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.
The SealTick TSE6086B leak testing system from Bestech Australia has been developed to enable testing of seals in food and pharmaceutical packages.
BOC has launched its MAPAX LD leak detection technology that offers high-speed and non-destructive inline leak detection for the packaged goods industry.
Gebo Cermex has developed two diagnostics of risk situations on packaging lines: 'shocks' audits to measure the shocks and the impacts on the packaging line and 'pressure' audits to detect the abnormal pressure zones and the line regulation problems.