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Abi 50 Chocolate Grinder


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Abi 50 Chocolate Grinder

Lot of our customers like the great performance of ECGC-65E but are looking for an economy model with a smaller capacity. To fulfill their needs, CocoaTown is offering Abi 50 chocolate grinder. It is designed to grind 10-20 kgs (30-45 lbs) of cacao nibs (cocoa nibs / cacau nibs) to yield up to 23 kgs (50 lbs) of 15 micron size chocolate liquor. This economy model has the same stellar performance of ECGC-65E.


Though this is economy model, shell, roller holder shaft, frame, lid are all made of high quality stainless steel. Double roller stones make the grinding process very efficient. Stainless steel wipers are more hygienic and easy to clean. They are more durable than the delrin wipers. Abi 50 grinder come with stainless steel wipers as a standard option. Tilting mechanism helps to remove the chocolate liquor effortlessly. It also helps when cleaning the unit with soap and water. 


The unit comes with direct drive gear box and 220 V, 1 HP, three phase USA bought motorThe motor is connected to the gear box directly. No belt needed. When compared to similar options available in the market, Abi 50 grinder gives superior grinding efficiency.  


Deluxe control panel comes with an on/ off switch and basic speed regulator. The deluxe control panel comes with a speed controller, on/off switch, emergency shut-off. Control panels convert incoming single phase 220V power into three phase 220V power supply for the motor. Abi 50 with deluxe control panel is $6500.


Abi 50 control panel needs to be hardwired to 220V, single phase input power. The grinder wire plugs into the control panel.


The unit carries a limited one year warranty against any manufacturing defect.Regular price (EXW Atlanta) for Abi 50 grinder with deluxe Control panel is US$6500.


The unit can be upgraded with features that are standard in ECGC-65E –tension gauge mechanism, CA package and emergency shut-off pendant.


If you are using for nut butters, you can grind about 45 cups of nuts. Since each nut has a different volume and weight this is only a reference point. The amount you can grind for each variety of nut is slightly different. As a general guideline, to get optimum performance, we suggest that the total ingredients should not cover more than 80% of the roller stone height. 


  • Control Panel  –  220V, single phase input
  • Motor             –   1 HP, 220 V, three phase
  • Warranty         –   1 year limited warranty
  • Size                 –   24” x 30” x 35” tall
  • Weight            –   ~ 136 kgs (300 lbs) including control panel


US$6,500 (EXW Atlanta) with deluxe control panel

Optional upgrades available:

    1. CA package                                                          US$600
    2. Emergency shut off pendant on the unit             US$250
    3. Tension gauge mechanism                                   US$375


          Our customers have used our melangers and grinders for the following: 

          • Grind almond pieces into Marcepan /Marzipan 
          • Grind hazel nut pieces into Gianduja 
          • Grind pistachios pieces into pistachio butter 
          • Grind cashew pieces into cashew butter 
          • Grind sesame seeds into tahini 
          • Grind boiled chick peas into hummus 
          • Grind flax seeds into paste 
          • Grind sphagnum moss for facial pack 
          • Grind quinoa 
          • Grind nuts into nut milks 
          • Grind coconut flakes into coconut butter and coconut milk 
          • Grind corn into masa 
          • And more 


          Weight: 300 lbs (136 kgs)




          Optional Accessories: 


          CA package 

          Special SS wipers are made and are welded so there are no screws or bolts in the food contact area. Food splash zone is modified for cleaning. The stainless steel drum is modified with 1/4” curve at the bottom corner for clean-ability. There are additional modifications done based on the health inspection report we received from one of our customers. The California package costs US$600 + S&H.


          Deluxe Control panel  

          Control panel comes with emergency shut off switch, on/off switches.  


          The frequency controller lets the operator change the speed of the machine for various stages of grinding. It can also convert the incoming single phase into three phase electricity for the motor depending on the model ordered. Based on the location and the availability of three phase current, one can order the control panel installed with single phase input or three phase input frequency controller. 


          Deluxe control panel also comes with timer to keep track of how long the machine has been running and lets you schedule periodic maintenance service – such as adjusting the belt etc. 


          Ammeter indicates how much current the motor is drawing. If too much current is passing to the motor, it indicates trouble. It helps the operator to know that there is a problem and they can correct it in a timely fashion. It saves the motor from getting damaged. 


          Costs US$1500 + S&H 


          Tension Gauge 
          Tension gauge mechanism is mounted on the lock arm and constantly measures the pressure on the grinding stone. The pressure on the stones can be adjusted and continuosly monitored so that the stones exert same pressure from batch to batch. Also the pressure can be released when adding the nibs or during the conching. 

          Costs US$375 + S&H 

          Emergency shut off pendant on the unit 

          The Emergency shut-off Pendant can be added to the unit and mounted on its side. It helps to stop the unit and start the unit easily without reaching out to the control panel mounted on the wall. It is an added security feature. 

          Costs US$250 +S&H