dough handling equipment

Material Handling Equipment

An Efficient Approach to Dough Handling

We offer a wide range of bakery-style belt conveyors.  Our conveyors are rugged and designed for 24/7 continuous operation. Performance and reliability are hallmarks of Peerless Food Equipment. Our automated mixing and dough handling solutions add speed and enhance the quality of the production process.

The Peerless trough dumper is designed to be used in applications where it is necessary to transfer dough from a trough to auxiliary equipment such as dough feeders or the hopper of forming machines.

Key Features

  • Two hydraulic cylinders provide smooth, consistent trough lifting.
  • Troughs lifted to angles up to 30 degrees above horizontal.
  • Fabricated from stainless steel.
  • NEMA 4X stainless steel electrical enclosure and wiring for wash down service.
  • Push-button controls. 
  • Can be integrated with mixer control system.
tro hoist by Peerless Food Equipment

The Peerless trough hoist is used to raise, dump and lower dough troughs for feeding final mixers, dough dividers or overhead forming equipment.

Key Features

  • Designed to handle various sizes and capacities of dough troughs (up to 12 feet).
  • Fully guided stainless steel carriage with heavy-duty lifting chains.
  • Push-button controls with three-position built-in limit switches.
  • Sanitary design to prevent dough contamination.
  • Structural components constructed of carbon steel coated with FDA food-rated protective coating. 


  • Power connection and controls may be mounted to either hoist pillar.
  • Customized tilt/dump requirements.
  • Stainless steel dough chute.
  • Stainless steel construction of structural components.
dough trough for commercial bakeries

Peerless dough troughs are designed to hold sponge or finished doughs.

Key Features

  • Solid stainless steel construction.
  • Reinforced top rims are welded continuously for greater strength and sanitation.
  • Sanitary casters.
  • All interior corners and seams are welded and polished to provide a smooth, crevice-free trough that is easy to clean and maintain.
  • Standard sizes are 6, 8, 10 and 12 feet. 
  • Special configurations per customer request.
dough handling equipment

Peerless offers conveyors to meet specific dough handling requirements.

Key Features

  • Vertical or sandwich conveyors up to 90 degrees.
  • Horizontal conveyor systems.
  • Reciprocating and reversing conveyors.
  • Stainless steel construction.
  • Sanitary design to prevent dough contamination.
  • Conveyors can be combined with other dough handling equipment to create complete dough handling systems.
  • NEMA 4X stainless steel electrical enclosure and wiring for wash down service for stand alone control systems.

“The mixer, in conjunction with the RDF (rotary dough feeder) and conveyor, have made our production process much more user-friendly. Our employees can produce significantly more product with greater efficiency, all while reducing physical stress.”

 – OCHO Candy

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