Marningskerfi / Mince processing lines




Róbert Hafsteinsson, Albert Högnason, Sigurjón Arason

Supported by:

AVS Research Fund


Sigurjón Arason

Chief Engineer

Marningskerfi / Mince processing lines

This project is a collaborative project of the following companies; Matís, Hraðfrystihúsið Gunnvör and 3X Technology. The main goal of this project is to increase the value of catfish by developing a process that increases the utilization and quality of marrow made from by-products, such as loins, which are made from filleting machines and cuttings made from cosmetic lines.

The main focus of the project is the development and construction of the following units to be able to produce high quality marrow from ridges. The following units / work components are involved:

  • Spine cutting machine  
  • Marble washing machine
  • Marningspressa
  • Crunching machine  

This project is a collaboration work between; Matis, Hraðfrystihúsið Gunnvör and 3X Technology. The main object of this project is to increase value of ground fish catch by improving utilization of fish muscle from by-products that is used for human consumption. The aim is to develop methods to process mince from frames without blood and thereby improve color and stability of the product during storage.

The main emphasis in this project is developing and construction of following components:

  • Fish frame cutter
  • Filtering drum
  • Minch press
  • Minch packing machine
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