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  • Adds versatility to equipment with a #12 hub

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Hobart VS9 Slicer Attachment

Hobart VS9 Slicer Attachment

The following operator training video on the Hobart model 9" vegetable slicer attachment is a supplement to the instruction manual that came with your Hobart vegetable slicer attachment. If you have any questions concerning operation, please consult your manual. Your Hobart 9" vegetable slicer attachment is constructed and designed to give long satisfactory service, providing it is properly used and maintained. This training video will cover the operation of the vegetable slicer attachment and it's cleaning. Warning, rotating knives inside. always use the feed pusher. Keep hands out. The Hobart 9" vegetable slicer attachment will operate with any machine equipped with a number 12 or number 22 attachment hub. Remember to always set the mixer speed so that it will have sufficient power to drive the vegetable slicer. The vegetable slicer may be used for slicing potatoes from 1/16th of an inch to 5/8" thickness. Adding vegetables such as cabbage for salads and coleslaw. Slicing cucumbers, celery, and other vegetables, slicing fruits such as bananas and nuts, and shredding and grating cheese, raw carrots, beets, and nuts. The attachment is made up of the following three basic units: the back case available in number 12 or number 22 attachment size, the front hopper with a feed pusher or tubular with a feed stopper. And, the plate and shaft units, and adjustable slicer, a shredder, or a grater. The back case mounts into the attachment hub of the mixer or food cutter or power drive and is retained by a thumbscrew on that machine. The standard front with the hopper and feed pusher behind. It hinges onto the back case and is held closed with a latch. To remove the front, lift the latch, and swing the front open and raise from the hinge hole. An optional tubular front is available which permits end feeding with a feed stopper. This is used when cutting at right angles to the plate. To adjust the slicer plate unit from approximately 1/16th of an inch to 5/8th of an inch, turn the mixer, food cutter, or power drive off and then turn the adjusting knob. It is not necessary to remove the unit from it's assembled position. Shredder plates are available with 3/32"-3/16"-5/16"-1/2" hole sizes. The coarse plate is normally used for making chopped slaw, cutting vegetables for soup stock, salad blends, or hash brown potatoes. The medium and finer plates are for fine shredding of carrots, beets, turnips, etc. and for salads or quick cooking use. The grater plate may be used for crumbling hard cheese or grating hard vegetables. To operate the vegetable slicer, stop the power unit, in this case, a Hobart 8600 mixer. Attach the back case of the slicer to the attachment hub with the thumb screw. Drop the hinge pins of the vegetable slicer into the holes in the flosses of the back case. And select the plate and shaft assembly such as the slicer plate to be used. Lift the plunger, and insert the plate and shaft assembly into drive position. Release the plunger. Set the slice adjustment, if used, to proper thickness. Close the vegetable slicer and fasten the latch. Set the speed, then start the machine being used as the power drive. Raise the feed pusher. Keep hands out of the hopper. Place the product to be sliced into the hopper and press down on the feed pusher. To much pressure crushes the food and causes irregularity in the slices. Warning. Unplug the electrical cord or disconnect the electrical supply before cleaning. To clean the attachment, release the latch and open the slicer front. Lift the plunger and withdraw the rotating unit. The shredder and grater plates are easily removed from the plate hub by rotating the plate counterclockwise to release the key slot from the shouldered stags. All parts may be immersed in warm, soapy water for cleaning. Rinse in hot, clear water and dry immediately. It is important that juices be cleaned from the slicer before they can dry. When using the adjustable slicer unit, make sure it is cleaned frequently to assure easy thickness adjustment. Use a drop of tasteless oil on the adjustment threads after cleaning. Occasionally disassemble the slicer unit for a thorough cleaning. To do this, it is necessary to unscrew the collar which has a left hand thread. The spring is then free for removal, along with the knife and shaft assembly. Unscrew the adjusting nut from the plate. Note, after cleaning, to prevent damage, the thrust bearing must be tightened until it is seated against the shoulder on the shaft. This concludes operator training for the Hobart model 9" vegetable slicer attachment. To obtain service and parts information concerning this vegetable slicer, contact your local Hobart service office.

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Learn how to properly clean, maintain, and use your Hobart VS9 9" vegetable slicer attachment by watching this informative training video!

Customer questions about this product

Do I need to apply lubricant to this attachment?
To ensure that your mixer or other equipment remains in good working order, always check to make sure the hub attachment or accessory is lubricated with food-safe lubricant before use.
I'm concerned that the plates and knives I have won't work with this hub. Is there a way I can be sure they will fit?
Measure the square hole in your plate or knife. A standard #12 hub fits plates and knives with a 9/16" square hole, while a standard #22 hub fits plates and knives with a 3/4" square hole.
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Hobart VS9-13 Details

This Hobart VS9-13 9" slicer more than doubles the utility of your Hobart mixer or food cutter! Using stainless steel scimitar knives for fast, clean, uniform cutting, this slicer attachment easily cuts and slices a variety of products from cabbage and potatoes to nuts and beets. This Hobart VS9-13 9" slicer comes complete with a #12 back case and hopper front. Plates sold separately.

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RESIDENTIAL USERS: Vendor assumes no liability for parts or labor coverage for component failure or other damages resulting from installation in non-commercial or residential applications. The right is reserved to deny shipment for residential usage; if this occurs, you will be notified as soon as possible.

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  • Overall User Rating: Hobart VS9-13 9" Slicer Attachment with #12 Back Case and Hopper Front

    5.0 stars from 2 reviews


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    Hobart OEM quality and a great price. What more could you ask for. Bought this to replace a part that was 20 years old. The quality was the same. Wish everything was built to last like this.
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    Shopping around, this is one of the best deals and definitely worth it! Hobarts are extremely strong and reliable. This slicer is always up for the task!

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