High-speed performer

GEA DualSlicer II (1850)

The GEA DualSlicer is the best high-speed slicing machine – mainly for cheese, raw ham and cooked ham applications – with respect to slicing quality, high performance, low give-away, high yield, easy and flexible operation.

The perfect slice

The GEA DualSlicer is a high-performance slicer with twin, independent drives, and two independently driven top and bottom traction systems, so that it can slice two logs, of different diameter and length, at the same time. It can even create slices of different thickness from each log of cheese or sausage. Two natural-shaped products, such as cheese with holes, bacon or ham, can also be sliced together.

Main applications

The GEA DualSlicer isdesigned for regular-shaped products such as calibrated sausage, salami, cooked ham, raw ham and cheese. Portion forms: shingle, stack, zig zag stack, shaved, pieces, folded and interleaved possible (depends on application).

Slicing reliability you can count on

  • Proven expertise in slicing, loading & packaging
  • Great know-how and complete portfolio to supply complete lines
  • High flexibility, easy operation, reliable service and maintenance support

Flexibility in slicing you need

  • Fast changeover of gripper, blade and recipe
  • Wide variety of applications such as calibrated sausage, salami, cooked ham, raw ham and cheese
  • Supports a broad range of portion types including folding
  • Involute blade technology for large cross section slicing max. 500mm wide x 200mm high

Slicer is easy to operate and maintain

  • Clearly structured and illustrated operator display
  • Very good machine access from both sides for application change and cleaning
  • Fast and easy changeover of GEA slicer blade and shear edge
  • Low footprint and perfect hygienic design

Specifications

Specifications
GEA Involute Blade Technology
GEA DualSlicer II slicing blade

GEA’s new involute blade technology, ensure very high portion quality with consistent slice thickness, very low ‘give-away’, a high level of ‘on-weight’ portions and very few sliver slices even with soft products such as boiled sausage.

Idle Cut Technology
GEA DualSlicer II blade changeover

A blade movement without slicing the product. Conventional technology is to stop and retract the product. For high slicing speeds and involute blades, this technology is no longer working without the undesired effect of sliver slices. The patented idle cut rotor moves away the blade from the product, which helps to avoid sliver slices almost completely and to achieve very consistent slice thickness within a portion.

Technical details
Product SpecificationsGEA DualSlicer II 1850
Type of bladeInvolute blade
Blade sizeR 470 mm
Max. blade speed1,500 rpm
Cutting cross-sectionWidth 500 mm up to max. product height 145 mm
Width270 - 500 (480) mm
Height200 - 140 mm
Max. product length1,850 mm
Machine dimensions L x H x W5,140 x 2,790 x 1,350 mm
Product loadingAutomatic
GEA Check 4000Option, up to 4 lanes
GEA OptiScannerOption
InterleaverOption, 2 lanes independent
Folding unitOption
Telemonitoring/ Remote servicesOption, GEA Performance Service
Preventive maintenanceOption, GEA Performance PLUS

* Depends on machine configuration, product features and application.

Power supply (max.): 11 kW; compressed air in accordance with 7:4:4-ISO8573-1: 6 bar 15 – 600 L/min., depending on the machine’s specification. Noise emission in accordance with EN ISO 11204: < 76 db (A)

Add-ons

Add-ons
Weighing system GEA Check 4000
Weighing system GEA Check 4000

The GEA Check 4000 is a high precision weighing system, detecting single weights of sliced portions while moving these over the check weigher. The single portion weights are analyzed in the slicer for weight regulation. Thus, the slicer is able to respond to varying product cross sections and optimize the deviation in average weights over a long period of production time. All side panels can be removed swiftly without tools for cleaning and maintenance. The weighing conveyors can be swiveled upwards for easy removal of belts for cleaning issues. The GEA Check 4000 is available from 1- up to 4-lane configuration.The weighing system is calibrated for loads between 20 and 5,000 g.

Scanning system GEA OptiScanner 600 / 1200
OptiScanner

The GEA OptiScanner 600 / 1200 is a pre-scanner system that makes it possible to slice natural products like dry cured ham and cheese with lowest give-away, maximum yield and on-weight portions. The scanner literally looks into the product and determines the density distribution over the length of the product by means of x-ray technology. In this process, the device detects irregular outer contours as well as holes, under slices and irregular distribution of fat and meat. Based on the density distribution, the intelligent software calculates the ideal slice thickness and/or number of slices for each portion prior to slicing. 

GEA Interleaver
Scanning system GEA OptiScanner 600 / 1200

The GEA Interleaver allows interleaving film or paper in-between slices of several applications. Either cheese or expensive products can be interleaved for a nice appearance in the package. High production reliability and efficiency are guaranteed. Easy access to interleaver paper without machine/ rotor stop is possible at any time,as well as quick fixation of film/ paper jams.

GEA Folding Device
GEA DualSlicer folding device

For folding portions, GEA has a folding device, which is located in the slicing area and adjustable in three directions. The slice falls onto the device and by use of rollers and the kinetic energy of the slide it is folded and positioned onto the portioning conveyor. This option is available for all GEA slicer types.

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