Lamina® Hydrocutting System

High Volume, High Quality Food Cuts

The Lamina Hydrocutting System is the equipment of choice for the largest food processors in the world, cutting the French fries, pickles, carrot sticks, and more foods we know and love to eat.

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Trusted, World-Class Food Cutting Performance

Vanmark has been the global leader in hydrocutting equipment for decades. The Lamina system offers processors with:

UNMATCHED ACCURACY & CONSISTENCY

From system design using CFD analysis, to operation over long runs – the Lamina Hydrocutting System was designed for accuracy that is consistent with no adjustments.

HIGH VOLUME
THROUGHPUT

Our patented Distributor gives you the flexibility to switch lanes of product or run both at the same time. Avoid downtime and significantly increase throughput.

SIMPLE OPERATION & MAINTENANCE

We’ve made it easy to run and maintain the Lamina system with automated operation, tool-less changeouts, and minimal moving parts.

LAMINA SYSTEM MACHINES

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Lamina System Machines

Pump & Motor

Configured for optimal efficiency, pressure, flow rate, and speed. Available in various sizes and stainless steel.

Product Infeed

Smoothly introduce and carry product into the system at an optimized rate to minimize plugs.

Distributor

Divide product into two cutting streams with the flexibility to switch lines or run two hydrocutters simultaneously – increasing production and drastically reducing plugs. No moving parts nearly eliminates maintenance. Available on twin lines only.

Hydrocutter

Precise alignment and a fixed cutterhead produce exact cuts without adjustments or wear parts. Available with flexible or stainless steel hydrotubes to accommodate a range of products. Tool-less and fast changeouts significantly reduce downtime.

Return Water System

• Remaining water is continuously looped back to the pump and an optional cyclone separates starch, improving system sustainability.

Decelerator

Slow exiting product to avoid damage.

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Lamina Hydrocutting Systems are custom-configured and designed using CFD analysis to ensure your cutting application is accurate. Throughput can scale up or down based on the number of lines – with our patented Distributor to switch lanes or run both lines simultaneously on twin systems – and long, continuous runs with little downtime. The Lamina system is designed for accuracy, using pneumatic clamping mechanisms to hold the hydrotube and cutterhead in place with no adjustments needed, and flow meters that hold cut speed, and the resulting product cuts, constant.

  • Cut 6,000-50,000 pounds (2,721 to 22,680 kg) per hour per line in various cutterhead patterns
  • CFD-driven analysis confirms optimal flow, sizing, and performance before system is manufactured and installed – giving you confidence it will perform
  • Precise alignment with no adjustments or wear parts
  • Fits a wide range of food products up to 5” (127mm) in diameter and odd-shaped
  • Fast and thorough tool-less maintenance and sanitation
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Common Foods

appleApples

carrotsCarrots

carrotsCucumbers

onionsOnions

potatoesPotatoes

potatoesPeppers

Common Cutting Patterns + Shapes

Square/RectangleSquare/Rectangle

CoreCore

WedgeWedge

Triangle/DiamondTriangle/Diamond

Specs

Product Size:

up to 5” (127 mm) diameter

Rate:

6,000-50,000 pounds (2,721 to 22,680 kg) per hour, per line

 

Parts & Features

  • Cutterheads and Blades
  • Cornell food pump, direct drive, or belt-drive
  • Endress Hauser 55S flow meters
  • Flexible hydrotubes for a variety of product sizes
  • Trap key system

Options

  • DN100 (4”, 101.6 mm) and DN125 (5”, 127 mm) models available
  • Twin model available
  • Optional Starch Separation Cyclone
  • Hydrocutter Skid System

Service

Vanmark’s high quality doesn’t end with our equipment. We put the same commitment and craftsmanship into our replacement parts and service.

  • Our expert teams work hand-in-hand with you to find the solutions you need, quickly and efficiently
  • Reach a real-life person on our Parts team to answer your questions or take a part order
  • Training programs get your operation up and running fast, and give your operators the know-how to keep it running
  • Our field service offers a variety of options that meet your needs, including phone support, scheduled and emergency technical service
  • We offer six month warranties on all new equipment, from the date of complete installation or (30) days after delivery, to give you peace of mind

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We pride ourselves on friendly, exceptional service that functions like an extension of your team. Contact us today to experience the Vanmark difference.


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