Cooking

Costacurta aims to be a point of reference in the food industry in designing and manufacturing straight and slat conveyor belts for cooking and curved conveyor belts for spiral towers. 

The conveyor belt is designed and chosen to facilitate the transport and processing of foods based on the plant layout, operating conditions and characteristics of the product to cook. Moreover, the conveyor belts are easy to clean and are made of high-quality materials to guarantee perfect hygiene

Finally, Costacurta provides a team of technicians and engineers to assist clients in the selection of the belts and their installation.

Cooking is the process that transforms a raw food into a cooked one through exposure to heat. Costacurta’s products are typically used in a wide range of cooking processes; from steaming, to frying and baking at temperatures that can range from 150° to 280°C, depending on the process and foods to be cooked. The most common foods are bread, pizza, biscuits, snacks, meat and poultry.

Conveyor belts for straight-line cooking tunnels

Food can be cooked in continuous ovens with temperatures of between approximately 150°C and 280°C, depending on the cooking process and the product to be cooked. The products are moved inside these continuous ovens on metal conveyor belts.
The conveyor belt accompanies the product inside the tunnel that is exposed to a source of heat that cooks it.

The distinctive characteristics of the Costacurta conveyor belts for cooking tunnels are:

  • Perfect straightness
  • Perfect balance between spirals or shaped flat bars and connecting rods
  • Wide range of mesh available
  • Smooth, uniform surfaces to handle the product correctly

Conveyor belts for spiral cooking towers

Food can be cooked in spiral towers. In this case, the product is transported on a conveyor belt that rotates helicoidally around a central drum. The product is cooked while moving inside the tower.

Spiral towers use all the necessary vertical space to guarantee that foods pass through the unit for the correct length of time. The towers can be single or double and can have different set-ups to adapt to existing production processes and to the space available.

The distinctive characteristics of the Costacurta conveyor belts for spiral towers are:

  • Wide range of pitches and turn radii
  • High quality welding
  • Smooth and uniform surfaces to handle the product correctly
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