Townsend AT 21-620 AutoTrimmer

High accuracy and reliability

  • Increase yield of 0.1% back to carcass weight
  • Simple touch-screen operation
  • Throughput up to 1,650 pieces/h
  • Simple sanitation with storage for all loose parts


Increase carcass weight yield

The Townsend AT 21-620 comes from a long line of successful pork butt trimmers. Improved technology and enhanced features allow the AT 21-620 to provide processors with improved yields, higher accuracy and reliability, increased throughput and a machine that is simple to operate.

Simple operation

The machine’s design allows for easy operation, maintenance and cleaning.


  • Available in right- and left-hand configurations
  • Market-leading accuracy and throughputs
  • Improved yields of 0.1% back to carcass weight
  • "Line bored" cabinet creates a perfect alignment between tooth roll and skinning mechanism
  • Shoe remains on the machine during sanitation to prevent damage
  • Drive belts located on one side for easier maintenance
  • Adjustable height exit conveyor is ideal for a multitude of production line layouts
  • Open design for easy maintenance and sanitation
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Easy to lock down top feed mechanisms
  • Unique machine designed for specific processing of pork butts
  • Easy to operate touch-screen for adjustments for high-quality end products
  • Heavy gauge structure resists damage and requires less maintenance
  • Sealed cabinet improves sanitation, protects parts, requires less maintenance with less cleanup cost
  • Keyed side panels provide easy and quick access to electrical and mechanical components, reducing downtime
  • Swivel casters make it easy to move around for cleanup and maintenance
  • Interlock belting for longer life-span, improved sanitation, and easy repair or replacement
  • Delrin rail supports improve sanitation and makes for smooth operation
  • Machine disassembles quickly for easy cleaning and maintenance
  • Built-in storage for all removable parts
  • Interlocked hood and guards prevent access to moving parts
  • Optional abscess wash-down system


Machine length: 2627 mm (103.0”)
Machine height: 1895 mm (75.0”)
Machine width: 1016 mm (40.0”)
Shipping weight uncrated:    771 kg (1700 lbs)
Total power supply: 16,5 kW (22 hp)
Airborne Noise: < 70 dB


Tooth roll gauge

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

Towndend 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.



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