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SKU: ZX724, Part Number: TB-500E, Shop more Thunderbird items
  • $3,740.95
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Thunderbird 500E Meat Grinder

Thunderbird, a respected name in midsize commercial meat grinders, builds high performance grinders that stand up to steady use. The 500E offers commercial construction and performance as well as NSF certification.

Grinds Fast: With a #32 head and industrial 5 HP, 1-phase motor, the Thunderbird 500E grinds 40 to 50 lbs/minute through a 3/16" plate with meat at 32°F. It has a 100% duty cycle for nonstop productivity. The feed throat is 3".

Stainless construction: Meat tray, headstock, feed screw, headstock ring and plate are food-grade stainless steel. Meat tray measures 14" x 28". Motor cabinet is painted mild steel.

Included: 1" sausage stuffing tube, 1/4" and 3/16" plates, stainless knife, heavy duty stomper.

Certifications: NSF and UL certified.

Because it operates on 1-phase power, this grinder can be used in any location, even without a commercial 3-phase power supply.

Electrical: 220 volt, 60 Hz, 30 amps, single phase. Power cord is supplied. (User supplies cable end plug to fit your receptacle. This requires basic electrical wiring skills.)

The Thunderbird 500E grinder ships by truck freight, and price includes shipping to U.S. 48 states.

At Pleasant Hill Grain we're here as your meat processing resource. Whether you need a commercial meat grinder, supplies, or answers to your questions, we look forward to serving you. We provide support before and after the sale, and we would appreciate your business!

For more details, please see the specs tab above.



Manufacturer Part Number TB-500E
Brand Thunderbird
Width 14.4"
Depth 31.5"
Height 19.5"
Product Weight 177 lb.
Color Silver
Housing Material Steel
Finish Painted
Grinder Plate Size #32
Grinder Plate Material Stainless
Horsepower 5 HP
Volts AC 220
Amps 30
Hz 60
Phase 1
Certifications CE, UL, NSF
Commercial Warranty Yes
Warranty Length 500 day parts/6 month labor
Country of Manufacture China


Use & Care


This item is stocked in our supplier's warehouse and it typically ships out by freight within 1-3 business days. You should receive your order within 3-8 business days of its shipment.