Main technical parameters
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|电机功率 Motor power||550W||750W|
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What are the main types and functions of chocolate making equipment?
Chocolate making equipment comprises various types of machinery and tools designed for different functions in the chocolate production process.
- Roasting Equipment: Roasters or ovens are used to roast cocoa beans. Roasting enhances the flavor of the beans, reduces their moisture content, and sterilizes them.
- Winnowing Machines: These machines separate the cracked cocoa beans into nibs and husks. The nibs are the edible part of the cocoa bean, while the husks are removed as waste.
- Grinding and Refining Equipment: These machines are used to grind cocoa nibs into a fine paste called chocolate liquor. The refining process further reduces the particle size, ensuring a smooth and creamy texture in the final chocolate product.
- Conching Machines: Conches are used to continuously mix and aerate the chocolate liquor. This process helps develop the chocolate’s flavor and texture while reducing acidity and bitterness.
- Tempering Machines: Tempering is essential for giving chocolate a glossy finish and a crisp snap. Tempering machines heat and cool the chocolate to stabilize the cocoa butter crystals, ensuring that the finished chocolate has a desirable appearance and texture.
- Molding and Enrobing Machines: Molding machines are used to shape liquid chocolate into various forms, such as bars, pralines, or molded shapes. Enrobing machines are used to coat various products (e.g., nuts, fruits) with a layer of chocolate, creating chocolate-covered treats.
- Cooling Tunnels: After molding or enrobing, chocolate products are passed through cooling tunnels to solidify the chocolate. These tunnels maintain precise temperature control, ensuring that the chocolate sets properly.
- Packaging Equipment: Packaging machines are used to package the finished chocolate products, ensuring they are sealed and labeled correctly for distribution.
- Cocoa Bean Crackers and Winnower: This equipment is used to crack open cocoa pods and separate the beans from the surrounding fruit pulp. It’s the first step in the cocoa bean processing chain.
- Chocolate Melting Machines: These machines melt chocolate into a liquid state, making it easier to work with for coating or enrobing applications.
- Chocolate Storage Tanks: These tanks are used to store and maintain the temperature of melted chocolate, ensuring it remains in a workable state during the production process.
- Chocolate Pumps and Melters: These machines help with the controlled transportation of liquid chocolate, particularly in enrobing and molding processes.