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618L Donut Fryer (Electric)

Electric-heated, frying size 18 x 26 inches (46 x 66 cm).

Whether you're making glazed ring donuts or your own gourmet creation, Belshaw open kettle fryers are the top choice for convenience, flexibility, heat accuracy and long service life. The 618L fryer comfortably holds 24 donuts and has a production capacity of approximately 60 dozen donuts per hour. It uses standard size screens and easy-to-find standard baking racks -  perfect for a full variety of cake and yeast-raised donuts! Two screens with handles are included with each fryer.

Frying size

18 x 26 inches (46 x 66 cm)


24 donuts up to 4 inches diameter (108 mm)

Max production

60 dozen/hour @120 seconds frying time

Shortening capacity

82 lbs | 11 gallons (37 kg | 42 L)


208-240 Volts, Single phase (other voltages available)





Our electronic temperature controller keeps temperature right on target and is far more accurate than a thermostat!

  • Frying Area 18 inches side-to-side x 26 inches front-to-back (46 x 66 cm).
  • Shortening capacity 82 lbs by weight, 11 gallons by volume (37 kg/42 liters).
  • Capacity 24 standard donuts
  • Production rate at full capacity, 60 dozen donuts per hour @120 seconds frying time.
  • 208-240 Volts, 50/60Hz, Single phase (other voltages available).
  • Heavy duty elements, tiltable upwards for easy kettle cleanup.
  • Electronic temperature controller for high accuracy and low temperature fluctuation.
  • High-temperature shut-off switch set to approximately 450° F (230° C).
  • Stainless steel cabinet, kettle, and drain tray, with sloping surface around fryer kettle.
  • Adjustable, bolt-down legs.
  • Drain tray on right side of fryer (can easily be repositioned on left side).
  • 2 high quality nickel plated donut frying screens supplied with handles.
  • Heavy duty drain and valve with exterior handle to empty shortening.
  • Accomodates EZMelt18 of SF18 Shortening filter underneath fryer.
  • Accomodates Type B or Type F cake donut depositor. 
  • (Optional) Submerger screen #618L-1521, recommended for ball shaped donuts and all products that need full frying coverage.
  • ETL certified to UL-197, CSA C22.2 and NSF-4.
  • CE models available for European Union and other countries
  • See PDF tab for more specifications.
  • See below for optional accessories for your donut fryer.
  • A ventilation and fire suppression hood is normally required for indoor locations.