Did You Know...?

…that an automatic curry sausage maker named the "CurryMax" has been developed by a group of trainees?

The device ensures that sausages pass through every production stage correctly; they are

fried, sliced, dressed with a portion of sauce and then exit the sausage maker ready to be eaten.

Frying, slicing, sauce portioning.

Working alongside students from Saarland University of Applied Sciences (HTW), a group of Siemens trainees in Saarbrücken have developed the "CurryMax". Controlled by a Logo! logic module from the Siemens Industry Automation Division, every production step is correctly executed in turn: the sausage is initially heated by hot air blower. A slicing mechanism then cuts it into bite-sized pieces which drop onto a cardboard tray. This is then transported onwards on a small carriage and positioned under the sauce dispenser, where it is aligned precisely with the aid of photointerrupter.

A solenoid valve is used to distribute the sauce at the correct temperature over the sausage.

Using these processes, the "Curry-Max" delivers a ready-to-eat meal once every seven minutes – which is actually of very reasonable quality according to the test eaters.

Logo! Logic Module


Curry Me Softly – The Curry

Sausage Machine


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