Metal detectors

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Metal detector

Eriez (Erie, PA) offers the user-friendly E-Z Tec® DSP metal detector with an electronic design that combines a 4”x5” touchscreen interface with advanced digital signal processing to provide detailed analysis and reporting.
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At Thorntons, the X-ray inspection system checks lidded boxes for contaminants and, through a software upgrade, chocolates that
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X-ray vision checks inside chocolates boxes

Thorntons in the U.K. uses X-ray scanning equipment to inspect foil-wrapped and boxed chocolates. Software upgrade detects missing chocolates.
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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Metal detector

Thermo Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL) introduces the DSP 3 metal detector specially equipped for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Features include the patented AuditCheck automatic performance verification system, which ensures that the performance of the metal detector is constantly measured and abnormalities are immediately reported.
Flavor Delite's products are checked by the on-line X-ray system at speeds to 62/min. It even detects underfilled canisters.
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X-ray system spices up on-line QA

An X-ray inspection system at Flavor Delite checks for ?anything? out of the ordinary inside canisters of seasonings, including clumps. A ?guardian angel? for the line, the system confirms packaged product weight, too.
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All-Fill Inc: Powder-filling system

Operating at speeds to 80 rigid containers/min, All-Fill’s (Exton, PA) new auger filler for powders employs servo drives, metal detection, conveying systems, and a checkweigher with digital feedback.
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Loma Systems: Metal detector

The IQ2 metal detector from Loma Systems (Carol Stream, IL) has been engineered to offer greater reliability with fewer components. Due to software advances, 1 chip performs functions that formerly required 7.
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Advanced Detection: Metal detector

Redesigned Series 1200 metal detector from Advanced Detection Systems (Milwaukee, WI) features an ergonomically designed tilted control panel and bright vacuum fluorescent display for convenient operator interface.
Among the packaged fresh produce marketed by Reichel Foods are carrots and, most recently, sliced apples.
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Sliced apples stay fresh for 36 days

Reichel Foods has moved from nacho chips and dip to luncheon meat to PBJ ‘Snax’ to carrots to celery, all in thermoformed trays. Now comes sliced apples with a 36-day refrigerated shelf life.
Craig Reichel admires freshly sliced apples that have just been loaded into trays thermoformed on used, rebuilt equipment.
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Rebuilt gear means speed to market

Beginning with two metal detector/checkweighers and moving quickly to htf/f/s machinery, Reichel Foods has had a positive experience with rebuilt packaging equipment.
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Coders save company its sweet time

Just Born’s ink-jet coders print date codes on cartons and trays of candy with minimal changeover time.

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