Peeling, Cutting

PGW pneumatic grid cutter

The PGW pneumatic grid cutter is suitable for cutting fruit and vegetables with a large diameter into many different cutting shapes. This is made possible by a wide variety of grid cutting inserts.

600 cuts/hMax. capacity
Pneumatically operated cutting machine PGW for cutting fruit and vegetables into various shapes

Your benefits

  • Versatile use due to a large selection of cutting inserts
  • Fast tool change
  • Simple operation

Product groups


A wide variety of cutting shapes and processing without manual effort

Due to the variety of grid cutting inserts available, the pneumatically operated PGW can be used to process a wide range of fruit and vegetables. It can be used to core, segment or cut products into many different shapes such as cubes, strips, slices, segments or sticks. Special punching forms such as apple or pepper corers, kiwi corers and mango corers are also available. Pineapple can additionally be peeled, cored and cut. Inserts are also available for special cuts such as diamonds, boats and disks in various sizes, as well as decorative shapes (stars, hearts and many more).

The product to be processed is manually positioned onto the cutting insert mounted on the PGW. Pressing the buttons activates the cutting process and, depending on the knife used, the product is punched into the appropriate shape. The cut product drops down into a prepared container or onto an optionally available conveyor belt for product discharge.

In the standard version, the PGW is a tabletop device; a mobile base frame is optionally available. 

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KRONEN benefits

User-friendly and quick to clean

The PGW is easy to operate, quick to clean and requires little maintenance, which makes it particularly user-friendly. The  two-hand operation ensures a high level of work safety.

KRONEN benefits

Quick change of product or cutting form

The PGW can be quickly cleaned and converted. No additional tools are required to change the grid cutting inserts.

KRONEN benefits

Flexibly adjustable to process different products

Thanks to the large selection of grid cutting inserts, the PGW can process a large number of products with various cutting shapes. In addition to the standard cutting types, inserts for peeling, dividing and coring pineapples and many special punching forms for special shapes or even customer-specific designs are available. 


Mobile base for PGW grid cutters
Mobile base frame for mobility and flexibility

A stable base is a prerequisite for the safe and optimal operation of the PGW. The mobile stainless steel base frame also simplifies the flexible use of the machine and the cleaning of the work areas. 

Every cutting insert consists of a knife insert including insert plate and ram including ram plate.
More than 200 different grid cutting inserts

The PGW is suitable for a wide range of products and cutting shapes thanks to the large selection of grid cutting inserts available. Each insert consists of the knife insert including the insert plate and the pusher including the pusher plate. Additional accessories are available for various cutting shapes, which ensure the optimal separation of the good product and waste directly during the cutting process. Cutting inserts can be made in individual shapes according to a template for customers on request.

A discharge belt guarantees continuous transport of the cut products out of the machine.
Mobile conveyor belt for the continuous discharge of cut products

The conveyor belt ensures the continuous discharge of cut products, which can then be further processed or packaged. The conveyor belt including the control cabinet is available with fixed or infinitely variable speed and with a standard length of 1,500 or 2,000 mm (individual lengths and widths available on request). Other product chutes or conveyor belts for fixed installation are also available.  

The stand allows for easy storage of the cutting inserts.
Accessory storage stand

Knife inserts and pushers are stored clearly and safely in this stand. The stand is suitable for cutting inserts for products with a diameter of up to 170 mm. 

400 - 600 cuts/h

The capacity depends on factors such as the product.

Air Working pressure 6 bar
Air consumption 17 NL/min.
Dimensions LxWxH 440 x 500 x 1100 mm (tabletop version)
Weight 55 kg
Infeed/placement height 1140 mm (with mobile base frame)
Miscellaneous Diameter of raw product max. 170 mm
Height of raw product max. 220 mm
The data indicated are standard information. In addition, adaptation to other supply networks (e.g. 230V/60 Hz) is optionally possible (except for manual and pneumatic machines). Subject to changes.

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