X-Ray Inspection White Papers & Articles

  1. Radiation Safety: How To Ensure Full Regulatory Compliance
    11/10/2017

    This white paper explains what ionizing radiation is and puts radiation doses into context, before looking at how safety regulations differ between countries and states. The paper goes on to explain that modern x-ray systems are built to protect users from the effects of radiation, and how x-ray equipment suppliers can support companies with radiation safety and regulatory compliance.

  2. X-Ray Inspection Buyer’s Guide: How To Maximize Performance, ROI, & OEE
    9/18/2017

    Uncover the less obvious aspects of cost and performance, and understand recent technology advances and trending sanitation demands that will help you choose a system that meets your detection goals.

  3. Identifying Food Contaminants: What Technology Is Best For Your Application?
    7/5/2017

    Contaminants are a fact of life for food manufacturers, making contaminant detection systems a necessity. This article explains the process of calculating the ROI of foreign body detection systems.

  4. Avoiding Recalls Through Physical Hazard Prevention: Are You Doing Enough?
    6/13/2017

    Preventing physical hazards in food continues to be challenging, and frequently, the reason for companies and/or regulatory agencies issuing recall notices. A brief review of the recalls viewable online at Recall.gov indicates that the number of recalls for physical hazards per month ranges from zero to eight involving USDA and FDA amenable products. This article will provide steps to help food companies keep physical contaminants out of food, as well detail the latest technologies helping to reduce physical contamination-related recalls.

  5. 9 Ways Technology Aids FSMS Implementation And Continuous Improvement
    5/18/2017

    There are many aspects of resource allocation to consider when developing a food safety management system (FSMS) for a business and there are efficiencies to be gained in almost every area of an FSMS. Technology and software can provide your team with the tools to monitor production targets and deviations in real-time and more efficiently than visual inspection.

  6. How To Ensure The Safety Of Products Packaged In Tall Rigid Containers
    4/28/2017

    Metal cans, glass jars, plastic, and PET bottles are used extensively in the food and beverage industries to package a wide range of products. However, different applications require different product inspection solutions. Selecting the right x-ray system to suit a specific product and packaging type is essential to ensure optimal sensitivity, minimize false rejects, protect the well-being of consumers, and reduce the risk of costly, brand-damaging product recalls.

  7. Validation, Verification, And Monitoring For Product Inspection Equipment
    3/16/2017

    This white paper gives guidance on the essential processes of validation, verification, and routine performance monitoring for in-line product inspection equipment in food making facilities.

  8. 8 Things You Need To Know About X-Ray Application Testing
    1/18/2017

    Before you invest in an X-ray detection system, wouldn’t it be nice to test the equipment to see if it meets your needs? Fortunately, X-ray equipment suppliers offer a common lab test, called an “application test,” which replicates your production line and scans your sample products. You will learn exactly what the X-ray system can and cannot do before you make a purchase decision. What do you need to know about the application test?

  9. 5 Considerations For Selecting Single Or Dual Energy X-Ray Inspection
    1/6/2017

    This white paper explores both x-ray technologies and their suitability for different types of detection challenges and explains five factors to consider when choosing the proper detection technology.

  10. Why X-Ray Systems For Checkweighing Is A Smart Choice
    12/16/2016

    This white paper discusses the various merits of using inline checkweighing functionality within x-ray systems to help ensure consumers receive what's expected of a product.