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ZSK Mv PLUS twin screw extruder in new hygienic design

Improved product and production safety

Due to the steadily growing hygienic requirements of food producers for food safety Coperion has further developed its twin screw extruder series ZSK Mv PLUS and has introduced a complete new, innovative machine design to the market.

The new ZSK Mv PLUS is equipped with an open base frame out of stainless steel. This design ensures the latest hygienic standards and provides clear advantages to operators. Cleaning efforts drop tremendously and downtime for cleaning is reduced to a minimum due to optimal accessibility of the equipment. In the same time product and production safety have been improved. Coperion uses materials of construction which guarantee the fulfillment of all EU and worldwide guidelines.

ZSK 54 MEGAvolume PLUS in hygienic design

Operators also benefit from the ZSK’s new control system CSpro which is based on the latest Siemens SPS S7-1500 hardware and software. Due to its OPC UA interface as well as its web interface it guarantees maximum connectivity to all relevant data of the plant. Therefore it fulfills the industry 4.0 standards.

Coperion’s twin screw extruder ZSK is the result of over 100 years of experiences in extrusion processes and more than 50 years of expertise in food extrusion applications. It excels by its maximum operational reliability and is world reknown for the high durability of all parts. Food production companies using the ZSK Mv PLUS are ranging from cereal manufacturers to high moisture meat analogues producers worldwide.

The performance characteristics of the twin screw extruder ZSK Mv PLUS are basing on a Do/Di of 1.8 (outer to inner screw diameter).Specific torque limits at 11.3 Nm/cm3 and max. screw speed is 1,800 rpm.

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