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About second-hand machines for Pears

The cultivation of pears is similar to that of apples, which is why many pear growers also cultivate, sort, and package apples. The difference between apples and pears in processing, such as sorting or packaging, lies in the fact that a pear is even more vulnerable to damage from falling or impact. This makes the transportation and handling of the fruits challenging and increases the risk of spoilage. Consequently, product-friendliness and maximum drop height are even more critical for pear machines.

On this page, you will find an overview of all the second-hand machines for pears that we are currently selling.

Used pear sorting machine

Due to the vulnerability of pears, pear sorting machines are equipped with cups that descend slowly. A popular pear sorting machine is the Greefa MSE, as it is equipped with rubber flaps behind the cups that guide the pears in the transition from the cup to an output belt. Other sorting machines sometimes use brushes, like Aweta. This varies depending on the model and manufacturer.

Water dumpers for pears

Unlike apples, pears are non-floating fruits. So, while an apple floats when the crate is completely submerged in water, a pear does not. Therefore, a water dumper for pears, also known as a pear dumper, is designed to allow the crate of pears to first sink into the water and then tilt, causing the pears to come out of the crate and sink to the bottom of the water tank. Subsequently, the bottom of the water tank rises through a lift, and the pears are transported to the dryer, sorting machine, or packaging machine by the flow of water. This method ensures that there is no damage to the pears during emptying and transport under water, making it the most product-friendly approach.

If you already have a water dumper for apples but it is not equipped with a tiltable crate clamp and a lift in the bottom, you can also choose to add salt to the water, causing the pears to float. This way, you can raise the crate upright, and the pears will float out. However, the disadvantage of adding salt to the water is that it leads to faster oxidation, for instance, in the dryer or sorting machine.

Second-hand packaging machines for pears

After sorting, pears are often packed in small packages suitable for retail, meeting the requirements of supermarkets and consumers. Some of the packaging options include cardboard trays with 4 pieces or containers weighing 1 kg. Different types of packaging may require the use of various packaging machines.

Allow us to advise you on the most suitable used machine to purchase for assembling a pear packaging line, which may include:

Multihead weighing machine

Tray filling machine

Containers/punnet filler

Flowpack machine



Stretch film packaging machine

Labeling machine

Rotary tables

Infeed and outfeed conveyors

Palletizing machine


On this page, you will find an overview of all available used machines for pear processing. In the filter on the left side, you can select the type of machine you are looking for, such as sorting or packaging machines for pears. On the page of a specific machine, you will find all the necessary information about the product, including photos. If you are interested in any of the machines, you can easily request more information or a non-binding quote from us. If you want to be certain about a machine, you can contact us by phone or visit our company to inspect the used machine in person. You will get the best impression of the machine when you see it for yourself. We are also happy to provide advice on which machine is most suitable for your pear processing needs.


At Duijndam Machines, we always strive to have the widest possible stock of high-quality machines. Our inventory usually includes around 1200 used machines. Our philosophy is to ensure that our customers can rely on the delivered machines for many years to come. It all starts with a critical purchasing policy that prioritizes quality. After purchase, we thoroughly inspect the machines on various points. Then, a thorough cleaning and potential repairs of the offered machine follow. In the meantime, clear photos and descriptions are added to our website, allowing potential customers to browse online with ease. If you find a suitable machine, it can be delivered worldwide right to your door.

If you are interested in any of our pear machines, please feel free to contact us for personalized advice.