Contact Plate Freezer & Hardener

CONTACT - instant crust freezing for superior product quality

Fastest Freezing

Fastest and most efficient freezing processes

No Belt Marking

Eliminates belt marks, maintains shape and appearance

Premium Product

Minimises drip loss and maximises yield

Harden or Freeze

Adaptable to cool, crust freeze or fully freeze
Contact Crust Freezer
Contact Crust Hardener
Crust freezer freezing scallops for Seafood processor

Fast Freezing

Starfrost’s Contact freezer utilises highly effective plate freezing technology that maximises product quality and reduces freezing time. The Contact features a reusable thin polyethylene film conveyor belt, this passes over a refrigerated plate that provides one of the fastest and most efficient freezing processes available.

Adaptable

The Contact Hardener surface freezes the underside of high value products, minimising drip loss and maximising yield.  Ideal for crust freezing raw meats and poultry, as well as wet or delicate seafood products such as fish fillets, scallops, octopus and squid.

The Contact Freezer features an overhead freezing system for the total full freezing of a wide variety of products that might be delicate or require no belt marking, the freezing method maintains product shape and appearance and improves overall quality.

View of production line featuring Contact cooler at UK bakery

Superior Product Quality

The Contact Hardener surface freezes the underside of high value products, minimising drip loss and maximising yield.  Ideal for crust freezing raw meats and poultry, as well as wet or delicate seafood products such as fish fillets, scallops, octopus and squid.

No Belt Marking

The Contact Freezer option features an overhead freezing system for the total full freezing of a wide variety of products that might be delicate or require no belt marking, the freezing method maintains product shape and appearance and improves overall quality.

Contact Crust Freezer shown processing cooked rice
Contact crust freezing poultry portions

Features

  • Enclosure design allows easy access for maintenance and service requirements
  • Large freezing capacities relative to freezer footprint size
  • High efficiency axial fans with anodised motors
  • Evaporator tube and fin design for extended run periods
  • Standardised components made of stainless steel ensure easy and rapid site assembly
  • External installation available to maximise factory space

Benefits

Superior quality
Improves product yield, presentation and dehydration

Hygienic
Reusable film conveyor provides the optimal hygiene

Rapid Freezing
Refrigerated plate technology produces fast, efficient freezing

Adaptable
for freezing or hardening, solid and liquid products

Efficient
Reusable belt system with extended operation time between defrosts

Premium product
No belt marking or sticking for high value products

Contact crust freezer - various food applications

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