FOODMATE CUT-UP MODULES

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Foodmate provides solutions to meet the widest range of products specifications and cutting requirements, meeting the highest standards set by retailers, fast food companies and institutional organizations from around the world.
WING MODULES

Wing Cutter Super Cut

Final product (Wing with or without scapula meat)

Foodmate developed a new high yield wing cutter to better handle large birds, birds with a missing wing, and damaged birds. The machine has a very open design to allow birds with one wing, or damaged birds to easily pass through the machine without clogging the machine and stopping the line. The machine creates an anatomical cut with the option to optimize wing yield by leaving the back meat on the wing.

  • Optional bypass
  • Consistent and anatomical cuts
  • Accommodates birds with one wing
  • Suitable for big and small birds
  • Leaves minimum breast meat and maximum back meat
  • Handles damaged birds without clogging the machine and stopping line

Stainless steel frame and motor. Motor (IP66) power is 2×0.75 KW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1094 mm / 43.1”
Width: 785 mm / 30.9”
Height: 1622 mm / 63.9”
Weight: approx. 165 kg / 360 lbs

WING MODULES

Wing Tip Cutter

The Foodmate Wing Tip Cutter cuts the tip from the mid-wing piece. The machine is developed to accommodate common bird sizes and gives an optimal yield on wing meat, while ensuring high cutting accuracy. The Wing Tip Cutter can be installed on current figurations or newly constructed Frame and Flex Lines.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions: Length: 683 mm / 26.9”
Width: 1206 mm / 47.5”
Height: 1320 mm / 52”
Weight: approx. 140 kg / 308 lbs

WING MODULES

Mid Wing Cutter

The Foodmate Mid Wing Cutter was designed to separate the mid wing piece (flapper/median) from the wing drummette, also known as the first joint piece. The machine cuts through the center joint of the chicken wings and can be used on chickens with or without the wingtips.
  • Very heavy duty and durable design
  • Allows for a maximum 6000 birds per hour
  • Can be used on chickens with or without the wingtips
  • Separates the mid wing piece from the wing drummette
  • Integrates into existing frame or flex type cut up systems
  • Height of the blades can be adjusted according to the size of the chicken

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 697 mm / 27.4”
Width: 951 mm / 37.4”
Height: 1351 mm / 53.2”
Weight: approx. 151 Kg / 332 lbs

BREAST MODULES

Breast Processor

The Foodmate Breast Processor is designed to produce split breast or whole breast with or without back. The machine has unique design features that allows for accurate cuts and minimizes the chances of birds clogging the machine.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • Easy to clean

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1435 mm / 4’8”
Width: 1342 mm / 4’5”
Height: 1747 mm / 5’9”
Weight: 320 kg / 705.5 lbs

BREAST MODULES

Breast Cap Cutter

The Breast Cap Cutter separates the breast cap from the back piece. The machine gives an optimal result with a minimum loss of breast meat and can be easily adjusted to various bird sizes. The height of the machine can be adjusted to bird sizes by rotating the spindle.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • Easy to clean

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1117 mm / 44”
Width: 780 mm / 30.7”
Height: 948 mm / 37.3”
Weight: approx. 125 kg / 275 lbs

BREAST MODULES

FH Cross-Cut Halving Machine

This module addresses challenges commonly found with single bladed front halving machines. The FH Cross-Cut Halving Machine provides a highly efficient cross-cut front half, significantly reducing the amount of tipped keels and miscuts. Using two blades instead of one large blade gives a straighter cut across the hips and gives more control over the number of ribs that stay attached to the front half.

The FH Cross-Cut can run both on 12” and 8” centers, and it can process a large size variation without adjustment. Its versatility allows for installation on current line configurations or newly constructed frame or flexible cut-up lines.

With the FH Cross-Cut Halving Machine, there is no need for a pre-cutter, in addition, the machine has a direct drive design with no belts and easy maintenance.

  • Allows for consistent and straight cuts
  • Cut can be adjusted to help increase leg quarter yield
  • Does not cut into keel tip
    3 – 4 rib count on front half
  • Eliminates the need for a pre-cutting machine
  • Allows for easy adjustment and easy maintenance due to the simple construction
  • Integrates easily into existing frame or flex cut-up system

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW
Power supply is 380/480 V 3 phz 50/60 Hz

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1136 mm / 45”
Width: 1265 mm / 50”
Height: 1612 mm / 64”

BREAST MODULES

Single Blade Halving Machine

This module separates the front half from the chicken. The machine also can be used to cut off the remaining backbone piece after using the FM Front Piece Cutter. It requires minimal maintenance and is easy to clean. The Single Blade Halving Machine can be installed on current configurations or newly constructed frame and flexible lines.

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 678 mm / 2’3”
Width: 785 mm / 2’7”
Height: 1054 mm / 3’5.5” Weight: approx. 95 kg / 209 lbs

BREAST MODULES

Lengthwise Halving Machine

The Foodmate Lengthwise Halving Machine splits the bird into two equal length halves. The machine can be adjusted to several bird sizes. The Foodmate Lengthwise Halving Machine gives the highest accuracy to get two identical halves. It can be installed on current figurations or newly constructed Frame and Flex Lines.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 968 mm / 38.1”
Width: 700 mm / 27.5”
Height: 1197 mm / 47.1”
Weight: approx. 148 kg / 328 lbs

LEG MODULES

OPTI Leg Processor

High Performance | Consistently Optimum Yields

The leg processor accommodates a wide size range while maintaining a high percentage of “white knuckles” and minimal bone content.

Foodmate has developed the OPTI Leg Processor to maximize bone-in and boneless dark meat yields. The machine gives a high yield anatomical cut and good meat and skin presentation.

The new design is user friendly and provides low maintenance cost, as it has no springs or air cylinders. In addition, height is easily adjustable, which simplifies the process of accommodating different bird sizes.

The machine was developed in the U.S., and though initially designed to address specific demands of the US market, this new version has proven to bring overall greater performance, benefiting costumers around the world. The OPTI Leg Processor can be installed in either a new Foodmate Cut-up System or it can easily be integrated into existing frame or flex type cut-up system.

HIGH FLEXIBILITY
The OPTI Leg Processor can accommodate a wide size range while maintaining a high percentage of “white knuckles” and minimal bone content with minimal adjustments. The OPTI Leg Processor can be adjusted to accommodate the so called “big birds” or large chickens.

The OPTI Leg Processor can run up to 105 BPM. In addition, final product is consistent, with good meat and skin presentation. The OPTI Leg Processor delivers improved cut quality and yield performance as a standalone machine or when supplying product to the Foodmate Dark Meat Deboning System.

  • LOW BONE CONTENT
  • HIGH YIELD PERFORMANCE
  • HIGH PERCENTAGE OF “WHITE KNUCKLES”
  • VERY HEAVY DUTY AND DURABLE DESIGN
  • USER FRIENDLY – ONLY REQUIRES MINOR ADJUSTMENTS
  • INCREASES FLEXIBILITY BY ACCOMMODATING A WIDE SIZE RANGE

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW
Power supply is 380/480 V 3 phz 50/60 Hz

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1136 mm / 45”
Width: 1265 mm / 50”
Height: 1612 mm / 64”

Leg MODULES

Thigh & Drumstick Cutter NG

The New Generation (NG) Thigh and Drumstick Cutter is a multi-purpose machine that can be used for both retail and food service applications. Specially designed to handle large size variations while ensuring the highest percentage of anatomical cuts. It has a simple construction design that contains no rebuild points, thus reducing the cost of ownership. It provides an anatomic cut and depending on the type of cut, various configurations are possible. The electrical sync allows for more accurate cutting and the absence of a 90 degree gear box lowers maintenance costs.
  • Can be by-passed
  • Straight anatomical cut
  • Accommodates a wide size range
  • Skin coverage suitable for tray packing
  • In line design (does not require 180 degree corner)
  • High yields on drum, leaving kneecap intact to the thigh
  • Designed to provide a good cut on the fat line between drum and thigh
  • Lines speeds of 105 BPM at 12” center shackles and on 10” it is 125-130 BPM
  • Line run birds from a 1.5 to 2.0 lbs. range, giving up to 95% USDA “A” grade cuts

Stainless steel frame and motor
Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1419 mm / 55.9”
Width: 802 mm / 30.5”
Height: 1345 mm / 53”
Weight: approx. 130 kg / 287 lbs

Leg MODULES

Thigh & Drumstick Cutter

The Thigh and Drumstick Cutter is a multi-purpose machine that can be used for both retail and food service applications. It has a simple construction design that contains no rebuild points, thus reducing the cost of ownership. It provides an anatomic cut and depending on the type of cut, various configurations are possible. The electrical sync allows for more accurate cutting and the absence of a 90 degree gear box lowers maintenance costs.

  • Improves cut quality due to direct drive motor
  • Increases line speed due to the direct drive gear box
  • Allows for easy access to make adjustments
  • Improves product appearance due to the direct drive motor
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor
Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 1419 mm / 55.9”
Width: 802 mm / 30.5”
Height: 1345 mm / 53”
Weight: approx. 130 kg / 287 lbs

Leg MODULES

Saddle Cutter 1

The Saddle Cutter 1 is the optimal machine to separate leg quarters. The guiding system is designed to always give an accurate center split.The chicken, hung on the Foodmate Cut-up line, is mounted parallel to the moving direction of the machine, with the breast in the direction of the circular blade(s) of the Saddle Cutter. This module can be mounted on new Foodmate lines or added to existing lines.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Allows for easy integration with the 8” to 12” lines due to its simple construction

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 679 mm / 26.7”
Width: 700 mm / 27.6”
Height: 1040 mm / 41”
Weight: approx. 88 kg / 194 lbs

Leg MODULES

Saddle Cutter 2

The Foodmate double blade Saddle Cutter with 2 motors can be used to do a single split of the leg quarters. It can also be adjusted in many ways to cut a strip of up to 5 cm out of the back bone. The chicken which is hanging on the Foodmate Cut-Up line is mounted parallel to the moving direction of the machine, with the breast direction of the circular knife of the saddle cutter. Because of the movement of the Cut-Up line and the help of the rails, the right cut is realized. The height of the blades can be adjusted by adjusting the spindles, so they can be adjusted according to the size of the bird. It can also be installed on a existing Cut-Up lines.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 687 mm / 27”
Width: 961 mm / 37.8”
Height: 1111 mm / 43.7”
Weight: approx. 170 kg / 374 lbs

Food Service Modules

Tail Cutter

The Foodmate Tail Cutter automatically removes the tail from the back. The unit can be placed in different locations in the line. The Tail Cutter is designed to allow maximum yield and minimum damage to both back and tail. The machine is installed in the Foodmate Cut-Up Line.

The machine is designed to separate the tail from the bird to be further processed. When the bird enters the machine, the bird is guided by rails to a circular blade. When the bird passes the blade, the tail is cut off and the bird is transported to the next module. It can be placed on a flex or frame line.

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour or 100 birds per minute
  • Provides a clean cut with no skin damage
  • Ensures an accurate joint cut with the unique indexing wheel

Stainless steel frame and motor
Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 323 mm / 16.7”
Width: 794 mm / 31.2”
Height: 910 mm / 35.8”
Weight: approx. 45 kg / 99 lbs

FOOD SERVICE MODULES

Food Service Halving Machine

The Foodmate Food Service Halving Machine was designed specifically for the Food Service System, it can be used on both the 8-Piece and the 9-Piece Food Service System. This halving machine has dual blades, offering a precise horizontal cut, delivering the desired cut-out. It removes the breast bone from a half bird. The lengthwise half cut chicken will feed into this module – breast side first – and will be guided on the side of the hips into the module

  • Easy to clean
  • Suitable for all cut-up systems
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • Can be part of an existing cut-up line
  • Contains a stainless steel frame and motor
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 716 mm / 2’4.19”
Width: 688 mm / 2’3”
Height: 1348 mm / 4’5”
Weight: approx. 150 kg / 330 lbs

Food Service Modules

Wing Stretcher

The Foodmate Wing Stretcher is designed to position and stretch the wings of the bird into the right position for the following machines to work properly.

When the bird approaches the machine, the bird is facing the machine breast first. A guiding rail positions the bird. Two other rails are placed in such a way that they will slide between the bird and the wings.

  • Allows for easy adjustment due to no moving parts

Stainless steel frame and motor

Machine dimensions:
Width: 644 mm / 25.4″
Height: 1234 mm / 48.6”
Weight: approx. 30 kg /66 lbs

Food Service Modules

Wing Cutter AFS

The new Foodmate AFS (All Food Service) Wing Cutter is designed to meet the latest requirements for major fast food chicken restaurants. The machine is capable of cutting both new requirements and traditional Silver Dollar style with just a minimum adjustment. The AFS Wing Cutter can be installed into most existing Cut-Up lines and on a new Foodmate Food Service Cut-Up System.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor

Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 663 mm / 26”
Width: 1051 mm / 41.4”
Height: 1319 mm / 51.9”
Weight: approx. 167 kg / 368 lbs

Food Service Modules

Fat Puller

The Foodmate Fat Puller is a stainless steel constructed, automatic fat remover. 
The remaining fat will be removed by a screw and in combination with a vacuum system, the fat will be removed and transported to a offal tank.
There is also a cleaning option to clean the vacuum unit with water after production.

Stainless steel frame and motor

Machine dimensions:
Length: 2283 mm
Width: 1796 mm
Height: 1774 mm
Weight: approx. 350 kg

Food Service Modules

Precut Unit

The Foodmate Precut Unit is a stainless steel constructed, automatic precut unit.

Stainless steel frame and motor

Machine dimensions:
Length: 2283 mm
Width: 1796 mm
Height: 1774 mm
Weight: approx. 350 kg

Food Service Modules

Keel Bone Cutter

The Foodmate Keelbone Cutter was designed specifically for the 9-piece Food Service Cut-up System. It automatically separates the breast from the neck, shoulders, back and saddle of birds while the birds are moving along the frame line, delivering the desired breast cut, allowing the bird to progress to the other modules without interruption.
Food Service Modules

Flexible Unloader

The Foodmate Flexible Unloader is designed to unload legs or drumsticks from the cut up shackle.  When the shackles pass the Unloader, legs or drumsticks will be unloaded by a guide bar system.  The unloaded parts can drop into a bin or on a conveyor belt.  The Flexible Unloader can be installed on current figurations or newly constructed Frame and Flex Lines.
  • Allows for easy adjustments due to the simple construction and no moving parts.

Stainless steel frame and motor

Machine dimensions:
Length: 678 mm / 26.7”
Width: 548 mm / 21.6”
Height: 1151 mm / 45.3”
Weight: approx. 40 kg / 88 lbs

Additional Modules

Neckskin Cutter

The Foodmate Neckskin Cutter is designed to cut off neckskins on the cut-up line. Flexibility is built into the design allowing for height adjustments to accommodate the different cut lengths. The Neckskin Cutter can be installed on current figurations or newly constructed Frame and Flex Lines. It contains a stainless steel frame and motor.
  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour

Stainless steel frame and motor

Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW

Machine dimensions:
Length: 769 mm / 30.3”
Width: 550 mm / 21.7”
Height: 1362 mm / 53.6”
Weight: approx. 90 kg / 198 lbs