Micro multihead weigher handles ultra-low weights at high speed

Heat and Control used PACK EXPO to exhibit Ishida's Micro, a 14-head weigher capable of accurately handling ultra-low target weights at high speeds.

The new Ishida micro weigher was visible at the Heat and Control booth, but no photography was allowed.
The new Ishida micro weigher was visible at the Heat and Control booth, but no photography was allowed.

Ishida’s Micro 14-head weigher can handle target weights from 0.5 to 50g at speeds of up to 120 weighments per minute, making this model ideal for handling applications such as tea leaves, soup ingredients, dehydrated vegetables, spices and herbs, tablets and capsules, and cannabis flower.

According to the company, no other multihead weigher supplier can match the innovation track record and global installed base of Ishida and this pioneering spirit has gone into this new innovation. The Micro, the tiny but strong multihead weigher delivers the most flexible production solution within the smallest footprint while still delivering highest productivity and lowest product give away. Although it takes just 25% of the space of a standard multihead weigher, Micro features many of the same high-performance technologies as Ishida’s flagship CCW-RV weighers. The product dispersion table utilizes a highly sensitive weighing sensor to assure precise automatic feeding of light-weight products.

Floor space saving and flexible line layout
The Micro performs within the small footprint of just 650 x 650mm, and a maximum height of only 970mm (a quarter of the space of a standard multihead weigher). Faster and more accurate than ever before "The Micro" delivers unbeatable weighing accuracy at impressive speeds. The Ishida designed and manufactured load cell measures as low as 0.01g load increments-allowing very low combination weights to be selected for target weights as low as 0.5g.

Easier to clean, simpler to operate
Troughs, hoppers and chutes are easily removable without tools to make cleaning quick and easy. With minimum gap between main body parts and discharge chutes, the Micro design minimizes risk of product spillage or loss within production. An interactive 3D menu with clear icons and a bright 12.1" TFT color LCD touch screen makes machine operation easy to understand and control.

Enhanced product handling
The premium performance technologies of Ishida RV are extended to the Micro. The dispersion table incorporates a highly sensitive weighing sensor to give smooth, very precise and stable product feed automatically. Stable and reliable stepper motor drives enable the highest weighing speeds and operating efficiency.

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