Townsend SK 11-312 Derinding Skinner

The highest yields on skinning and defatting

  • Dual blades remove skin and fat simultaneously 
  • Excellent performance–high yield
  • Simple to sanitize and operate
  • Easy to control thickness of fat being removed


The open-top derinding skinner Townsend SK 11-312 removes fat sheets at the same time as it removes skin, and can adapt to different fat depths and product angles from end to end. The flat blade attachment enables you to control thickness from side to side easily.

The machine is ergonomically designed to maximize operator efficiency and productivity. Downtime for cleaning is significantly reduced.


  • Excellent yield
  • Single belt drive system for simplified operation
  • Easily rotated, mechanically driven air manifold for sanitation and visibility
  • Smooth side panel design for right- or left-handed operators
  • Bottomless base design and fully exposed wheels for proper sanitation
  • Adjustable base for operator efficiency (optional)


Machine length:  687 mm (27”)
Machine height: 1030 mm (40.6”) fixed base
Machine width: 806 mm (31.7”)
Shipping weight uncrated:   213 kg (460 lbs)
Power supply: 3 Phase – 50/60 Hz-0,75 kW (1 hp)
Airborne noise: < 70 dB


Tooth roll gauge

With the tooth roll gauge, Marel offers a 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.


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