In this case, the customer wants to wash and peel beets or carrots at 10 tonnes per hour. In this case, the steam peeling line is part of a washing and steam peeling line.
After the product has been washed, it goes to the steam peeler. Here, the peel is removed from the product by means of steam under high pressure. A stirring arm inside the peeler ensures that all the product is peeled properly. The steam is discharged into a blow-off vessel after each cycle.
After steam peeling, the product is transported to the brush belt. The purpose of the brush belt is to remove the peeling waste from the product. By means of a conveyor belt, the product is pressed against twelve brushes.
After steam peeling, the product is transported to a brushband by means of a dosage screw. The peeling waste is discharged via the underside of the brush belt. The product falls out again at the top.