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MGS Machine Vortex high-speed tray denester

MGS Machine Vortex high-speed tray denester

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Phone: +1.763.425.8808


MGS Machine
9900 85th Avenue North
Maple Grove IL 55369
United States

The MGS Machine Vortex high-speed tray denester separates trays, clamshells, flanged lids, tubs and buckets from a nested stack and accurately places them, ready for filling, on a flighted or flat-belt conveyor at speeds up to 300 per minute. Featuring a single-sided cantilevered design, four-axis stepper motor system and full washdown capability, this cost-effective screw denester offers easy installation, five-minute changeovers and superior sanitation. This denester is ideal for all food products and wet environments. 

The Vortex is ideal for a wide range trays for products that include foods such as bakery products, ready-meals, meat, poultry, seafood, fresh produce, pharmaceuticals and other products. It handles square, rectangular, oval, round and pie-shaped trays, clamshells, lids, tubs and buckets made of plastic, polystyrene, paperboard and molded-fiber, which are 2 by 2 inches (51 by 51 mm) to 12 by 16 inches (304 by 406 mm) in size when the flange is rigid and there is a minimum gap between flanges.

The four-axis stepper motor system offers smooth indexing motion for reliable separation and consistent placement of trays at high speeds. With no belts, gear boxes or other wear parts, the Vortex reduces maintenance while speeding product changeovers. Featuring quick-change timing screws, the Vortex can change from one size and shape to another in less than five minutes with no tools required. The optional screw height adjustable stand further speeds product changeovers as well as installation. With stainless steel construction and a NEMA 4X / IP68 rated electrical enclosure, the Vortex is designed to withstand high-pressure caustic washdowns to achieve the highest level of sanitation and maintain food safety. 


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