C & W Industrial’s Seafood Processing Equipment

The ability to quickly chill fish to a temperature slightly below 0ºC upon capture and maintain this temperature level in all subsequent operations is extremely important for high quality, fresh seafood. Of all cooling mediums, ice slurry, which is a mixture of ice crystals and brine, is widely accepted as the most effective for fish chilling and preservation.

The acceptance of ice slurry in the fishing industry can be justified by its effectiveness in the storing of fish in holding rooms, chilling fish before entering filleting machines, thawing fish, instant chilling of cooked crab, chilling landed fish before transporting to processing plant, chilling of seafood such as tuna or shrimp on-board vessels to ensure top quality, and maturing shrimp for 16 to 24 hours.

The machine comes complete with:

  • Batch or Continuous Operation
  • Capacity: Various Sizes Available from 4 -14 Tonnes/Hour
  • PLC Control to Provide Accurate, Consistent Filling & Mixing to Desired Salinity & Temperature
  • PLC Touch Screen Interface to Make Changes to Ice Slurry Mixture During or After Production
  • 15 - 20 Hp Mixer Motor for Crushing Ice While Mixing Solution
  • 1400 - 3000 Litre Ice Slurry Mixing Tank (316 Stainless Steel )
  • 5 Hp Ice Slurry Pump (316 Stainless Steel)

Optional Equipment

  • PLC-Controlled Motorized Ball Valves to Distribute Pre-Set Volumes of Slurry to Desired Locations
  • Flake-Ice Hopper for Feeding Ice into Mixing Tank
  • PLC-Controlled and Fully Automated Portioning, Dispensing, Mixing, Holding & Pumping of Concentrated Phosphate/Salt Solution for Maturing Shrimp


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C & W Industrial Fabrication & Marine Equipment

74 Irishtown Road

Bay Bulls, NL A0A 1C0




Service Area

  • Newfoundland
  • Nova Scotia
  • New Brunswick
  • Quebec
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Northeastern United States


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