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The robotic convenience food preparation system for

High throughput applications

DK-One

DK-One is the world’s first robotic solution for high throughput, fast turnaround, 100% individualized and portion-controlled high volume catering applications.

Highly capable

• User-selectable portion control allows customers to adjust their meal to fit their unique dietary requirements to every order

• Up to 48 ingredients can be dispensed per installation, with each ingredient temperature controlled

• Each ingredient is dispatched with measured mass, providing 100% control of all nutritional content

• Can dispense any ingredient type including wet, dry, soft, or hard into variable plates or meal containers

Fast and flexible

• High throughput: up to 360 meals per hour assuming an average 5.6 ingredients per meal

• Maximum meal servicing time < 2mins from order to collection

• Typical meal output one meal every 10s

• Compact dimensions (2m x 2m), designed to be transported through standard doorways

• Each ingredient plated to a specified location or aesthetic

Technical Specifications

Supply

Specification

Power
  • Voltage 220-240v AC Single Phase
  • AC Frequency 50Hz
  • Max Current (excluding hot hold) 10A
  • Max Power Consumption (excluding hot hold) 2,560W
  • Average Power Consumption 1,500W
Utilities
  • Data 4Mbps (actual) internet connection

Dimensions

Specification

  • Height 2100mm
  • Diameter 1800mm
  • Minimum access space around machine 600mm
  • Weight (Unloaded - assuming typical dispenser mix) 1,125Kg

Item

Specification

Meal Container
  • Container format Flexible, please refer to sales
  • Maxiumum Meal Weight 950g including container
  • Maxmum Meal Throughput 360 Meals per hour assuming an average of 5.6 ingredients per box

Item

Specification

Main manipulator arms
  • Max number of arms 2
  • Manipulator Arm Specification UR-10e
  • Cobotic Safety Specification ISO 13849-1, Cat.3, PL d, ISO 10218-1
  • IP Rating IP44 - wipe down cleaning only
Pick and Place / Piston Pump arms
  • Max number of unique arms 3
  • Number of ingredients per arm 4
  • Max number of pick and place ingredients 12
  • Manipulator Arm Specification UR-5e
  • Cobotic Safety Specification ISO 13849-1, Cat.3, PL d, ISO 10218-1
  • IP Rating IP44 - wipe down cleaning only

Item

Specification

  • Max number of Dispensers (including pick and place) 48
  • Max number of Pick and Place Dispensers 12 (included within the 48 maximum)
  • Available Dispenser Types: Pick and Place
    Linear Weigher (Vibrating tray)
    Conveyor Dispenser
    Peristaltic Pump
    Piston Pump

Point of expedition to the customer.

Item

Specification

  • Maximum pass capacity 35
  • Human Machine Interfaces: Indicator by each drawer
    Pass Screen

Dispenser Specifications

Used to precisely place high value protein items which need to be accurately and aesthetically placed onto the completed meal.

Per Quadrant

Specification

  • Maximum ingredients (Assuming standard tray size) 4
  • UR-5e arm 1
  • Hot / Cold hold Type Heated / Cooled tray
  • Mass (Per Quadrant) 50Kg
  • Power Consumption (exc Hot/Cold Hold) 200W

Per Machine

Specification

  • Maximum number of quadrants 3
  • Typical number of quadrants 2
  • Maximum number of ingredients 12

Used to dispense foods which are granular or pre-chopped. Examples include rice, salad leaves, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, pulses, seeds, nuts. Can also dispense items which consist of pieces in sauce.

Per Quadrant

Specification

  • Maximum ingredients 4
  • Typical Hopper Capacity (can be varied to suit ingredient type) 4Kg
  • Hot/Cold hold Type Jacketed Hopper
  • Mass (Per Quadrant) 80Kg
  • Power Consumption (exc Hot/Cold Hold) 100W (Average)

Per Machine

Specification

  • Maximum number of quadrants 9
  • Typical number of quadrants 6
  • Maximum number of ingredients 36

Used to dispense foods which are granular or pre-chopped, but not too wet. Examples include rice, broccoli, cauliflower, pulses, seeds, nuts. Provides an alternative to linear weighers.

Per Quadrant

Specification

  • Maximum ingredients 4
  • Typical Hopper Capacity (can be varied to suit ingredient type) 4Kg
  • Hot/Cold hold Type Jacketed Hopper
  • Mass (Per Quadrant) 20Kg
  • Power Consumption (exc Hot/Cold Hold) 40W (Average)

Per Machine

Specification

  • Maximum number of quadrants 12
  • Maximum number of ingredients 48

Used to dispense foods which are thick liquid, paste or slurry. Examples include sweet potato mash, dahl, avocado purée.

Per Quadrant

Specification

  • Maximum ingredients (depending on piston sizes) 8-12
  • Typical piston capacity (depending on target portion size/frequency) 2-4l
  • Hot/Cold hold Type Jacketed Piston
  • Mass (Per Quadrant) 50Kg
  • Power Consumption (exc Hot/Cold Hold) 40W (Average)

Per Machine

Specification

  • Maximum number of quadrants 3
  • Typical number of quadrants 1
  • Maximum number of ingredients 36

Used to dispense liquids. Typically used to dispense sauces as a final stage of meal completion. In some circumstances will be used to dispense the dressing that is part of a primary ingredient, via a linear weigher to ensure a consistent ratio of solid to liquid.

Per Quadrant

Specification

  • Maximum ingredients (depending on piston sizes) 12
  • Typical reservoir capacity 4l
  • Hot/Cold hold Type Jacketed reservoir
  • Mass (Per Quadrant) 20Kg
  • Power Consumption (exc Hot/Cold Hold) 40W (Average)

Per Machine

Specification

  • Maximum number of quadrants 1
  • Typical number of quadrants 1
  • Maximum number of ingredients 12

NOTE: Can be shared with Piston Pump quadrant, depending on the total number of ingredients required.

Supports your staff

• Real-time food quality and health and safety data logging

• Predictive staff workflow and scheduling improves site efficiency

• Reduced labour costs

• Enables staff to concentrate on customer service and value-add tasks

• Improved profitability

Benefits your customer

• 100% accurate portion control improves operator margins and reduces food wastage

• Improves food quality through accurate placement and constant ingredient monitoring

• Predictive ingredient reordering, minimising waste and maximising supplier efficiency

See how DK-One can improve your efficiencies and profitability.

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