Increase Your Potato Chip Production Efficiency

Less Waste, Improved Product Quality, Fast Return on Investment

Spice Application Systems Ltd (SAS) specialises in using electrostatic technology to apply flavourings, coatings, powders, additives, vitamins, spices and oils to a wide range of food and pharmaceuticals. Why use Electrostatics? Read about the science behind our superior equipment here.

potato chips - crispsElectrostatics has revolutionised the application of flavours for the snack industry. It is especially suitable for a wide range of fragile snacks, including potato chips (crisps) extruded snacks, baked pasta shapes, rice cakes, pretzels, tortillas and others. With easy to change flavours and accurate application of quantities of salts and fats, using electrostatics improves consistency and dramatically cuts powder wastage. Our complete drum system is designed with fragile snacks in mind, increasing efficiency through more efficient coating and less breakage. To discover the best equipment for your choice of snack, contact us or call us on +44 (0)1865 747634.


  • Quick return cost savings
  • 100% control of powder
  • dramatic reduction in powder usage
  • greater energy efficiency
  • improved product consistency
  • cleaner working environment
  • reliable proven technology

The efficiency of our electrostatic technology speaks for itself in the table below. Compared to traditional mechanical methods, our equipment offers massive savings and provides a superior, consistent product. It also creates a cleaner working environment, reducing down-time. Contact us for more information.

Scarf Feeder Paddle Augur Spinning Disc  SAS Electrostatics
Powder Saving 10% 0% 0% 0%  10–45%
% Coverage 75% 75% 40% 40%  100%
Drop Off 60% 60% 65% 60%  5%
Line Contamination 75% 80% 70% 90%  20%
Packer Contamination 75% 80% 70% 90%  20%
Drum Contamination 60% 75% 75% 90%  15%
Payback 2 Years 2 Years 3 Years 2 Years  3 Months
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SAS Equipment specially designed and refined to work for your product

Dry Vibrator Model Type: SAS 1 DV
This model is designed to atomise dry spices and create an electrostatic charge on the powder as it leaves a vibratory tray, which is angled and pointing onto the products to be coated. See movie below

Typical Uses
Powder onto crisps, chips, peanuts and other snacks.

Benefits to user
Up to 98% coating of all products, greatly improved coating over traditional methods, less powder usage, cut down of dusting, cleaner working area, cleaner drum, less line contamination.

Oil Model Type: SAS 1 O
This model is designed to atomise oil. The electrostatic spray head is attached to the dispensing tube that atomises and creates an electrostatic charge on the oil. The spray head is angled to point to the product to be coated.

Typical Uses
Oil onto snacks etc.

Benefits to user
98% coating of all products, less oil usage, cut down of misting, cleaner working area, less line contamination, greatly improved quality.

SAS 1 DV retrofit in Heat and Control System