Easy-Flow™

Lyco has revolutionized cooling particulate food items with a new design called Easy-Flow™. Traditionally certain pasta product
took 12 minutes to cook, but they could be cooled to 40F in 6 minutes,This machine is made in a single, 2, 3, and 4 zones. Each zone submerges and mixes product in cold well water (55°F.) or chilled (33°F.) water where it rapidly discharges heat. The machine will handle any particulate food shapes. The first stage can cool most products from 200°F to below 70°F in under 10 seconds. A second stage cools product to 55°F, and the third stage brings product temperature down to 40°F or below. This is a tremendous improvement in food safety and productivity.

Cooker-Cooler

Combination blancher/cooker-coolers were first designed in 1995 for blanching and cooling pasta, rice and vegetables. The basic process differences between a blancher, cooker or pasteurizer are retention times and operating temperatures. Lyco Cooker-Coolers have the option of doors in the cylinders and clean-in-place manifolds in the cover, the open center flights, and the tank sides. Our combination cooker/coolers have lower maintenance costs and take up much less room than two separate machines and a conveyor in between. The single CIP System cleans both hot and cold zones. Save major floor space with this design.

Micro Drum

Processors can gain significant savings with the Micro Drum Screen system by reducing industrial waste and increasing product recovery. Lyco’s Micro Drum removes particles as small as .008″ – 60% smaller than the .020″ particle removal for typical screens. Test one of our Micro Drums and prove it to yourself.

Single Drum Wastewater Screen

Processors can gain significant savings with our Single Drum Wastewater Screen to help reduce industrial waste and increase product recovery. Efficiently performs liquid/solid separation for red meat, pork, poultry, seafood or vegetables. Wedge-wire screens offer greater cleaning efficiencies, or reduce water requirements with an optional, patented Traveling Spray CIP option. More operators rely on Lyco’s Single Drum Wastewater Screen than any other type. Cast Stainless running rings last forever.

Double Drum Wastewater Screen

Processors can gain significant savings with the Double Drum Screen two-in-one screening system to reduce industrial waste and increase product recovery. The Double Drum screen combines .080″ primary and .020″ secondary screening into one machine. Operators can save space, costs and time by eliminating the need for two single-stage screens. Effective with poultry, vegetables, potatoes, fruit or snack food processing, the Double Drum screen offers durable, rugged construction and an established reputation for successful, reliable use in the industry. Users call this the best wastewater screen in the world.

Stationary Screen

The Lyco Manufacturing Stationary Screen de-waters products, such as beans and vegetables, or can perform rough screening of wastewater. The wastewater function cleans up pea, bean, corn, potato or meat waste. Sanitary construction and a tilt out screen make cleanup a quick process. High-quality craftsmanship guarantees long life and performance.

War Horse

The entire line of Lyco Scrubbers, Peelers and Washers delivers the industry’s highest recovery with full-length augers. Our industry experience is second to none, with hundreds of units in operation since the 1980s. We focus on low-maintenance drive trains as a technical and financial advantage for our customers. The War Horse is perfect for scrubbing and peeling potatoes (white or sweet), beets, carrots or onions. It also washes apples and pickles. The War Horse can perform after-steam peeling or stand-alone raw peeling. Trust the War Horse for economical, yet reliable performance, whether processing seasonal crops or pulling products year-round from climate-controlled storage.

Bull Jr.

In addition to all the features of the War Horse the Raging Bull Jr. offers “whisper-quiet” sanitary scrubbing and peeling with a reliable electric drive train. The Raging Bull Jr. can perform after-steam peeling or stand-alone raw peeling. Trust Lyco scrubbers, washers and peelers for reliable, high-throughput performance for seasonal crops or product pulled year-round from climate-controlled storage.

Rotary Drum Blancher

Since 1985 Lyco Mfg. has been the most innovative company in the food industry. Our blanchers, cookers and coolers are the most advanced, state-of-the-art machines in the world. We’ve increased capacity, reduced process times, and eliminated under-cooking and over-cooking and reduced cooling times by 40% in rotary drum machines. Lyco designs use less energy, less water and produce higher quality in a smaller footprint.

Pasta and Rice can be cooled from 200° to 40°F in less than 30 seconds with our newest EASY-FLOW COOLERS.

Vegetables – Lyco’s Portfolio – Every Design is Innovative

  • Washers for Snap Beans, Spinach, Root Crops, and Fruits.
  • Root Crop Peelers and Scrubbers for canning, beets, carrots, potatoes, potato chips, and French Fries.
  • Blanchers / Cookers for vegetables, dry beans, pasta, rice and grains.
  • Snap Green or Wax Bean air cleaners, washers, cluster cutters, snippers and unsnipped bean removers.
  • Pasteurizers and Coolers for pouched food products.
  • The best Wastewater Screens in the world for vegetables because we screen twice in one machine.
  • Revolutionary new Continuous Pressure-Flow Cooker for Dry Beans reduces the cook time from 45 to 6 or 7
    minutes along with several other major benefits like improved quality and perfectly uniform results using less water.