SK 15-340 Derinding Skinner

The best skinning yields for your process

  • Market-leading skinning yields and throughput
  • Easy to access electrical, air and drive systems
  • ThinAdjust Control allows for adjustable thickness 
  • Open conveyor frames for easy sanitation


The derinding skinner Townsend SK 15-340 is a conveyorized skinner that is used for removal of pork skin in applications such as bellies, jowls, back fat, plates and other pork trimmings. This versatile skinner can also be used in flatter heavy beef applications where heavy fat needs to be removed as well.


  • Available in three skinning widths 
  • Line bored cabinet creates a perfect alignment between tooth roll and skinning mechanism.
  • Shoe can remain on the machine during sanitation to prevent damage
  • Single drive belt located on one side for easier maintenance
  • Adjustable height exit conveyor is ideal for a multitude of production line layouts
  • Available in adjustable and fixed lower base
  • Hood assist to aid in opening and closing of the hood
  • Available in adjustable and fix-blade clamp options
  • ThinAdjust control allows for skinning thickness to be adjusted while the machine is running.
  • Available with infeed and exit extensions to allow for a multitude of production line layouts
  • Open conveyor frames for easy maintenance and sanitation
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Easy to adjust air or spring top feed cylinders allows for optimal performance on many different products.
  • Easy to lock-down top feed mechanisms
  • Available in fixed or open bite configurations
  • Easy to adjust air or spring open bite cylinders allows for optimal performance on many different products


Townsend SK 15-340 20" conveyor
Machine length: 2163 mm (85.0”)
Machine height: 1987 mm (78.2”)
Machine width:   989 mm (38.9”)
Shipping weight uncrated:    408 kg (900 lbs)
Total power supply: 1,1 kW (1.5 hp)
Airborne Noise: < 70 dB


Townsend SK 15-340 - right hand execution Cutting widht
SK 15-340 - 14” conveyor  14” / 355 mm
SK 15-340 - 20” conveyor  20” / 505 mm
SK 15-340 - 26” conveyor  26” / 665 mm
Townsend SK 15-345 - left hand execution  
SK 15-345 - 14” conveyor  14” / 355 mm
SK 15-345 - 20” conveyor  20” / 505 mm
SK 15-345 - 26” conveyor  26” / 665 mm


Tooth roll gauge

Learn more about our convenient tool to secure your skinning yield by regular testing of the state of your tooth roll.

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


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 SK 15-340 conveyorized derinding skinner PDF (1.4MB)
Service notice: How to check the state of your tooth roll PDF (0.1MB)

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