Nest-shaped pasta - Nidomatic production line

Line that allows the product to stay inside the nests from the beginning to the end of the process. This ensures reduction of scrapes and damages to the product.

The “Nidomatic” solution employs a different method for conveying the nests during the drying stage. Following extrusion, pasta is placed into cups where it remains until the end of the process. This system reduces scraps to zero and facilitates packaging in trays.

Dosage and Press

In the mixing tank the slowly rotating paddles mix the ingredients until optimal hydration is achieved, allowing the gluten matrix to form.

Nest forming device

Laminating roller unit positioned under the extrusion head; removable for the production of directly extruded products. Nest making device with 12 or 24 tubes installed directly under the press die. With conveyor tubes in transparent alimentary material for checking the length of the pasta strips.

Weight check

Situated under the nest-forming machine, this device checks the weight of the nests.


Stainless-steel structure with ventilation units specifically designed to keep the nests in their ideal shape. Equipped with independent controls to automatically regulate temperature and humidity.

TAS dryer

Divided into three independent sections: the pre-drying stage continues in the first zone, in the second area the main drying process takes place and the third section is used for stabilization.

Unloading units

The nests are unloaded in groups of 4, 6 or 8 units for arranged packaging in trays or heat-sealed film. After unloading the empty cups are returned to the nest forming machine to repeat the cycle.

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