SmartWeigher DF

  • Earliest possible weighing
  • Flock weight evaluation
  • Inline overhead weighing at the highest speeds
  • Accurate and consistent weighing figures


The very first opportunity to weigh what comes into the plant is integrating a SmartWeigher DF in the processing line, after stunning, before killing. Thanks to this early flock weight check, there’s more time to plan production efficiently.

Flock weight

SmartWeigher DF installed in the defeathering line is an invaluable tool giving plant management full information on the weight of product entering and leaving the primary process. It helps to evaluate the quality of the supplied flock at a very early stage, and at the same time, it gives insight into the performance of the control process.

High speed inline

SmartWeigher DF, the inline whole product overhead weigher, is capable of handling the highest speeds, with utmost weighing precision and robustness.

Products stay in their overhead shackles and pass over the weigh bridge with no acceleration or deceleration. The system requires virtually no calibration nor daily attention. Its design is compact, rigid, hygienic and safe.

Early evaluation

Weighing before defeathering provides processors with an early evaluation of the complete product supply, long before their final destination is to be determined. Controlled by Innova PDS, the gathered weight information stays with the shackle until it leaves the chilling tunnel.

Knowing exactly what weight to expect for about 30,000 products in the selection line, production management can match products with incoming orders at a very early stage.

  • Earliest possible knowledge of product weight, after stunning, before killing
  • Time to plan production more efficiently
  • Higher yield through exact matching of products with incoming orders
  • Fully integrated into Innova PDS plant-wide information and control system
  • Weigh sensor calibration needed only once during assembly
  • Compatible with highest line speeds
  • Utmost weighing precision and robustness
  • User-friendly components with low maintenance requirements


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.

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