• Model J9-A Dicer

Model J9-A Dicer

Belt-Fed Dicer/Strip Cutter

  • Maximum input product size for firm products when machine is equipped with standard parts is 3/8" (9.5 mm) in thickness.
  • Maximum input product size for firm products when machine is equipped with optional feed roll is 1/2" (12.7 mm) in thickness.
  • Produces a wide variety of dices down to 3/16" (4.8 mm) and various strip cuts.
  • The Model J9-A is equipped with stainless steel product contact parts.
  • Features continuous operation for uninterrupted production.

Applications

The Urschel Model J9-A produces dices or strip cuts from various products including spinach, greens, peppers, citrus peel, celery, broccoli, parsley, and frozen-tempered meats. The machine features continuous operation for uninterrupted production, and simplified design for easy cleanup and maintenance.

When feeding a firm product using the Model J9-A equipped with standard parts, maximum infeed thickness is 3/8" (9.5 mm). When feeding a firm product using the Model J9-A equipped with an optional feed roll, maximum infeed thickness is 1/2" (12.7 mm). The Model J9-A will also accept thicker products depending on the product’s degree of compressibility.

  • Beef Jerky

    3/4 x 1-1/4 inch (19.1 x 31.8 mm)

  • Bread Dices, Croutons

    1/2 x 1/2 inch (12.7 x 12.7 mm)

  • Brownies

    1/2 x 1/2 inch (12.7 x 12.7 mm)

  • Frozen Tempered Chicken Breast

    3/8 x 3/8 inch (9.5 x 9.5 mm) x input thickness of...

  • Frozen Tempered Chicken Breast

    1/2 inch (12.7 mm) Strip Cut

  • Flour Tortillas

    1/4 inch (6.4 mm) Strips 1 x 1 (25.4 x 25.4 mm)

  • Green Pepper

    (Cored and Halved) 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) Dice

  • Pita Chips

    2 x 2 inch (50.8 x 50.8 mm)

Machine Specs

Length:
99.08" (2517 mm)
Width:
44.34" (1126 mm)
Height:
61.92" (1573 mm)
Net Weight:
930 lb (420 kg)
Motor:
5 HP (3.7 kW)

Dimensional Drawing

Operating Principle

Model J9-A Dicer Cutting Overview

  1. Product is delivered to a high speed conveyor belt [ 1 ] which carries the product to the dicing unit.
  2. The feed roll [ 2 ], mounted directly over the end of the feed belt, serves to compress some types of products and assists in feeding these products into the knives.
  3. The product is cut into strips by circular knives [ 3 ] that run in narrow slots
  4. in the stationary feed plate [ 4 ].
  5. The strips of product move directly into the rotating crosscut knives [ 5 ] where the product discharges as cubes or rectangular pieces.

Types of Cuts

Circular Knife Cuts

3/16 to 2" (4.8 to 50.8 mm)

Crosscut Knife Cuts

3/16 to 3" (4.8 to 76.2 mm)

Strip Cuts

Strip cuts can be made by removing the crosscut knife spindle from the machine. The length and thickness of the strips will depend upon the size of the original product. Certain applications may require optional discharge chute.

  • Beef Jerky

    3/4 x 1-1/4 inch (19.1 x 31.8 mm)

  • Bread Dices, Croutons

    1/2 x 1/2 inch (12.7 x 12.7 mm)

  • Brownies

    1/2 x 1/2 inch (12.7 x 12.7 mm)

  • Frozen Tempered Chicken Breast

    3/8 x 3/8 inch (9.5 x 9.5 mm) x input thickness of...

  • Frozen Tempered Chicken Breast

    1/2 inch (12.7 mm) Strip Cut

  • Flour Tortillas

    1/4 inch (6.4 mm) Strips 1 x 1 (25.4 x 25.4 mm)

  • Green Pepper

    (Cored and Halved) 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) Dice

  • Pita Chips

    2 x 2 inch (50.8 x 50.8 mm)