Food Engineering

Canning industry checkweigher

March 1, 2005




Thermo Electron's Ramsey Teorema global checkweigher for the food canning industry features a patented configuration that allows the system to meet accuracy requirements of Europe's R-51 and the USA's Handbook 44 at line speeds up to 660 cans per minute. The turnkey system is designed with side-to-side conveyors, transfers at in-feed and out-feed, controlled feeding, spacing and acceleration of cans and a high-rate reject mechanism.

Thermo Electron Corp.;
763-783-2630;
www.thermo.com/food