Model #: Serial #: Model G12 Instruction Manual for the Globe Slicer Models: G10, G12, G12A, and G14 For Service on Your Slicer: 1. Visit our website at www.globeslicers.com (select the Parts / Support drop down). 2. Or call the Globe Service Department at 937-299-8625 and ask for contact information for your local service company. Visit our website for information on additional products available from Globe. www.globeslicers.
Index ATTENTION OWNERS AND OPERATORS....................................................................................................... 3 KEY COMPONENTS OF THE SLICER............................................................................................................. 4 GLOBE SLICER SAFETY TIPS......................................................................................................................... 5 INSTALLATION....................................................................
Attention Owners and Operators Globe’s equipment is designed to provide years of safe and productive processing of food products as long as the equipment is used in accordance with the instructions in this manual and is properly maintained. Importantly, unless the operator is adequately trained and supervised, there is a possibility of serious injury. Owners of this equipment bear the responsibility to make certain that this equipment is used properly and safely.
Key Components of the Slicer Food Chute Slice Deflector Food Chute Handle Power Cord Receiving Area Food Chute Release Knob Motor Reset Button Model G12 Power On/Off Knife Cover Slicer Table Knife Ring Guard Slice Thickness Dial Rubber Feet Model G12 Knife Sharpener End Weight Sharpener Release Knob Knife Cover Release Knob Warning Label Power Indicator Light Auto Engage Lever Start/Stop Controls Page 4 Model G12A
Globe Slicer Safety Tips SHARP KNIFE BLADE TO AVOID SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY: • NEVER touch this slicer without training and authorization from your supervisor or if you are under 18 years old. Read this instruction manual first. • ONLY install the slicer on a level nonskid surface that is nonflammable and is located in a clean, well-lit work area away from children and visitors. • ALWAYS ground slicer utilizing proper power source. • NEVER TOUCH KNIFE.
Installation UNPACKING 1. Unpack the slicer immediately after receipt. If the machine is found to be damaged, save the packaging material and contact the carrier within fifteen (15) days of delivery and immediately contact your source of the equipment. You have no recourse for damage after fifteen (15) days of receipt. 2. With the slicer you should receive: four rubber feet, lubricating oil, and an instruction manual. Contact Globe or your local supplier if you did not receive all of these items.
Installation THIS MACHINE IS PROVIDED WITH A THREE-PRONG GROUNDING PLUG. THE OUTLET TO WHICH THIS PLUG IS CONNECTED MUST BE PROPERLY GROUNDED. IF THE RECEPTACLE IS NOT THE PROPER GROUNDING TYPE, CONTACT AN ELECTRICIAN. DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, CUT OR REMOVE THE THIRD GROUND PRONG FROM THE POWER CORD OR USE ANY ADAPTER PLUG (Fig. 7-1 and Fig. 7-2). 5. Inspect the slicer to ensure all parts have been provided. 6. Make sure the knife cover, knife ring guard and knife sharpener are in place. 7.
Operating Instructions SHARP KNIFE BLADE TO AVOID SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY: • NEVER touch this slicer without training and authorization from your supervisor or if you are under 18 years old. Read this instruction manual first. • ONLY install the slicer on a level nonskid surface that is nonflammable and is located in a clean, well-lit work area away from children and visitors. • ALWAYS ground slicer utilizing proper power source. • NEVER TOUCH KNIFE.
Operating Instructions Do not hold the food product with your hand. Never put you hand on or around food chute when slicer is on. The food chute handle is the only part of the slicer you should touch while slicing. 5. Use the food chute handle to manually push the food chute back and forth. The food chute handle is the only part of the slicer you should touch while slicing. Do not catch slices with your hand. Let slices drop onto the receiving area.
Cleaning & Sanitizing SHARP KNIFE BLADE TO AVOID SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SLICER OPERATOR AND CUSTOMERS: • BEFORE CLEANING, SHARPENING, SERVICING OR REMOVING ANY PARTS, always turn slicer off, turn the slice thickness dial clockwise until it stops, and unplug the power cord. • NEVER attempt to clean slicer with the knife running. • NEVER attempt to remove the knife or knife ring guard from the slicer. They must remain on the slicer for proper operation, sharpening, and cleaning.
Cleaning & Sanitizing DISASSEMBLY & CLEANING 1. Turn slicer off. 2. Turn slice thickness dial clockwise past zero (0) until it stops so the table covers the knife edge. 3. Unplug the power cord. 4. Remove the food chute’s end weight. Hold the end weight and unscrew the slide rod (Fig. 11-1). Pull the slide rod out of the pivot of the end weight. 5. Continue by removing the food chute, loosening the food chute release knob that fastens the food chute to the chute arm (Fig. 11-2).
Cleaning & Sanitizing Be alert. The slicer knife is fully exposed. Always be aware of the placement of your hands/fingers in relationship to the knife. 10. Next, clean the knife ring guard. Soak a clean cloth in a mild detergent and warm water solution. Ring out excess water from cloth. Carefully insert the cloth between the knife and the knife ring guard (Fig. 12-1). While holding the cloth between the knife and the knife ring guard, work it along the entire backside of the knife.
Cleaning & Sanitizing 4. Reassemble the food chute.(Fig- 13-1). 5. Place the cleaned and sanitized food chute back onto the chute arm. Securely tighten the food chute release knob to prevent any “play” between the food chute and the chute arm (Fig. 13-2). 6. Reinstall the end weight. Align the end weight with the chute and insert the slide rod through the chute and end weight (Fig 13-3). Allow the end weight to rest on the chute and securely screw in the slide rod to the slicer chute. Figure 13-1 7.
Knife Sharpening SHARP KNIFE BLADE TO AVOID SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY: • NEVER touch rotating knife. • ALWAYS keep hands clear of all moving parts. • ALWAYS turn slicer off, return the auto engage lever to “Manual” position (G12A only), turn slice thickness dial clockwise until it stops, and remove food chute before sharpening. • NEVER sharpen slicer unless all guards are installed. WHEN AND HOW OFTEN TO SHARPEN THE KNIFE 1.
Knife Sharpening SHARPENING THE KNIFE - (Regular Procedure) 1. Plug in and select the start button on the slicer. 2. Push the grinding stone button #2 (Fig. 15-1) and the honing stone button #3 (Fig. 15-2) at the same time so both stones make contact with the knife. Maintain pressure on the buttons for 5-10 seconds. #2 #1 TURN SLICER OFF before inspecting.
Inspections, Simple Maintenance, and Repair SHARP KNIFE BLADE TO AVOID SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY: • BEFORE CLEANING, SHARPENING, SERVICING, OR REMOVING ANY PARTS, always turn off and unplug the slicer, turn the slice thickness dial clockwise past zero “0” until it stops, and remove the food chute. • NEVER TOUCH KNIFE. Keep hands and arms away from all moving parts. • DO NOT tamper with, bypass, or remove any safety devices, guards, START/STOP button, or touch pad controls.
Inspections, Simple Maintenance, and Repair LUBRICATION Various slicer parts need to be lubricated periodically using Globe oil. Globe oil is a light, tasteless, odorless mineral oil that will not contaminate or impart odors or taste to sliced food products. DO NOT USE VEGETABLE OIL TO LUBRICATE SLICER. VEGETABLE OIL WILL DAMAGE THE SLICER! Food Chute Slide Rod It is necessary to lubricate the food chute slide rod with Globe oil if the food chute becomes difficult to push. 1.
Troubleshooting Guide PROBLEM Slicer will not start CAUSE SOLUTION Slicer not plugged in Plug in slicer Knife cover removed or not properly installed Install knife cover and tighten the knife cover release knob Motor reset button tripped Press the reset button located underneath the slicer Dull knife Sharpen knife-make sure knife and stones are clean Chipped knife Sharpen or have new knife installed Knife-slicer table gap too wide Call for service to adjust slicer table Knife too small Have
Limited Slicer Warranty Globe Food Equipment Company (“GFE”) warrants to the original purchaser of new equipment that said equipment, when installed in accordance with our instructions within North America and subjected to normal use, is free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of 1 year from installation or 18 months from actual shipment date, whichever date occurs first. THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.