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Capabilities And Limitations Of Food X-Ray Inspection Equipment

Source: Eagle Product Inspection

Since the early 1990s, food manufacturers across the globe have been relying on x-ray technology to protect consumers, reduce the risk of product recalls and safeguard their brands.

However, despite providing unsurpassed detection of a wide range of dense foreign bodies, including metal, glass and calcified bone, x-ray technology has historically been incapable of detecting certain types of materials such as glass shards smaller than 2mm in diameter, rocks and low-density rubber and plastics, especially in products with complex density levels.

That was, until the advent of Material Discrimination X-ray (MDX) Technology.