A potato cutting machine including means for eliminating sprouts and other debris comprising a first plurality of driven rollers disposed in a common plane for transporting potatoes of Twisted chips on skewer, a second plurality of Tornado Fries machine extending upwardly and rearward from said first plurality of rollers in stepwise fashion and having at least one of said second plurality of rollers rotating in a direction reverse from that of said first plurality of rollers, means for delivering. Chip Twister on stick and debris to said second plurality of rollers, and means for aligning potatoes for presentation to a Spiral Potato machine, said aligning means comprising a conveyor having a plurality of transverse troughs, and a plurality of resilient bands extending across said conveyor and spaced above said conveyor a distance such that properly aligned potatoes lying in said troughs will pass under said bands while improperly aligned Twisted Chips skewer will engage said bands and be restrained thereby.
Technically advanced Spiral Potato machine satisfies the modern and increasing demands for the preparation of Spiral Potato on hot dogs, Twisted Chips on sausage, chipstix on stick etc. Automatic feeding & discharge saves time. The Spiral Potato business, thanks to the available wide range of interchangeable ribbon chips, slices, tornado chips, shreds quickly and accurately, without altering the natural qualities of the products. The tubular feed-throat can be used to cut long shaped vegetables. All contacting parts are stainless steel an aluminum which is totally hygienic. Stainless steel shaft the discs have stainless steel bushings and are fitted with easily removable stainless steel blades and grids, assuring hygiene cleaning.