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Dumping & Grinding (your barrels) may be just what the doctor ordered.

KOSS Custom Grinder with Chain Driven Dumper
KOSS Custom 11GT Grinder (motor guarding removed for picture) with Chain Driven Dumper and wheeled buggy

Load the Dumper manually, or automate it using a sanitary clamp (the claw may be your ideal barrel-handling option if you don’t want your personnel straining themselves, muscling the barrels in by hand).  Consider Koss Industrial, Inc.

Discover Smaller Footprint Production Lines (For Custom Block & Barrel Handling)

Need to reduce the size of your blocks & barrels, without sacrificing all of your floor space?  KOSS Sanitary, Custom Grinders can help with that.  Other lines can be bulky, involving multiple steps and machines…KOSS Grinders can extrude barrels, directly into cookers or onto conveyors if desired.

Sick of harping?

Sick of harping on the same old issues when cutting your cheese barrels?  Cutting barrels can pose an enormous safety risk.  All of those moving parts can be an accident waiting to happen, and securing the area surrounding cutting machinery takes up a significant amount of space.  Instead of cutting product to reduce size, try a KOSS Grinder, or view some of our equipment tests in our Green Bay, WI manufacturing plant.  We’ve tested a variety of cheeses, in Grinders ranging from lab- to production-sized.  View some of our videos in the playlist below.  Can you see your product in a KOSS Custom Grinder?

Free up floor space!

Koss Industrial, Inc. believes your space is valuable, so why waste it?  Our production lines are custom designed to suit your space – whether you have limited floor space, or a height restriction, KOSS will find a way if there’s one to be found.

Sized to suit you, the biggest constraint on time for KOSS Grinders is load (feed) time…the standard “speed problem” is that our machines grind faster than they can be loaded.

Strong & sanitary, innovation is the name of our game – call us at 1.800.844.6261 and find out more about the Custom Grinder KOSS would recommend for your application!

Process Cheese Lines – Large Scale Sanitary Production Solutions

1200lb Cheese Line by Koss Industrial


Our talented team at Koss Industrial Designs & Engineers innovative solutions to complement your application. 2D/3D CAD Services, P&ID, Skid Design, As Built, On-Site Assist., Turnkey Project Management, Provisions for Future Expansion. High efficiency, low complexity & maintenance, KOSS creates Process Layouts and Plant Designs to provide production flexibility.

Learn more about the Design & Engineering capabilities of  Koss Industrial, Inc.

11GS & 11GT Grinders by KOSS

11GS Grinder by KOSS.  Twin- or single-screw grinders (std. 20-25hp) feature interchangeable extrusion screens – easily change hole diameter per product needs – and as your needs & methods evolve, change the screen instead of the machine!

11G Grinder Models are available in Single Screw (11GS) or Twin Screw (11GT) styles – 1 or 2 augers (consider hooked flights for a more aggressive action),  grind 40lb product in 21 seconds (11GS approximation, varies by product, temperature, speed, etc.).

A standard CIP-able 11GS Grinder (1900lbs, crated = 2500lbs, 99″H x 50″W x 86″L) typically features: a 20 HP Motor, casters (for mobility), a frame-mounted strainer basket (for small parts during dissassembly), safe & easy faceplate removal (safely attached via shackle pin to a lifting chain on a pivoting jib crane arm), quick and safe faceplate & auger removal tools have designated homes right on the frame (no need to hunt for the right size wrench AND greatly reduce the risk of marring inside product contact surfaces).

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Auger Wash Rack for 11GS Grinder (1 in-stock!)


Wash Rack for use with 11GS Grinders (11″ dia Single Screw KOSS Grinders) – best practice for safe and efficient auger removal.  Utilizing a wash rack (with auger removal slip of material) greatly reduces the risk of marring the auger flights and/or interior body of the grinder. Help keep your grinder “like new” for longer!

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These Stainless Steel Grinders, fabricated by Koss Industrial to USDA & WDA Sanitary Standards, are capable of grinding a variety of soft & hard cheeses.

They feature removable augers, optional face plates & grinder head plates (with several hole diameter options) as well as quick disassembly & release latches on head plates.  These easy-to-clean machines (with custom interior & exterior finishes) come in various sizes; 5, 8, 11 and 14G grinders, and feature sized motors & horsepower to suit your process. Grinders are available single or twin screw (one or two augers)!

Consider Koss for your Process Cheese needs, we design and fabricate machinery for a variety of industries. Koss Industrial designs and fabricates products such as dumpers, cookers, conveyors, ribbon blenders, hoppers, fillers, filters, strainers and more! We specialize in full plant production line automation and have over 30 years of Process Automation Experience! Koss is a UL Listed 508A Panel Shop – #E330004, we offer programming, project management, consultation & training. We manufacture custom stainless steel enclosures as well.

Koss Grinders

Koss Industrial, Inc.‘s Stainless Steel Grinders, fabricated to USDA & WDA Sanitary Standards, are capable of grinding a variety of soft & hard cheeses. They feature easy-to-remove augers as well as a variety of optional face plates & grinder head plates (with several hole diameter options) and quick disassembly & release latches on head plates.

These easy-to-clean machines come in a variety of sizes; 5, 8, 11 and 14G Grinders with single or twin screw auger action.

Some of the standard features are adjustable tab feet, multiple hole extrusion plates (44%-57% open), motor & gear drives as well as fully polished screws. Some of the optional features are casters, CIP-able hook-ups, a pre-chop above the augers (turning cold/very hard blocks into a more manageable consistency) and Koss’ adjustable ball feet!

CLICK HERE to see our Grinders on Koss’ YouTube Channel!