When you pick up a plastic-wrapped package in a grocery store and can’t read everything on the label because of a reflection or crease, you probably turn or tilt the package until the lighting is just right. If only it were that easy for machine vision systems.
The PTI Seal-Scan 520 airborne ultrasound inspection system inspects and evaluates flexible package seals of all material types; it detects defects such as incomplete seals, partial seals, weak seals, channel defects, misaligned seals and seal delamination.
Used for sorting fresh, frozen and dried vegetables, processed potato products and nuts, the Key Technology VERYX digital sorting platform is a suite of belt- and chute-fed sorters that share a common user interface.
The Omega OSXL-TG165 series thermal imager features a tripod mount/lanyard connection, dual pointer lasers that frame the area of interest, a pull trigger that activates the lasers and freezes images, and a mini USB port for downloading images and charging the internal battery.
In the face of coming regulations, as well as forecasts calling for increases in food production and decreases in food waste, the task at hand for food and beverage processors appears to be a monumental one.
Food Safety Summit (FSS) 2015 attendees found collaboration and integration to be the watchwords for FDA’s strengthening of relationships among government organizations (federal, state and local) and other stakeholders in food safety.