Juicer Parts: What You Ought to Know
It is important to identify specific parts of a machine in order to know how certain mechanisms work and function. At the same time, it is also important to identify these parts so that, in case something goes wrong, it will be a lot easier to identify which needs repair or replacement.
Among the types of juicers, certain parts can be found on both types while some are special and is only identified in one type. Let us discuss each part in detail per type.
Juicer Parts: Centrifugal Juicers
- Food Pusher
Self-explanatory, this part is located at the very top of the device that feeds food like fruits and vegetables into a chute where it is extracted of its juice.
- Extra-Wide Feed Chute and Juicer Cover
Protects the actual blade that grinds and juices the produce into smaller form. Usually, the feed chute accommodates most of the produce once fed but others need simultaneous feeding. The juicer cover keeps dust and other foreign materials from coming into contact with the juicer.
- Stainless Steel Micro-Mesh Strainer Basket
Seeds and other micro-particles that are too small for the strainer basket is sifted through the micro-mesh.
- Strainer Basket
This is where the big pulps are sifted in order for it not to come in contact with the juice.
- Large Pulp Container
The “trash bin” where pulps are stored for disposal.
- Juice Spout
Where the juice, sans big particles and pulp, is expelled and ready for consumption.
- Motor Base
Where the machine for juicing is internally located. It is also where the control buttons and a locking latch, to keep the top parts secure while on the work, are found.
- Additional accessories include the juice cup and a cleaning brush for some brands.
Juicer Parts: Masticating Juicers
- Start Button
- Stop/Off Button
- Reverse Button
- Locking Clamps
- Gear Connecting Zone
- Power Indicator
- Feeding Chute
- Main Power Switch
- Power Cord and Power Cord Connector
- Fuse Holder Box