Skinning Machine | Article about Skinning Machine by The Free Dictionary
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a unit for the continuous or batch removal of skins from animal carcasses, used in meat-packing plants as a component of mechanized production lines for cattle slaughter and carcass processing. Depending on the design, the output of series-produced skinning machines ranges from 75 to 150 carcasses per hr for cattle, from 125 to 360 carcasses per hr for smaller stock, and up to 100 carcasses per hr for hogs.
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Townsend was founded in 1946 following the invention of the skinning machine
by the founder, Ray Townsend.
A Coastguard helicopter flew more than 50 miles beyond its maximum fuel range to snatch wounded Alberto Okori to safety after he suffered horrific injuries when his hand was caught in a skinning machine
The SEAC-GBS 1 is a versatile table skinning machine
that can skin most of the types of fish caught on the west coast of Sweden.
The fillets are skinned using a skinning machine
. The finished fillets are placed in the chiller for five to seven minutes before being packed and placed in the short-term freezer.
A Coastguard helicopter flew more than 50 miles beyond its maximum fuel range to snatch injured Alberto Okori to safety after he suffered horrific injuries when his hand was caught in a skinning machine