efficient performance shell washing

Our high-pressure shell washer and dryer systems provide outstanding performance with unsurpassed reliability. They have been tested in the harshest of environments and have exceeded expectations.
 

Inline Design Shell Washer and Dryer 2016
 

Inline Design Shell Washer and Dryer 2016

External Sumps with Filter Access
 

External Sumps with Filter Access

High Efficiency Pump
 

High Efficiency Pump

External Mount Process Components For Easy Access - Hygienic 304 stainless steel design and fabrication.
 

External Mount Process Components For Easy Access - Hygienic 304 stainless steel design and fabrication.

Rotary drum filtration system for continuous cleaning of re-circulatied water.
 

Rotary drum filtration system for continuous cleaning of re-circulatied water.

Driver & Driven Drum Transmission
 

Driver & Driven Drum Transmission

Pre-installed and Fully Accessible Process Flow Valves - Hygienic 304 stainless steel design and fabrication
 

Pre-installed and Fully Accessible Process Flow Valves - Hygienic 304 stainless steel design and fabrication

Steam Heat Exchange Transfer - with high pressure heated water spray
 

Steam Heat Exchange Transfer - with high pressure heated water spray

Accessible Gauges
 

Accessible Gauges

Panel Cooling
 

Panel Cooling


Main Benefits

  • Debris removal and elimination of bacterial growth.

  • No-tool simple, quick changeover for different shell sizes.

  • Easy access to internal components.

  • Automatic water makeup and level detection.

  • Easily integrated with Descon shell drying system.

  • Water filtration to get the most out of the water used.

 

Washing Process

Designed to thoroughly wash and rinse plastic shells prior to delivery to the packaging area.

  • Delivery of shells by stainless steel flighted drag chain.

  • Large diameter rails for shells positioning prior to and through washer.

  • High pressure heated water spray from a steam heat exchanger.

  • Detergent injection into the wash zone for maximum cleaning and bacteria kill.

  • Fresh (cold) water injection for water make-up.

 

Clean Design Principals

Clean machine design promotes the reduced likelihood of product contamination at the packing stage.

  • Sloped floors facilitate drain and easy cleaning.

  • Flushing headers for full contact of internal components to avoid algae or bacterial growth.

  • Hygienic 304 stainless steel design and fabrication.

  • Rotary drum filtration system for continuous cleaning of recirculation water.

  • Water dosing systems for treatment including detergent and rinse agent injection.

 

Associated Optional Equipment

Descon provides complementary equipment to enhance shell presentation to the packing area, including:

  • Dry trash removal system for placement upstream of the shell washing system.

  • Shell drying system for placement downstream of the shell washing system. Uses high volume/high pressure recirculated air for maximum dying capability.

  • Shell transportation systems including conveyor, gripper elevators and shell slides.
     

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