After meat mincing, a butcher or cooker needs a machine to form the minced meat. Meat moulder is manufactured for this purpose, it can form minced meat to any required shape (burgers, meat balls with round, square, oval shape, etc.), the most common use for this machine is hamburger forming, see Fig. Machine is also called “Patty forming machine” & Food former(where it can deal other foods like fish, butter, cheese, etc.).

Meat moulder

Fig. Meat moulder or Patty forming machine – ABM – ITALY

Market example: 

Materials (stainless steel and any approved food contact material for drums), capacity (Pieces / hr), manual or electric, motor power KW (if electric), number of shapes (drums), adjustable weight & thickness, hopper capacity (kg), single or double drum, with or without automatic paper feeder, conveyor belt length (mm), , safety controls, etc.

Selection factors:

As shown in Fig., a stainless steel electric Patty forming machine with: capacity of up to 8000 meat balls/hr, can form burger, meat balls, in round, square, oval, natural shapes. Machine can handle minced meat, poultry or fish, cheese, butter, etc. Hopper capacity 25 kg, production rate 2000 kg/h, no tools are required to remove drum or paddle, adjustable thickness & weight, conveyor belt, electric motor 0.75 KW at 230 Volts, safety switch on hopper and front protection, start / stop foot switch. Machine can be provided (optionally) with automatic paper feeder (as partitions between patties), additional drums (Fig. or longer conveyor belt. Dims 620 x 598 x 622 mm height, weight 65 kg, etc. Suitable for butchery shops, super markets, central kitchens in hotels, schools, hospitals, etc. Model F 2000 manufactured by ABMItaly.



Fig. Meat patty forming machine – Model F2000 / 4000 – ABM – ITALY