HOG HEAD CLEANING UNIT

Fecha de publicación: 28/06/2021
Fuente: WIPO Meat
FIELD: meat treatment.
SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the meat industry, particularly to apparatuses for cleaning hog heads. The hog head cleaning unit consists of a scalding tub, a conveyor, a carriage, holders, guides, an apparatus for removing hair from the surface of the heads, a singeing chamber, an apparatus for washing and cleaning from scale, a mechanism for removing heads from the carriage holders installed above the conveyor, and a receiving apparatus. The mechanism for removing heads from the carriage holders is made in form of two strips of roller tables, the height of placement whereof is smoothly increased to the level of the end of the holders at the head drop section wherein one of the roller table strips is inclined at an angle of 15 to 35° and the surface is made of an anti-adhesive material.
EFFECT: removal of heads from holders without jamming and additional energy consumption, timely removal of processed heads into a receiving apparatus from the conveyor are provided.
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