Packaging, labelling & coding > Detection & inspection

Ishida IX-GA-B3043 bottle X-ray inspection system

18 August, 2015

Ishida bottle X-ray inspection system IX-GA-B3043 is capable of detecting both metallic and nonmetallic contaminants.

The traceability of meat from paddock to plate - an eBook

12 August, 2015

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.

SICK ConVer quality control system

12 August, 2015

The ConVer quality control system from SICK checks whether boxes or containers have been filled correctly and include all the required contents.

Detecting tiny metallic contaminants with magnetisation

05 August, 2015

A new detection system can safely detect metallic food contaminants as small as 0.3 mm.

Multivac checkweighers

09 June, 2015

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.

Standard for testing transmission of water vapour in packaging

02 June, 2015

ASTM is developing a new standard to test the transmission rate of water vapour into packaging materials.

Bosch KHS 1 and AIM 3 pharmaceutical inspection machines

27 May, 2015

Bosch Packaging Technology has collaborated with Lighthouse Instruments to develop the KHS 1 and AIM 3 pharmaceutical inspection machines.

Trek Model PD06078 4-channel electrostatic voltmeter

05 May, 2015

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 Leak-Master Easy Plus

04 May, 2015

Witt-Gasetechnik has released the Leak-Master Easy Plus with electronic control, which digitally logs all QC/QA measurements.

Rockwell Automation Allen Bradley PanelView 800 graphic terminals

29 April, 2015

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 with large sensing ranges

29 April, 2015

SICK W100-2 miniature photoelectric sensors are compatible with all standard detection principles, making them suitable for detection applications.

Festo SBSI vision system for checking product quality and reading codes

27 April, 2015

Festo's SBSI vision sensor is a simple, entry-level vision system that features easy-to-use, intuitive operation.

Nut company meets demand for quality with digital sorter

14 April, 2015

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.

Bestech Australia Micro-Epsilon Eddy Current sensors for vacuum integrity testing

13 April, 2015

Micro-Epsilon Eddy Current sensors from Bestech Australia provide fully automatic, non-contacting vacuum testing for cans, jars and bottles.

Witt Oxyspot optical oxygen analysis in packaging

02 April, 2015

Witt Oxyspot is equipped with an optical sensor which measures the concentration of oxygen in rigid or flexible packaging.

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