On the shelves of a good housewife there are always modern appliances that are always ready to help prepare a delicious dinner or breakfast. A worthy place among them is a tomato juicer. This technical construction is undoubtedly familiar to lovers of the bright scarlet drink from ripe selected tomatoes. But if you don’t have one yet, you need to know which devices are there, how best to choose a juicer to buy, what technical characteristics it has and what its effectiveness is.
What it is
Buying tomato juice in a store is not a problem. But if you make your own juice using excellent raw materials - selected ripe tomatoes and a special working setup, you will never wonder if there are preservatives, dyes, artificial additives and other “charms” that people sometimes like to regale the producers.
A juicer is a specific device for tomato juice, more precisely, to get it.
There are several types of this design. For example, the kitchen can be stored manually. And maybe electric to whom it is convenient. Tomatoes in liquid form can also be obtained using an instrument such as a food processor. Each of these devices has its own characteristics and advantages, they should be discussed separately. They will help determine the choice of the necessary technical equipment for the house.
Features and benefits
Connoisseurs using different types of juicers can assure that specific models are much more convenient and practical. For example, electrical devices allow you to get a juice drink in a short period of time. The screw device is practically a meat grinder, but for tomatoes. It has a special nozzle that separates the liquid part from the skin and seeds.
It is equipped with an electric motor. For some, this is a minus - because the electrical design consumes expensive electricity.
It can be replaced by another option - a manual juicer. It is very convenient and easy to use. Exactly it is most of all similar to the usual manual meat grinder from the Soviet past. Its base has the shape of a cone — the finished product flows through this section into one hole, and residues flow into the other. The negative point is that it takes physical effort to get a drink, and some may not like it.
There is a model, it is made in the form of a press. The tomato is fixed on a special stand, a special lever lowers a press onto the fruit, and as a result tomato juice is obtained. Not very convenient design, since no one and nothing is insured against tomato spray.
So, an electrical assistant to get tomato juice. This design has many advantages. She is powerful, she has comfortable dimensions, she quickly deals with the work intended for her, she has an excellent appearance and excellent quality material from which she is made.
Mechanical constructions were also appreciated by our grandmothers: the manual juicer is an enjoyment of the process. Its auger part is a cone; by lowering another tomato into the hole for receiving raw materials, it is possible to control pressure and production capacity manually. The auger presses the tomato, forcing all the liquid to drain into a special container, and the cake residue is released from a separate hole.
The high-power centrifugal juicer is a powerful and reliable model capable of processing a large number of tomatoes in one hour - up to fifty kilograms.
As a result, the main types include manual, mechanical, electric, food processor, centrifugal, press. By the way, domestic centrifugal high power is still popular. Famous brands, time-tested, pleased with reliability - Rossoshanka, Neptune, Motor Sich SBS-1.
Each unit is powerful, has a large performance margin. One, for example, gives out a pure drink without impurities, the other prepares juice with a release of pulp.
In the electric juicer, when the engine is turned on inside, the process of rotating the grating devices takes place, they crush the tomatoes. The finished slurry under pressure is distributed in two directions through the smallest mesh - the liquid separately, and almost dry residues - separately.
If a blockage has occurred, the juicer should be turned off for a short time, cleaned its inside from the accumulated residues, and then lay a new batch of tomatoes. After use, it is easy to rinse with warm water or disassemble into parts and send to a dishwasher. The result: fast processing of ripe vegetables, the maximum yield of the finished product, ease of use. For this electric juicer exists.
Manual or mechanical the design is very simple and easy to use technique. It is easy to wash, it is easy to work with it, and it does not require special care. Popular are the models of Rossoshanka, Motor Sich SBS-1, Neptune, Dachnitsa. Some of them work with the discharge of pulp in electric mode, some manual.
Centrifugal - high-capacity structures capable of processing up to sixty kilograms of tomatoes every hour. In fact, these are the same auger electric devices, but of much greater power, where a kind of press is used. About the same principle works a food processor, and it can also be used to obtain tomato juice.
How to choose
Immediately you should take into account some of the features and understand the purpose of the purchase: the need for tomato juice, obtained at home, or for a cafe, restaurant or a serious industrial production, processing large quantities of raw materials. There are different variants of technical designs, they are used to squeeze the liquid from selected vegetables. Tomato yummy is obtained only from the correct unit. When buying, you should focus on customer reviews, on recommendations of sales assistants, on technical descriptions of household appliances.
Some devices have advanced functions, and are able to prepare not only tomato juice, but also carry out the processing of berries, which can later be preserved for the winter.
Review of the best models
What could be better than going shopping in order to choose a decent device that will update the kitchen and delight you with fresh and high-quality products. The choice is very large. For example, Hurom HU-100 - one appearance will delight. It costs from two thousand rubles, easy to use, squeezes the juice to the last drop.
Among the popular models include Zelmer, its parts are made of plastic, during processing it allows to preserve the nutritional value of the finished product.
Demand is quite expensive model Paderno World Cuisine Manual Tomato Juicer - excellent quality, high production capacity, a small percentage of waste.
Bork s800 They consider it an "eternal technique" capable of processing a large number of tomatoes in a short period. This technique is easy to use and maintain.
Most owners of juicers for obtaining tomato juice believe that this household appliance should be easy to use. It does not matter whether it is mechanical or electric. Housewives who want to treat their loved ones with natural juice of ripe, selected tomatoes, appreciate the juicers for their speed, accuracy, ease of care and other characteristics with which this device makes life easier.