Food Engineering

Laser sorter

January 1, 2007


Key Technology’s high-volume Optyx 6000 Series Sorter with Raptor Laser Technology features a double-wide platform that features Key’s G6 engine. The Optyx 6000 Raptor detects small defects and foreign material to optimize product quality and maximize food safety at double the throughput, says the company.  The unit can sort fresh, frozen and dried fruits and vegetables, including frozen potato products, tree nuts, raisins and other food products at a production rate of up to 40,000 lbs. per hour, depending on the application.

Key Technology; 509-529-2161; www.key.net