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What Is Interleaving

The purpose of this presentation is to introduce the concept of interleaving

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What Is Interleaving

  1. 1. InterleavingFor years it has been our goal to help people in our industryunderstand what we do and how our solutions may benefit them.The concept of interleaving may be most easily conveyed in a video.Got to www.youtube.com/wwwpacproinccom for examples.The purpose of this presentation is to introduce the concept ofinterleaving in the following ways:• Definitions• Common Applications• Benefits• Substrates• Automation
  2. 2. Food Industry DefinitionsInterleave – the placement of a substrate in between, under, oraround a piece or portion. Often used interchangeably with theterm Underleave in the United States. Some examples ofinterleaving are: slices of cheese, pasta sheets, pizza crust, burgerpattiesUnderleave – the placement of a substrate under or around aportion or group of pieces. The differentiation between interleaveand underleave is most notable in European markets. Examples ofunderleaving include: sliced sandwich meat setups (subkits), foodservice lay flat bacon, philly style steaks
  3. 3. Common Applications• Sub Setups – Multi-slice lunchmeat portions separated by paper often used by foodservice or retail processors for easy sandwich assembly and accurate portion control• Lay Flat Single Slice Bacon – 9 or 10 slices of bacon laid flat, not overlapping (shingled), on a long sheet of greaseproof paper, used by foodservice processors to allow their end users an easy method of applying the bacon directly to the grill. Rather than peel and apply individual slices they flip the entire sheet onto the grill• Frozen Burger Patties – Individual burgers separated with wax paper for foodservice and retail applications. Burgers may experience slight variations in temperature throughout distribution and a paper separator ensures easy separation fro the end user. Multiply laminated papers can be used to enhance separation characteristics
  4. 4. Benefits• Portion Control – Interleaving allows end users to reduce give-away and ensure a consistent customer experience by ensuring that a fixed weight or volume can be quickly and easily supplied to the customer• Sanitary Handling – An interleaved product• Frozen Burger Patties – Individual burgers separated with wax paper for foodservice and retail applications. Burgers may experience slight variations in temperature throughout distribution and a paper separator ensures easy separation fro the end user. Multiply laminated papers can be used to enhance separation characteristics
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