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Bettcher Introduces New Trimmers

13 June 2014

BETTCHER Industries Inc.

US — Bettcher Industries has introduced new midsize models as part of its Quantum Trimmer System.

These new models, which range in blade diameter from 6.65 cm to 8.85 cm (2.6 in. to 3.5 in.) expand the Quantum offering to encompass many popular defatting and muscle cutting applications.

The new models join the Quantum System product line-up, the first models of which were introduced in 2013. The Quantum Trimmer System was the result of years of research and rigorous field testing. It represents the most powerful, productive and profitable meat trimming solution ever offered to the industry.

New Midsize Models — Big Sized Performance

The newly introduced midsize models share a common frame size and blade housing. They differ in their blade profiles (straight, hooked or flat), as well as in the use of a depth-limiting gauge to optimize certain trimming functions.

The new models being introduced include:

  • Q750 Model for Meat Trimming and Cutting: The Q750 size and blade profile are perfect for cutting and removing muscle meats such as pork tenderloins and diaphragm lean, as well as for the removal of picnic “hearts.” The straight-blade profile is also ideal for cutting and scooping actions.
  • Q850 and Q880 Models for Improved Defatting: The Q850 size and flat blade design quickly recovers lean from fat, and is also the ideal method for defatting turkey thighs. These models also feature a built-in steeling device. The Q880 model includes a special adjustable depth gauge which optimizes both ham processing and defatting.
  • Q1850 and Q1880 Models for Fat Shaping: These models feature a highly productive fat-shaping blade engineered at a 45 degree angle, which enables the trimmers to cut through hard fat on beef and pork products like never before. They are particularly effective in achieving fat shaping to precise customer specifications on hams, beef rounds, briskets, and cube steaks.

These new midsize models join the large and small Quantum Trimmer System models already introduced.

The Q1000 models feature larger blades for applications such as defatting strips and loins, skin patching, primal fat shaping and contamination trim, while the Q620 models feature smaller angled, hooked and straight blades optimized for applications such as recovering lean meat from neckbones and other bones as well as poultry thigh and leg deboning.


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