benefits

Natural Appearance

The full control over the blanching temperature and time in the OctoFrost IF Blancher preserves the natural color and bite of the blanched products. This is possible due to the rainshower technology and the crossflow water system.

High Yield

Blanching temperature control is a key element to preserve high production yield. With the OctoFrost IF Blancher, the blanched products don’t become mushy or soft helping the processor to increase productivity.

Energy Efficiency

The water in the OctoFrost™ IF Blancher is heated by means of direct steam injection, which is absorbed completely into the water.

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Due to the recirculation system, very little steam is needed to reheat the water translating in maximum energy efficiency. A 30% to 40% reduction in steam consumption can be achieved compared to traditional steam blanching technologies because there is no escape of the steam when reheating the water.

Reliable Food Safety

The OctoFrost™ IF Blancher has been designed to exceed all international regulations on food safety and hygiene. Every part of the blancher which comes in contact with the blanching water can be cleaned by CIP (Cleaning-In-Place).

FULL TEMPERATURE CONTROL

With the OctoFrost™ Flash Impingement (FI) technology, the blanching time is reduced to a minimum, preventing over-blanching and reducing time and energy consumption. The user of the OctoFrost™ IF Blancher has absolute control over the blanching t° and time.

Optionally, the OctoFrost™ IF Blancher can be fitted with a second temperature zone to reduce temperature in the final blanching stage, for delicate products, which are prone to over-blanching.

OCTOFROST™ CROSS-FLOW

With an OctoFrost™ cross-flow water system, the high volume of filtered and recirculated water showers over and through the product and immediately exits through the side of the blancher. The water then re-enters the heating tank and due to the high volume of water in the system, the temperature drop (delta T°) is max. 3° C. The water flowing through the OctoFrost ™ IF Blancher has the correct temperature in every part of the blancher.

Rainshower System

The rainshower system guarantees the quickest heat transfer, allowing accurate temperature control within 0.2°C of the set temperatures. The water falls gently over the product by means of gravitation only therefore product quality is not compromised. Additionally, the rain shower system has a product cleaning function.

KEY BENEFITS IF BLANCHER

  • Flexibility of different temperature zones to avoid over-blanching;
  • Energy efficient steam injection into the blanching water;
  • Cross flow water circulation;
  • Significantly faster heat transfer due to the impingement rain shower system;
  • High volume of recirculated water over the product;
  • CIP system in place;
  • Total control in blanching time and temperature variations (different sections of the blancher can be turned on or off, with the additional flexibility of speeding-up or speeding-down the belt).

Benefits

Natural Appearance

The full control over the blanching temperature and time in the OctoFrost IF Blancher preserves the natural color and bite of the blanched products. This is possible due to the rainshower technology and the crossflow water system.

High Yield

Blanching temperature control is a key element to preserve high production yield. With the OctoFrost IF Blancher, the blanched products don’t become mushy or soft helping the processor to increase productivity.

Energy Efficiency

The water in the OctoFrost™ IF Blancher is heated by means of direct steam injection, which is absorbed completely into the water. Due to the recirculation system, very little steam is needed to reheat the water translating in maximum energy efficiency. A 30% to 40% reduction in steam consumption can be achieved compared to traditional steam blanching technologies because there is no escape of the steam when reheating the water.

Reliable Food Safety

The OctoFrost™ IF Blancher has been designed to exceed all international regulations on food safety and hygiene. Every part of the blancher which comes in contact with the blanching water can be cleaned by CIP (Cleaning-In-Place).

FULL TEMPERATURE CONTROL

With the OctoFrost™ Flash Impingement (FI) technology, the blanching time is reduced to a minimum, preventing over-blanching and reducing time and energy consumption. The user of the OctoFrost™ IF Blancher has absolute control over the blanching t° and time.

Optionally, the OctoFrost™ IF Blancher can be fitted with a second temperature zone to reduce temperature in the final blanching stage, for delicate products, which are prone to over-blanching.

OCTOFROST™ CROSS-FLOW

With an OctoFrost™ cross-flow water system, the high volume of filtered and recirculated water showers over and through the product and immediately exits through the side of the blancher. The water then re-enters the heating tank and due to the high volume of water in the system, the temperature drop (delta T°) is max. 3° C. The water flowing through the OctoFrost ™ IF Blancher has the correct temperature in every part of the blancher.

Rainshower System

The rainshower system guarantees the quickest heat transfer, allowing accurate temperature control within 0.2°C of the set temperatures. The water falls gently over the product by means of gravitation only therefore product quality is not compromised. Additionally, the rain shower system has a product cleaning function.

KEY BENEFITS IF BLANCHER

  • Flexibility of different temperature zones to avoid over-blanching;
  • Energy efficient steam injection into the blanching water;
  • Cross flow water circulation;
  • Significantly faster heat transfer due to the impingement rain shower system;
  • High volume of recirculated water over the product;
  • CIP system in place;
  • Total control in blanching time and temperature variations (different sections of the blancher can be turned on or off, with the additional flexibility of speeding-up or speeding-down the belt).
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Products for IF Blancher

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Equipment capacities

Equipment capacities

OctoFrost offers a capacity range of 1,000 to 15,000 kg/h for the OctoFrost IF Blancher.

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Contact

Contact

Octofrost Headquarter

Octofrost Group

Volframgatan 3
SE- 213 64 Malmö
Tel: +46 42 33 22 60
E-mail: info@octofrost.com

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