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Including a 3-way sorting capability and 2 ejector systems, the Key Manta sorter automatically ejects product that can be reworked and recovered separately from material sent to waste; good product continues through the camera/laser sorter unaffected. The high-capacity sorter has a 2-meter wide scan area and handles up to 60,000 lbs. of product an hour. It performs high-resolution imaging of each object to detect and remove defects and foreign material via both color and laser sorting. The sorter can be changed over via the touch screen to achieve traditional 2-way sorting if off-grade products have no recoverable value.

Key Technology, Inc.; 509-529-2161;

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