OTD50 Derinding Skinner

Market-leading skinning performance

  • Improves yield and throughput
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Ergonomic design
  • Simple to sanitize and operate


The Townsend OTD50 is an open-top skinner designed to easily remove thick skin or heavy membrane from pork and beef cuts without the loss of valuable meat. The machine’s flexibility also allows it to work efficiently with a variety of applications and products. It improves yield, increases throughput, maximizes operator efficiency and significantly reduces the time needed for sanitation and maintenance.


  • Market-leading yield and throughput
  • Illuminated indicator lights and E-stop for improved operator interface and safety
  • Hygienic design for easy sanitation
  • Ergonomically designed for less operator fatigue and maximum operator efficiency
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Easy to operate
  • Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) for optimum performance
  • Flexibility in setup to ensure performance
  • Tooled or tool-less blade-change options
  • Fixed or adjustable base options


Cutting width 506 mm (19.92”)
Machine width 844 mm (33.23”)
Machine depth 723 mm (28.46”)
Machine height 975 mm (38.39”)
Power supply 230 V / 60 Hz / 1.5 kW
400 V / 50 Hz / 1.6 kW
480 V / 60 Hz / 1.5 kW
Machine weight 233 kg (514 lbs)


Townsend Skinner Blades

The combination of the Townsend Skinner and the Townsend Skinner Blade ensures the best skinning performance and highest yields possible.

The Townsend Skinner Blades are precisely manufactured to resists nicks and cuts which minimize wear of the skinning blade. This reduced wear properties, decreases drag and energy demands from both the machine and operator which results in a longer skinning cycle.

Each Townsend Skinner Blade is packaged individually in an impact resistant plastic tray and sealed to avaoid movement during transit. The easy-open package makes installation safe and easy for skinner personnel.

Townsend skinner blade

Tooth roll gauge

A convenient tool to secure your skinning yield by regular testing of the state of your tooth roll.


Marel offers a range of service solutions to prevent failures, maximize performance or in case of unexpected breakdowns remote or onsite assistance.

Marel has offices in 30 countries across all regions, and a global network of highly skilled professionals that provide remote as well as onsite service support. We provide quality spare parts and customized service agreements for our customers to ensure optimal performance of Marel equipment.



Brochure Townsend OTD50 derinding skinner PDF (0.1MB)
Service notice: How to check the state of your tooth roll PDF (0.1MB)

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