Gutting and Splitting of Snow Crabs and Dungeness

Optimized automatic splitting

The BAADER 2801 Crab splitting machine provides the crab processor with a more refined, gentle and quick way to process dungeness and snow crab while improving production value and reducing costs.

Depending on the legal requirements BAADER suggest gentle stunning of the raw material prior to the process in order to assure loss of consciousness. The BAADER 2801 provides immediate gutting and splitting of crabs at highest yield.

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  • Consistent results at high speed
  • Product clean stream for packing area
  • Easy and safe operation

Technical Data

  • Fish species
    Snow crab, dungeness
  • Working range (approx.)
    Snow crab: 95–150 mm Carapace
    Dungeness: 100–255 mm Carapace
  • Throughput
    Snow Crab: 18–42 crab/min
    Dungeness: 18–35 crab/min


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Even small fish –big yield

  • Small fish possible with optional small fish kit
  • Cod from 550g – 2,500g h&g
  • High speed for small fish (with optional small fish kit)
  • Smart recipe management
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Robust, Reliable, Easy Operation

  • Easy and safe infeed - tray opens automatically for easy access
  • A water spray system removes gills and entrails before splitting
  • Gutting time in 0.005 sec
  • Adjustable speed to accomodate operators ability
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High-quality clusters

  • A water spray system removes the gills and entrails from the center before splitting
  • Consistent cuts provide high-quality clusters
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Dennis Peukert, Sales Manager, highlights how optimizations and innovations like camera analysis and machine software lead to a high performance of the BAADER 988 in trimming up to 50 fillets per minute all day long.

The flexibility of the machine offers the possibility to choose the most profitable trim by using so called super recipes.

With Dennis Peukert

2:20 | Release Date 2.11.2020

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