• LARGE CHEESE DICER

    AFFINITY

    U.S.D.A., Dairy Division Accepted

    The Ultimate Robust, Heavy-duty Dicer

AFFINITY® Dicers

2 Models Available: Conveyor-Fed Version & U.S.D.A., Dairy Division Accepted Version 

  • Maximum power to deliver maximum throughout capacity
  • Sanitary highly polished stainless steel surfaces to deter bacterial growth
  • Food zone completely separate from the mechanical zone
  • Hinged swingaway panels and sloped surfaces simplify maintenance and washdown procedures. Rounded tube frame limits microbial surface area and promotes self-draining.
  • Designed for continuous operation for uninterrupted production
  • Has the ability to process high-fat, cold-temperature and otherwise normally difficult products. 2- or 3-dimensional cutting is accomplished by adjusting the slice thickness, crosscut, and circular knife spindles for a full range of dices, crumbles/granulations, or strips.
  • U.S.D.A, Dairy Division accepted version accepts in-feed of products up to 7" (178 mm). Ideal for dairy processing plants routinely inspected by the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • Built-in conveyor feed chute version accepts in-feed of products up to 7" (178 mm), or up to 10" (254 mm) in largest single dimension depending on product and assists in feeding and orientation of product.
  • Robust, Heavy-duty Sanitary Dicer

Applications

The Affinity Dicer is the largest cheese dicer Urschel manufactures. This heavy-duty dicer delivers a sanitary design, maximized output, and precision cuts. The robust machine specializes in difficult-to-cut products such as cheese, imitation cheese, soft meats, candied fruits, cold temperature applications, and products with high-fat content. The feed roll and feed drum offer additional assistance transitioning product throughout the cutting zone. Optional outboard bearing supports cutting spindles to assist with heavy-duty applications. Other heavy-duty parts are also available. Sanitary, stainless steel design. Cutting zones are completely separate from mechanical zones. Rounded tube frame limits microbial surface area and promotes self-draining. The dicer provides 2- or 3-dimensional cutting by adjusting the slice thickness, crosscut, and circular knife spindles for a full range of dices, crumbles/granulations, or strips. Large product infeed combined with a powerful 25 HP (18 kW) motor achieves maximum capacity.

The Affinity is available in two different models: one model features acceptance by the U.S.D.A., Dairy Division; the other model features a built-in conveyor feed chute but is not accepted by the U.S.D.A. 

The Affinity Dicer, U.S.D.A, Dairy Division accepted version, accepts in-feed of products up to 7" (178 mm). It is ideal for dairy processing plants routinely inspected by the United States Department of Agriculture. 

The Affinity Dicer with built-in conveyor feed chute accepts in-feed of products up to 7" (178 mm), or up to 10" (254 mm) in the largest single dimension depending on product and assists in feeding and orientation of the product.

 

  • Bacon Dice

    1/4" (6.4 mm)

  • Swiss Cheese

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Dice

  • Salami

    1/8 x 1 x 1/8" (3.2 x 25.4 x 3.2 mm) Strips

  • Feta

    1/2" (12.8 mm) Crumble

  • Bacon Crumble

  • Cranberry

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Strips

  • Processed Cheese

    1" (25.4 mm) Strips

  • Ham

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Dice

  • Bacon

    1/8 x 1/2 x 1/2" (3.2 x 12.7 x 12.7 mm)

  • Pickle

    3/16 x 1/8 x 5/32" (4.7 x 3.2 x 3.9 mm)

  • Pot Roast

    3/4 x 3 x 3/4" (19.1 x 76.2 x 19.1 mm) Shred

  • Cheddar Cheese

    1/8 x 1/8 x 1-1/2" (3.2 x 3.2 x 38.1 mm) Strips

  • Bread

    1/2 x 1 x 1" (12.7 x 25.4 x 25.4 mm)

  • Tomato

    1/4" (6.4 mm) Dice

  • Carrot

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Dice

Machine Specs

AFFINITY Dicer, U.S.D.A., Dairy Division Accepted

Length:
60.33" (1533 mm)
Width:
62.52" (1588 mm)
Height:
69.64" (1769 mm)
Net Weight:
2800 lb (1270 kg)
Motors:
5 HP (3.6 kW) / 25 HP (18 kW)
Accepted by:
U.S.D.A., Dairy Division

AFFINITY Dicer with Built-in Conveyor Feed Chute

Length:
66.47" (1688 mm)
Width:
62.52" (1588 mm)
Height:
69.65" (1769 mm)
Net Weight:
2800 lb (1270 kg)
Motors:
1/6 HP (.12kW) Infeed Conveyor / 5 HP (3.6 kW) Crosscut Knife Spindle Assembly / 25 HP (18 kW)

Operating Principle

AFFINITY® Dicers

  1. Adjustable Slice Gate
  2. Impeller Paddles
  3. Slicing Knife
  4. Feed Roll
  5. Feed Drum
  6. Circular Knives
  7. Crosscut Knives
  8. Stripper Plate

Types of Cuts

Slices

1/8 to 3/4” (3.2 to 19.1 mm)

Dices, Crumbles, Strips

2 and 3-dimensional cutting involves adjusting the slice thickness and using the required circular or crosscut spindles.

Circular Knife Spindle

1/8 to 3” (3.2 to 76.2 mm)

Crosscut Knife Spindle

1/8 to 2” (3.2 to 50.8 mm)

Shreds

Fine, medium, and coarse shreds can be produced on hot or chilled cooked meat products by using shredding disc spindle in place of the crosscut knife spindle.

  • Bacon Dice

    1/4" (6.4 mm)

  • Swiss Cheese

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Dice

  • Salami

    1/8 x 1 x 1/8" (3.2 x 25.4 x 3.2 mm) Strips

  • Feta

    1/2" (12.8 mm) Crumble

  • Bacon Crumble

  • Cranberry

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Strips

  • Processed Cheese

    1" (25.4 mm) Strips

  • Ham

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Dice

  • Bacon

    1/8 x 1/2 x 1/2" (3.2 x 12.7 x 12.7 mm)

  • Pickle

    3/16 x 1/8 x 5/32" (4.7 x 3.2 x 3.9 mm)

  • Pot Roast

    3/4 x 3 x 3/4" (19.1 x 76.2 x 19.1 mm) Shred

  • Cheddar Cheese

    1/8 x 1/8 x 1-1/2" (3.2 x 3.2 x 38.1 mm) Strips

  • Bread

    1/2 x 1 x 1" (12.7 x 25.4 x 25.4 mm)

  • Tomato

    1/4" (6.4 mm) Dice

  • Carrot

    1/8" (3.2 mm) Dice