Whelk Grader

Impeccably size-graded whelks

The Lizotte Whelk Grader was designed to help producers and packers meet the increasing stringent demands of their existing and future customers.

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The Lizotte Whelk Grader utilizes custom developed artificial vision software to provide reliable grading results based on a combination of color, shape, size, and defects. Software and equipment design may be modified to suit the specific needs of a particular customer.  This system is fully washable and ready for wash-down.


  • Rate of 5 pieces¬†per second per lane
  • Classifies by:
    • Sizes or weight
    • Colors
    • Defects
  • Robust wash-down stainless steel construction
  • Can be used for fresh or IQF product
  • Ejection uses air blasts or deviation gates that are non-damaging to product
  • Independent of product size and orientation
  • Operation is from the front panel touch screen
  • Can be combined to soft x-ray in order to remove remaining shell
  • Optional weighing sub system for packaging

Lizotte specialize in custom-built equipment. Hence, we would be pleased to supply a personalized system that would fulfill your operational requirements.