D.   -   15.


Cutting machines / cutting systems / topping machines,
Onion "Top and Tail" cutting machines,
Shallot "Top and Tail" cutting machine, 
Radish "Top and Tail" cutting machine


cutting machines for tubers, root vegetables, vegetables, onions and shallots and partially for fruit and tropical fruit

15.12 Shallot "Top and Tail" Cutting Machine
    series DORNOW-TT 25-45, also suitable for radish
    for cutting the neck and base away

Shallot are fed in manually. A transport system leads the shallot continuously through the blades. The blades are positioned so that they adjust to the size of the shallot largely independently of each other. 

The design of the probe / scanner that determines the position of the blades ensures that, as far as possible, only what is necessary is cut off the shallot.  Precision ensures less unnecessary waste!

After inserting the shallot into the transport facility, it holds them so tightly that they cannot shift around any more. This means that the leaves and roots are normally cut off with great accuracy by blades. This precision cutting saves on a lot of subsequent manual work at the inspection bench. The shallot and their tops and tails are ejected separately from the machines and can be transported separately over belts.  

The machines can also be used for radishes!

Four different machines are available:


Size of the tuber in mm approx./ Model name Personnel

Capacity - pieces/min, 
speed adjustable
8600 TT 25  45  1 2 42 72 shallot / onions / radish

TT 45  75 

1 2  42 72 onions
8602 TT 65  90 1 2 42 72 onions
8603 TT 75125 1 2 42 72 onions

Tests with machine DORNOW TT 65-90 can be carried out in our peeling laboratory! A machine for shallot and radish is at the moment not available.

Demonstration machine in our peeling test center: DORNOW type TT 65-90.

  The onions are inserted separately and held by 
grip arms, therefore a  high degree of accuracy, 
because the product can not slip during the transport.
Here you can see larger onions. One can see the accurate and economical cut (adjustable).

Photos with shallot / radish are at the moment not available.

Further reading:


Two novel onion-peeling machines (also universal peeling machines) and topping and tailing precision cutting machines for the removal of leaves and roots for various sizes of onions.