Bongard Reach-in Retarder Athena

Smart Equipment Adapted to Your Bakery

The Bongard ATHENA is a reach-in retarder with unparalleled versatility. Designed for you to place each tray in by hand on tray slides that you can easily adjust to different heights to accommodate pastries and/ or bread.

Compact, modular, easy to use, and gives you complete control over your retarding set-up. Save your recipes and set a pre-cooling stage, a retardation stage, multiple fermentation stages, and a sleep mode stage.

Achieves temperatures from -10°C (14°F) to +10°C (50°F). It is adapted to low-temperature retarding over a long period of time.

Comes with a door sensor to automatically adjust ventilation and minimize changes in temperature while you have the door open.

Retarding cabinet

Fits Your Space

Easy to move thanks to its 3 wheels. Can fit side by side with other units. 2 adjustable feet give stability on the floor

Weather Deal-breaker

Designed to work smoothly in winter and summer

Easy to control

Equipped with new generation, intuitive touch screen

Easy to Clean

Just use a scraper to clean the bottom floor in the unit

Type: Reach-in proofer, cabinet proofer, bakery proofer

Proofing temperature range: -10°C (14°F)- +10°C (50°F)

Electrical: 3-phase+ Ground 220/ 208V

Capacity: 30 storage tubs of 75 mm or 24 storage tubs of 95 mm

Control panel: Touchscreen

Shipping weight: 232kg (512lb)

Maintenance: Low maintenance, easy to clean

Customizable features:

  • Stainless steel interior and exterior
  • Electromechanical controls
  • 2 doors = the same width but 2 separated stacked chambers
  • Compressor unattached for installation at a distance

EM Bakery Equipment

2209 Springer Ave

Burnaby, BC V5B 3N1

EM Bakery Equipment USA Inc.

6731 Baymeadow Dr.

Glen Burnie, MD 


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