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Reducing false rejects from conductive solutions


Conductive products can represent a challenge for some metal detectors, significantly reducing the level of detection sensitivity that can be achieved...

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X-ray inspection solution for pumped and free-flowing product


Loma Systems has introduced a new product into its Pipeline X5 portfolio with the launch of a 4in option for the X-ray inspection of pumped and free-f...

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Software enhancements to metal detector offer affordable compliance


Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched a new software update for its M30 R-Series metal detection systems designed to offer practical improvem...

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Thermal imaging cameras for food applications


Throughout production, transportation, and storage of perishable goods it is important to carefully control the temperature. Ideally this should be ha...

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Automating the end-of-line quality inspection task


New vision systems from Minebea Intec are designed to supplement quality control with automatic optical inspections at critical points, offering indiv...

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Taking quality inspection to the next level


Ishida is launching a top-of-the-range X-ray inspection system that incorporates new sensor and image processing technology to achieve high levels of ...

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Hygienic X-ray solution for high care food environments


The newest in-line Raptor X-ray, Pipeline X-ray and Apollo machines from Fortress Technology Europe are designed to deliver cleanability, hygiene and ...

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X-ray detection for hard-to-find contaminants


Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched its most advanced x-ray inspection technology to date, delivering the ability to detect low density con...

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Reporting software offers traceability via product inspection equipment


The TRACS (Trending-Reporting-Analysis-Capture-Software), is a graphical reporting software tool from Loma Systems, designed for efficiently monitorin...

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Leuze sensors offer absolute hygiene


Hygiene-sensitive production and packaging processes require sensors that meet the most stringent requirements. Leuze makes this possible with sensor ...

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Vertical farming – Overcoming challenges and unlocking supply chain potential


Suzanne Gill recently interviewed Louise Liddiard, National Food & Beverage Account Manager at Schneider Electric about the potential role that ve...

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Smart sensors keep tabs on sandwich production line


An automated sandwich line relies on a 2D smart sensor to provide all the necessary position information about products on the line....

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‘Zero food waste’ success triggers new product launches


Achieving ‘zero food waste’ has helped a specialist manufacturer of air-dried fruit and vegetable crisps launch new products and enjoy a near 20% boos...

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Optimising nut sorting efficiency


Hosting 50 pairs of Trio Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm (SCARA) robots, a new nut sorting conveyor at a large processing facility in the US i...

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Looking at the big hygiene picture


Michelle Locke looks at the puzzle pieces that need to come together when selecting hygienic furniture to ensure a hygienic environment is created and...