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Optical sorting system

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 Used with diced and small fruits and vegetables, the TOMRA Iris II optical sorting system uses top and bottom sensor banks to view each object “in flight” with a combination of LED illumination in the visible and near infra-red spectral zones. 


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Robotic picker

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Suitable for handling heavier individual products and larger product groupings in multi-pick applications, the ABB 8kg IRB 360 FlexPicker with a Schmalz vacuum gripper utilizes software that integrates conveyor tracking, vision guidance and vision inspection capabilities in a single programming platform.
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Optical sorter

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 Equipped with multivision camera technology, the Bühler SORTEX A MultiVision optical sorter detects defects and foreign materials; it also detects mycotoxins such as sclerotia, vomitoxin, fusarium, ergot and aflatoxins.  


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Vision inspection system

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 Supporting up to 5 cameras, the METTLER TOLEDO CI-Vision V6300 vision inspection system performs multiple inspections of a target package simultaneously—for ID/OD, ovality, gross formation defects, label positioning, label quality, closure application, fill level, 1-D and 2-D bar codes, graphical presence and quality, and the presence and verification of alphanumeric codes.  


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Packing vision system

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Applying case labels based on automated visual case identification, the RedLine vision system prints up to 5 individual labels for a single box or stacked box configurations.


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Tech Update: X-ray & Optical Inspection

New types of foreign material and product flaws detected

X-ray, camera and laser sorting technologies are coming of age in new configurations and applications that improve productivity and reduce false rejects while detecting harder-to-find flaws.
By Mikell Knights
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A new range of contaminants, product defects and packaging imperfections are being spotted by the latest styles of multi-beam X-ray systems and optical inspection technologies.


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Entry-level NIR spectrometer

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The SPECTRAL EVOLUTION LF-Series entry-level NIR spectrometer has an all-photodiode array optical system directly mated to fiber optic.


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Sensor-based optical sorter

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Capable of sorting or grading for quality, shape, color, size, blemishes and foreign objects, the ODENBERG Halo sensor-based optical sorter comes in 4 sizes, ranging from 20- to 80-in. belt widths.


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Vision system

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The Agr Pilot Vision inspection system mounts inside a blowmolder to detect random-occurring defects during the production of PET bottles.


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Entry-level vision system

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Developed for inspection tasks where vision sensors are limited and a standard vision system may not be cost effective, the Cognex In-Sight 7010 self-contained, entry-level vision system includes autofocus optics and integrated lighting in a compact IP67-rated industrial housing.
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Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The August 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how your operation could be doing more to create a culture of employee engagement. Also, read more on how your business and insurance partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.

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