When duck sizes, shapes or weights vary largely within a flock, Marel PMJ’s automated Drum Plucker delivers the best possible result. The modular setup can be configured to match every capacity and product type perfectly. After unloading of the products from the overhead conveyor, the drum plucking system is a complete, automated defeathering solution, ready to deliver the best possible plucking result in the market.
Automated loading and unloading
This rotary-type Marel PMJ plucker offers an automatic loading and discharging system as well as easy pluck cycle and speed settings. The plucking operation includes head and feet. There is no limit to an average bird size, a bigger variation within one batch can be handled easily while maintaining good plucking quality.
It is commonly known that this rotary type of plucker offers the best plucking result and outperforms in-line plucking systems, especially when dealing with size variations. Marel PMJ's solution reduces the typical disadvantages of conventional rotary-type plucking systems to a minimum. Thanks to the automatic loading and discharging system, the ease of pluck cycle and speed settings, Marel PMJ's Drum Plucker represents the best of both worlds.