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El Toro Fully Electric Tamale Machine, Dual Cylinder, 480 Tamales Per Hour

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The El Toro El-Toro-ETM Electric Tamale Machine

The El Toro is the only free standing floor model electric tamale machine in the industry. It's certainly a tamale machine that is unique, practical, and easy to use. With it’s unique floor design, this machine can be used as a single person operation. The El Toro has 5 tamale sizes to choose from,  but based on the 1 inch diameter which is the most popular size, this machine will produce 480 tamales per hour. To make things even easier, this tamale machine does not need the meat to be grounded. Designed to easily dis-assemble for easy clean-up. Also, it can easily be stored when not in use.

Easy to operate:

  1. Remove the head from the machine
  2. Place the masa and the meat inside the corresponding cylinders.
  3. Place back the head of the machine.
  4. Place the bar at the top of the head to hold it firmly, then lock it with the lock handles
  5. Turn it on and your ready to make fresh tamales!

Optional conveyor with tamale cutter

As an option to the El Toro, there is a stand alone, stainless steel conveyor with a tamale cutter. It not only does it provide precise Tamales, but adds more automation to your production. Measuring 4ft. long, on 3” Heavy Duty casters, its easy to move and takes up very little floor space.

Frequently asked questions

Q. How do i prepare masa for my tamales?

Masa should generally be smooth and creamy. If when you smear the masa to the corn husk, it adheares, then you've made your masa correctly. If your masa is dry to the point where it rolls out of the corn husk then it will not work with the machine.

Q. How do i prepare the meat?

You cook the meat as you normally do. You add your ingredients in and you put the meat in the fridge over night. The fat should then congeal over night. Afterwards, you take it out of the fridge and chop or pull the meat apart (the meat does not need to be grounded).  The meat is then ready to be placed in the machine. The machine will not work well with messy liquidy meat.

Q. How do i operate the El Toro?

Operating the El Toro is very simple; in fact, its operated by a single switch! Heres how it works: The pistons inside the meat and masa cylinders go up and down like an elevator. When you start your cycle you start with the pistons on top. You push the switch and the pistons will gradually go down which takes about 2.5 / 3 minutes. when the pistons are moving down, thats when you should be filling up the cylinders with meat and masa. You want to start filling up the machine while the pistons are moving down as opposed to when they are at the bottom in order to avoid air pockets. When the cyclinders are full, you need to push the switch in order for the cyclinders to start to come up which will then take another 2.5/3 minutes . Thats when the El Toro is going to be making your tamales! When the tamale making cycle is finished, you push the button again when your ready to start filling up the cylinders.

Q. How many tamales does the machine make per cycle?

That depends on the diameter of the masa tube. A 1.25" Diameter tube gives you 40 dozen per hour, a 1.5" Diameter gives you 30, while the 1.75" Diaemeter tube gives you 20 dozen per cycle. 

Product Features

  1. Only free standing floor model tamale machine in the industry
  2. Produces up to 480 "ready-to-wrap" tamales per hour
  3. 5 diameter sizes to choose from: 1”, 1 1/4", 1 1/2", 1 3/4", 2”
  4. Unique, practical, and easy to use
  5. Single person operation
  6. Meat does not need to be grounded
  7. Easily disassembled for easy clean-up
  8. Easily stored when not in use
  9. Built with materials approved by the FDA & USDA
  10. Single Phase, 110 Volt
  11. Made in the USA

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$6,449.00  /  each
  • Only free standing floor model tamale machine in the industry
  • Produces up to 480 "ready-to-wrap" tamales per hour
  • 5 diameter sizes to choose from: 1”, 1 1/4", 1 1/2", 1 3/4", 2”
  • Unique, practical, and easy to use
  • Single person operation
  • See full feature list

    Warranty

      1 year

      Labor

      1 year

      Parts

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    The El Toro El-Toro-ETM Electric Tamale Machine

    The El Toro is the only free standing floor model electric tamale machine in the industry. It's certainly a tamale machine that is unique, practical, and easy to use. With it’s unique floor design, this machine can be used as a single person operation. The El Toro has 5 tamale sizes to choose from,  but based on the 1 inch diameter which is the most popular size, this machine will produce 480 tamales per hour. To make things even easier, this tamale machine does not need the meat to be grounded. Designed to easily dis-assemble for easy clean-up. Also, it can easily be stored when not in use.

    Easy to operate:

    1. Remove the head from the machine
    2. Place the masa and the meat inside the corresponding cylinders.
    3. Place back the head of the machine.
    4. Place the bar at the top of the head to hold it firmly, then lock it with the lock handles
    5. Turn it on and your ready to make fresh tamales!

    Optional conveyor with tamale cutter

    As an option to the El Toro, there is a stand alone, stainless steel conveyor with a tamale cutter. It not only does it provide precise Tamales, but adds more automation to your production. Measuring 4ft. long, on 3” Heavy Duty casters, its easy to move and takes up very little floor space.

    Frequently asked questions

    Q. How do i prepare masa for my tamales?

    Masa should generally be smooth and creamy. If when you smear the masa to the corn husk, it adheares, then you've made your masa correctly. If your masa is dry to the point where it rolls out of the corn husk then it will not work with the machine.

    Q. How do i prepare the meat?

    You cook the meat as you normally do. You add your ingredients in and you put the meat in the fridge over night. The fat should then congeal over night. Afterwards, you take it out of the fridge and chop or pull the meat apart (the meat does not need to be grounded).  The meat is then ready to be placed in the machine. The machine will not work well with messy liquidy meat.

    Q. How do i operate the El Toro?

    Operating the El Toro is very simple; in fact, its operated by a single switch! Heres how it works: The pistons inside the meat and masa cylinders go up and down like an elevator. When you start your cycle you start with the pistons on top. You push the switch and the pistons will gradually go down which takes about 2.5 / 3 minutes. when the pistons are moving down, thats when you should be filling up the cylinders with meat and masa. You want to start filling up the machine while the pistons are moving down as opposed to when they are at the bottom in order to avoid air pockets. When the cyclinders are full, you need to push the switch in order for the cyclinders to start to come up which will then take another 2.5/3 minutes . Thats when the El Toro is going to be making your tamales! When the tamale making cycle is finished, you push the button again when your ready to start filling up the cylinders.

    Q. How many tamales does the machine make per cycle?

    That depends on the diameter of the masa tube. A 1.25" Diameter tube gives you 40 dozen per hour, a 1.5" Diameter gives you 30, while the 1.75" Diaemeter tube gives you 20 dozen per cycle. 

    Product Features

    1. Only free standing floor model tamale machine in the industry
    2. Produces up to 480 "ready-to-wrap" tamales per hour
    3. 5 diameter sizes to choose from: 1”, 1 1/4", 1 1/2", 1 3/4", 2”
    4. Unique, practical, and easy to use
    5. Single person operation
    6. Meat does not need to be grounded
    7. Easily disassembled for easy clean-up
    8. Easily stored when not in use
    9. Built with materials approved by the FDA & USDA
    10. Single Phase, 110 Volt
    11. Made in the USA

    Warranty

      1 year

      Labor

      1 year

      Parts

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