L.P.L. Multi-Tier Long-Cut Pasta Line

Axor Ocrim has combined the tradition of the double racks for the sticks movement to the new Thermal Inversion Technology (T.I. Technology), giving the chance to choose between TVS technology press (Total Vacuum press) and the traditional press, reinforced aluminum sticks and, finally, the perfect mechanical movement of the double racks.
spaghetti production line
spaghetti pasta plant flow diagram

Press

The most important features of this equipment are the TURBOMIX technology and the low-speed of extrusion, which is achieved thanks to the high-efficiency compression screws: these characteristics allow to obtain a very homogenous dough. The press can be fitted either with Total Vacuum System or with traditional technology.

Press assembly
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Mixing tanks with vacuum airlock
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The die head is placed under the mixing tanks and above the spreader
Die head
Stainless steel shafts and paddles

Spreader

This equipment allows a homogeneous spreading of the Long-Cut Pasta on 2550 mm sticks. It is provided with an automatic system for fresh scraps recovery and a pneumatic conveying system to the press.

Spreader
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Spreader
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Spreader

Pre-Dryer, Dryer and Cooler

The surface of the Long-Cut Pasta is pre-dried, with a continuous hot air flow, to prepare the product for the subsequent drying phase.

A permanent and homogeneous drying of Long-Cut Pasta is permitted by the switching from ventilation phases to rest phases, which are totally controlled by automatic thermohygroregulation systems and are combined with a mechanical double rack guide.

Provided with a heat exchanger entirely manufactured in stainless steel, the cooler allows to cool Long-Cut Pasta and to prepare the pasta for the next storing and packaging phase.

Pre-dryer
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Dryer
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Cooler
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Pre-dryer and dryer
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Detail of the double rack
Sticks for long-cut line

Storage Silo and Stripper

During the night shift of production, it is possible to collect the Long-Cut Pasta on sticks. Every tier has an independent motorization to synchronise the loading and unloading of the storage silo, through an automation system devoted to this equipment.

The stripper automatically removes the sticks and cuts the pasta to the length required for the next phase of packaging.

Storage silo
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Long-cut stripper
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Storage silo and two strippers at the end of the production line
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Long-cut stripper

Process automation

ARS (AxorOcrim Remote Service) is the automation and supervision system completely developed by Axor Ocrim.

Automation with ARS

Capacity and dimensions

spaghetti production line dimensions
Output capacity (Kg/h) Press Spreader Line composition H1 (mm) H2 (mm) L1 (mm) L2 (mm)
2000 1.245.L 2550 ST.AX-2 LPL-TI 3 + Silo 9300 7500 39200 58000
3000 2.210.L 2550 ST.AX-3 LPL-TI 5 + Silo 9500 7500 42200 69000
3500 2.210.L 2550 ST.AX-4 LPL-TI 5 + Silo 9500 8300 47300 76000
4000 2.245.L 2550 ST.AX-4 LPL-TI 5 + Silo 10000 8300 50900 81000
Full-length 3D animation of a long-cut pasta plant
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Full-length video of a long-cut pasta production line installed in Italy
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