The flywheel slicer U.S.Berkel model 11
is built in the period from 1928 to 1936 in the factory of La Porte - Indiana and that of Toronto - Canada. The model 11 U.S.
is a variant of the European Berkel model 20 and retains many constructive characteristics. The model 11 is the model subsequently built at model C
. The flywheel slicer mod. 11 has a blade of 370 mm. in diameter and has a cutting capacity of 265 mm. The arm for fixing the product is fixed and non-tilting, of the same type present in the U.S. flywheel slicer U.S. Berkel model 110. The U.S. Berkel model 11 in the upper part of the shoulder mounts a blade sharpening apparatus. This slicer has a regulation of the thickness of the slice at 24 positions, placed directly on the right side of the cart. The U.S. Berkel mod. 11 is operated by a closed flywheel with a diameter of 340 mm. with the writing in decal “U.S. Slicing Machine Co La Porte Ind.” This slicer was produced in red and green color, the metal parts are originally chromed. The machine has a total dimensions of 880 mm. length 650 mm. width and 660 mm. height and requires a support of 280 mm. width 500 mm. length. The U.S. flywheel slicer
Berkel model 11 altogether weighs 98 kg. Like most of the slicers produced by Berkel separately, its original pedestal was provided, equipped with height adjustment for each individual support foot, to be perfectly positioned in bubble on any type of flooring, even the most disconnected in a short time. The restoration is carried out in the laboratories of "The World's Best Slicers" respecting the principle of conservation of the parts. Providing for the disassembly and recovery without any replacement of the worn or broken pieces, carrying out a carryover of material by welding and subsequent milling or turning of the pieces in order to bring them back to their original dimensions and their functionality. For the missing parts, original spare parts acquired from the production plants or incomplete slicers are used. The painted parts, which were first stripped by cryo-stripping and carefully prepared, are painted using new generation paints that comply with health and pollution regulations and reformulated in the correct shade of color used in the past. The decorations are strictly performed through the application of copal paint decals, avoiding any type of mystification, such as airbrush decorations, stickers or any other type of fantasy decoration. Each restored slicer is delivered with an Official Certificate of Originality and Guarantee