Salmon Deheader MS 2721 V

Automated and accurate head and tail cutting

  • Optimum yield on every salmon
  • Enhanced accuracy with vision technology
  • Automatic size adjustment
  • On-screen positioning feedback for the operator
  • Reduces manual handling


Deheading with Vision technology

The Salmon Deheader MS 2721 V enables efficient and accurate deheading with maximum yield on every fish. The fish is measured before each of the cuts (neck, shoulder, and tail) to achieve the best cutting result. Before the v-cut, a vision camera registers the head’s position and the knives automatically position to make the best cut along the collarbone.

Easy infeed with on-screen support

The fish is slid into the preloader at the infeed station with one hand and dropped into the carrier. To assist the operator, a screen shows the accuracy of the fish’s position, enabling the operator to adjust the fish’s placement and optimize the performance.

Automatic transfer to filleting

In a setup with the Marel Filleting Machine MS 2730, the deheaded fish can be transferred directly from the Deheader to the Filleting Machine, eliminating the need for manual infeed into the filleting machine, ensuring a more consistent infeed and improving the flow of the line.


Capacity*: Up to 25 fish/min.
Fish length: 500-950 mm
Fish width: 58-120 mm
Fish height: 100-225 mm
Fish weight: 2-10 kg
Compressed air: 250 liters/min. at 6-8 bar
Water consumption: 4 liters/min.
Power consumption: 10 kW
Dimensions LxWxH: 3400 x 2100 x 2840 mm
Weight: 3,500 kg
Electricity standard**: 3x400v + N + PE 50 Hz

* Depending on the condition of the fish

** Optional electricity available


Real-time monitoring with Innova

The salmon deheader module generates reports on machine efficiency for the entire production. It also provides detailed information on the performance of the deheader defined by the throughput and yield in comparison to the targeted goals.


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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