The Nowicki KN125V bowl chopper is designed for the general production of smoked, steamed, raw sausages and vast possibilities in production of superb fine grain emulsion from crude materials like chicken skin and tendons. It can be used for production of very fine fresh and/or pre-cut frozen meat granulating, is perfect for cutting or making emulsion in the vegetarian industry, bakery, fishery or dairy produce. The KN125V bowl chopper is fitted with a Busch vacuum pump allowing cutting to be done in a vacuum environment up to 90%.
Bowl choppers can be fitted with a vacuum pump to create a vacuum inside the bowl whilst cutting. This vacuum in the bowl chopper creates higher protein digestion and allows the meat to bind together better. The vacuum bowl chopper also optimises product shelf life due to reduced oxidation levels and gives a longer lasting colour retention.
The Nowicki KN125V bowl chopper is manufactured using acid resistant high quality stainless steel according to all current CE directives. The bowl cutter surfaces are polished with all horizontal surfaces set a 6 degree to allow excess water to fall off the machine. The bowl choppers cutter head cover is made from stainless steel whereas the front cover is made from Plexiglass allowing the operator to see what is happening in the bowl. The extremely close distance between knife and bowl on the bowl chopper allows for perfect cutting in the air results. A narrow chamber in the bowl cutter gives uniform results across the whole batch. Optional hydraulic loading of 120 litre or 200 litre toten bins is available should you need it, but the hydraulic unloading disc is standard on this model. The hydraulic unloading disc, front cover and knife cover are all controllled by using joysticks mounted next to the control panel. An extremely stable construction, stainless steel adjustable feet and overall weight of around 3.3 tons mean very low vibrations when in use, this prolongs the life of the bearings in the cutter head shaft. A forced air circulation system inside the machine keeps the AC drive motor cool, whilst is is also fitted with a lower acid resistant shield for motor protection. The bowl chopper control panel is touch screen and programmable with upto 40 different programs each with a maximum of 20 steps per programme. Each programme can be paused half way through to allow operator to finish something before the next step of the programme is initiated. Smooth control of the parameters such as level of vacuum, speed of knife shaft, speed of bowl etc are all controlled via the touch screen display with live data showing on each parameter. The control panel can also be put into manual or semi=program mode, The bowl chopper has a central lubrication system, with diagnostic system to prevent any down time lubricated knife shaft etc. The bowl chopper has the option of adding SCADA monitoring system, to allow for external monitoring of the bowl choppers data. A semi-automatic key for the cutter head of the bowl chopper allows quick fitting and removal. All the electrics of the bowl chopper are housed in a stainless steel cabinet which is seperate to the machine itself to prevent water flooding, this can be mounted on a wall nearby. The bowl chopper connection cable in 5 meters in length with a stainless steel tube cover for safety. The bowl chopper is extremely easy to clean as all cover lift up to give perfect access to all areas in contact with food.
The Nowicki KN125V bowl chopper has a HMI touch panel with joystics to control the covers / loader (optional) / unloaders. The control panel can store upto 40 different programmes. Each programme can contain up to 20 different steps according to time of process, number of revolutions of the bowl, temp of batch etc. A manual work mode is available allowing the operator to proceed with each step when they are ready. The bowl chopper control panel gives extremely smooth control of the rotations in cutting speed, mixing speed, bowl speed and stuffing spreader speed whilst also giving a reading of temperature in the bowl. An optional extra can be added to the bowl chopper to allow control of water dosage, giving the same results time after time. The control panel is a touch screen display with joystick controls for the hydraulic parts of the bowl chopper such as front cover, knife cutter cover, unloading disc and loading system is chosed. All the control of the vaccum in the bowl chopper is done via the control panel, which has a machine failure diagnostics system as standard. The control panel is also fitted with a USB connection point.