Improved equipment for peeling of potatoes and other products is described which has means for controlling the removal of peel from the product. It includes a hopper having a supply auger which pushes the food to a peeling chamber which contains a parallel series of rollers which together form an arc of rollers. Unlike conventional peeling equipment, an abrasive material is present on the surface of each roller. Abrasive particles are aligned on an epoxy layer using electrostatic charges, and each roller is coated with the resulting abrasive epoxy layer.

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