Univex MG0012 Operating instructions

OPERATORS
MANUAL
MG0012/0209
0011112
MG0012
MEAT & FOOD GRINDER
ED 1
TO INSURE BOTH SAFE AND TROUBLE-FREE
PERFORMANCE, WE STRESS THAT ALL
PERSONNEL THAT WILL BE INVOLVED WITH
YOUR NEW UNIVEX MEAT GRINDER MUST READ
AND UNDERSTAND THESE INSTRUCTIONS
BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE THIS UNIT.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
DESCRIPTION
PAGE
TABLE OF CONTENTS ...........................................................................................................1
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS .....................................................................................................1
INSPECTION ............................................................................................................................2
SAFETY ....................................................................................................................................3
INSTALLATION .......................................................................................................................5
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ................................................................5
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS .................................................................................................6
MG0012 ACCESSORIES..........................................................................................................7
WARRANTY .....................................................................................................BACK COVER
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
ILLUSTRATION
FIGURE 1
FIGURE 2
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OVERALL VIEW OF THE MG0012 MEAT & FOOD GRINDER . . . . . . . . . . .4
GRINDER ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
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MG0012 MEAT & FOOD GRINDER
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
Welcome to Univex
Thank you for purchasing this Univex Product.
Your new MG0012 Meat & Food Grinder has been designed with advanced performance and safety features
that make it an excellent addition to your food preparation equipment. Like all Univex mixers, slicers, meat
grinders and accessories, this power unit is engineered to provide years of reliable service.
If you have any questions concerning the operation of this unit, or if we can be of further assistance, please
call our Customer Service Department for the location of your nearest service representative.
Univex Customer Service:
USA & Canada 800-256-6358
International 603-893-6191
Or visit us on-line at www.univexcorp.com under service agents.
The UNIVEX Model MG0012 Meat & Food Grinder consists of a ½ HP electric motor power base
which drives a meat grinder designed to utilize industry standard #12 knives and a full range of #12
grinding plates.Included as standard equipment is a carbon steel knife, a 3/16 grinding plate, a meat
stomper, and a stainless steel feed pan.
The MG0012 meat & food grinder has safety and ease of operation built into it. The readily removable
feed pan provides ease of processing and cleaning.
INSPECTION
All Univex MG0012 meat & food grinders are inspected prior to packaging to assure the machine
quality, correct inclusion of options, and the proper voltage. However, upon unpacking, all items should
be carefully inspected and verified that they are correct. Any damage, imperfections, or shortages should
be reported immediately to your dealer or directly to the Univex Customer Service Department, and/or
the shipping carrier.
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SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY
READ AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THE INSTRUCTIONS AND SAFETY
WARNINGS IN THIS BOOKLET BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE THIS POWER UNIT.
IT IS A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGULATIONS TO PERMIT
OPERATION OF THIS UNIT BY ANY PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS.
FIRST TIME OPERATORS SHOULD BE PROPERLY TRAINED IN SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND IN
THE PROPER USE AND SERVICING OF THIS EQUIPMENT AND ATTACHMENTS.
SWITCH THE POWER “OFF” BEFORE CONNECTING THE UNIT TO THE POWER SOURCE. MAKE
SURE THE SWITCH IS IN THE “OFF” POSITION, OR THE MACHINE WILL START WHEN THE
ELECTRICAL POWER IS RESTORED.
SWITCH THE POWER “OFF” AND DISCONNECT THE POWER SUPPLY CORD BEFORE MOUNTING OR DISMOUNTING ANY ATTACHMENT OR FOR CLEANING OR SERVICING THE UNIT
FOR SAFETY, A SMALL PADLOCK (AVAILABLE AT ANY HARDWARE STORE) MAY BE PASSED
THROUGH THE SWITCH GUARD TO POSITIVELY LOCK THE SWITCH IN THE “OFF” POSITION
THE KNIFE IS SHARP AND CAN CUT FINGERS. USE CAUTION WHEN HANDLING THE KNIFE.
ALWAYS SECURELY MOUNT THE GRINDER, FULLY INSERT THE WORM ASSEMBLY INTO THE
DRIVE AND SNUG THE KNIFE, PLATE AND RING ONTO THE GRINDER BEFORE SWITCHING
THE POWER ON.
ALWAYS REMOVE THE GRINDER FROM THE POWER DRIVE UNIT BEFORE CLEANING.
NEVER WASH OR RINSE THE GRINDER ASSEMBLY WHILE MOUNTED TO THE DRIVE UNIT AS
THIS ILL INVITE ELECTRICAL SHOCK.
WIPE DOWN THE EXTERIOR OF THE DRIVE UNIT ONLY, NEVER HOSE DOWN OR IMMERSE
THE DRIVE UNIT IN WATER.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SERVICE THE DRIVE ASSEMBLY. PLEASE CONTACT UNIVEX
CORPORATION FOR THE NUMBER OF THE NEAREST AUTHORIZED SERVICE AGENT IN YOUR
AREA FOR ADJUSTMENTS OR REPAIR.
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OVERALL VIEW OF THE MG0012 MEAT & FOOD GRINDER
FIGURE 1
1.
POWER UNIT
4.
FEED PAN
2.
POWER SWITCH
5.
GRINDER ASSEMBLY
3.
STOMPER
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INSTALLATION
• This is a table-top unit.
• Insure that the grinder is located on a flat, level and stable surface. There should be sufficient
clearance around the grinder for safety and ease of operation. Sufficient space must be provided
for the feed pan and the collection container.
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
ASSEMBLY:
WARNING: DISCONNECT THE ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY CORD PRIOR TO ASSEMBLY.
1. Mount the grinder housing to the power drive unit by inserting the grinder into the opening in the
drive with the flat on the grinder housing facing up. Push the grinder housing in all the way to
align the groove in the grinder housing with the pin in the drive housing and rotate the grinder
counter clockwise until ti stops in the with the grinder throat vertical.
2. Slide the worm assembly into the grinder housing and rotate it until the slot at the rear of the
worm engages the drive shaft and seats fully on the drive shaft.
3. Slide the knife, with the sharp edges outward toward the plate, onto the square on the worm.
WARNING: The knife is very sharp and can cut fingers.
4. Slide the appropriate plate onto the worm and and into the grinder housing aligning the slot in the
plate with the pin in the grinder housing
5. Screw the ring onto the grinder housing until it is just snug. Too much pressure on the ring can
damage the grinder.
6. Insert the spigot on the feed pan onto the throat of the grinder housing.
7. Place a suitable container under the grinder discharge to receive the ground product.
WARNING: NEVER put fingers or utensils into the throat of the grinder or the knife and plate.
PROCESS:
1. Cut meat or other products to be processed to fit into the grinder. Place the product in the feed
pan.
2. Connect the electrical power supply cord and turn the power switch on.
2. With the grinder running, use the meat stomper to guide the product into the grinder.
3. Collect the ground product in a suitable container.
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CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Turn the grinder off and disconnect the power supply cord.
2. Disassemble the grinder in the reverse order of the assembly instructions:
Remove the storage container and feed pan.
Remove the ring, plate and knife.
WARNING: The knife is very sharp and can cut fingers.
Slide the worm assembly from the grinder housing.
Remove the grinder housing from the power unit.
3. Wash all the components including the drive coupling. Rinse, sanitize and air dry the components
4. Apply a small amount of food grade lubricant to the rear shaft on the worm.
GRINDER ASSEMBLY
FIGURE 2
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MG0012 ACCESSORIES
Plate 3/16
Plate 1/8
Standard
Optional
1000509
1000508
Plate 1/4
Plate 3/8
Optional
Optional
1000510
1000511
Plate 1/2
Knife
Optional
Standard
1000512
1000506
Sausage Stuffer 1/2
Sausage Stuffer 3/4
Optional
Optional
1000513
1000514
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Warranty
The Univex MG22 Meat Grinder carries a one-year,
on-site parts and labor warranty against any defects in
materials or workmanship. The one-year period begins
on the date of purchase by the end user and remains in
full effect provided the unit is used properly and in
accordance with our instructions. Any work to be
performed under this warranty must be performed
between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm local time,
Monday through Friday. Univex will not cover
overtime charges of any kind. Please call the Univex
Warranty Service Department at 800-258-6358 to
report warranty claims before arranging repair or
attempting to return the unit to Univex Corporation.
Damages incurred in transit or incurred because of
installation error, accident, alteration, or misuse are not
covered by this warranty. Transit damages should be
reported to the carrier immediately.
Univex will not be liable for any consequential,
compensatory, incidental or special damages.
3 Old Rockingham Road, Salem, N.H. 03079-2140 Telephone -603-893-6191
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