Automatic Double-Clipper

  • ICA – Automatic Double-Clipper – Air-free slack filling
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA – Automatic Double-Clipper – Air-free slack filling
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail
  • ICA - Detail

Why clip with ICA?

5 reasons

01 More sausage / ham
This automatic clipper from Poly-clip System features the legendary iris separator for short, symmetrical sausage shoulders. That results in more slices per sausage, thus a bigger yield.

02 Moulded products
In this class the ICA is a specialist for air-free slack filling with overspreading up to 300 mm in proven Poly-clip quality. You benefit from the tried and tested double-clipper for moulded products in the calibre range up to 200 mm.

03 Up to 10 % extra production increase
No other manufacturer of automatic clipping machines offers you an IFC interface for communication between Handtmann filler and the double-clipper. This allows you product safety and additional increases of up to 10 %.

04 Reduced maintenance costs
The automatic clipper offers the automatic central lubrication. You can rely on the accomplishment of this important task.

05 No product smearing
We offer you a swirl brake in Poly-clip quality, with a crown filling horn, for high product quality with very good cost-effectiveness.



  • Calibres up to 200 mm
  • Overspreading up to 300 mm
  • Up to 60 cycles per minute in continuous mode
  • For large calibres and moulded products
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The ICA is the ideal machine for large calibres and moulded products up to a calibre of 200 mm. Fibrous, collagen and plastic casings can be processed. The innovative iris separator makes the ICA ideal for the production of large volumes like slicer products, moulded ham, even those made of whole muscles.

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  • Short clip cycles for high-level output
  • Innovative iris separator for short, symmetrical sausage shoulders
  • Product true to the calibre as the conveyor speed is programmable and infinitely variable
  • Low noise operation
  • Easy to manoeuvre with two lockable wheels
  • Simple machine operation with SAFETY TOUCH – shockproof, 10” large and easy to clean
  • Highest productivity; product parameters can be recalled from the SAFETY TOUCH recipe management
  • Operator-friendly with individually assignable manual functions, e.g. inching mode
  • USB port for data import and export
  • Additional safety by two-handed triggering of first clip
  • Simple conversion of clip size  S 8700 to S 800
  • Pneumatic movement of the clip head for reloading of  casing
  • Casing brake can be adjusted from outside while stuffing
  • Electronic hand-wheel for adjustments and setting parameters
  • Low air consumption
  • Reliable cut of elastic nettings
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  • Hygienic design, easy to clean, smooth stainless steel surfaces
  • Conveyor belt contact surface is made of stainless steel and is smooth with rounded embossments
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  • Optimum access for maintenance work
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  • Consumption-oriented central lubrication for maximum reliability and service life
  • Air-free slack filling of moulded products by overspreading up to 300 mm, with servo control, adjustable and programmable as product parameters
  • Swirl brake with crown filling horn for consistently clear and grainy raw sausage texture, possible reduction of production costs due to shortened natural curing time
  • Protective guard with sliding grate made of stainless steel
  • Twin turret
  • Automatic looper GSA 20
  • Casing end switch
  • S-clips on spool – 1,300 sausages without reloading
  • Filling horns diameter 24, 28, 36, 48, 60, 70, 76, 80, 85 and 100 mm
  • Servo-supported clip pressure setting, e.g. for sensitive fibrous casings, can be saved as product parameter
  • Portioning or length filling
  • Telescope conveyor belt 1.3 m long
  • Roller extension to conveyor belt for 1.6 m long sausages
  • Automatic adjustment of conveyor belt speed
  • Pneumatic dry sausage brake
  • Second control panel at end of conveyor belt
  • Vacuum system for air-free filling of large calibres
  • Pneumatically movable casing brake holder
  • Net applicator
  • WS Food Standard interface for operational data acquisition
  • Intelligent Filler Clipper (IFC) Interface upon request
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The ICA is connected mechanically to filling machines, including ham pumps and synchronized electrically. After the filler has discharged the portion, the iris separator powerfully encloses the casing and separates whole muscles without damage to the casing. The ICA is equipped with the tried-and tested clip distance of 51 mm. The PC control allows a very fast and accurate signal processing. On the SAFETY TOUCH display the diagnostic system provides a  direct and clear indication of the clipping machine’s operational status as well an analysis of filling and clipping times. Deviations from the recipe parameters saved in SAFETY TOUCH are monitored. The operator is intuitively guided through the flat menu structure of the SAFETY TOUCH by means of self-explaining pictograms. Operator, set-up and service levels are kept clearly separated and are password protected. A continuous process monitoring is offered by the high degree of automation.

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  • ES 5000
  • Labelling system for marking and traceability
  • TSA 160
  • Seals ready-to-fill tube from flat roll stock film in-line
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S-Clip for calibres up to 160 mm: S 8740, S 8744, S 8748

S-Clip for calibres up to 200 mm: S 840, S 844, S 848, S 854

Loops: GS 20, GS 20 S3, GS 20 X


We provide clips with the system

Original clips from Poly-clip System guarantee maximum quality and safety. They are SAFE-COAT coated and tested by SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS. The largest range of clips and loops, rapid availability and a qualified service organisation worldwide are your guarantee of trouble-free production. Trust the SAFE-COAT clip. Play it safe.

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