Frank-A-Matic Linker LK 0400 series

Main benefits

  • Increased product weight control
  • Increased production speeds
  • Increased casing usage
  • Reduced meat leakage
  • Doubled component wear life
  • Increased operator safety and ergonomics
Contact Our Specialists

Overview

Leveraging over 50 years of equipment knowledge and technological expertise, the fourth generation Frank-A-Matic Linker LK 0400 series offers industry-leading consistency in weight and length control for continuous, high-speed cellulose and collagen cased products. The Frank-A-Matic Linker provides lower cost of operation and/or lower cost of ownership compared to our previous models.

The LK 0400 linker series is a direct replacement of the Townsend SmartLinker with a myriad of improvements in design and performance. It offers the industry’s best option for sausage production using cellulose and prefab collagen casing. These new linkers offer benefits for processors that are running single product processes and for those with multi-product processes.

The Frank-A-Matic Linker LK 0400 series provides consistent performance, low operation costs, low cost of ownership, and flexibility in regards to the range of products that it can run.

Features

  • Multiple improvements in design and performance comparted to the SmartLinker
    • Redesigned metering pump for increased speed and reliability 
    • Improved casing hopper design for gentler handling of casings
    • New linking assembly that uses food grade polyurethane belts that won’t stretch over time and run at faster linking speed
    • Overall design incorporates sloping vertical surfaces to aid sanitation
    • Mechanical and electrical components are designed with the latest technology
  • Market leader for over 50 years with a wide network of sales and service representatives around the globe.
  • Offers consistent performance at higher production speeds
  • Easy to operate touchscreen HMI (Human Machine Interface)

Application Chart

Characteristic Unit of Measure Application
Cellulose Collagen
Sausage caliber range mm 14-34 14-34
Sausage length range mm 40-300
(in 10 mm increments)
40-300
(in 10 mm increments)
Maximum machine capacity Kg/h 3,000 1,500
lbs/hr 6,600 3,300
Casing slug length, max mm 430 430

 

Frank-a-Matic Linker

 

 

For more information, contact your local marel representative today

Select location
United States Netherlands Iceland Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Congo Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France French Guyana Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Greenland Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North-Korea, DPRK Norway Oman Pakistan Palestine Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States of America Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Your inquiry has been sent, thank you

* Required Fields

Contact our product specialists

Marel may use your contact details to send you occasional marketing communications regarding Marel products, services and events, including Marel news and information. You can unsubscribe from our communication at any time. You will find more detailed information in our Privacy Policy.
 

Or find our nearest office and give us a call ...

Select location
United States Netherlands Iceland Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Congo Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France French Guyana Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Greenland Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North-Korea, DPRK Norway Oman Pakistan Palestine Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States of America Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Related products

Sausages

FlexLinker

FlexLinker

Linker for filling, linking and hanging exact weight and length sausages in any type of casing with low giveaway.

Sausages

Townsend 2800 Peeler

Townsend 2800 Peeler

High speed, accurate removal of inedible casings from cooked and chilled sausages.

Sausages

SSP Continuous Supply Pump

SSP Continuous Supply Pum..

Continuous pump that is synchronized to supply consistent and adequate emulsion to Townsend linkers.

Sausages

Smoke-A-Matic Liquid Smoke Applicator

Smoke-A-Matic Liquid Smok..

Machine for the controlled application of liquid smoke.

Sausages

Townsend 2850 Pepperoni Peeler

Townsend 2850 Pepperoni P..

Accurately removes the inedible dried casing from your pepperoni without damaging the pepperoni itself.

Sausages

T3 Linking Chains

T3 Linking Chains

The Marel T3 Linking Chain has been built to run longer and provide cost savings with a more hygienic design compar..

Sausages

SmartLinker

SmartLinker

Sausage linker for filling, linking and hanging cellulose and collagen casing.