About Us
Stainless Steel Designs Ltd design and manufacture the optimum Stainless Steel Casing Cleaning Machinery for producing the finest Natural Hog, Sheep and Beef Casings.

Stainless Steel Designs Ltd, Nottingham, England. Have over 60 years of Global Gut Room experience.
SSD are specialists in Natural Casing Cleaning Machinery & Animal By-product Processing equipment.

  • Manure stripping machines of all sizes and capacities for emptying Hog, Sheep and Beef intestine, gastronomic content.
  • Tongue feed, Side feed and Automatic machines designed for massaging Mucosa layer inside of Hog, Sheep and Beef Natural Casings.
  • Finishing machines for de-sliming and de-threading of the mesentery membrane.
  • De-fatting and de-sliming machines for Beef rounds and Beef middle Casings.
  • SSD offer different solutions for the complete Gut Room design and processing of Animal By-products.
  • SSD pride themselves on their first-class installations, exclusive commissioning and operator training.
  • Standard units which are already in use in more than 50 countries have in some cases been redesigned and perfected following years of continued development.

Chris Wright (formally of Holdijk and Haamberg UK Ltd) and Peter Chamberlain (formally of Ernest A Bitterling Ltd) have developed the most innovative range of Stainless Steel, Natural Casing cleaning and animal by-product processing equipment. 
Stainless Steel Designs ‘engineering expertise enables the production of equipment to suit the needs of today’s food processing companies with speed, quality and reliability.
Proven engineering technology enables us to produce the finest equipment to suit the needs of today’s processor.
In operation: safety, economy and low noise levels are our main design criteria.
Our trusted range of Stainless Steel casing machinery is often supplied with hot and cold water recycling to save up to 75% of water consumption, along with tanks, tables and conveyors etc. for the complete Gut room project.
SSD are proud to offer their natural casing machinery with a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty which also provides service and support worldwide with a next day spare parts network.

Stainless Steel Designs also offer the servicing and repair of old Bitterling – Hilco – Holdijk + Haamberg and Stridh Animal Gut cleaning machines.
SSD produce pattern manufactured (and in most cases superior) replacement parts for most Natural Casing Machinery, many of which are kept in stock for quick delivery throughout the world. 

SSD provide a range of Gut room accessories such as Gut knives, blades and selecting equipment. Salting and Netting machines.

Stainless Steel Designs also produce food grade rollers (POLYIMERS BS.FDA). Our food grade rollers are colour coded to ensure SSD roller origin traceability and accountability.

The inherent design of SSD machines allows the recovery of the valuable by-product Heparin from Mucosa. Additional equipment can be provided to transfer the Mucosa onto the second recovery stage using our Thread emulsifying machines and Mucosa pumps.