Food Processing Industries
We take great pride in our brushes to food processors. Our experience and knowledge can help you in determining what is the best solution for your food processing needs.
Brushes for the Food Processing Industries
Below is a chart of recommended brush styles for your needs.
Recommended Brush Specifications for Food Processing
|Product||Filament||Metal Grip Roller||Plastic Core Roller||Staves|
|Carrots||.012-.050 Nylon or Polypropylene||30-36 wraps per foot||18-64 rows||N/A|
|Onions||.012-.050 Nylon or Polypropylene||28-36 wraps per foot||18-64 rows||N/A|
|Russets||.022-.036 Nylon||28-36 wraps per foot||18-64 rows||N/A|
|Red/Gold Potatoes||.010-.022 Nylon or Polypropylene||28-36 wraps per foot||18-26 rows||N/A|
|Tomatoes||.010-.022 Nylon or Polypropylene||28-36 wraps per foot||18-26 rows||N/A|
|Pears, Apples, Cherries||.010-.045 Nylon or Polypropylene||N/A||N/A||Various lengths and widths|
Brush Length Styles for Food Processing and Peeling Brushes
Most commonly used style of brush for food processing and peeling are Metal Grip Roller Brushes. Listed below are our most common lengths and general descriptions of these brushes that are OEM compatible.
American Brush company is your custom brush manufacturer and we are able duplicate many styles of food processing brushes if your general specifications are not listed below. Please call for information and pricing.
|Food Processing and Peeling Brushes 69.75" x 5.25".
A right hand wrapped brush, 34 wraps per foot and canted strip with stainless steel retaining wire. Core has four 1" lugs per end to mount onto a square shaft using the polyurethane insert. Brush typically requires two inserts and should be sold with brush. Standare filament for these brushes are a .022", .028", or .036 white crimped nylon.
|Food Processing and Peeling Brushes 80" x 5.375".
Same as above except at 32 wraps per foot and made with a .022 black crimped nylon.
Food Processing and Peeling Brushes 70" x 5.875".
28 wraps per foot available with the following filaments: .036" black crimp nylon, .022" black crimp nylon, .045" black crimp nylon, .036" black crimp polypropylene, .025" crimp polypropylene, .018" black crimp nylon, .028" black crimp nylon, .022 black crimp nylon.
|Food Processing and Peeling Brushes 47-9/16" x 8-7/16".
A larger peeling brush with max wraps per foot and comes with a .028 black straight nylon. Core diameter is a 6.25" diameter and has a 5-7/8" bore.
Stave brushes are used in the processing of fruit to make juice or concentrate. They are generally made out of a plastic block and nylon material. They can be various lengths and heights, please call for details, or see our stave webpage.
|Brushes for the Seafood Industry
Our Northwest location is perfect for your brushes used to clean fish and crabs. We manufacture split core and non-split core brushes made to your specifications. Give us a call for pricing and availability!
|Brushes for General Food Processing
Most Brushes are needed for many types of food processing. We manufacture custom brushes for egg processors, trammel screens, seed and pea harvesters and brushes for transferring. Call us for additional questions or comments.
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Corporation, Officers and Location
American Brush Company is a privately held corporation.
American Brush Company's Officer's are:
John S. Martin, CEO
Laddie M. Wirth, Sr., President
Janine M. Wirth, Vice President
American Brush Company main office and plant are located in Portland, Oregon, USA.