RETRACTOR

ADD FLEXIBILITY TO YOUR PROCESSING LINE

Transfer, position and arrange, deposit, load or reject product with a retracting conveyor – saving line space and improving safety.

WHY THE RETRACTOR?

The Retractor has multiple applications on your food processing line in one machine, moving your product 90 degrees to the next process with gentle handling and accurate alignment.

FLEXIBLE OPERATION

Completes a variety of transferring applications across countless stroke lengths and speeds. Integrated servo controls automate each recipe and program.

OPTIMAL PRODUCT HANDLING

Small diameter infeed and outfeed rolling nosebars transfer product without gaps or damage and maintain orientation.

SANITARY & MAINTENANCE FRIENDLY

Featuring a positive drive system and easily removable guarding for optimal sanitation. 

Product Features

The Retractor retracting belt conveyor adds flexibility to the fixed space of your food processing plant. It performs several applications in one machine – from loading and depositing to transferring, rejecting, and positioning. Its configurable design is customized to your precise application, then servo controls are programmed to automate it. Tight infeed and outfeed transfers ensure product orientation and integrity with no damage or loss in gaps.

  • Transfer, deposit into rows or stacks, position, load or reject product between key machines and processes

  • Available with thermoplastic, modular, wire, or reinforced fabric belting

  • Tight transfer 5/8” or 7/8” rolling nosebars for smooth, damage-free transfers

  • Integrated servo controls programmed for recipes and retraction stroke lengths and speeds

  • Food-grade sanitary design with positive drive system, easily removed guarding, and optional CIP System

Specs

Key details to help you decide if the Retractor is right for your operation.

Positive drive

Integrated servo recipe controls

Belts:
thermoplastic, modular, wire, fabric reinforced

Width:
up to 84” (2134 mm)

Length:
application dependent

Retracting Speed/Cycles:
150 cycles per minute

Options

Additional equipment options to customize the Retractor precisely to your application. 

  • Belt CIP System

Service & Parts

Our expert project managers and technical service teams work hand-in-hand with you to find the solutions you need, quickly and efficiently, so you can stay up and running.

  • Installation with onsite cutting and welding to get your operation up and running fast
  • Electrical capabilities to integrate the entire line
  • Training programs give your operators the know-how to keep it running
  • Contact technical service via phone, email, and emergency support available 24/7
  • Get equipment tuning, belting repair and replacement handled by experienced technicians right at your facility

COMMON FOOD INDUSTRIES

Whether your product is sticky, dusty, wrapped or not, the Retractor can transfer it throughout your processing line damage-free. Don’t see your products? We have decades of experience throughout the food industry – contact us for your custom configuration.

Bakery
Dairy
Frozen
Ready-to-Eat
Snack Food

SANITARY DESIGN

We put sanitation and food safety at the forefront of our designs. The Retractor is designed for maximum accessibility and ease of cleaning, in line with food processing equipment standards.

  • From stainless steel construction to open frames to options to help easily access, clean, and validate.

REQUEST A CONFIGURATION

Contact us to customize the Retractor to your application, layout, and processes.

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