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The grader is equipped with a carousel system with built-in cars that pick up and transport the product.

Valka Launches Two New Types of IQF Graders

  (ICELAND, 6/12/2020)

Icelandic high-tech company Valka has designed two new graders for batching and automatic packing of IQF frozen products that offer numerous new features compared to traditional graders in this category.

Automatic infeed and highest per per square meter throughput 

The High-speed Portion Grader is a multi-lane grader with unparalleled per square metre throughput. The  grader can be constructed with up to four lanes and the products are sorted by weight and dimensions.

 

 Aligner Packing Robot for IQF products.

 

Optionally it can be assembled with a fully automatic infeed system or the traditional circular infeed. Instead of the traditional pneumatic arms the grader is equipped with gentle handling dropping mechanism at each gate, so the products flow smoothly into the buffer. Furthermore, the grader can be supplied to pack to bulk packaging or to smaller type boxes and attached takeaway conveyors.

 

Valka offers various grading & batching equipment for whole fish or portions, fresh or frozen.
 
Batching- and packing robot that eliminates overpack
 

The Aligner Packing Robot automatically packs IQF fillets or portions according to the most demanding packing requirements with absolute minimum overpack. Unlike traditional batching graders that make decisions based on a statistical guess, the Valka Packing Robot recognizes the weight of numerous pieces in advance before applying a game theory algorithm.

 

 Valka Aligner grader grades, batches and packs automatically into the final boxes
 
In that way, it continually optimizes the best solution based on actual piece weights, resulting in close to no giveaway (a.k.a. overpack). Furthermore, the grader is equipped with a carousel system with built-in cars that pick up and transport the product. An integrated cartesian robot then gently slides the portion for delivery directly above the final packaging.

 

New High speed grader for IQF Portions.

 

About Valka ehf

Valka was founded in 2003 and is based in Kopavogur Iceland. Valka specializes in the development and marketing of automation solutions for the food processing industry which have the primary objective of improving the quality and yield of the raw material which results in higher selling price of the processed food products.

A prime excample of the company’s ingenuity is the Valka RapidAligner grading and packing equipment, a processing line which improves yield and maximizes accurancy and greatly improves Productivity. Another example of the company’s ingenuity is the Valka RapidFeed infeed control and dispersion machine, a tried, tested and economic solution for removing one of the last major bottlenecks in IQF processing.

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