Crate supply system

  • Weighing system
  • Crate washer
  • Flexible lay-out, optimal labor savings
  • Suitable for all types of poultry in crates
  • Most parts made of stainless steel


Individual crates or crate stacks are transferred to a roller conveyor. Crates are weighed both full and empty after birds have been removed and hung to the shackles of the overhead conveyor. After the second weighing crates are conveyed into a crate washer to be pre-washed (related to type), cleaned, disinfected and rinsed.

If stacks of crates are handled, an in-line de-stacker de-stacks crates before the first weighing and a stacker assembles them again into stacks them after washing. The system ends at the loading platform which can serve as a buffer before crates are loaded on the truck.

System lay-out depends on capacity, available space, type of crate washer, and supply method.



Supply System Crate stacks
Stacking height max. 8 crates
Crate length: 750 to 970 mm
crate width: 500 to 660 mm
crate height: 300 to 360 mm
capacity max. 800 crates/h

Supply System Single Crates
max. length: 990 mm
max. width: 660 mm
max. height: 420 mm
capacity max. 1.000 crates/h


Marel offers a range of service solutions to prevent failures, maximize performance or in case of unexpected breakdowns remote or onsite assistance.

Marel has offices in 30 countries across all regions, and a global network of highly skilled professionals that provide remote as well as onsite service support. We provide quality spare parts and customized service agreements for our customers to ensure optimal performance of Marel equipment.

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