Townsend SK 15-330 AUTOReturn Derinding Skinner

Innovative skinning performance

  • Market-leading skinning yields and throughput
  • Easy to access electrical, air and drive system
  • Innovative feedback and takeaway conveyor system
  • ThinAdjust Control allows for adjustable thickness


The conveyorized AutoReturn derinding skinner Townsend SK 15-330 can be used in heavy applications to remove the skins and/or heavy membranes from flat meat that needs to be skinned on both sides. An innovative feed-back and takeaway conveyor system allows skinned product to be returned to the operator and reintroduced to the skinning mechanism along with trimmings taken away from the machine.


  • Available in 20" (505mm) skinning width
  • "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
  • 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 return and takeaway conveyor 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/open bite cylinders allow for optimal performance on many different products
  • Easy to lock down top feed mechanisms


Machine dimensions (20" conveyor)
Length: 2709 mm (106.7 inches)
Height: 1987 mm (78.2 inches)
Width: 1751 mm (68.9 inches)
Shipping weight uncrated:    558 kg (1230 lbs)
Total power supply: 2,2 kW (3 hp)
Airborne Noise: < 70 dB


SK 15-330 - 20'' Right hand version
SK 15-335 - 20'' Left hand version


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 15-330 AUTOReturn derinding skinner PDF (6.6MB)
Service notice: How to check the state of your tooth roll PDF (0.1MB)

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