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Tin spraying system for baking plant
3rd Quarter 2017, Electrical switching & drive systems & components


Tectra Automation recently designed and supplied the Tectra 650 automatic tin spraying system to Bakesure Ingredient Suppliers, Africa’s leading baking ingredients and solutions provider. Bakesure required an automatic tin spraying system for its baking plant, as the manual application process was costing the company valuable time. The Tectra 650 is a stationed system that sprays 650 baking trays per hour with Cake-lease releasing agent.

The supplied solution included all components, including frames, Bosch Rexroth VSD, DC motor, control panel and the actual spraying equipment. The motor rotates the tin while the timers measure and monitor the number of tin rotations. After this, the actual spraying starts. Each tin is sprayed for one second and after that the machine automatically stops. “Thanks to the logic relays deployed in this system, the whole process is activated, stopped and controlled by a single push of a button,” says mechatronics technician, Joseph Ngungu.

Tectra opted for the adaptable Bosch Rexroth VSD as it is one of the only drives on the market that can be seamlessly integrated with a non-Bosch Rexroth DC motor, in addition to its logic relays and timers.

“The drive’s adaptability and ease of use is well suited to the fast pace of the bakery. And when it is set with the right parameters, it ensures the fast and simple spraying of the releasing agent after every bake,” concludes Ngungu.

For more information contact Joseph Ngungu, Tectra Automation, +27 (0) 11 971 9400, joseph.ngungu@tectra.co.za, www.hytecgroup.co.za


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Supplied By: Tectra Automation
Tel: +27 11 971 9400
Fax: +27 11 971 9440
Email: sales@tectra.co.za
www: www.hytecgroup.co.za
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