VAKI Fish Grader
VAKI fish grader has been designed for the high speed grading of large numbers of live fish, smolt, juveniles and fry. The size range for salmon-ids and equivalent is 1g up to 100g and the capacity is up to 6.000 kg/hour. The grader is circular and requires less floor space than other grading machines.
How it works
The fish are graded by thickness. The grader carousel has sixteen boxes that rotate within the grader. As each box passes over an outlet the opening in the bottom of the box is automatically increased to a preselected size. The grading gaps can be set from fully closed to 25mm wide. The length of the box limits the maximum size of fish which can be sorted. The fish are graded by thickness. The standard grader has 4 outlets and a single fish inlet. Fish can be pumped or netted into the grader. The inlet can be angled to increase or slow down the fish flow into the grader and the inlet has an integrated de-watering box. There is a 360° adjustment in the direction of the outlets from the grader. The grader has speed regulator which can adjust the speed from 5 – 12 rpm. Mains power supply by either single or three phases. Fish stay in water because water flows into the rotating grading boxes from the integrated sprinkler system. The fish remain in water at all times during the grading and pass easily through the outlet pipes. The grader is constructed from stainless steel. It has height adjustable legs and is fully portable on rubber wheels.
• High capacity
• 4 grades
• Gentle on fish
• Grades from 0.5mm – 25mm wide (+/- 0.5mm)
• Compact and light
• Easily adjustable
The VAKI grader has a speed regulator to adjust the rotation speed from 5–10 rpm. If the grader is run at 10 rpm then 9600 boxes are used in one hour (16x10x60), with 5 fish on average in each box then 48.000 fish are graded in one hour.
GENTLE ON FISH
Fish are in water at all times during grading. Water flows into the grading boxes from the integrated sprinkler system ensuring the fish remain in water and pass easily away through the outlet pipes.
A series of tests have been made to measure the accuracy of the VAKI fish grader. By taking samples from grading operations to measure the thickness, weight and length of graded fish for comparison to the grading gap selected. These studies have confirmed the accuracy of the VAKI fish grader.
WIDE SIZE RANGE
The fish are graded by thickness with the size range for salmon ids from 1g – 100g.
Salmon, trout, sea bass, sea bream, halibut, turbot, cod, tilapia, barramundi, char, king fish and more.
REFERENCE LIST OF VAKI FISH GRADERS
|Nr. of Graders||Customer||Country||Type|
|1||ACUITEC S.L.||Spain||96 cm Grader|
|1||AquaPro Solutions Pte Ltd.||Singapore||96 cm Grader|
|1||Arnarlax ehf.||Iceland||96 cm Grader|
|1||Åsen Settefisk AS||Norway||Smart Grader|
|1||Basis 57, Nachhaltige Wassernutzung||Switzerland||96 cm Grader|
|1||Catvis BV||Netherland||96 cm Grader|
|1||Cooke Aquaculture UK||UK||Smart Grader|
|1||Cooke Aquaculture USA Inc.||USA & Canada||140 cm Grader|
|1||Creative Salmon Company Ltd.||Canada||96 cm Grader|
|1||Cromaris d.d.||Croatia||96 cm Grader|
|1||Dawnfresh Seafoods||UK||140 cm Grader|
|1||Dundalk Bay Seafood's Ltd||Ireland||140 cm Grader|
|1||Earth Ocean Farms||Mexico||96 cm Grader|
|1||Eldisstöðin Ísþór||Iceland||Smart Grader|
|1||Eldisstöðin Ísþór||Iceland||140 cm Grader|
|1||Fossing Storsmolt||Norway||Smart Grader|
|1||Framnessmolt AS||Norway||Smart Grader|
|1||Grieg Seafood BC||Canada||140 cm Grader|
|1||Grieg Seafood Finnmark||Norway||96 cm Grader|
|1||Hushållningssällskapet Västernorrland||Sweden||96 cm Grader|
|1||Interfish Ltd.||Bulgaria||96 cm Grader|
|1||Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd.||Canada||Drum Grader|
|1||Luna P/F||Faeroe Islands||Smart Grader|
|1||Matorka ehf.||Iceland||Smart Grader|
|1||Matorka ehf.||Iceland||96 cm Grader|
|1||Midtnorsk Havbruk||Norway||Smart Grader|
|1||Mowi Norway AS||Norway||Smart Grader|
|1||Quan Ying (Fujian) Technology Company||China||96 cm Grader|
|1||Salmon smolt Nz Ltd.||New Zealand||96 cm Grader|
|1||Samherji Fiskeldi||Iceland||Smart Grader|
|2||Statkraft Sverige AB||Sweden||96 cm Grader|
|1||Toskedal AS||Norway||96 cm Grader|
|1||Tropenhaus Frutigen AG||Switzerland||140 cm Grader|
|1||VAKI Chile||Chile||140 cm Grader|
|1||VAKI Chile||Chile||Smart Grader|
|1||Yellowtail King Fish||Australia||96 cm Grader|
+354 595 3010
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