COUNTRYSIDE, Ill. (Feb. 23, 2009) – Hollymatic, Inc. (Hollymatic) has announced the launch of its new Hi-Yield 16-5000 Meat Saw - the next generation of safe, eco-friendly meat processing machines for small to medium size processors.

The core of the Hi-Yield 16-5000 is its state-of-the-art VFD drive, which offers a dynamic set of innovative features and benefits, including:

  • Quick stop brake, stopping the blade of the machine within one second of shut-off
  • No brake motor, offering maintenance-free braking
  • Single motor design for all voltages between 200-240 volts for single or three-phase with a 50/60HZ power supply
  • Three speed selector switch providing for low, medium, and high speed operation up to 5,000 BFM, achieving highly efficient cutting of a wide variety of products at different temperatures
  • Soft start motor, which reaches full speed in three seconds for less wear and tear on drive components
  • Rugged stainless steel skin will not pit or deteriorate over time
  • Energy efficient design allowing for optimal energy consumption
  • Feature for Feature, the most economically priced high-speed saw in the industry

In addition to the advanced engineering solutions at the heart of the Hi-Yield 16-5000, it also comes standard with swing open tables for easy cleaning, double flanged removable upper and lower wheels, and safety interlocked doors. Other optional features include: 460 and 575-volt power options, stainless steel flywheels, and a portion control gauge.

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“The Hi-Yield 16-5000 has been developed in direct response to the needs expressed by our customers,” said Rob Kovacik, Corporate Sales and Marketing Manager for Hollymatic. “It’s the output of a very specific challenge, and we’re extremely excited to be able to provide a user friendly, competitively priced saw with many enhanced safety features.”

Since 1937 Hollymatic Corporation, the world's most recognized producer of hamburger processing equipment, has been a leading manufacturer of food portioning equipment sold throughout the world. Best-known for the inventions of the Hamburger Patty Machine and the Mixer/Grinder, Hollymatic continues to lead the industry with innovative machines designed to enhance Hollymatic customers’ ability to produce high quality, profitable products.

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