Date Pitting Machine



The ASHLOCK TYPE ‘DP’ Date Pitter is designed for trouble free operation. Virtually all components are of stainless steel and food grade plastics. Simple mechanical operations and techniques are combined in the design of the machine, allowing the unit to be adjusted and controlled with only a few basic adjustments. Apart from these adjustments, minimal parts renewal, lubrication, and thorough cleaning are the basic requirements to keep the machine operating at the highest efficiency.

Operating Capacity:

The machine is equipped with a two-speed switch and operates at approximately 36 or 75 strokes per minute, pitting sixteen dates per stroke, a pitted weight output of 500 to 750 lbs (227 to 340 kg) per hour are obtainable at maximum speed. Pitting rates vary with the size of date being processed; some customers report rates as high as 900 lbs/hr.

Date Types:

A variety of Dates including Deglet, Halawi, Khudry, Medjool, Menaify and Sayir

Power Required:

USA: 208-220/440 volts, 3 phase, 60 hz

EURO: 220/380 volts, 3 phase, 50 hz

Water Consumption:

0.5 gal/min, 1.9 ltr/min

This water is only used at start up of a dry machine until fruit is presented to feed.


Two (2) speed motor for production and sanitation requirements

Constructed of stainless steel and food grade plastics

Easy to operate and maintain


108″ L x 36″ W x 72″ H

2745 mm – 915 mm – 1830 mm

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