Ham slicer

To cut the delicious Parma ham or Jamon serrano you cannot use a slicer of any kind. For high quality ham, you need to have the right ham slicer to use to make perfect slices and taste it at its best.

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Choose your favorite ham slicer

Manconi developed a series of ham slicer machines to slice raw ham and whole boneless ham with smooth and uniform results. These products require specific machines to be sliced properly: in particular, a boneless ham needs a wider workspace and a slicer able to reduce the efforts of the operator while pushing the carriage.

But which ham slicer machine can suit you best?

Manconi has developed three lines of ham slicer machines in order to meet the needs either of big and small food stores, bars and restaurants:

  • The Kolossal line includes ham slicer of exceptional performance which qualify themselves to be the top of the range, being built with a state-of-the-art slicing mechanism
  • The Kolossal Dual line is composed of innovative and cutting-edge professional slicers available with a built in or separate sharpener and the gear or belt transmission
  • The Smarty line includes ham slicer machines that are suitable for HO.RE.CA. as well as restaurants, bars, canteens, take aways – that is they are more compact in size than the two previous lines.

Here you are some suggestions to know which ham slicer suits you the best.


ham-slicer-300Ham slicer Kolossal 300 VK BV

Ideal to cut "prosciutto", it is suitable for all type of delicatessen. The mechanism that locks the product is smart and reliable. The last-slice-device, with pins, is swinging and shaped to fit better the product to be cut.


ham-slicer-370Ham slicer Kolossal Dual 370 VK BV Dual

Every detail has been studied to facilitate the use of the ham slicer machine, which guarantees a perfect cut without any product waste. The assembling and dismantling operations, necessary for a perfect cleaning, are fast and smooth and can be executed in maximum safety for a total and long-lasting reliability.


ham-slice-300-vxHam slicer Smarty 300 VX BVC

This model has a twin support arm, with adjustable last-slice device. It fits very limited surfaces thanks to its reduced size, much better than other vertical models. Excellent sliding movement of the carriage, perfect cut, quick and simple removal of components for easy and accurate cleaning.


ham-slicer-350Ham slicer Smarty 350 VX BVS

This vertical plate model has a special arm that allows a great and locked grip of the product to slice. Furthermore, the technical features of this special arm make it a reliable and long-lasting tool with a removable last-slice device for an easier and deeper cleaning. The new materials are shock, corrosion and scratch resistant and they are able to guarantee the best hygienic safety.


ham-slicer-300-vx-bvHam slicer Smarty 300 VX BV

Equipped with a vertical clamping device, this slicer is perfect for raw ham and prosciutto. As a matter of fact, its excellent sliding movement allows it to obtain perfect cuts and regular slices. In addition, all components are easily removable so as to make the cleaning of the ham slicer machine extremely quick and accurate at the same time.


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What does a Manconi ham slicer have?

You can recognize a good quality ham slicer when it has:

  • Strong grip: when dealing with big size products like ham, a slicer has to provide a stronger grip to keep them into place during slicing operations. Each Manconi ham slicer is equipped with a mechanism for product locking that prevents any swinging.
  • Wider plate with pins: the need of wider plates is linked again to the size of raw and whole boneless ham. The pins help to keep the pieces into place while slicing.
  • Finest quality materials: each ham slicer is realized with a special stainless steel alloy that boasts excellent resistance to rust and corrosion, even after exposure to the salty surface of ham.
  • Compact size: any ham slicer is provided with vertical blade, a solution that helps reducing the space occupied by the machines, so they can easily fit in small spaces.


Customize your ham slicer machine

Manconi offers you the chance to customize your ham slicer machine on the base of your need. The customization regards:

  • the colors of handles, knobs and other plastic component
  • the chance to order a fully painted ham slicer to create a stunning effect especially if you work in a bar, a pizzeria or a take away
  • the technical characteristics – i.e. you can choose to add some optional components

Please note that all our ham slicer machines are painted with a corrosion and moist-resistant glossy coating.


Why Choose a Professional Ham Slicer Machine?

When it comes to slicing ham in a professional setting, investing in a high-quality ham slicer machine is a game-changer. Why? Here are the main reasons why opting for a professional ham slicer machine is the smartest choice:

  • Precision and Consistency: it ensures precise and consistent slices every time. With adjustable settings for thickness and cutting speed, you can achieve uniform slices that meet your exact specifications. This level of precision is nearly impossible to achieve with manual slicing
  • Efficiency: time is crucial in a busy kitchen or deli, and a professional ham slicer machine can significantly increase efficiency. With automated slicing capabilities, you can save valuable time and labor
  • Safety: professional ham slicer machines prioritize safety with built-in safety features and mechanisms. These include blade guards, emergency stop buttons, and automatic shut-off systems, reducing the risk of accidents and ensuring a safe working environment
  • Versatility and Adaptability: ham slicer machines are designed to accommodate various types and sizes of hams. Whether you're working with prosciutto, raw ham, or any other variety, these machines offer the flexibility to adjust slicing parameters to meet your specific needs
  • Durability: Investing in a professional ham slicer machine means investing in a durable and long-lasting piece of equipment. These machines are constructed with high-quality materials and are built to withstand the demands of a commercial kitchen

All the sectors that require a ham slicer machine

A ham slicer machine is particularly useful in the food service and hospitality industry. It finds application in various sectors within this industry, including:

  • Restaurants that offer a variety of dishes featuring ham, such as sandwiches, charcuterie boards, and specialty meat platters. These machines help maintain consistency in slice thickness and presentation, ensuring a high-quality dining experience for customers
  • Deli and Butcher Shops: these shops often rely on ham slicer machines to efficiently handle and slice large quantities of ham and other cured meats
  • Ho.Re.Ca Sector: this sector frequently requires slicing ham on-site for events, such as weddings, corporate gatherings, and parties. Ham slicer machines enable caterers to handle the slicing process quickly and efficiently, ensuring a smooth operation and timely delivery of perfectly sliced ham to the event venue
  • Food stores: food stores and specialty retailers often offer a wide range of artisanal cured meats, including ham. 

Some tips to perfectly cut ham with a ham slicer machine

In cutting raw ham or prosciutto it is essential to obtain perfectly regular slices. To do so, there are some rules you should follow before starting to use a ham slicer:

  • prepare the raw ham or prosciutto beforehand ‒ the product must be boned, peeled and cleaned
  • after it has been boned, place it on the ham slicer 
  • turn on the machine and start slicing the ham

Finally, when you present the ham on a plate, try to avoid overlapping between slices.

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