An apparatus for grating and peeling fruits and vegetables.
Siti Mazlina Mustapa Kamal. (2008) An apparatus for grating and peeling fruits and vegetables.
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The present invention relates to an apparatus (10) for grating and peeling fruits and vegetables. It is suitable for used in homes and it is also small-sized and light-weight, which is convenient in carrying and storage. The apparatus (10) includes a pair of lower and upper clamps (12, 14) for rotating and securing the fruit or vegetable to be peeled. A grater (16) acts to specifically remove the scales on fruit skin as well as removing the whole skin. A supporting arm (22) is attached to the apparatus (10) to support a semi- cylindrical peeling blade and the blade acts to cut the other fruits skin. A pair of end- cutting blade (24) is for cutting both the fruit ends to complete the peeling process. This invention peels fruits at high rates, thus improving the processing performance of fruit products. Therefore, the invention is less time consuming and hence, helps to reduce the operating costs.
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