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Nov. 5, 194-6.
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G, R, WOOD
2,410,698 ‘
MEAT SLIC ING MACHINE
Filed April 12, 1945
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INVENTOR.
GEORGE R. WOOD
Nov. 5, 1946.
2,410,698;
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MEAT SLICING MACHINE
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Patented Nov. 5, 1946
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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE
2,410,698
MEAT SLICING MACHINE
George It. Wood, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, as
signor to Toledo Scale Company, Toledo, Ohio,
a corporation of New Jersey
Application April 12, 1943, Serial No. 482,770
4 Claims. _ (Cl. 146——102)
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2
This invention relates to food handling appa
Fig. VII is a fragmentary View, with parts
broken away, taken substantially on the line
VII-VII of Fig. V.
ratus, particularly slicing machines, of the type
in which a commodity to be sliced is carried in
an inclined commodity-supporting member which
Fig, VIII is a fragmentary view similar to Fig.
reciprocates past the cutting edge of a circular 5 II of a modi?ed form of commodity tray em
rotary knife, the commodity being fed downward
bodying the invention.
ly by gravity into engagement with the face of a
gauge plate which is substantially parallel to the
plane of the knife edge and is adjustable in a di
Fig. IX is a fragmentary plan view taken on the
line IX-IX of Fig. VIII.
Fig. X is a fragmentary view in elevation of a
hand guard taken on the line X—X of Fig. IX.
Fig. XI is a fragmentary front view, partly in
rection generally perpendicular thereto, to vary
the thickness of the slice severed during each
stroke.
elevation and partly in section, of the hinging
The commodity-supporting member of a slicing
and locking means employed in the modi?ed form
machine, usually called the commodity tray, com
of commodity tray illustrated in Fig, VIII,
prises a trough-like member which is mounted on 15
Fig. XII is a fragmentary view taken substan
the base of the slicing machine and is adapted to
tially on the line XII-XII of Fig. XI.
move back and forth to carry the unsliced piece of
Fig. XIII is a fragmentary side elevational view
commodity past the exposed cutting edge of the
knife. A commodity tray usually is permanently
disposed with its longitudinal axis perpendicular
to the plane of the rotary knife,- causing the com
showing the commodity tray in a. horizontal po
sition.
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modity to be severed in a series of planes perpen- .
dicular to its aXis. Such cuts perpendicular to ‘
Fig. XIV is a plan view taken substantially on
the line XIV-XIV of Fig. XIII.
Fig. XV is a view in elevation, similar to Fig. I,
of still another modi?cation of the commodity
the longitudinal axis of the commodity are satis~
tray embodying the invention.
factory if the commodity has a large cross-sec 25
Fig. XVI is an enlarged fragmentary View,
tional area, as in the case of large Bologna,
partly in elevation and partly in section, of the
bacon and boiled ham. However, many commod
modi?ed form of the invention illustrated in Fig.
ities, such as ring Bologna, sausage, Thuringer
XV, ‘taken substantially from the position indi
and others, have a small diameter, and are pref
cated by the line XVI—XVI of Fig. XV.
erably sliced on an angle to provide slices of 30
Fig. XVII is an enlarged detailed fragmentary
larger size. Such commodities are both difficult
sectional view taken substantially on the line
and dangerous to slice on an angle with the con
XVII—XVII of Fig. XVI.
ventional slicing machine and hence are usually
sliced by hand.
The principal object of the invention is to prc~
vide a simply operated and compact device in
Fig, XVIII is an enlarged fragmentary view,
partly in section and partly in elevation, showing
the commodity tray in horizontal position, taken
substantially on the line XVIII-XVIII of Fig.
XV.
which a commodity may be sliced either per
pendicular to or at an angle to its axis. More
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Fig. XIX is a fragmentary vertical sectional
speci?c objects and advantages are apparent from
view taken substantially on the line XIX—XIX
the description, in which reference is had to the 40 of Fig. XVIII.
accompanying drawings illustrating preferred
Fig. XX is a horizontal sectional view taken
embodiments of the invention.
substantially on the line XX-XX of Fig. XVIII.
In the drawings:
Fig. XXI is a view in perspective of a locking
Fig. I is a view in elevation of a slicing machine
member employed in the modi?ed form of the
of the gravity feed type, having a commodity tray 45 invention illustrated in Figs. XV to XXIV.
embodying the invention.
Fig. XXII is a vertical sectional view taken sub
Fig. II is an enlarged fragmentary view, partly
stantially on the line XXII-XXII of Fig. XVIII.
in elevation and partly in section, taken from the
Fig. XXIII is a view similar to Fig. XVIII, but
left side of Fig. I.
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showing the commodity tray in an inclined posi
Fig. III is a further enlarged fragmentary view 50 tion.
of the commodity tray, certain parts being broken
Fig. XIHV is a fragmentary sectional view
away, taken substantially on the line III-III of
taken substantially on the line XXIV-XXIV of
Fig. II.
Fig. XXIII.
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Fig. IV is a fragmentary view, taken substan
These speci?c drawings and the speci?c de
tially on the line IV-IV of Fig. III.
scription that follows merely illustrate and dis
Fig. V is a detailed sectional view showing the
close the invention and are not intended to im
commodity tray locking means taken substan
pose limitations upon the claims.
.
tially on the line V—V of Fig. IV.
The slicing machine shown in Figs. I to VII
Fig. VI is a detailed cross sectional view taken
substantially on the line VI——VI of Fig. IV.
- (it)
comprises a base ill upon which are erected driv
ing and journaling means (not shown) for a cir
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cular rotary knife I l, which is guarded by means
of a knife¢guard~l2 and a gaugepIate-IS also
mounted onthe base." The rotary knife, knife *
guard and gauge plate in a splicing machine of
the gravity feed type are usually disposed at an
angle of substantially 45° to the vertical. The
face of the gauge plate !3 is parallel to the plane
of the edge of the rotary knife H, and the edge
recessed in a groove 32 milled transversely across
the dovetail tongue 23, the stud 363 extending
through a boss on the arm 24.
edge of the knife. By means of an adjusting.
knob l4 located on the front of the base 16, the
gauge plate i3 is adjustable to regulate the thick
ness of the slices severed from the commodity.
A carriage I5 is reciprocally mounted on the
28 and projecting into the slot 22, serves as a
stop contacting the-end of the dovetail tongue
23 when the commodity tray is rotated into a
position perpendicular to the edge of the knife
15. Movement of the tray beyond this point
might force the edge of the side member i8 into
the plane of the knife edge and thus lead to
damaging'oi the knife.
The embodiment of the invention shown in
base it! to carry a commodity tray hi past the ex- "
posed edge of the rotary knife ii. The com-'‘
modity tray it serves to support the unsliced
commodity and comprises a trough-shaped struc
ture, having two ‘converging side members H and
Figs. VIII to XIV comprises a base lila upon
which is mounted a circular rotary knife Ho,
i3 positioned perpendicular to the plane of the -
knife edge, and intersecting each other substan
tially at right angles. An upwardly directed ex
tension of the member ll serves as a'hand guard
ii} to protect the operator’s hand from the knife.
The lowerend of the commodity tray is located
closely adjacent the plane of the knife ‘edge to
similarly inclined from the vertical. > A carriage
His is reciprocally mounted on thebase lila to
carry a commodity tray 15a, having intersecting
side members Ho and We normally perpendicu
lar to the plane of the knife edge. The com-
.
modity tray i6a is fastened to a V-shaped bracket .
provide maximum support for ‘the commodity
along the‘ cutting plane.
of concealed fastenings '(not shown) to a V
Tightening the
nut 22 forces the locking wedge 3! into clamping
engagement. with the converging walls of the
dovetail slot ‘22. ‘A pin 33, ?xed, in the bracket
of the gauge plate is closely adjacent the exposed
The commodity tray 56 is attached by means
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a knurled thumb nut 29 threaded onto a stud 30,
the opposite end or“ which terminates in a trape
zoidal locking wedge 31 which cooperates with
the dovetail slot 22. The locking wedge 3! is
23a universally mounted atop a post 35 extend
ing upwardly from the reciprocablecarriage “id,
30 to which is attached a handle Zia. . A depending
shaped bracket‘ze, having a. handle 2! by'which
' the commodity‘ tray is 'manually reciprocated:
Milled into the under side of the rearwardly ex-v
tending portion of the bracket 28 is an arcuate
dovetail slot 22 which‘ engages‘ a cooperating
dovetail tongue 23 milled‘ontoan obliquely di
recte‘d' 'a'rcuate arm 21%, integral with the carriage
H5. The cooperating dovetails 22 and 23 lie in a
arm 35 integral with the bracket 26a engages a
bifurcation in the upper end of a pin 36 swivel
ably mounted in the post 313. The arm 35 pivots
about a, horizontal axis on a pintle 3?. The pin
‘35 is provided with a shoulder 38 which is seated .
in a counterbore 39 in the post 34, and is retained ‘
in place by means of nuts 4%} threaded onto its
lower
The lower end of the arm 35 that
engages the bifurcation in the pin 36 has a semi-v
plane that is perpendicular to the cutting plane
of the machine and is perpendicular to the plane 40 circular hub portion IH, through a bore in the
center of which extends the pintle 3?. Adjacent
of the side member I‘! ‘of the tray 15, their center
the hub ill on either side are lugs 42 and 43, the
of ‘arcuate curvature being located'substantially
on the intersection of the cutting plane of the
machine and‘t‘ne plane of the side member i‘i.
By'means of ‘this construction the inclined corn-v
modity tray it may be rotated to a horizontal
position as shown by the dashed lines l5’ (see
Figsil and II)‘, or to any intermediate position,
lug Ii2 being adapted to engage a slot (if! milled
radially through one side of the annular upper
end of the post 31!. The shape and location of
this slot is such that when the lug G2 is in en
gagement therewith, and the under side of the lug
contacts the bottom 45 of the slot, the longitudi
nal axis of the commodity tray Hi’a, .is perpen
the elevated‘end'of the tray swinging downward
and ‘forward, about an axis substantiallycoin 50' dicular to the plane of the edge of‘ the knife Ha.
A notch d5 milled transversely in the periphery ~
cident with the intersection of the‘cutting plane
or" the hub All is adapted to be‘ engaged by the
of the machine and the plane of the side memberv
upper end of a locking rod 47 to lock the com-.
ii; the edge of the side member‘il adjacent ‘the
modity tray in position perpendicular to the edge
cutting plane of the machine remaining in close
90f
the knife. The locking rod M is located in a
proximity thereto and providing the‘ necessary
bore
extending through the center of the pin 36,
Support for the ‘commodity. As the commodity
and is urged into locking engagement-by means
tray ‘iii ‘swivels vtoward a horizontal position, ‘anv
of a. compression spring G8, located in a. counter
angular gap results between the cutting plane of
bore
in the pin, which exerts an upward force
the 'machine’and the adjacent edge of the side
against an annular collar d9 integrally formed on
member is of the tray l5.‘ To support the com
the rod Ill. Attached by means of a set screw 53
modity properly at this gap, there is provided
to the lower end of the locking rod 41 is a release
beneath theJside member £8 a segmental plate
knob 5!, which projects through a slotted open
25‘ detachably secured, so as to be removable for
' ing 52 in the wall of the carriage 15a, thus being.
cleaning, by mean'sof a knurled screw 26 and a
accessible for manipulation. By downward pres
locating pin ill which pass through a suitably
sure on the release knob 51, the locking rod Ills
formed ear 28min the plate 25, the screwitt being
is withdrawn from the notch 46 in'the hub 4!,v
threaded into the arm 24 of the carriage 15. One
and permits the commodity tray lBa to be rotated ‘
edge of the plate 25 is located adjacent“ the "cut
ting ‘plane of the device; and being‘ attached to
the 'arm'24, remains in a ?xed position, provide
ing ‘ample support ior‘thecommoditywhen the“
tray it is moved into an intermediate‘ ‘or hori
zontal position;
‘A ‘clamping means is'provided to lock ‘thecom- .
about the horizontal axis of the pintle 3“!- to a
horizontal position, in which the under side of
the lug t3 engages the surfaced annular upper
end of the post 34, checkingthe- pivoting of the
tray about the pintle 31.
The commodity’ tray l?aris then suf?ciently
modi'ty tray in any ' desired" position;“7 comprising ' 75 clear of vthe gauge plate and knife lid to allow it‘
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to be rotated horizontally in a counter-clockwise
Fig. XVI, in which position it produces cuts per
direction about the axis of the pin 36 (see Fig.
pendicular to the axis of the commodity, the op
IX), while the under sides of the lugs 42 and 43
erator desiring to slice a commodity on an angle
slidingly engage the upper annular surface of the
?rst pulls outwardly on a handle B13, ?xed to the
post 34 and maintain the horizontal condition 5 end of a rod 65 projecting from the bracket 2%,
of the tray. The tray is rotated horizontally
to the other end of which is fastened a slide 66.
until the lug 43 engages a stop 53 projecting
The slide 66 has, milledinto its upper surface, a
upwardly from the annular end of the post 34.
longitudinally extending V-groove El adapted to
In this position the lug vis in alignment with an
slide along the bottom of the commodity tray,
other slot 55} milled radially through the annular
and also is guided by ways 66 provided in the
end of the post 36. The location of the slot =54
bracket 29b. Into a short rabbet 59, machined
is such that, when the tray is again rotated about
along one corner of the slide 66, extends the short
the horizontal pintle 3‘! so that the lug ‘l3 enters
upper arm 10 of a supporting lever ‘H. The lever
the slot 54, the opposite end of the commodity
‘H is fulcrumed on a tenon screw 72 threaded
tray Hia is adjacent the cutting plane of the ma 15 into
one of a pair of depending cars 13 which
chine, its axis being disposed angularly thereto,
as shown by the dashed lines Mint’ in Figs. VIII
and IX. The under side of the lug 43 contacts
the bottom 55 of the slot 54 to limit the inclina
tion of the tray so that the end of the tray is 20
properly positioned adjacent the cutting plane of
are positioned one on either side of a slot ‘M in
the bracket Ziib through which the arm 1!] ex
tends. The lever ‘H is urged in a counter-clock
wise direction (see Fig. XXIII) by a helical spring
‘25. The long arm of the lever ‘ll extends down
wardly through a slot '56 into the interior of the
the knife lid. The end 55 of the tray lSa that
carriage 15b, and has threaded to its lower end
is positioned adjacent the cutting plane of the
a shouldered screw Ti, the shouldered portion
device for angularly slicing a commodity is so
of which is slidingly guided in a slot 18 cut into
designed as to be parallel and closely adjacent
an angle guide bracket 19 adjustably fastened
the cutting plane to support the commodity
within the carriage 152) by means of screws 80.
properly. (See Figs. VIII and IX.) A hand
Pulling outwardly on the handle ?ll moves the
guard 88a is provided when the tray 5541 is posi
end wall of the rabbet 89 into contact with the
tioned for slicing in a plane perpendicular to the
end of the short lever arm ‘l6, and thus rotates
axis of the tray, and when the tray is positioned
the supporting lever ‘H clockwise against the bias
as shown by dashed lines We’ in Figs. VIII and
of the spring 15 to disengage the shouldered por
IX to produce angular slices, a hand guard ii‘! is
tion of the screw ‘H from a horizontally directed
provided. The longitudinal axis of the tray Ida
offset 98 at the upper end of the slot ‘l8. This
is offset from the pivotal axis of the pin 35, as
allows
the commodity tray It?) to be lowered into
may be seen in Figs. IX and XIII, insuring that 35
its horizontal position, with the .underside of the
the apex of the trough in either of the two posi
bracket 28b engaging an adjustable stop screw
tions of-the tray intersects the cutting plane of
95 suitably positioned in the arm 53 of the car
the machine at substantially the same point, as
riage l5b.
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shown at “A” Fig. IX.
The end of the tray 1% formerly adjacent the
As shown in Figure IX, the side member lid
cutting plane of the machine has then moved
of the tray Ida extends to the right beyond the
away from such plane, and adequate support for
side member !8a. When the tray is in the re
the commodity is provided in the following man
versed position, shown in dotted lines, this ex
ner: The handle 54 is moved in the opposite di
tension of the side member Ha forms a continua
tion of such side member substantially to the 4 rection, i. e. toward the bracket 20?), moving the
plane of the knife edge, so as to furnish proper
support for the commodity.
A further embodiment of the invention, shown
in Figs. XV to XXIV, comprises a base lllb upon
which are mounted a similar circular rotary knife
slide 66 to the left. The end of the slide 65 cppo»
site the handle 86 is adapted to over-ride a cam
surface 92 machined on one arm of a locking
member 93. This locking member 93 comprises,
not only the arm having the cam surface 92, but
also a cross arm ?ll perpendicular thereto, both
lib, knife guard 12'!) and gauge plate 53?). A
radiating from a cylindrical body 95. The lock
carriage i512, manually reciprocable on the base
ing member is recessed into the hub of the bracket
lilo by means of a handle 2 lb, is adapted to carry
28?), and the cylindrical body 95 is positioned in
a commodity tray 5612 back and forth past the
a bore 95 of sufficient depth to receive a com,
exposed cutting edge of the knife Mb.
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pression spring 9?, interposed between the look
The commodity tray 46b, having two integral
ing member and the bottom of the bore, to urge
side members lib and i232) intersecting substan
the locking member 93 upwardly. The bore 95
tially at right angles, has its longitudinal axis
extends through the pintle 62, ‘which is keyed to
normally perpendicular to the plane of the edge
the bracket 23b by means of a set screw 98 and
of the rotary knife, as shown by the dashed lines
rotates therewith. Under the’ bias of the spring
I61)’ in Fig. XVI. Two plates 53 and 55! are
97 the locking member 93 is urged into engage
hinged, by means of spring-actuated hinges {it
ment with the lower edges of the plates 58 and
and iii, to the side members Ill) and lab respec
59, holding them in folded position against the
tively at their ends adjacent the rotary knife i lb.
tray Iiib.
The spring-actuated hinges Eli and 55 tend to
As the slide 6% ‘is moved to the left it slides
keep the plates 58 and 5S folded back against
over the cam surface 92. depressing the locking
the side members of the tray. The plate 53 ex»
member 93 against the bias of the spring 97 into
tends upwardly to provide a guard for the opera
the recess provided in the hub of thebracket
tor’s hand. Pivotally mounted on a pintle 62.
23b. and permitting the slide to pass over the
journaled in a bifurcated horizontally disposed,
upper surface of the locking member. This dis
arm 63 ofthe carriage I51), is a V-shaped bracket
engages the cross arm 94 and the plates 58 and
2% to which is fastened the commodity tray l?h.
59,
allowing the upper advancing corners 99 and
Assuming that the commodity tray Nib is in
Hill of the slide 56 to slide beneath the plates 58
its normal position, perpendicular to the plane
and 59 and swing them out of folded position
of the knife edge, as shown by dashed lines in 75 about the axes of their hinges, against the bias
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by
{of the springs associatedftherewith.
The slide
moved ‘to the left-untillitcontacts the stops ,
:llll and :92 riveted to the plates ?tand t9, and:
spring-pressed ball W3 Ithencenters a conical
depression 104 formed in? the = underside of the:
c
'to'Ttlre last mentioned plane, and means for selec
tively fixing the trough in reversed positions with
either of itsends’s'ubstantially in the plane of the
limits edge andavith its axisintersectin‘g “the plane
iii the knife edge in the same general vertical
plane.
:slide 65, providing a .yieldable lock to prevent the»
:accidental movement of. the. slide. The plates
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2. In a slicing machine having a circular ro
tary‘ knife, a commodity holder mounted for re
t8 and 59 then form an extension of the tray 55b,
ciprocation relative to the knife in a direction
supported by the slide 68, each having one edge;
closely adjacent the cuttingiplane oi the machine: 10 generally parallel to the plane of the knife edge,
the commodity-holding portion of said "c’oni
‘to support the commodity along said plane, (see
Figs. XVI and XVIII) .
!nodity holder consisting of a trough in ‘which a‘
(commodity is movable in a direction transverse to
During these operations
the carriage 55b should be pulled back toward
theip'lane of the knife edge, one end 'of the com
modity-supporting portion of the trough being
{cut oil“ substantially along a plane transverse to
tth'e trough, and the other end of the commodity
:supporting portion ofthe trough being cut oil
the
plateoperator
should be
asinfarv
open
as it
position
will gotoand
provide
the clear
ior the movement of theplates Eli and
To return the commodity tray [6b to the po~
sition for severing slices perpendicular to the axis
esubstantially along a plane at a substantial angle
of the commodity, it is necessary to repeat the
above operations in the reverse order. By means 20 ‘do the last mentioned plane, and means for Se
Electively ?xing the trough in reversed’j‘bsitions
of the knob 6ft the slide 65 is withdrawn from
beneath the plat-es 58 and 59, which by reason of
the spring-actuated hinges 5c and El automati—
-:cally fold back against the side members of the
tray i?b to which they are hinged. Further move
:ment of the slide 55 releases- the locking member
which under the bias of the spring 9'? moves
with either end of the trough‘ substantially in the
plane of the knife ‘edge.
3. In a slicing machine havirfg‘a circular knife
-, irotatalble On ‘an inclined axisjia commodity holder
:mounted for reciprocation relative to the knife in
:a direction generally parallel to the plane of the
Eknife edge, the commodity-holding portion of
rsaidicommodity holder consisting of a, trough in
"up into holding engagement with the lower edges
the plates 58 and 59. The commodity tray
may then-be rotated about the axis of the pintle 30' ‘which a commodity is movable in a direction
‘transverse to the‘plane of the knife edge, one end
its inclined position, coming to a stop when
the shouldered portion of the screw "F, mounted
on the lower end of the supporting lever ‘ll, snap’:
into locking position in the offset 95 at the upper
end of the slot l?'of the guide bracket '19.
To prevent the operator from inadvertently
moving the commodity tray from its horizontal
nosltion to its inclined position before the plates
58 and 58 have been folded back against the tray,
and thus damaging the plates or the knife, and
to prevent
plates from being forced out into
contact with the knife when the tray is in its in
clined position, an interlock is provided.
This
of the commodity-supporting portion of the
‘trough being ‘cut o? substantially along a plane
transverse to the trough, and the other end of
-, "the commodity-supporting portion of the trough
"being cut oil‘ substantially along a plane at a, sub.
;stantial ‘angle to the last mentioned plane, and
fa mounting for ?xing the trough selectively in
:3. normal position substantially perpendicula'r'to
j'thep'lane of the knife edge and in a- ii’eversed
position with the opposite end of the trough to
wwan'd the knife, the trough in such reversed posi
étiun being more nearly horizontal and being
itrnnsverse to its normal plane ‘of reciprocation
interlock comprises a slot Hi5 milled into the
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eriphery of the boss H36 of the arm 63 (see Figs.
XX). adapted to receive the cross arm
ad of‘ the locking member 93., which looks the
bracket 2.7!?) and the carriage l5?) against relative
movement until the slide 65 has released the lock-L
in’: member 93 after the plates have been folded. 50
by permitting the cross arm 94 to rise out
of the ‘slot its. When the tray i?b is in an in
clined position. the cross arm 94 is against the
nerichery of the boss ice (see Figs. XXIII and
XXIV), and thus prevents the depression oi'the
locking member‘
by the slide 63, in addition to
holding the plates 58 and 59 in folded position.
The embodiments of the invention herein dis~
closed may be modified to meet various require
ments.
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Having described my invention, I claim:
.1. In
knife,
slicing machine having a circular rotary
commodity holder mounted for recipro
nation relative to the knife in a direction gen
erally parallel to the plane of the knife edge, the
commodity-holding ‘portion of said commodity
holder consisting of a trough in which a, com
is movable in a direction transverse to the
plane of the knife edge, one end of the com
:amd transverse ‘to a vertical ‘plane through the
:axis of the knife, to permit a commodity to be
sliced on an angle while it is held ?rmly seated
‘in the troug'hby its own ‘Weight.
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4. In a sliding machine having a circular knife
rotatable on an inclined axis, a commodity hold
er mounted for‘reciprocation relative to the knife
in a direction ~generally parallel to the plane of.
the knifejedge, said commodity holder compris—
ing a V-"shaped trough above the plane of the
knife "edge in which a commodity is movable in
a direction transverse to the plane of the knife
edge, ‘one end of the commodity-supporting por-
tion of the trough being cut off substantially
:along a plane perpendicular to the axis of the
trough, a mounting for ?xing the trough selec
tively in a normal position with each of the sides
‘of the trough at a substantial angle to the ver
tical and with said end of the trough substan
tially in the plane of the knife edge, and in a,
lower and more nearly horizontal position trans
verse to its normal plane of reciprocation, to per
mit a commodity to be sliced on an angle While
it is held ?rmly seated in the trough by its own
weight, and commodity-supporting means adapt—
modity-supporting portion of the trough being 70 ed to form a continuation of a wall of the trough
cut off substantially along a plane transverse to
the trough, and the other end of the commodity
supporting portion of the trough being cut off
substantially along a plane at ‘a substantial anglev
in the latter position substantially in the plane
a the Wall of the trough to the plane of the knife
c ge.
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