Fresh Produce Packhouse

Potato Washing & Sorting Line

Tong Engineering is proud to have been selected as chosen supplier of an advanced potato washing, polishing, grading and optical sorting facility for a well-known farming and fresh produce business.

This high capacity washing facility is fed by a Tong box tipper which transfers potatoes to a 4 metre long Tong barrel washer fitted with integrated destoner for gentle washing and reliable removal of stones. Potatoes are polished in a full rotary polisher with water recycling facility, before drying is achieved with a Tong sponge drying unit with all electric direct drive motors on every shaft for optimum energy efficiency and ease of maintenance.

Potato grading with Tong’s EasyGrade screen unit. Optical sorting with Newtec Celox optical sorter. Gentle box filling with Tong vertical lowerator box fillers.

Another high quality handling solution from Tong.