How to Clean OHLSON Brand Bucket Elevators and Multi-Head Weighers


At nVenia, we understand that cleanliness in manufacturing equipment is a cornerstone of operational excellence. A well-maintained and hygienic production environment ensures your production line meets the industry health and safety standards. We designed our OHLSON Brand equipment with manufacturers in mind, ensuring that the machines provided ease and efficiency during operation and cleaning. The following guide uses videos and step-by-step instructions for cleaning your OHLSON Brand multi-head weigher or bucket elevator.

nVenia’s OHLSON Brand Multi-Head Weighers

A core feature of our OHLSON Brand packaging systems is our complete line of multi-head weighers. The weighers take bulk products and weigh them into smaller increments according to weights programmed into its software. The system has various options and software settings adjusted for product and fill weight. Our multi-head weighers have two governing design features: the number of weighing heads and the sizes of the weigh buckets. We use these two governing features to determine the best configuration to keep your operations running smoothly.

How To Clean Your OHLSON Brand Multi-Head Weigher 

You will need a 10-millimeter socket and a 10-millimeter wrench to disassemble your multi-head weigher. Watch our equipment experts easily dismantle and clean a weigher or read the step-by-step instructions below.

Step 1: Using your socket wrench, unscrew the bolts to remove the top cone. 

Step 2: Unscrew the infeed funnel and remove it from the frame. 

Step 3: Remove the feed buckets, unclip the feeder pans, and remove the weigh buckets from the scale. 

Step 4: Remove the collating chute sections, and unbolt and remove the collating funnel. 

Step 5 (optional): Organize the disassembled parts on a C.O.P. rack.

Step 6: Clean the parts and reassemble the machine.

nVenia’s OHLSON Brand Bucket Elevators

We designed our various conveyors and material handling machines to meet industry-specific needs. They automate manual tasks, reduce labor costs, and precisely move products and containers through the production line. OHLSON bucket elevators work with weighing and packing machines to accurately and efficiently move products through the production line. Our bucket elevators are easy to clean and space-efficient to create a seamless food production and packaging system.

How To Clean Your nVenia OHLSON Bucket Elevator

Watch how to clean a bucket elevator in the following video or read the step-by-step instructions below.

Step 1: Open the access doors and remove the individual buckets.

Step 2: Press the inching button to advance.

Step 3: Remove any remaining buckets and clean them.

Step 4: Return the parts to the system when they are clean and dry.

Our machines are designed for ease and efficiency during operation and cleaning. We want you to be equipped to keep your machines clean so they can run efficiently, prevent contamination, and produce high-quality products. 

To learn more about how our OHLSON Brand multi-head weighers and bucket elevators can increase the efficiency of your operation, contact one of our experts today!