Technical specifications to match your needs

Operational efficiency and better profit margins start with technical specifications that exactly suit your business. That’s why our approach always starts with asking what you need to succeed. 

What you can expect from PTL

On average, our customers get excellent ROI on any investment in PTL equipment. That’s because every machine is custom-designed to your needs with our thirty years of experience.

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Modular design for maximum flexibility

Whether you need a full production line or individual machines, our modular design gives you more flexibility now and in the future.

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Industry best practice

Your new equipment will meet all regulations with industry best practices around cleaning, materials and hygienic design.

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Increased output, minimal waste

Our high-performance bar machinery can, on average, produce over 2000 bars per minute, with impressive features to keep waste to a minimum.

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Handle more SKUs simply

Our equipment’s exceptional flexibility minimises the time and waste of swapping between SKUs.

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Basic service requirements

To service PTL bar machinery you’ll need only what you have in your plant already: power, air and water.

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Three core slab widths to suit most businesses

Choose from three slab widths to suit your needs: 16”, 24” and 36”.

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Safe, simple toolless changeovers

Designed to make changeovers fast and simple, without needing tools.

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Designed for simplicity

Everything about your new PTL machinery is crafted to make your life easier, from the unique design of the reliable lane spreaders to the easy-clean guillotines and tunnels.

Seamless installations and startups

Customized machinery and processing lines are just the start. Our team have the expertise and process experience to ensure installation and start up goes without a hitch.

Project planning

Project planning and management

With our expert team involved in the project planning and installation, you’ll know you’re covered for all the requirements and considerations.

Technician

Access to technical expertise

Get fast answers to your questions from our responsive technical team – they know our machinery and they know bars.

Training and ongoing support

Upskill your team and realize full ROI faster with training and ongoing support from PTL.

Specifications

Use the table below to estimate possible production outputs from our lines. We’ve used typical figures for belt speeds and bars-per minute and a bar size of 1.25 x 2.5 inches.

16" slab

24" slab

36" slab

Bars per linear meter of belt

135.0

213.7

315.0

Scenario 1

Belt speed ft/min

6.56

9.84

13.12

Bars per minute

270

641

1260

Cooling tunnel length (ft)-8 mins of cooling

52

79

105

Scenario 2

Belt speed ft/min

9.8

13.1

23.0

Bars per minute

405

855

2205

Cooling tunnel length (ft)-5 mins of cooling

49

66

115

16" slab

24" slab

36" slab

Bars per linear

metre of belt

135.0

213.7

315.0

Scenario 1

Belt speed ft/min

6.56

9.84

13.12

Bars per minute

270

641

1260

Cooling tunnel length (ft)-8 mins of cooling

52

79

105

Scenario 2

Belt speed ft/min

9.8

13.1

23.0

Bars per minute

405

855

2205

Cooling tunnel length (ft)-5 mins of cooling

49

66

115

FAQ

1. What is the cleaning and changeover procedure?

This varies from factory to factory. All PTL equipment is produced to maximize efficiency during cleaning and changeover and comes with picture-mapped sanitation details for each module.

2. Do you supply standalone machines as well as full barlines?

We supply single (modular, integrated or engineered) machines to suit any manufacturing requirement. We can also collaborate to automate existing equipment.

3. How many workers are needed to operate and/or clean this machine?

All our equipment is designed with a focus on ease of use. You can typically operate with two to three operators from forming to packing. Some lines can be operated with just one person.

4. What size barlines do you make?

PTL engineers machinery to suit all industry applications, but our common/standard barline slab widths are 16”, 24” and 36”.

5. Can I customize the design to suit my factory requirements?

Yes, we engineer each project to suit the specific requirements of your site and existing equipment.

6. What services or utilities are required to run a PTL line?

Your site should include electrical power supply, chilled glycol, factory heating depending on the forming process requirement, compressed air and hot potable water for belt washers.

7. What products can we make on the PTL barline?

A variety of bar types have been processed through PTL machinery including nut, protein, granola and candy. If you have a product in mind, we have the knowledge and capacity to create it.

8. Is the equipment easy to use, even for semi-skilled operators?

Yes. Our machinery is designed to be user friendly and easy to operate, right from the engineer through to the operator.

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