Flat Bed Brusher

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  • Wyma’s Flat Bed Brushers remove surface dirt from round produce. Due to its gentle action, the Flat Bed Brusher is suitable for delicate produce. Produce can be wet or dry.

    A Flat Bed Brusher is made up of rows of brush rollers for removing dirt. The type of brushes used and the number of rows on the bed are customised to suit your needs.

    The drive system has a robust, interlaced toothed belt drive which means it has less drive motors compared to other machines on the market.

    Produce moves along the bed as other produce pushes it forward, so the in-feed speed determines the time produce is on the bed. A roll-out produce clearing device can be fitted to clear produce at the end of a run.

    Spray bars can be fitted to rinse produce with water or apply liquid to produce surface.

    A Flat Bed Brusher can be integrated into a Wyma Flat Bed System. These multi-purpose Flat Bed Systems eliminate the need to transfer produce between processes, saving you time and money. You can integrate brushing, drying, rinsing and/or liquid application.

    Our Flat Bed Systems are modular and have three standard width options. Individual modules have two length options and multiple modules can be combined to suit your site. This means your produce gets optimal contact time on the bed surface.

    For DRY brushing, the Flat Bed Brusher is suitable for:

    • Potatoes: Removes dry or loose dirt
    • Onions: Cleans dirt and removes loose shells
    • Capsicums/Peppers: Cleans around stems
    • Tomatoes: Leaves a shiny, polished finish
    • Fruit (round citrus and pip fruit): Removes dirt stuck in the skin pores

    For WET brushing, the Flat bed Brusher is suitable for:

    • Potatoes: ‘Finishing washer’ function. Polishes and cleans out pores
    • Capsicums/Peppers: Cleans around stems
    • Tomatoes: Leaves a shiny, polished finish

    Model Working width No. of rows
    WBF1012 1200 mm (4) 10
    WBF1015 1500 mm (5') 10
    WBF1018 1800 mm (6') 10
    WBF1512 1200 mm (4') 15
    WBF1515 1500 mm (5') 15
    WBF1518 1800 mm (6') 15
    WBF2012 1200 mm (4') 20
    WBF2018 1800 mm (6') 20
    WBF2020 2000 mm (6'6'') 20
    • Quick removal of surface dirt allows easier drying and more effective sizing down the line
    • A modular build allows flexibility for you to mix and match based on your functionality/capacity requirements (possibility to add drying and/or spool sizing modules)
    • Different brushes can be selected for optimal performance
    • Centralised greasing system and side removable panels for ease of maintenance
    • Rinsing or product application spray bars with interchangeable nozzles to cater for various flow rates and speed*
    • No drop between modules minimizing produce damage
    • Drain water catchment tray with/without water recycling system*
    • Durable and quiet Kevlar reinforced synchronous belts and CE rated voltage specific motoring gearbox
    • Automatic wiper system to clear produce at the end of a run, eliminating the need for an operator*
    • Segmented polyethylene bristle rows for easy and cost effective replacement

    * Optional

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