Animal Feed Extruder

Function: Dog food processing.
Capacity:120kg/hour, 200kg/hour, 500kg/hour,
Model: AVN65, AVN70, AVN85
Category: Dog Food Processing Machine Line.
Brand: AVAN MACHINERY
Price: USD9000 to USD25000 PER SET.
Supply Ability: 5 SETS PER MONTHLY

Animal Feed Extruder

The animal feed extruder, often simply referred to as a feed extruder or animal feed pellet machine, is a specialized piece of equipment used in the animal husbandry and livestock industry to produce high-quality, nutritionally balanced animal feed pellets. These machines play a crucial role in processing various raw ingredients into a more digestible and convenient form for livestock and other animals.

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Animal Feed Extruder

The animal feed extruder:

  1. Extrusion Process: The primary function of an animal feed extruder is to extrude or process raw ingredients into feed pellets. It operates on the extrusion principle, which involves forcing a mixture of ingredients through a barrel with a rotating screw inside. During this process, the ingredients are subjected to heat, pressure, and mechanical shear, which transforms them into a cohesive, dough-like consistency.

  2. Ingredients: Animal feed extruders can process a wide range of ingredients, including grains, oilseeds, protein sources (like soybean meal or fish meal), vitamins, minerals, and additives. These ingredients are typically mixed to create a balanced diet for various animals, such as poultry, livestock, fish, and pets.

  3. Die and Cutting Mechanism: At the end of the extrusion barrel, there is a die with a specific shape or orifice. The extruded dough is forced through this die, shaping it into uniform and compact feed pellets. The die can be customized to produce different pellet sizes and shapes. A cutting mechanism is often employed to trim the pellets to the desired length.

  4. Variable Settings: Feed extruders are highly customizable, allowing operators to adjust various parameters, including the speed of the screw, temperature, and pressure, to produce animal feed products with different pellet sizes and nutritional characteristics.

  5. Conditioning: Some feed formulations may require a conditioning step before extrusion, where moisture and heat are added to the mixture to create the proper consistency. This ensures thorough mixing and heat treatment of ingredients as needed.

  6. Cooling: After extrusion, the newly formed feed pellets are typically hot. Cooling is crucial to stabilize the product’s structure and prevent overcooking. Cooling can be achieved using conveyor systems and other cooling equipment.

  7. Drying and Coating (Optional): Depending on the specific feed product and desired characteristics, further drying or coating processes may be employed to enhance flavor, texture, or nutritional value.

  8. Quality and Safety: Animal feed extruders must adhere to industry and safety standards to ensure the safety and quality of the animal feed products. They are typically made from food-grade materials and designed to be easy to clean and maintain.

Animal feed extruders are essential in the animal husbandry and aquaculture industries, as they offer efficiency and precision in producing nutritionally balanced feed that meets the dietary requirements of various animals while maintaining product quality and safety standards. These machines are used in producing feeds for livestock, poultry, fish, pets, and other animals, contributing to the overall well-being and health of the animals they are intended for.

Animal Feed Extruder

Animal Feed Extruder Capacity.
AVN65  extruder machine has capacity 120-150 kg per hour.
AVN70 extruder machine has capacity 200-250 kg per hour.
AVN85 extruder machine has capacity 500-800 kg per hour.
AVN95 extruder machine has capacity 1000-1200 kg per hour.

Extrusion Machine Line Advantage:

1.Feeding System: Raw materials are fed into the extruder through a feeding system. This system includes hoppers, feeders, and conveyors to ensure a steady supply of ingredients to the extruder.

2.Extruder: The heart of the system is the extruder, which is responsible for the cooking and shaping of the snack. It usually consists of a barrel, screws, and a die. The raw ingredients, such as grains or starches, are fed into the extruder where they are cooked, pressurized, and pushed through a die to give the snack its final shape.

3.Cutting System: Once the extruded snack has been formed, a cutting system is used to cut it into the desired shape and size. This can include rotary cutting systems, knives, or other cutting mechanisms depending on the specific snack being produced.

4.Drying Chamber Design: The design of the drying chamber is important for efficient moisture removal. It should allow for even airflow around the snacks to ensure uniform drying.

5.Cooling System: After the snacks are dryed, they may pass through a cooling system to bring down the temperature and set the final texture. This helps in the solidification of the product and ensures it is ready for packaging.

6.Flavoring and Seasoning System: Many extrusion snacks machines have a system for applying flavors and seasonings to the finished snacks. This can be done through a drum coating system or other methods to ensure an even distribution of flavors.

7.Conveyor System: A conveyor system is used to transport the snacks from one part of the machine to another. This is essential for maintaining a continuous and efficient production process.

8.Control Panel: Modern extrusion snacks machines come with a user-friendly control panel. This panel allows operators to monitor and control various parameters such as temperature, pressure, and speed. It ensures precise control over the extrusion process, leading to consistent product quality.

9.Safety Features: Extrusion snacks machine lines are equipped with safety features to protect operators and prevent accidents. Emergency stop buttons, safety interlocks, and protective covers are commonly incorporated.

10.Hygienic Design: The equipment is often designed to meet strict hygiene standards in the food industry. This includes easy-to-clean surfaces, sanitary construction materials, and accessibility for cleaning and maintenance.

11.Capacity and Flexibility: Extrusion snacks machine lines come in various sizes and capacities to meet the production needs of different manufacturers. Some machines also offer flexibility in terms of producing different types of snacks by adjusting parameters.

12.Energy Efficiency: Manufacturers often design these machines with energy-efficient features to reduce operational costs and environmental impact.

Details Picture of Machines

Animal Feed Extruder

Customer & Service
We shipped the machinery to numerous countries globally, including Italy, Germany, Russia, Turkey, Australia, Indonesia, India, etc. Our machines and service have received commendations from nearly every customer, fostering repeat business.

1.Twelve months following installation (Within 13 months of delivery).
2.Complimentary advisory service prior to, during, and post-sales.
3.Supply fundamental production methods and formulations.
4.International on-site setup and personalized training for machine maintenance and operation.
5.Calibration and examination of the machinery until all components are operational before departing the manufacturing facility.

Packaging & Shipping
1.Daub coal oil on the surface of the machines.
2.Plastic film as the inner packing.
3.Train, ship of depend on clients’ requirement.

FAQ

Q: What is the duration of your warranty period?
A: Our guarantee spans one year from the commencement of operations.

Q: Can you describe the installation process?
A: We will deploy our skilled technicians to your facility to oversee the installation and commissioning tasks, providing training for your operators.

Q: If we share our factory layout, can you assist in designing the entire production line?
A: Certainly, our seasoned engineers and technical staff can aid in organizing the layout and overseeing the installation of the entire production line, tailored to your specific circumstances.

Q: What is the timeframe for your delivery?
A: Typically, it takes 7 – 10 days for stocked items, and 20 – 25 days for non-stock items, depending on the quantity.

Q: Will you provide support if issues arise during future production?
A: Absolutely, we are committed to being at your service. You can reach me through mobile, WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, WeChat, and more. I will promptly address and resolve any problems you encounter.

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