Hygenius Food Grade Conveyors

Hygenius™  – Food Grade Conveyors

Food Grade Conveyors

Australis Engineering introduces the Hygenius™ Food Grade Conveyors – the truly clean and hygienic conveyor. Hygenius food grade conveyors are wash down ready and take less than 1 minute to prepare for cleaning. The Hygenius food grade conveyor is ideal for:

  • Meat
  • Small goods
  • Poultry
  • Seafood
  • Pet food
  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Cheese and dairy
  • Dumplings
  • Prepared meats – eg fish fingers, schnitzels, burger patties
  • Pharmaceuticals and blood based products

Clean Design Conveyor

The European Hygienic Engineering Design Group (EHEDG) recognises that clean and healthy products shouldn’t just be the result of procedures and processes, but should start at the very beginning with the design of the equipment itself. So we simply decided to design a new type of conveyor, putting aside all the normal assumptions of existing conveyor designs.

“You don’t have to clean what isn’t there…”  This simple understanding is the design foundation for the Hygenius food grade conveyors. The design minimises surfaces, removes hidden and hard to reach crevices where food and bacteria accumulate. The Hygenius food grade conveyors utilise EHEDG approved components such as Volta polyurethane belts, washdown rated, hygienic motors, washdown rated bearings and hygienic feet. Our design also eliminates exposed screw threads and incorporates our unique, Clean Belt Tensioning and Tracking System.

With safety at the forefront, the Hygenius food grade conveyors open frame design also has fully guarded head and tail areas for operator safety. This is a requirement that is often overlooked in other wash down conveyors.

Fast and Easy to Clean – reduce contamination risks

Less than 1 minute to prep for cleaning

The Hygenius food grade conveyor takes less than 2 minutes to disassemble AND reassemble for cleaning – all without the need for any tools. Compared to a traditional conveyor that can take up to 40 minutes to disassemble BEFORE you even start to clean it, the Hygenius food grade conveyors provide significant time savings which reduce your downtime and increase production. With the toolless disassembly and reassembly, you don’t need skilled tradespeople to prep the conveyor for cleaning.

Hygenius is specifically designed to minimise areas where food or product can accumulate which reduces the risk of bacterial contamination of your product. Importantly, this also allows for a faster cleaning process and with significantly less cracks and crevices, allows for a more thorough cleaning process. By reducing the potential for bacterial growth, you can improve food safety for your customers.

Key features and options

  • Washdown ready
  • Volta SuperDrive and Mini-SuperDrive Belts
  • Clean belt tensioning and tracking
  • Quick belt release for easy belt removal
  • Belt lifter for cleaning underneath the belt
  • Toolless removal of the belt running strips for fast and easy cleaning
  • Fully guarded head and tail pulleys for safety
  • Quick remove belt return rollers
  • Full 304 Stainless Steel construction or 316 Stainless Steel option
  • Anti-bacterial plastic running strips (optional)
  • Stainless steel motors, NSD TupH treated motors and Teflon coated motor options


The Hygenius food grade conveyor is ideally suited for wash down environments such raw food or health care applications including:

  • Poultry such as chicken, duck, turkey, quail
  • Meat such as beef, lamb, pork, sausages, venison and game
  • Small goods such as salami, ham, bacon, prosciutto
  • Seafood including fish, prawns, lobster, crab, mussels, abalone, squid, calamari, octopus, shellfish
  • Perishable pre-prepared foods including dumplings, schnitzels, sausages, pasta, desserts
  • Pet foods including kangaroo, beef, lamb, mutton, pork, chicken, fish
  • Dairy products including cheese, milk, yoghurt, butter, cream, kefir
  • Vegetables including broccoli, salad leaves, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, potatoes, mushrooms and more
  • Fruit including apples, citrus, bananas, blueberries, strawberries, water melon, stone fruit and more
  • Pharmaceuticals including tablets, pills, capsules and more
  • Laboratory products, including blood, plasma, saline, test samples, lab samples, vials and more

EHEDG Members

Australis Engineering are proud members of the European Hygienic Engineering Design Group (EHEDG).

Feedback from AUSPACK2019

We recently premiered the Hygenius food grade conveyors at the AUSPACK2019 trade show where we received some outstanding feedback. Here is a small selection of comments recorded from our visitors

“The best conveyor I have seen in 35 years.”


“I’m speechless. Our conveyors take 40 minutes to prepare for cleaning!”

“The most innovative conveyor I’ve ever seen.”

“The best thing I’ve seen at the entire Show.”

“It’s dickhead proof.”

Not what you are looking for?

Maybe you don’t require a full wash down conveyor? Have a look at our Conveyors page to see the numerous conveyor options that we offer.

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The following video demonstrates the speed and simplicity of using the Hygenius clean design conveyor. It takes LESS THAN 2 MINUTES to disassemble and reassemble – all without needing tools and can be done by anyone.

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