Jan 15, 2020
New HS Series Portion Scale Slicers Increase Efficiency, Accuracy
Hobart, the premium commercial food equipment manufacturer known for designing and building some of the most reliable, must-have equipment, has introduced its HS Series portion scale slicers featuring an integrated precision scale.
TROY, Ohio (January 15, 2020) – Hobart, the premium commercial food equipment manufacturer known for designing and building some of the most reliable, must-have equipment, has introduced its HS Series portion scale slicers featuring an integrated precision scale. The HS6-1PS manual slicer and the HS7-1PS automatic slicer offer precise slicing and instant weighing to increase efficiency and help retail and foodservice establishments serve customers faster.
The new slicers eliminate the need for two pieces of equipment and save time since associates no longer need to walk between a slicer and a separate scale after slicing. They also take the guesswork out of weighing product, saving time to correct wrong estimates. Both models accurately weigh product up to 10 pounds in increments of 0.01 pounds or 0.1 ounces.
The HS6-1PS and the HS7-1PS slicers feature a customizable touch-screen interface with speed keys that allow users to save frequently used settings. The interface also alerts the operator of routine care and maintenance requirements, including blade sharpening, cleaning, sanitizing and lubricating slicer components. Users can default to the preset alert timing or customize it to fit their needs.
Ideal for preparing grab-and-go meats and cheeses in the retail space, and for foodservice applications, the
HS7-1PS slicer includes a SmartSlice™ function that allows the slicer to operate until it reaches an operator-selected product weight. A Stack function also stops when the slicer reaches the desired product weight and will resume slicing to the same weight when the operator places dividing paper and selects the start button. This function can be used until the finished product weight reaches 10 pounds. The HS7-1PS automatic slicer also easily switches to manual mode when needed.
Like other Hobart HS Series slicers, the HS6-1PS and HS7-1PS slicers include an exclusive 13-inch CleanCut™ knife that offers zero knife exposure during sharpening and cleaning. This stainless-steel blade with a cobalt alloy edge lasts up to three times longer than carbon steel blades, further increasing efficiency by lessening sharpening frequency. The CleanCut knife provides precise cuts for greater product yield and features a patented removable design for easy and thorough cleaning. A top-mounted Borazon® sharpening system cleans and hones the knife in a single action, readying it for use within 15 seconds, and is dishwasher safe.
The slicers feature multiple interlocks, including:
- Close to stop – the slicer turns off when the gauge plate is closed
- Gauge plate interlock – requires the gauge plate to be closed to remove the carriage and it will not open when removed
- Carriage system interlock – the carriage will not tilt away and cannot be removed unless the gauge plate is closed
- No volt release – the slicer must be restarted after it is unplugged or power fails
At Hobart, an ITW Food Equipment Group LLC brand, it is our mission to provide premium food preparation equipment that foodservice and food retail professionals can trust to work hard and deliver quality, consistent results day in and day out, empowering them to focus on what they love most—creating great food for great people. From one plate to one thousand, Hobart helps you satisfy every appetite. Whether you need to mix, chop, grind or peel, our legendary equipment is the perfect partner. Backed by our nationwide network of 1,500 factory-trained service technicians, we’re always nearby to install, maintain and service your equipment. Hobart is part of ITW Food Equipment Group LLC (a subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc.) and is proud to be an ENERGYSTAR® Partner of the Year since 2008. Explore Hobart by visiting Hobartcorp.com, connecting with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hobartfoodequipment or by contacting your local Hobart representative at 888-4HOBART.