• Model VSC Segment Cutter

Model VSC Segment Cutter

Produces Segments, Slabs, and Square or Rectangular Strips

  • Produces segments, slabs, and square or rectangular strips from a wide variety of foods.
  • Maximum input product size is 3" (76 mm) in diameter when using 3" (76 mm) cutting parts and 4" (102 mm) in diameter when using 4" (102 mm) cutting parts.
  • Features a variable speed drive.
  • Hinged access panel.
  • Quick changeover of cutting heads for use as a slicer, dicer or variety of other cutting applications.
  • Features continuous operation for uninterrupted production, and simplified design for easy cleanup and maintenance.

Applications

The patented§ Urschel Model VSC produces segments, slabs, and square or rectangular strips from many food products such as carrots, pickles, zucchini, and potatoes. The Model VSC features an available variable speed drive, hinged access panel, quick changeover of a wide variety of cutting heads, and simplified design for easy cleanup and maintenance. Maximum input product size is 4" (101.6 mm) in diameter, and the machine easily adapts to automated belt feeding.

The machine can be sold equipped with a feed pan and chute for hand-fed operations. For added versatility, several different cutting heads are available including the standard head, slab cutting head, and the patented§§ Velocicut® cutting head. Consult your local Urschel sales representative for the cutting head best-suited for your application.

® Urschel and Velocicut are registered trademarks of Urschel Laboratories, Inc.
§The Model VSC is protected by U.S. Patent No. 5044240 and European Patent No. 412835.
Foreign and other patents pending.
§§The Velocicut is protected by U.S. Patent No. 5343623 and European Patent No. EP0570153.

  • Carrots

    3/8 inch (9.5 mm) Sticks

  • Onions

    3/16 inch (4.8 mm) Slices with 1 Vertical Knife

  • Onions

    3/16 inch (4.8 mm) Slices with Rings Intact

  • Pickles

    4 Segment Spear Cut

  • Pickles

    1/4 inch (6.4 mm) Slab

  • Pickles

    5 Segment Spear Cut

  • Potatoes

    5 and 6 Segment Cut

  • Potatoes

    .290 inch (7.4 mm) Strip Cut

  • Serrano Pepper

    4 Segment Cut

  • Zucchini

    3/8 inch (9.5 mm) Strip Cut

Machine Specs

Length:
116.48" (2959 mm)
Width:
32.61" (828 mm)
Height:
54.81" (1392 mm)
Net Weight:
1028 lb (466 kg)
Motor:
3 HP (1.5 kW), totally enclosed (fan-cooled, variable speed) *

* or 5 HP (3.7 kW), totally enclosed, fan-cooled

Dimensional Drawing

Operating Principle

Model VSC Segment Cutter

  1. Feed Belts
  2. Velocicut Cutting Head
  3. Blades
  4. Product

Types of Cuts

Square Strips

.156" (4.0 mm), .188" (4.8 mm), .218" (5.5 mm), .250" (6.4 mm), .276" (7.0 mm), .281" (7.1 mm), .285" (7.2 mm), .290" (7.4 mm), .294" (7.5 mm), .297" (7.5 mm), .300" (7.6 mm), .305" (7.7 mm), .313" (8.0 mm), .330" (8.4 mm), .344" (8.7 mm), .375" (9.5 mm), .394" (10.0 mm), .406" (10.3 mm), .438" (11.1 mm), .469" (11.9 mm), .472" (12.0 mm), .500" (12.7 mm), .512" (13.0 mm), .560" (14.2 mm), .563" (14.3 mm), .591" (15.0 mm), .625" (15.9 mm), .750" (19.1 mm), .875" (22.2 mm), 1" (25 mm)

Rectangular Strips

.281 x .406" (7.1 x 10.3 mm), .281 x .594" (7.1 x 15.1 mm), .290 x .313" (7.4 x 8.0 mm), .313 x .375" (8.0 x 9.5 mm), .313 x .750" (9.5 x 19.1 mm), .315 x .385" (8.0 x 9.8 mm), .330 x .395" (8.4 x 10.0 mm), .344 x .469" (8.7 x 11.9 mm), .375 x .750" (9.5 x 19.1 mm), .438 x .750" (11.1 x 19.1 mm), .438 x .875" (11.1 x 22.2 mm). Other sizes also available when using the Velocicut cutting head.

  • Carrots

    3/8 inch (9.5 mm) Sticks

  • Onions

    3/16 inch (4.8 mm) Slices with 1 Vertical Knife

  • Onions

    3/16 inch (4.8 mm) Slices with Rings Intact

  • Pickles

    4 Segment Spear Cut

  • Pickles

    1/4 inch (6.4 mm) Slab

  • Pickles

    5 Segment Spear Cut

  • Potatoes

    5 and 6 Segment Cut

  • Potatoes

    .290 inch (7.4 mm) Strip Cut

  • Serrano Pepper

    4 Segment Cut

  • Zucchini

    3/8 inch (9.5 mm) Strip Cut