Evolving inspection/detection technology can help both baking and snack food companies get their products to market contamination-free and in the case of multiple-item packs, with all of the promised pieces in place.
Using inline checkweighers to weigh packaged products ensures that they contain the correct amount of expensive product ingredients and that dispensing equipment is operating correctly. This aids in problem identification and facilitates uptime on today’s high-rate lines.
Product and package types can vary widely within these two product categories. For example, under the baked goods umbrella, there are breads, bagels, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, donuts, etc. Common packaging materials include plastic bags and paperboard cartons or material combinations (plastic/paper carton, plastic/aluminum foil tray, etc.)