Cutting device

  • US 4,628,808 A
  • Filed: 05/15/1985
  • Issued: 12/16/1986
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/20/1983
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A cutting device for fruits such as radishes, cucumbers, apples or the like, and for cheese and sausages, which includes a support for an item to be cut, a blade, having a cutting edge, extending substantially radially from a longitudinal axis of the item to be cut and affixed to a leading edge of said support, said support having an axis of rotation, a drive, specially an electric motor, for rotating the support around the axis of rotation thus spiral cutting the item to be cut, a vertical guide to move the item to be cut in a direction toward said blade, the item to be cut is non-rotatable and said support (6), rotated by said drive, is further provided with a funnel-shaped depression (funnel 7) situated substantially in said axis of rotation for centering said item to be cut (5), said support (6) further includes a recess (8) for said blade (9), which recess starts from a point of passage of said axis of rotation and extends substantially radially, the cutting edge of said blade projecting above said funnel-shaped depression and defining an aperture (12) for discharging the item that has been cut in spiral form.

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