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Fabio Perelli, product manager at Matrox Imaging, presents Matrox Design Assistant running on the Matrox 4Sight GPm Vision System
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Fabio Perelli, product manager at Matrox Imaging, presents Matrox Design Assistant running on the Matrox 4Sight GPm Vision System

Demo performs 4 inspections using 3 cameras in under 30 milliseconds. Matrox Design Assistant 4 is a flowchart-based image processing software that can deploy solutions to vision systems, smart devices or any computer with GigE Vision® or USB3 Vision™ cameras.
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Finding leaks with heat

Production of retort pouches, film-sealed trays, and other types of glued and fused structures is fraught with problems when taken to the production stage.
Loma's Studwell at Pack Expo 2014
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Which GFSI-accepted food safety standard is right for you?

To help you decide, here's one expert's take on the similarities and differences between four of the most popular standards: FSSC 22000, SQF, IFS and BRC.
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Anritsu: Checkweigher/metal detector inspection system

Designed to provide safety compliance in the food and pharmaceutical industries, Anritsu's integrated inspection solution combines the SSV (Safety, Security, and Validation) Series Checkweigher and Dual Wave Series Metal Detector to deliver high-accuracy weighing plus metal detection in a very small in-plant footprint.
X-Ray detection system with enhanced vision software
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X-Ray detection system with enhanced vision software

This video of Thermo Fisher Scientific's NextGuard X-Ray Detection System is a solid entry-level choice for those seeking to upgrade from metal detection for enhanced capabilities, especially with new vision software upgrades.
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Denso: Pocket-Size 2-D barcode scanner

Handheld device allows fast, accurate data capture and transfer to mobile devices.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific: Checkweigher for high-rate food can lines

The certified-accurate Thermo Fisher Scientific Versa Teorema checkweigher combines the latest Versa checkweigher controller technology with the Teorema “no moving parts” weigh table to provide worry-free, accurate operation in harsh environments at line rates up to 660 cans/min.
Inspection system. The 3D Gocator inspection system (above) is at the heart of the overall inspection system in the schematic shown here.
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3D vision inspection assures cup quality

A sophisticated vision inspection system that provides nearly 130 profiles per cup at 600 cups/min is used for quality assurance in the commercial thermoforming of yogurt cups.
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Matrox Imaging: Industrial imaging computer for machine vision inspection

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #7705! Designed to provide single- and dual-camera machine vision inspection on the factory floor, Matrox Imaging’s lower-cost, entry-level Matrox 4Sight GPm industrial imaging computer is based on an Intel Celeron J1900 processor and features a fanless design that reduces maintenance costs and downtime.
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Mettler Toledo: X-ray inspection systems

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-1706! Mettler Toledo’s X36 Series of X-ray inspection systems enable food and pharmaceutical manufacturers to inspect products for contamination and quality at up to 300 products/min on both single and multi-line operations, while reducing energy consumption.
NIR 6000 Series
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Sensortech: Moisture analyzers

The NIR 6000 Series analyzers provides converting specialists with an effective process management and control tool.
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Heat and Control: X-ray inspection system for overlapping product inspection

See it at PACK EXPO Booth # N-4706! The new Ishida IX-G2 X-ray inspection system for overlapping product inspection from Heat and Control uses a unique dual energy process that compares absorption of x-rays on two levels to improve detection of low-density objects in overlapped products; the system also detects thin pieces of metal, glass, rubber, hard bones, and other foreign objects in products that have uneven surfaces, like cereal and certain frozen foods.
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Fowler: Inspection/rejection capping solution

The failsafe inspection/rejection capping system from Fowler Products, powered by Pro Mach, Inc., can cap and inspect more than 900 bottles/min, and provides verification that every cap is properly applied to the bottle; bottles failing inspection are shunted off to a reject lane before they leave the capping machine.
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S+S Inspection: Metal detection/magnetic separation technology

S+S Inspection Inc.’s P-SCAN RG Gravity Free-Fall metal detector has been specially paired with MAGBOX-MXF Magnetic Separator to provide Product Purity at levels previously unattainable in powders, granules and bulk flowing materials.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific: Vision software enhances food inspection x-ray platform

With the addition of customizable product verification vision software, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s NextGuard X-ray platform helps food producers meet an even broader range of food safety and quality requirements including missing pieces or components, and under/over fills – in addition to inspecting for contaminants.

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