Starfrost Hybrid inline IQF tunnel is a highly versatile, multi-belt IQF freezing & chilling system. It combines the look of a fluidised bed tunnel with the airflow characteristics of a spiral freezer. Built with flexibility in mind, our tunnel freezers are designed around our customers’ requirements and to exact product specification.
The Hybrid tunnel freezer provides high performance continuous freezing or chilling, which enables food processors to reduce labour and streamline production processes. The compact freezer system delivers extremely rapid and effective freezing times at significantly lower costs than cryogenic freezers.
The inline IQF tunnel is ideal for upgrading from static blast freezing to continuous in-line IQF processing, or for diversifying or expanding production. The IQF tunnel can be upgraded to a high air velocity impingement system for rapid crust freezing or full freezing a range of products.
The processing options are extensive to suit a multitude of requirements. The Hybrid can be adapted to glaze, harden, chill, freeze or thaw a wide range of food products including seafood, meat, poultry, bakery, dairy products, fruit and vegetables.
Fast and efficient cooling with multiple level conveyor belts
Belts can operate independently at various speeds or on a cascade principle
Low maintenance with a fully accessible stainless steel design
Design provides rapid freezing with lowest power consumption
Adjustable air speed for controlled processing of light and delicate products
Full freezing up to 600 kg/hr and chilling, hardening or re-freezing to in excess of 4,000 kg/hr
Cost effective alternative to running a cryogenic nitrogen tunnel freezer