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Affordable, adaptable vision inspection system
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Affordable, adaptable vision inspection system

The new V6300 vision inspection system from Mettler Toledo CI-Vision, said to be the most affordable and adaptable system yet, can integrate up to five cameras and 10 lights to inspect for ID/OD, ovality, gross formation defects, label positioning, label quality, closure application, fill level, 1D and 2D barcodes, graphical presence and quality, and the presence and verification of alphanumeric codes.
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Dyzle BV: Cold chain monitoring technology platform
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Dyzle BV: Cold chain monitoring technology platform

Supports validated environment for GDP-compliant automated temperature monitoring in the pharmaceutical industry.
Vision hardware and software targets packaging and processing
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Vision hardware and software targets packaging and processing

Iris GT smart camera from Matrox, in an application designed by integrator Inventek Engineering, combines with Matrox' Design Assistant (DA) 3.0 smart camera software to inspect bottles presented by a robot. The Iris GT smart camera line lets users easily create their application's flowchart and HMI, and take projects from concept to completion in record time.
Left to right: Mark Lovell, Shire Pharmaceuticals; Bill Rambo, Panther Life Science Logistics; Arminda O. Montero, AbbVie Inc.; and Jack Rubarth, Gemalto Inc.
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Real-time monitoring in the cold chain

While a number of new tools exist that provide real-time monitoring of the cold chain, how much data is too much? And, what can be done when excursions are identified?
HD X-Ray inspection system features updated software
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HD X-Ray inspection system features updated software

Anritsu's X-Ray inspection systems can detect glass, stones, rubber, bones, stainless steel, wire and other dense contaminants automatically. Recently updated software now provides the ability to find product crimped in the seal, and the ability to analyze fat to lean ratios in a pipeline format.
X-ray technology handles complex product densities
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X-ray technology handles complex product densities

New MDX (Material Discrimination X-ray) dual-energy X-ray technology from Eagle Product Inspection detects and removes contaminants in mid-size, packaged products having complex densities.
Cold-environment metal detector guaranteed for up to three years
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Cold-environment metal detector guaranteed for up to three years

The APEX HD (heavy-duty) metal detector from Thermo Scientific has been specially designed for cold-packaging applications, such as meat, poultry, and seafood, where the equipment requires frequent washing with hot water. A special filling compound on the APEX HD allows for machine durability for up to 10,000 cycles.
Seal quality test using airborne ultrasound technology
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Seal quality test using airborne ultrasound technology

Seal-Sensor® 512 ultrasound seal-sensor technology detects the quality of the seal with a pass/fail rating. This year, Seal-Sensor® 512 received accreditation from ASTM Test Method F3004-13 for testing the final seal.
Verification technology ensures readable barcodes
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Verification technology ensures readable barcodes

Microscan's latest identification and inspection solutions for product traceability and quality compliance allow packagers to incorporate barcode readers and smart cameras into their packaging lines and machinery to track and record critical data on products, labels, and secondary packaging. Microscan's technology ensures mislabeled cases, poorly printed text, and unreadable barcodes never make it to the customers' site.
Non-destructive leak testing for bottles
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Non-destructive leak testing for bottles

The Sepha BottleScan from Service Industries tests up to 4 bottles at once for leaks. It has a tool-less design and allows for fast, easy-to-read test results.
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Leary: Carton print inspection solution

The new TaskMaster complete carton print inspection solution from W. H. Leary, in partnership with Western Slope Industries and Label Vision Systems Inc., operates at 1400fpm (427mpm) and is capable of detecting as little as 1/64-in. (0.4mm) print defects or blemishes.
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Datalogic: Barcode reader

The Matrix 300™ is a ultra-compact image based bar code reader designed for performance on high speed and Direct Part Marking (DPM) applications.
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Heuft: Foreign object inspector

Foreign objects in containers filled with liquid, paste-like or spreadable food are a real safety risk.
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Dymond X-Ray from Sartorius - Maximum performance for maximum safety
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Dymond X-Ray from Sartorius - Maximum performance for maximum safety

The Dymond series, the newest generation of our X-ray inspection systems, generates low-noise and thus clear images, even at exceptionally high belt speeds. Thanks to the use of top-quality components, the Dymond series can also be used in the sensitive food and pharmaceutical areas.
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OxySense: Permeation fixture

OxySense®, Inc. announces the addition of its BottlePerm Fixture to its array of permeation/oxygen transmission rate (OTR) accessories.
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