B51X High Speed, Extra Wide Bread Slicer

Designed for the accurate slicing of wider tinned loaves, up to 560mm in width.
Dowson B51 High Speed Bread Slicer


The B51X can fit into any production line.

Easy To Adjust

All adjustments can be done by hand or by connection to a HMI unit.

Rapid Change Over

As the B51X blades are frame mounted, swapping for new products takes minutes.

Designed for Wide Tinned Loaves

The B51X has been specially designed for wide tinned loaves up to 560mm in width.

High Speed Slicing

The B51X is capable of up to 60 loaves a minute.

High speed slicing for extra wide or multiple tinned loaves.

The Dowson B51X High Speed, Extra Wide Bread Slicer is a modified version of the B51 High Speed Bread Slicer to allow for loaf widths up to 560mm or two loaves at the same time to be quickly and effectively sliced in production lines running in the region of 65 loaves per minute.

Five reasons customers buy this machine.

Extra wide capability – Slices loaves up to 560mm in width and can cut two loaves at the same time.

Speed – 65 loaves per minute.

Minimum Waste – Super cutting accuracy with minimum crumb loss.

Low Maintenance – Quick change blades, easy to clean and maintain.

Compatibility – Fits all production lines, works especially well with Dowson Baggers.


Product Suitability

The Dowson B51X High Speed, Wide Bread Slicer will effectively slice a wide variety of tinned loaf types up to 460mm wide.

Tinned Loaves

Tinned Loaves

Brown Loaf

Rye Bread Loaves

Artisan Bread

Open Top Tin Loaves

Dowson Bagger

Connects to Dowson Baggers

Dowson Bagger

Connects to any 3rd Party Bagger

Existing Production Line

Connects to any production line

Designed for high throughput, Tinned Bread production lines.

The Dowson B51X High Speed, Extra Wide Bread Slicer is an adaption on our famous B51 High Speed Bread Slicer.

The B51X has been modified to accommodate wider tinned loaves, up to 560mm in width while still maintaining a blistering 65 loaves per minute. It can also manage to cut two loaves at the same time subject to dimentions.

Easily Adjustable Blade Heights

The height of the cutting blades can be easily adjusted to accommodate a range of different loaf sizes on a single production line up to 560mm wide.

Hand or Conveyor Feeding

Although designed for a production line, the B51X can also be hand-fed making it a popular choice for growing bakeries.

HMI Operation Available

While all the adjustments on the B51C can be easily operated by hand, it is also fully controllable via HMI.

Quick and Easy Product Changeover

As the cutting blades on the B51X are mounted on a frame, different frames can be produced for different production lines or slice thickness for rapid change over in minutes.

Technical Specifications

The Dowson B51X High Speed, Wide Bread Slicer has the following technical specifications. A pdf with more detailed information is available below.



Slicer Size

Width – 1108mm
Length – 1761mm
Height – 1405mm


Work inlet height

From 1200mm +/- 100mm on the feet



Approximately 750Kg


Electrical options

230/240/380/415V 3 Phase, 50/60Hz


Loaf Size Dimensions

Loaf length: 115mm to 560mm
Loaf Width: 70mm – 140mm
Loaf Height: 75mm – 180mm


Loaf Size Tolerance

+/- 10mm tolerance on product length


Cutting Stroke

65mm for most products


Slice Widths

6mm and above including halving loaves.



Up to 3600 loaves per hour (shape dependent).


For a more detailed specification, please download the technical datasheet:

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