Both high-grade rare earth magnets and efficient metal detectors are essential to satisfying today's product security requirements in the food industry and greatly complement each other to ensure metal risks are significantly reduced.
Eriez's Xtreme Metal Detector is designed to achieve the highest levels of sensitivity to detect small ferrous and non-ferrous metal contaminants in sanitary and non-sanitary environments.
The AutoCoding Inspection Reporting product, available from Inspection Systems, is designed to monitor the performance of multiple checkweighers, metal detectors and X-ray equipment, irrespective of brand.
Peco InspX Corporation has released its SHIELD range of X-ray inspection machines, suitable for high-speed production lines.
Dutch meat producer Zandvliet Vleeswaren is always striving to improve, and one example is its state-of-the-art metal detection system by the Italian supplier CEIA.
An AutoCoding solution holds all the information relating to a product, such as date coding rules, packaging configurations, coding profiles etc in a database which is maintained away from the factory environment.
SICK has streamlined its W16 and W26 photoelectric sensors with technologies such as TwinEye, LineSpot and ClearSens.
Vision inspection can be an important QA/QC tool on production lines. This quick Q&A outlines how it can help you.
The 'intelligent' packaging would use biological sensors which detect the signals cells send to one another when they begin to break down.
Peco InspX Corporation has announced a robust vent tube detection capability in sealed beverage containers using its side-view full container X-ray inspection systems.
The Tamper Evident Labeller from LSS provides tamper-proof security of cartons.
Chromatic Technologies has announced Tamper Alert, an irreversible, heat-activated ink technology to identify tamper evidence in labels and packaging for food, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electronics and other products targeted for theft and counterfeiting.
Mimica has developed a food expiry indicator, called Mimica Touch, which could replace traditional expiry dates on food products.
Identification and inspection are powerful technologies. They can improve efficiencies and product quality. This Q&A outlines what they can achieve when integrated.
Researchers at Clarkson University, led by Professor Silvana Andreescu, have developed a sensor that can detect food spoilage.