Townsend SK 15-350 Derinding Skinner

With automatic skinning depth adjustment

  • Innovative Auto ThinAdjust shoe control
  • Push-button control
  • Easy to operate
  • Simple to sanitize and maintain


The conveyorized Auto ThinAdjust Shoe Control can be used in heavy applications to remove skin and fat. A series of four buttons are used to automatically set the skinning thickness for a wide range of different sized products, e.g. rose meat, tri-tip, lean upgrade, sirloin, brisket, loin wings. These buttons replace the need to manually turn a T-handle to adjust the skinning depths and can be programmed to four unique skinning thicknesses to meet the customer's growing needs.


  • Available in two 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
  • Hood assist to aid in opening and closing of the hood
  • Auto ThinAdjust shoe control allows for skinning thickness to be adjusted while the machine is running with a push of a button
  • Four programmable button settings for unique skinning thicknesses
  • Open conveyor frames for easy maintenance and sanitation
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Easy to adjust spring top feed cylinders allows for optimal performance on many different products
  • Easy to lock down top feed mechanisms


Skinning width 505 mm (20”)
Width 1,009 mm (39.7”) 
Length 2,187 mm (86.1”)
Height 1,248 mm (49.1”)
Shipping weight uncrated 252 kg (1160 lbs)
Total power supply 1,5 kW (2 hp)
Airborne noise < 70 dB


  • Available in two skinning widths of 355 mm (14”) and 505 mm (20”)
  • SK 15-350: right hand execution
  • SK 15-355: left hand execution
  • Adjustable and fix blade clamp options
  • Infeed and exit extensions to allow for multitude of production line layouts


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 15-350 AUTOShoe Adjust skinner PDF (2.4MB)
Service notice: How to check the state of your tooth roll PDF (0.1MB)

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