Ishida bottle X-ray inspection system IX-GA-B3043 is capable of detecting both metallic and nonmetallic contaminants.
Everybody is talking ‘traceability’. Some consumers want to be able to see an image of the paddock where the beef was raised when they buy their steak in the supermarket and food processors want to be able to identify the source of all of the meats in their sausage rolls.
The ConVer quality control system from SICK checks whether boxes or containers have been filled correctly and include all the required contents.
A new detection system can safely detect metallic food contaminants as small as 0.3 mm.
Multivac checkweighers can be integrated with Multivac packaging machines and labelling systems: loading a new recipe in the HMI 2.0 control terminal automatically controls the settings for the checkweigher and, if present, the metal detector.
ASTM is developing a new standard to test the transmission rate of water vapour into packaging materials.
Bosch Packaging Technology has collaborated with Lighthouse Instruments to develop the KHS 1 and AIM 3 pharmaceutical inspection machines.
Trek Model PD06078 Electrostatic Voltmeter (ESVM) is a four channel voltage measuring instrument which is suitable for monitoring critical operations where static charge accumulation poses a threat to production yields or product quality.
Witt-Gasetechnik has released the Leak-Master Easy Plus with electronic control, which digitally logs all QC/QA measurements.
Rockwell Automation has launched the Allen Bradley PanelView 800 family of graphic terminals, a space-saving range which reduces boot-up time and increases installation flexibility.
SICK W100-2 miniature photoelectric sensors are compatible with all standard detection principles, making them suitable for detection applications.
Festo's SBSI vision sensor is a simple, entry-level vision system that features easy-to-use, intuitive operation.
When Morada Nut Company was seeking to enter new, high-end markets, it chose Key Technology's Taurys laser sorter, which is designed to remove foreign material and defects from the product and colour sort for grading.
Micro-Epsilon Eddy Current sensors from Bestech Australia provide fully automatic, non-contacting vacuum testing for cans, jars and bottles.
Witt Oxyspot is equipped with an optical sensor which measures the concentration of oxygen in rigid or flexible packaging.