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Foodmate Optix Thigh Deboner

Intelligent thigh deboning.

Foodmate brings you another intelligent deboning solution! The New Foodmate OPTiX Thigh Deboner uses x-ray technology for detecting kneecap and thigh length, ensuring the highest possible yields. In addition, the OPTiX offers integration with the OPTI Flow Cut-up System and accommodates a wide variation of bird sizes.
The Intelligent Thigh Deboner
The Foodmate OPTiX Thigh Deboner uses x-ray technology to determine where the kneecap is on the bone by measuring the bone length. The machine produces cartilage free meat at the highest possible yields. The machine offers integration with the OPTI Flow Cut-up System and accommodates a wide variation of bird sizes. The machine adjusts in real time for each leg on the line.

Drumstick Unloading

Thigh/Drumstick Separation

Thigh Meat Harvester





Foodmate OPTiX Thigh Deboner

How OPTiX gets it done!

X-ray Technology + Cut-up Line Integration

The OPTiX brings a combination of durable mechanics and cutting-edge technology in automation, ensuring the highest possible yields and meat quality. Click on the play button below to see OPTiX in action!
Quality, Speed and Excellence

The Intelligent Thigh Deboner

The OPTiX offers the flexibility to manually hang whole legs, as a stand-alone, or it has the ability to be integrated with a Foodmate OPTI Flow Cut-up System. The machine can operate at high speeds  and offers different line configurations and bird size accommodation. The machine produces a very high amount of cartilage free meat with minimal bone content. This results in minimal trimming and maximum pounds per man/hour.


Final Product

Exceptional product presentation and excellent drum cuts.

Technical Specifications

OPTiX Thigh Deboner
Frame and Motor Stainless steel
Motor 2x1.5kW
Length 14306 mm (46’-11,2”)
Width 1610 mm (5’-3,4”)
Height 2768mm (9’- 1,0”)
Weight Approx. 6000 kg / 13,227.74 lbs
Air supply Dry compressed air, min. 6 Bar
Air Consumption 50 l/min ( 13.2 gal/min)
Air Connection 8mm tubing (1/4”)
Low Pressure Water Connection 1” (15 Nozzles)
Low Pressure Water Supply ± 3 bar (42.6 PSI)
Low Pressure Water Consumption Average 1.8 GPM
High Pressure Water Connection 1” (6 Nozzles)
High Pressure Water Supply Min: 35 bar / Max: 100 bar
High Pressure Water Consumption 25.7 GPM (35 bar)
42.8 GPM (100 bar)
Power Supply 3 X 380-480V, 50/60Hz
3 X 35 AMPS
Power Consumption 16 kW
Ethernet Supply Foodmate eWon (Please note that an active internet connection is required for online support)
Precision and efficiency at its best

The guessing game is over!

Another intelligent deboning solution

The new OPTiX Thigh Deboner uses an x-ray measuring system to precisely measure each leg, using this data the machine automatically adjusts for each leg in real-time at a speed of up to 14,400 legs per hour.

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