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Automatic Double-Clipper

FCA 60

Top and PCS Exclusive Features

The star indicates features that you will only find at Poly-clip System.
  • No one else has it: Linear displacer for symmetrical sausage ends with uniform pleating
  • No one else has it: The smallest clip in the world (XS clip)
  • Easy to operate
  • Robust, hygienic design
  • Easy to manoeuvre (4 castors)
  • Ideal for small portions (diameter 18-60 mm)

Why clip with FCA 60?

In the FCA class the FCA 60 is the specialist for small calibres, a robust entry-level machine with simple functions that is easy to operate. The automatic double-clipper closes collagen casings up to 65 mm, fibrous casings up to 48 mm and plastic casings up to 80 mm (depending on the material thickness).

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Technical Data

Simply for small calibres

  • Especially for snack products
  • Basic oriented operation
  • For a range of calibres from 18 to 80 mm and up to 125 cycles per minute in continuous mode
  • Robust and of stainless steel design for highest reliability and a long service life

Advantages

  • Easy clipping optimized to the essentials
  • R-ID Clip with high holding force, even up to bacteria-proof clip closure with plastic casings
  • Incorrect settings are avoided by detection of the clip size and die
  • Auto-Stop System, clip sensor monitoring end of clip supply on reel
  • Tool free quick-change system of the die
  • Safety casing brake with hand guard; maintaining safety distance to separator when adjusted, operation without casing brake is blocked
  • Short sausage ends, uniform pleating and clean sausage tails due to the linear voiding separator
  • Highest productivity adjustable in three speed levels, additional speed profile for overspreading
  • Air-free slack filling of moulded products by overspreading, total spreading up to 100 mm, manually adjustable
  • Ergonomic and functional controls for product-specific settings
  • Comfortable external adjustment of the separator hole
  • Electronic hand-wheel for adjustments, clip loading position, clip pressure and parameter settings
  • Additional safety by two-handed triggering of first clip
  • Adjustable conveyor belt speed for products true to the calibre
  • Simple, ergonomic handling for reloading of casing, without swing-out of the clip head
  • Easy to manoeuvre with two lockable wheels
  • Low noise level

Quality and hygiene

  • Stainless steel provides resistance to aggressive cleaning solutions
  • Smooth surfaces, large openings and flaps make for easy cleaning
  • Removable separator cleaning cover – allows ideal accessibility

Maintenance

  • Extremely compact design for easy serviceability with few wear parts easily accessible
  • Centralized lubrication strip for easy and fast maintenance

Equipment options

  • Special machine version for rings with adapted front flap and double-conveyor belt 700 mm
  • String dispenser for rings
  • Conveyor belt, single lane 700 and 1,200 mm, roller extension 1,000 and 1,600 mm, and double-belt 700 mm
  • Automatic looper GSA 20
  • Comfort setting for spreading and overspreading
  • Twin turret with swivel horns
  • Casing brake assistant – semi-automatic casing brake holder system for fastest reloading of casings
  • Pneumatic casing brake (dry sausage brake)
  • Length portioning by means of optical scanning
  • Ball joint filler connection
  • Sensors for loops and casing end

Function and operation

The automatic clipping machine is connected mechanically and electrically to the stuffer. The portions are fed in precisely to the nearest gram and closed by a clip as single portions or chains. The FCA 60 with its controller board is driven by a servo frequency converter. The clear control panel includes function keys for the counters knife, loop, label and single clip feature. Reload of casing is simple and comfortable, without swing-out of the clip head.

Possible combinations

  • ES 5000
  • Labelling system for marking and traceability

Consumables

R-ID Clip: XS, S, M

Width

1705 — 1800 mm

Height

1995 — 2145 mm

Weight

460 kg

Depth

1030 mm

Three-phase current connection

200 – 240 VAC, 380 – 460 VAC, 50/60 Hz

Power input

4 kW

Fuse connection

16 A

Compressed air

5 — 7 bar

Air consumption

2.5 NL/Cycle

Spreading

18, 26, 30 mm

Total spreading up to

100 mm

Subject to technical modifications.

The Poly-clip System quality promise

Our machines, consumables and services meet the highest standards. This is promised not only by numerous certifications, but above all by our own claim: Excellence in Clipping. In this way, we guarantee you the reliability and dependability that you can expect for your production. We ship spare parts worldwide within the shortest possible time, quickly and without complications. If necessary, our technical service is on the spot via the fastest route.

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