The RYCO #226 Automatic Salmon Header removes
Salmon heads: fresh or frozen.
Based Ryco headers used throughout the world for many years, this new machine is all mechanical, with cam operated blade.
It does not have a gulleter, which is not required with the new Ryco #645 Salmon Gutter.
No air is required, and only a small amount of water to lubricate the blade.
The head cut is the Japanese standard for top grade, H&G
product with maximum recovery. Collar is not damaged,
pectoral fins are not removed, only a small amount of meat is
Improved fish control is provided with the top belt close to the collar.
The machine structure is heavy stainless steel, and all the mechanisms are stainless, bronze, and high tensile
plastic. There are no aluminum components.
Safe operation with conveyor feed
Continuous feed sets rate for entire processing line
More accurate head cut than any other header
Top belt within 1/2″ of collar cut for more small fish reliability.
No air cylinders
Fish rates over 60 fish per minute
Fish sizes from 1 lb to 18 lb
Operating weight 2200 lb
Fish are manually loaded onto the feed chain with the locating
pin through the gill at the location of the intended cut.
The fish then automatically advance into the knife section
where the head cut is made.
Fish are discharged suitable for auto feeding gutters.