Bühler’s simplest and most affordable optical sorter brings food safety to SMEs
Spark has a zero-spillage design, meaning processors reduce waste and achieve higher yield.
Bühler is ready to launch its newest optical sorter, the Spark Pro, promising performance at an affordable price point for small and medium businesses around the world.
With challenges including expensive raw materials and unpredictable weather conditions, Spark Pro offers much-needed relief to the market.
Bühler says Spark Pro is simple to operate, and still produces a reliable yield quality.
Spark is an optical sorter that works with multiple commodities, including grains, pulses, rice, coffee, spices, and peanuts, to remove unwanted defects from the product, for example, sticks and stones, helping food processors achieve better yield quality, greater food safety and meet regulation standards.
Featuring a non-stop sorting algorithm to provide reliable production that won’t shut down, and a zero-spillage design so that less product is wasted, the Spark Pro equips processors with the technology for food safety and business growth.
With the slogan “It simply works” – Bühler has acknowledged to uphold food safety, reliable optical sorting needs to be accessible to every organisation, no matter its size.
Leading the Spark project at Bühler, Bernhard Gabauer, says: “Spark Pro is built for industry purpose. From the camera technology to the saturation value, Spark processes quickly, easily, and well. Helping food processors create good quality yield in a cost-effective way.”
The easy operation means organisations of all sizes can access safe food and good yield quality, without the need for complicated operator training and reducing the chances of human error.
According to Bühler, Spark Pro shows an impressive 99% – 99.7% accept quality, depending on the application. That means the sorter combines a good price and good performance.
Spark features impressive specifications for its price point:
- Easy-to-use operation and setup
- One machine solution for all applications
- Non-stop sorting algorithm
- Zero-spillage concept
- Available in flexible sizing up to 10 chutes.
Spark will be available in November for South and Central America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, China, and the Middle East, and ready to take Europe by storm in early 2024.