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 Module

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:
    – Length: 413 mm
    – Width:  649 mm
    – Height: 1224 mm
    – Weight: approx. 30 kg
Wing Module

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:   754 mm
    – Width:    1271 mm
    – Height: 1304 mm
    – Weight: approx. 140 kg
Wing Module

Mid Wing Cutter

The Foodmate Mid Wing Cutter is designed and developed 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 wing tips. The chickens are transported on shackles connected to a chain which is guided by rails. With the help of a bar, the chickens are lifted and pressed against the rails, which positions the wings in the correct angle and position. The wing centers are then cut by circular blades.
The horizontal distance between the blades can be easily adjusted with the spindle. The module height is set throughout and the height of the blades can be adjusted according to the size of the chicken.

  • Allows for a maximum 6,000 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:         728 mm
    –   Width:          1106 mm
    –   Height:        1308 mm
    –   Weight:  approx. 151 kg
Wing Module

Wing Cutter

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.
The design meet the latest requirements for anatomic wing cutting. The Wing Cutter can be installed into most existing Cut-up lines and on a new Foodmate Compact Cut-up System.  It contains a stainless steel frame and motor and is easy to clean with minimal maintenance required.

  • 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
  • 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:              1094 mm
    –   Width:                 785 mm
    –   Height:              1622 mm
    –   Weight:    approx. 165 kg

 

Wing Module

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 2 x 0,75 kW
  • Machine dimensions:
    –  Length:   689 mm
    –  Width:    1027 mm
    –  Height:   1515 mm
    –  Weight: approx. 167 kg
BREAST MODULE

Breast Cap Cutter

The Foodmate 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 process is managed as the broilers are hanging from the shackle conveyor and are pulled over an arbor. The covers around the circular blades also work as guides for the legs, so that the broiler is positioned correctly for the cut.
The height of the machine can be adjusted to broiler sizes by rotating the spindle.

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • Easy to clean
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 1055 mm
    – Width:     754 mm
    – Height:    949 mm
    – Weight: approx. 151 kg
BREAST MODULE

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.

The Breast Processor runs birds breast first. An arbour and several guidings pick up the bird and guide them into the circular blade. The breasts are then cut and transported through the machine by the pick-up chains. 

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • Easy to clean
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 1435 mm
    – Width:  1342 mm
    – Height: 1747 mm
    – Weight: approx. 320 kg

 

BREAST MODULE

Halving Machine

The Foodmate Halving Machine separates the front half from the chicken. The machine also can be used to cut off the remaining backbone piece after using the FM Breast Cap Cutter. It requires minimal maintenance and is easy to clean. The Halving Machine 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:          737 mm
    –   Width:           680 mm
    –   Height:          1128 mm
    –   Weight:       approx. 95 kg
BREAST MODULE

Halving Machine 2

The Foodmate Halving Machine 2 removes the breast bone from a half bird and 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.  
The lengthwise half cut chicken (done by the precutter) will run into this module, breast side first, and will be guided on the side of the hips into the module. 
The Halving Machine 2 is suitable for all Cut-up systems.

  • Easy to clean
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • 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:   721 mm
    – Width:    670 mm
    – Height: 1348 mm
    – Weight: approx. 150 kg
BREAST MODULE

Cross Halving Machine

The Foodmate Cross Halving Machine addresses problems commonly found with single bladed front halving machines. Using two blades instead of one large blade gives a better straight cut across the hips and gives more control over the number of ribs that stay attached to the front half.

There is no need for a Pre-cutter with the Cross Halving Machine and it contains a simple construction 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 2 x 0,75 kW
• Machine dimensions:
–  Length:  882 mm
–  Width:    694 mm
–  Height:   882 mm
–  Weight: approx. 235 kg
    (incl. Bypass: 355 kg)

BREAST MODULE

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: 981 mm
    – Width: 716 mm
    – Height: 1101 mm
    – Weight: approx. 148 kg
BREAST MODULE

Pipistrello Cutter

Foodmate’s Pipistrello Cutter is designed to produce the famous pipistrello part. The module has unique design features that allows for accurate cuts and minimizes the chances of birds clogging the module. The Pipistrello Cutter is suitable for all our Cut-up lines and can be by-passed.

  • 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: 1055 mm
    – Width: 754 mm
    – Height: 949 mm
    – Weight: approx. 160 kg
Leg MODULE

Saddle Cutter 1

The Foodmate Saddle Cutter is the optimal machine to separate leg quarters. The guiding system is designed to always give an accurate center split.

The chicken is hanging  parallel to the moving direction of the machine, with the breast in the direction of the circular blade(s) of the Saddle Cutter. Because of the movement of the Cut-up line and the help of the rails, the correct cut is realized. It 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:  670 mm
    – Width:     711 mm
    – Height: 1075 mm
    – Weight: approx. 88 kg
Leg MODULE

Saddle Cutter 2

The Foodmate Saddle Cutter 2 with 2 motors can be used to make 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 is hanging  parallel to the moving direction of the machine, with the breast direction of the circular blade 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 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: 762 mm
    – Width:   985 mm
    – Height:  1062 mm
    – Weight: approx. 170 kg
LEG MODULE

Leg Processor SII

The Foodmate Leg Processor SII is designed to anatomically remove the back from the saddle to create a whole leg without a back. The unique design of the Leg Processor SII lets the saddles run straight through the machine and change direction. The back is turned from the legs. The machine can run a wide size range while maintaining an optimal anatomical cut with minimal to no adjustments. The height of the machine can be mechanically adjusted by a spindle, so the machine can be adjusted to the size of the bird. The Leg Processor SII can be installed in either a new Foodmate Cut-up System or it can easily be integrated into your existing frame or flex Cut-up system.

  • Increases operations flexibility by
  • Accommodating a wide size range with minimal adjustments
  • Reduces bone content
  • Improves oyster retention
  • Improves yield
  • Increases bird size accommodations through height adjustment by the spindle
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Motor (IP66) power is 1,5 kW
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 1269 mm
    – Width:   1180 mm
    – Height:  1457 mm
    – Weight: approx. 290 kg
LEG MODULE

OPTI Leg Processor

The Foodmate OPTI Leg Processor is designed to anatomically remove the back from the saddle to create a back out whole leg. The unique design of the OPTI Leg Processor lets the saddles run straight through the machine and never change direction.
The legs are pulled away from the back and there is no need to twist the back away from the hip sockets. This results in a smoother process, putting less strain on the backs and hocks, and improving yield. The machine can run a wide size range while maintaining an optimal anatomical cut with minimal to no adjustments. Since the introduction in 2011, numerous customers have installed and benefited from the OPTI Leg Processor. All have reported very positive results with significant yield improvements while reducing rework caused by bone content.
The OPTI Leg Processor can be installed in either a new Foodmate Cut-up System or it can easily be integrated into your existing frame or flex Cut-up system.

  • Increases operations flexibility by accommodating a wide size range with minimal adjustments
  • Reduces strain on the back with the elimination of the “turn”
  • Reduces bone content
  • Improves oyster retention
  • Improves yield
  • Increases the final drum and thigh presentation since the legs do not twist in the machine
  • Increases bird size accommodations via height adjustment by the actuator
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Motor (IP66) power is 0,75 kW
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 2099 mm
    – Width:  1054 mm
    – Height: 1608 mm
    – Weight: approx. 400 kg
Leg MODULE

Thigh & Drumstick Cutter

The Foodmate 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: 1580 mm
    – Width:    957 mm
    – Height: 1529 mm
    – Weight: approx. 130 kg
Leg MODULE

Uni Thigh & Drumstick Cutter

The Foodmate Uni 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
  • 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 6,000 BPH at 12” center shackles and on 10” it is 7.200 BPH
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Motor (IP66) power is 2 x 0,75 kW
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length:  1419 mm
    – Width:    802 mm
    – Height:  1345 mm
    – Weight: approx. 130 kg

 

Additional Module

Tail Cutter

The Foodmate Tail Cutter automatically removes the tail from the back to be further processed. The Tail Cutter is designed to allow maximum yield and minimal damage to both back and tail. When the bird enters the module, 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. The unit can be placed in different locations in a flex or frame line.

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour 
  • 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:       665 mm
    –   Width:         887 mm
    –   Height:        916 mm
    –   Weight:       approx. 45 kg
Additional Modules

Neckskin Cutter

The Foodmate Neckskin Cutter is designed to cut off neckskins. 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. 

  • 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:  769 mm
    – Width:    550 mm
    – Height: 1362 mm
    – Weight: approx. 90 kg
Additional Module

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.

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Removing remaining fat
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 2283 mm
    – Width:    1796 mm
    – Height:   1774 mm
    – Weight: approx. 350 kg

 

Additional Module

Pre-Cutter 7

The Foodmate Pre-Cutter 7 is a stainless steel constructed, automatic Pre-Cut unit. The blade makes a cut right under the keel bone.

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Stainless steel frame and motor
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 1064 mm
    – Width:   650 mm
    – Height: 1480 mm
    – Weight: approx. 350 kg
Additional Module

Pre-Cutter 12 with Keel Cutter

The Foodmate Pre-Cutter 12 with Keel Cutter is 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.

  • Allows for a maximum of 6,000 birds per hour
  • Stainless steel frame
  • Machine dimensions:
    – Length: 2177 mm
    – Width:  1797 mm
    – Height: 1766 mm
Additional Module

Unloader

The Foodmate 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
    – Width:   548 mm
    – Height:   1151 mm
    – Weight: approx. 40 kg
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