An economical machine for the low to medium volume food processor or food service commissary desiring to rapidly chill hot clipped casings, heat sealed pouches and/or membrane sealed tubs/bowls/trays. The Tucs batch chiller is a simple air agitated tank providing efficient immersion cooling of packaged products.
Process water is maintained at chill temperatures through the use of submerged evaporator coils directly coupled to the refrigeration compressor(s). A switch activated floor lifts cooled product from chiller bath for easy and safe removal.
For the commissary desiring a multipurpose machine to quickly chill packaged hot liquids and/or automatically cook and chill vacuum packaged non pumpable products. Available in 50, 100, 150, 200 and 300-gallon batch chill capacities (350, 750, 1,200, 1,500 and 2,000 lbs cook tank capacities respectively). The machine is equipped with an integral chilled water generator coupled to a remote refrigeration compressor thereby eliminating bulky problematic ice builders, falling film chillers or chilled glycol systems.
For the commissary desiring high volume continuous or batch, cooling or chilling, hermetically sealed pouches, tubs, trays or bowls to 40°F. Available in 1, 2 or 3 independent chill lanes providing combined throughput capacities from 200 to 5,000 gallons per hour. The process water is maintained at 33°F by submerged evaporator coils directly connected to remote refrigeration.
Air agitation assures uniform water temperature throughout and provides gentle agitation of the product. Product is moved through and out of the tank on demand by a cleated conveyor.