GEA Aquarius FlexFormer Start Up

Overview

A perfectly formed lollipop with an excellent taste and mouth feel are the ingredients to success. These Benefits are within reach when forming with a GEA Aquarius FlexFormer. Whatever shape you would like to make, whether ball, flat or three-dimensional, GEA Aquarius has with the FlexFormer range the right machine for the job. Configured to appeal to young companies and smaller operations we developed our mid range capacity forming machine the FlexFormer Start Up.

Sugar rope detection system

Working principle

The Flexformer machine has a sugar rope detection system which ensures that when no sugar is entering the format set no stick is feeded towards the die set. The solid or center filled ball lollipops or fancy or 3D lollipops are formed in the format set. The format set and forming machine are designed to enable a very flexible, quick changeover between sizes or shapes. With an easy exchange set you will be able to change from size or shape within 1 hour. 

  • Sugar rope detection system
  • Forming solid center filled ball , fancy or 3 D lollipops
  • Easy exchange set format parts
  • CIP unit (option package) 

Performance

Very flexible, quick changeover between sizes or shapes of lollipops are possible as well as easy adjustment for different stick lenghts. The GEA FlexFormer has less down time thanks to the auto lubrication system and an extensive machine damage protection package is included. With the clean in place unit the down time of the machine due to cleaning will be kept to a minimum of approximately 20 up to 30 minutes when cleaning the die set (included in the option package). Given the high operating speeds, we have gone to great lengths to ensure that the mechanical parts are all well protected. The closed machine housing minimizes maintenance needs and downtime.

  • Quick change over between sizes or shapes
  • Easy adjustment to different stick lenghts
  • Less stops due to autolubrication system
  • Extensive machine damage protection package
  • Clean in place unit for easy and quick cleaning 

Output quality

Our Aquarius forming machines are known for the highest quality ball and 3 D lollipop shapes to ensure after forming this high quality lollipop. The lollipops are transported directly towards the PopCooler B SC to ensure that the perfectly formed lollipop will have no deformation or loose any design detail. 

  • Highest quality ball, fancy, 3d lollipop shapes in the market
  • PopCooler B SC
 

Very flexible, quick changeover between sizes or shapes of lollipops

Flexibility

You will be able to switch between ball and 3D lollipops, with or without center filling, in less than one hour. Next to the GEA Aquarius FlexFormer, we offer other lollipop forming machines, matching cooling solutions and a wide range of wrapping options such as SandwichWrap, BunchWrap or TwistWrap for all these type of lollipops, allowing it to make unique line concepts. 

  • Quick changeover between sizes or shapes possible
  • Flexibility in wrapping possibilities
  • Possibiities to make unique line concepts 

Hygiene

After every 8 to 10 hours production the machine needs to be cleaned according to a cleaning schedule which is included in our manual of the machine. GEA declares that the GEA Aquarius lollipop machinery are conform the essential requirements of hygiene constructions as stated in the CE marking. To reduce the cleaning efforts and time, a CIP (Clean-In-Place) is available in the option package. 

  • Improved hygiene
  • Efficient cleaning
  • Protected against aggressive sugar dust
  • CIP = clean in place unit (in option package) 

Safety

All GEA Aquarius lollipop machinery have a CE marking. GEA  declares that the GEA Aquarius Lollipop machinery are conform with the essential requirements of the applicable CE directives.

  • CE Marking
  • Extensive machine damage protection system standard
  • Closed machine housing

Controls

  • Easy to use on & off button
  • On & off button