• Safe blade removal system helps prevent injuries
  • Non-stick coating on regulator plate for easier cleanup
  • Maximum slice thickness: 1"
  • Cutting capacity: 11 1/8" x 7 5/8"
  • Large receiving tray has raised edges to catch juices
  • Slice adjustment knob for precise, consistent thickness; built-in sharpener for simple maintenance
  • 120V

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This Vollrath 40952 12" manual gravity feed slicer features a rugged design that makes it ideal for higher-volume operations.

Featuring a compact design that makes the most of your available work space, this slicer is great for slicing cheese and processed meat continuously throughout the day. It allows you to achieve precise and consistent slices while saving money by processing whole meats and cheeses yourself! Operation couldn't be any simpler thanks to a 35 degree gravity feed that maximizes productivity by reducing operator fatigue and discomfort.

  • UL Functional Safety

    UL Functional Safety

    This item meets standards for functional safety set forth by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

  • UL Sanitation

    UL Sanitation

    This item has been tested and meets the sanitation hazard standards imposed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

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    UL Classified EPH

    This product complies with UL EPH standards and meets ANSI/NSF requirements.

  • 5-15P


    This unit comes with a NEMA 5-15P plug.

Built-In Sharpener

For convenient sharpening, this unit comes equipped with a built-in sharpening assembly. By keeping your slicer's blade sharp, you can ensure easier and faster slicing.

Exclusive Non-Stick Coating

The regulator plate is covered in a proprietary non-stick coating that reduces drag and ensures ease of cleaning.

1" Maximum Slice Thickness

The slice size of this model is adjustable up to 1" thick. This means you can slice thin vegetables and pepperoni or thick ham to top off signature pizzas or add to deli salads. To adjust the slice size, this unit has a solid aluminum adjustment knob for greater durability.

Removable Blade and Carriage

When it's time to clean up at the end of the day, the carriage from this unit can be easily removed so that you can access all of the components for thorough cleaning. Plus, this slicer comes with a removable blade and a safe blade removal tool so there is no need to worry about cleaning the blade in place.

Aluminum Body

The body of this slicer is made of durable anodized aluminum for durability, easy maintenance, and added safety.

1/2 hp Motor

This slicer has a heavy-duty 1/2 hp motor that is perfect for slicing continuously throughout the day. This slicer can even cut cheese along with deli meats or vegetables.

How to Clean a Slicer

This video shows you how to clean your Vollrath slicer. This presentation will help you to efficiently, quickly, and safely clean the slicer blade, food tray, and other components.

Welcome to Vollrath University! I'm Chef Rich and today we're going to talk about cleaning a slicer. In front of me, I have the industry standard; 12 inch blade, half horsepower slicer. This is the Vollrath 40797. The distinguishing feature of the Vollrath slicers is that we have the nonstick surfaces on all the food contact areas. This greatly reduces drag when slicing, but also aids in cleanup. To begin cleaning any slicer, always make sure the slicer is unplugged and the switch is off. Also make sure the gauge plate is in its fully closed position. Next, we want to open up the product tray and get that out of the way. We do that by removing this, and then opening up the tray. Next, we'll remove the blade face plate. We do this by removing the nut on the back side of the unit, and I don't remove this all the way. I actually use this when it's loose to push back against the face plate to make it easier to remove. Now I can remove the face plate. Now, we can go and clean the front side of the blade. Also, if we move the blade a little bit, we can clean the back side. On some Vollrath units, we have a safe blade removal tool, which I'll show you now. For Vollrath slicers that are equipped with the blade removal tool, first we have to make sure that we get the sharpening stones up and out of the way, this allows the removal tool to fit flush to the blade. Next then, we'll take the center of the blade removal tool and put it into the center of the slicer blade, making sure that the two pins on the tool fit into the two cutouts on the blade. We do this by centering the tool and then twisting until we see it into the blade. Next, we'll take the two screws and tighten them into the two points into the blade, make sure they're snug. I always make sure to shake it to make sure that it's securely fastened. When it is securely fastened now, we will simply back out the center nut and then remove it from the slicer. Now, we can clean the back side of the blade. Also, at this time we can clean the center of the slicer, as the bearings are sealed (if you can see inside this blue seal, that shows that the bearings are fully sealed), so here again, at this time we would go and clean the slicer, clean all the areas behind the blade, that normally are very, very difficult, if not impossible to clean, making that a very quick, easy, and once again, safe process. So now we have the blade removed. The way the safe blade removal system works is that the acrylic disc is actually slightly larger than the diameter of the blade. Therefore, the edge of the blade never exceeds the edge of the acrylic, making it safe now to handle. Without the safe blade removal system, I would never recommend removing the blade from the slicer. Now, let's re-assemble the slicer. We begin by placing the center of the blade removal tool into the center of the slicer. Next, we want to move the blade, and you'll actually hear it and feel it seat into place. Now, turn in the center nut on the blade, and you want to do that until snug. Now, we go and remove the blade removal tool by loosening these two nuts. Now, the tool comes off and we will re-assemble the face plate. We do this by simply putting the face plate into position and then on the back side again, inserting the screw, and tightening down the nut. Now, simply return the product tray to its position, and secure with the nut. That's how you, very quickly, and most importantly, safely clean your slicer using the Vollrath Safe Blade Removal tool.

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Width 27 15/16 Inches 19 Inches 22 1/4 Inches 24 Inches 23 5/8 Inches 24 5/8 Inches
Depth 22 9/16 Inches 25 Inches 19 1/4 Inches 21 1/2 Inches 23 5/8 Inches 20 1/8 Inches
Maximum Product Width 11 1/8 Inches 11 Inches 10 Inches 10 3/4 Inches 10 Inches 10 Inches
Maximum Product Height 7 5/8 Inches 8 Inches 10 1/4 Inches 7 5/8 Inches 8 1/4 Inches 8 1/4 Inches
Voltage 120 120 115 115 120 115
Blade Size 12 Inches 12 Inches 12 Inches 12 Inches 12 Inches 12 Inches
Horsepower 1/2 HP 1/2 HP 1/2 HP 1/2 HP 1/2 HP 1/2 HP
Slice Size 1 Inches 1/16 - 1/2 Inches 9/16 Inches 9/16 Inches 9/16 Inches 9/16 Inches
Slices Cheese Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Overall Dimensions:
  • Width: 27 15/16 Inches
  • Depth: 22 9/16 Inches
  • Height: 22 9/16 Inches

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