Packaging, labelling & coding > Detection & inspection

High-speed inline checkweighing system

10 June, 2009

The Dolphin Checkweigher is a high-speed inline checkweighing system that is designed and manufactured in Australia.

Metal detectors

01 April, 2009 by

Dynamic Inspection has introduced a high-sensitivity metal detector for non-conductive products that is able to detect down to 1.5 mm ferrous and 2.0 mm stainless in a 350 mm high aperture. The system is suitable for dry applications such as powders, rice grains, etc. Smaller apertures detect smaller contaminants.

Portable cap torque gauge

11 December, 2008

The Mark-10 Series MGTC Cap Torque Gauge features a universal grip for caps from 16.5 to 45.7 mm diameter, providing a simple solution for basic handheld cap torque testing in packaging applications.

Mesutronic metal detector

01 July, 2008

Mesutronic has released the Aluscan metal detector that allows the user to detect smaller metal contaminants down to 0.8 mm in diameter, within aluminium-wrapped products.

Sanitary metal detector

01 July, 2008

The latest metal detector for the food processing and packaging industry from JL Lennard is the Apex 500, claimed to be the most sensitive, yet easy-to-operate metal detector available.

On-conveyor metal detector

01 July, 2008

Mesutronic has released the Transmetron 05 CI, a metal detector suitable for inspecting products along a conveyor belt.

Metal detection monitoring

01 July, 2008

JL Lennard has introduced AuditCheck to its Goring Kerr DSP range of metal detectors for the food processing and packaging industries, reducing or eliminating quarantine and improving line efficiency.

Radiation-free carton inspection

01 July, 2008

The second generation of packaging contents inspection systems (PCIS) is easy to install, simply dropping over existing product lines and occupying minimal line length.

Empty-bottle inspection for the low output segment

18 May, 2007

Since the smaller breweries and beverage producers also need a high degree of dependability in their bottling operations, Krones has come up with an empty-bottle inspector designed specifically for mid-tier applications. The Smartronic K 714 has a machine rating of maximum 18,000 containers an hour. It features high-resolution DART (distributed architecture for real time) camera technology and is operated from a 12.5 cm touch screen. Its space-saving dimensions, moreover, enable it to be easily integrated into existing lines.

RFID master class to be held during NMW

10 May, 2006

A one-day master class on RFID principles, challenges and practices for manufacturing will be held during National Manufacturing Week 2006, at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from May 30 to June 2.

Tracking food from farm to fork

14 February, 2006

A prototype system designed to help consumers, farmers and other interested parties trace the geographic origin of food at all stages of production from ‘farm to fork’ - storage, processing and distribution - has been developed by researchers.

Tracking that container

06 February, 2006

Radio frequency identification is being used in the Smart Box, a shipping container that can be located during transit and offers numerous other useful functions.

RFID: this radio frequency will be a hit

06 June, 2005

Radio chips, transponders, tags - radio frequency identification (RFID) is currently keeping trading companies busy because these mobile data memories hold enormous rationalisation potential for supply chain management

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