How our PM2020-HC weighing machine works

The weighing machine is divided into three tracks; 1 track for good weight, 1 track for underweight and 1 track for overweight. The underweight and overweight tracks each have 3 independent weighing belts. Punnets with good weight are automatically transported to the next station in the packaging line. Punnets with under- and overweight are manually processed by an operator.

On each weighing belt, the machine indicates with an LED indicator how much under- or overweight there is in a punnet. The operator sees at a glance whether a large or small product should be taken from the punnet or added to reach the desired weight. By weighing products in this way, the weight per punnet becomes more stable and the give-away weight lower.

The only difference between the PM2020-MC and the PM2020-HC is that the middle capacity (MC) can process  up to 60 punnets per minute and the high capacity (HC) up to 100 punnets per minute.

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Use of our PM2020-HC weighing machine

ARCO’s weighing machines can be used for boxes, bags, cans, jars and sachets. The field of application of the PM2020-HC weighing machine is extremely wide. The weighing line performs excellently in the mushroom industry and is also extremely suitable for weighing soft fruits, such as strawberries, grapes, raspberries, berries, mushrooms, et cetera. Our employees will be happy to advise you on the best solution for your specific product line.

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Advantages of our PM2020-HC weighing machine

The advantages of a PM2020-HC weighing machine from ARCO are:

  • Capacity up to 100 punnets per minute;
  • Operation of weighing line can be done by one operator;
  • Any desired recipe between 50 and 1000 grams adjustable;
  • Less human error;
  • Less loss due to too much weight in the trays;
  • Faster throughput, so fresher packaging;
  • Less floor space required;
  • Low investment + quick payback period.

Other possibilities

In addition to the PM2020-HC weighing machine, we have many other options for checking soft fruits and vegetables for their quality and weight. Namely: our weighing line PM2020-MC, bucket weigher, triple deck system, multihead weigher or checkweighers.

Add-ons to our hardware solutions

As a system integrator, we always want to stay one step ahead of the competition. With products that not only provide better performance, but are also stable, safe and sustainable. This requires optimal maintenance of our installations, easy options for making upgrades and the flexibility to respond quickly and efficiently to changing market requirements. To achieve this, more is needed than good service. View the supplement to our hardware services below.

What our customers in the Agri & Food sector say about us

‘ARCO has simplified our production process. Thanks to the comprehensive package of services and the customized solutions, ARCO is the ideal supplier for us.’

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We know ARCO as a no-nonsense company that believes in workable and affordable solutions. This is what sets ARCO apart from other companies. They also have all the necessary knowledge in-house to create a strong and efficient line. We don’t know what the future holds, but we will certainly be happy to work together again.’

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‘ARCO’s weighing line has had a major impact on our production. Our new system cuts product losses by up to 6%. It was a successful project and a rewarding collaboration.’

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