Used to align shafts in rotating equipment such as fans, motors, pumps, gear boxes ventilators and compressors, the Schaeffler FAG Top-Laser EQUILIGN handheld laser optical alignment device guides users through the measurement process until the correct alignment is achieved.
Able to perform high-speed label inspections, including graphical identification, barcode reading, OCR and OCV, on round, unoriented products, the METTLER TOLEDO CI-Vision Mosaic 2.0 compact machine vision inspection system fits around an existing conveyor and can be connected to existing rejection mechanisms.
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.
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 Shimadzu LCMS-8060 triple quadrupole mass spectrometer features an ion optical system for sensitivity in the multiple reaction monitoring and scan modes; the technology helps reduce electrode contamination and provides reliable data for the continuous analysis of potentially contaminated food samples.
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.
Automatic Rolls of North Carolina was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2012 Plant of the Year.The Paterakis family owns Baltimore-based Northeast Foods, a commercial baking powerhouse with 13 production facilities either owned outright or in partnership. Five are part of the Northeast Foods group that stretches from Connecticut to Clayton, NC, where the newest plant began production in May 2011.