CEREX AG · Flugplatz 8 · 3368 Bleienbach · Phone: +41 31 511 34 00 · info@cerex.ch

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Cerex AG

Specialists in the processing of raw grain products into modern breakfast cereals.

Cerex Industries

Custom work in high-precision mechanical engineering.



Product characteristics and performance

CEREX is working in association with the A.T. Ferrell Company in the USA.
The Ferrell-Ross Flakers are designed by A.T. Ferrell and assembled by CEREX in Switzerland.
The Flaker is designed for complete cereal processes such as cornflakes or multiflakes.


  • High power - dual 45 kW frequency converted drives with shaft mounted gear reducers provide ample power for even the most demanding cereal flaking applications.
  • Accurate adjustment - improved roll scraper (mill knife) location and adjustment allow for fine tuning of the blade angle and point of roll contact.
  • Easy access - roll guards meet safety guidelines while allowing access to roll scraper adjustments and knife warping bolts.
  • High quality - the rugged mill frame and bearing housing mounting surfaces are machined in one setup after fabrication for precise roll alignment and roll gap precision.
  • Very strong construction.
  • Whole Flaker weighs approx. 18 tons.
  • Mild steel base coated with food grade epoxy white paint.
  • 800 mm diameter x 1'000 mm long.
  • Cast chilled Iron Rolls, Peripherally drilled for cooling, including rotary unions for water source connection.
  • Mill rolls to operate at 5 – 6 m/s with (1.04 : 1 – 1.1 : 1) differential speeds.
  • SKF explorer double-row, self-aligning spherical roller bearings.
  • Stainless steel sill housing designed for hygiene, access and safety.
  • Vibratory feeder with stainless steel pan and feeder control panel.
  • Very long operation time for the rolls (essencial for your benefit)