Thunderbird 500E Meat Grinder (#32 head)
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- #32 meat grinding head
- Grinds 40 to 50 lbs/min through 3/16" plate
- 3" feed throat
- Industrial 3HP, 1PH motor
- NSF & UL certified
Thunderbird 500E Meat Grinder (#32 head)
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 3 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, splash guard, headstock, feed screw, headstock ring and plate are food-grade stainless steel. Meat tray measures 14" x 28". Motor cabinet is painted mild steel.
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Included: 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.
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|Manufacturer Part Number||TB-500E|
|Product Weight (lbs.)||177 lb.|
|Grinder Plate Size||#32|
|Grinder Plate Material||Stainless steel|
|Certifications||CE, NSF, UL|
|Warranty Length||500 day parts/6 month labor|
Accessories for this product:
Supply note: We drop ship the ThunderBird #32 meat grinder plates, and Thunderbird is out of stock of the 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2" hole diameter options, as well as the Kidney Plate. They don't know when they'll have more in stock so we aren't accepting preorders at this time.
Stainless Steel Meat Grinder Plates (reversible) for ThunderBird 500E meat grinders made since 2010. If your ThunderBird 500E model is older than 2010, these plates may not fit.
Note: A knife and plate develop a mated wear pattern as they operate...(More info)
These stainless steel knives fit the Thunderbird #32 500E meat grinder. Note: The knife with a square shaped center hole fits ThunderBird 500E meat grinders made since 2010. If your ThunderBird 500E model is older than 2010, this knife may not fit correctly.
Your ThunderBird 500E grinder might require a grinder knife with a rectangular hole, so we also offer that option on this page.
Note: A knife and plate develop a mated wear pattern as they operate together (same as a piston in an engine cylinder sleeve), so it's...(More info)
Three sizes available: 5/8" (15mm), 1" (25mm) and 1-3/8" (35mm) outside diameter. The inside diameter measurements are: 7/16" (11mm), 3/4" (19mm) and 1-1/4" (32mm). Tubes are HD plastic and have very little taper. Use the 1-3/8" tube to fill fibrous casings and old fashioned middles. The 1" tube is great for filling hog casing or 32mm collagen. Use the 5/8" tube for snack sticks and breakfast sausage. 5/8" tube will fit 19mm and 21mm casings.
We also offer a a 2 inch aluminum tube.(More info)
Heavy Duty 220v Foot Switch: This foot switch can be used to turn on/off our 220 volt single phase meat grinders, allowing operator free use of hands. Especially useful when stuffing sausage. Ruggedly built for long life with cast iron housing, nonskid base pad and molded nylon actuating cam. This foot switch is NOT PREWIRED, and installation requires electrical skills. Switch is momentary type, meaning that, when properly wired, power is supplied to meat grinder while pedal is held down and power is cut off when pedal is...(More info)
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