According to the volume and type of product to handle, several options are offered :
• Vibrating dewaterer + rinser : (see VIBRATING CONVEYOR section)
• Static dewaterer : it consists of an inclined channel with a grid bottom. Suitable for big products (potatoes – big carrots – turnips – beetroots…)
• Static dewaterer + water cleaner : The same as before but with a rotating perforated drum to filter the water before it falls down into the collecting tank suitable for the same products as above and when the machine is used as a prewasher with dirty product.
Stone discharge devices
According the quantity of stones to evacuate two types of devices are offered :
Manual device : For small quantities of stones (50 to 100 Kg. per hour) a simple tank is bolted under the destoning main tank to collect the stones.
A manual flushing has to be done periodically.
Automatic device : For bigger quantities a rubber belt elevator is used. (see CONVEYING SYSTEM section)
• Carrots – turnips – beetroots – potatoes 10 to 12 Tons per hour
• Green beans 8 to 10 Tons per hour
• Salsifies 6 to 8 Tons per hour