X-RAY INSPECTION CASE STUDIES

  • How Metal Detection & X-Ray Inspection Systems Improve Quality Assurance
    How Metal Detection & X-Ray Inspection Systems Improve Quality Assurance

    This article explains how a variety of product inspection equipment on production line increases confidence that due diligence has been taken to ensure product quality.

  • La Provence Bakery Installs X-Ray And Checkweighing Systems For Increased Quality And Accuracies
    La Provence Bakery Installs X-Ray And Checkweighing Systems For Increased Quality And Accuracies

    “It’s typical in the food industry to see companies simply react to problems. Our x-ray equipment, metal detectors, checkweighers and tank scales allow us to be proactive and confident that all our products are exceptional,” said Philip Dardaine, CEO of La Provence. “The most important thing is that our food is safe, for the sake of consumers and customers as well as ourselves. We take food safety very seriously. That’s why we rely on the METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection Group.”

  • X-Ray Inspection Of Rice Grains And Pasta
    X-Ray Inspection Of Rice Grains And Pasta

    This case study explains how Danrice, an international B2B supplier of pre-cooked grains and pasta, uses x-ray inspection to eliminate foreign body contaminants and keep consumers safe.

  • Inside A Chocolate Manufacturer's Product Inspection Operations
    Inside A Chocolate Manufacturer's Product Inspection Operations

    In this case study, a British chocolate maker explains how x-ray inspection in production processes has strengthened its contamination detection capabilities and improved safety and quality assurance.

  • Spice Manufacturer Installs X-Ray Inspection Equipment To Detect Foreign Contaminants
    Spice Manufacturer Installs X-Ray Inspection Equipment To Detect Foreign Contaminants

    Almi GmbH & Co whose headquarters and production site is in Oftering near Linz in Austria is one of the leading global manufacturers of high-quality spice blends and additives for sausage, ham, meat, and fish products.

  • Inside A Nut Manufacturer’s X-Ray Inspection Operations To Assure Product Quality
    Inside A Nut Manufacturer’s X-Ray Inspection Operations To Assure Product Quality

    To ensure that the highest quality levels are preserved at all times, Germany-based Koenig Backmittel processes only the very best raw ingredients, whilst also placing great importance on its state-of-the-art production technology. As part of its incoming goods checks for hazelnuts, an x-ray inspection system inspects the raw ingredients for contaminants to provide a significant part of the overall quality management process. This helps ensure the company follows through on one of its guiding principles, “Quality Ensures Success.”

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X-RAY INSPECTION WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

  • Hygienic Design: Safety And Efficiency In Food Production
    Hygienic Design: Safety And Efficiency In Food Production

    In the food production industry, product contamination by microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi presents a potential and omnipotent risk. It is therefore important to prevent any type of contamination and to facilitate its removal. The public's access to multimedia also makes it more sensitive to the importance of hygienic design. This is why more and more facility and machine builders as well as manufacturers of individual components of these face this increasing challenge.

  • X-Ray Systems for Food Inspection: Not Just Another Checkweigher
    X-Ray Systems for Food Inspection: Not Just Another Checkweigher

    Every packaged good must be weighed before distribution to ensure it is within company and industry specification. While selling underweight products can lead to companies being fined or subject to other penalties, overweight products generate unnecessary and expensive product giveaway.

  • The Importance Of Designing X-Ray Product Inspection Equipment From The Ground Up
    The Importance Of Designing X-Ray Product Inspection Equipment From The Ground Up

    When evaluating potential new x-ray product inspection equipment, it’s important to be aware that many system suppliers will try to adapt designs that are used in general packaging for use in hostile and harsh environments. Although such ‘off-the-shelf’ systems may initially appear cheaper, choosing an x-ray product inspection equipment supplier that designs systems from the ground up will ensure they’ve analyzed the pain points within a specific industry and responded with an advanced solution to meet those challenges.

  • 8 Questions To Ask When Evaluating Potential Meat Fat Analysis Equipment Suppliers
    8 Questions To Ask When Evaluating Potential Meat Fat Analysis Equipment Suppliers

    Inline meat fat analysis equipment can help slaughterhouses and meat processors optimize raw material use, comply with end-product specifications and maximize profits and at the same time ensuring the meat products they process are free from contaminants such as bones or metal.

  • Radiation Safety: How To Ensure Full Regulatory Compliance
    Radiation Safety: How To Ensure Full Regulatory Compliance

    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.

  • How Can Fat Analysis Systems Improve Cost Efficiency In The Meat Industry?
    How Can Fat Analysis Systems Improve Cost Efficiency In The Meat Industry?

    Meat processors are increasingly using Least Cost Formulation (LCF) to optimize production. This article examines the factors of LCF, including raw materials and production demand.

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X-RAY INSPECTION PRODUCTS

Minebea X-Ray Inspection System: Dymond Series Minebea X-Ray Inspection System: Dymond Series

The Dymond series (vertical beam) is a new generation of X-ray inspection systems. Thanks to the use of high-quality components, Dymond achieves maximum detection reliability.

X-Ray Inspection of Meat Products X-Ray Inspection of Meat Products

We’re experienced in x-ray inspection of red meat and understand the various challenges associated with handling trim and primal cuts. We also have a good understanding of traditional and hot deboning processes.

Pipeline Inspection X-Ray Inspection System For Foods And Beverages Pipeline Inspection X-Ray Inspection System For Foods And Beverages

Make sure you maintain continuous inspection of pumped products with the Pipeline x-ray system by Anritsu. The KD7483AFWH can inspect products 12 mm or smaller. This detection technology is suitable for the inspection of fluids and semi-solid products flowing in a pipe, such as sauces and fruit preparations. An air conditioner is equipped as standard.

Recipe Management System for Red Meat Processors Recipe Management System for Red Meat Processors

Recipe Management Systems enable processors to formulate meat recipes containing one, two or more meat types at different fat/lean levels. Installing a fat analysis (FA) system, as part of a complete recipe management solution, enables meat processors to create a batch of meat with a specific Chemical Lean (CL) at a target weight. By managing raw materials in such a precise way, our inline fat analysis technology can help sausage and burger manufacturers with blending control to accurately meet a recipe target, ensuring products are consistent and contaminant free.

Compact X-Ray Inspection Systems for Manufacturers Compact X-Ray Inspection Systems for Manufacturers

The globally successful SC product line meets the highest standards of modern quality management. Nothing is left to chance in terms of process safety and hygienic design. A high performance camera detector equipped with HD-TDI technology ensures high resolution and sharp X-ray images, while providing the optimal basis for the image processing software developed at OCS. The minimal faulty rejection rate combines with the maximal detection accuracy to provide the greatest possible safety.

Metal And X-Ray Detectable Plastic Additives For Food Manufacturing Metal And X-Ray Detectable Plastic Additives For Food Manufacturing

Eriez' PolyMag® additives impart Metal Detectability, X-Ray Contrast and Magnetic Susceptibility into plastic moldings to prevent plastic contaminated food products from reaching the consumer.

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X-RAY INSPECTION MULTIMEDIA

Foreign Body Contamination: Striking A Balance Between Profits And Food Safety Foreign Body Contamination: Striking A Balance Between Profits And Food Safety

In this podcast, Rob Tiernay, Director of Sales at Anritsu, discusses with Food Online Voices how food manufacturers can strike a balance between improving profit margins while ensuring product safety. Additionally, Tiernay explores some of the needs, both in the long and short term, which food manufacturers should account for when deciding if a metal detection or X-Ray inspection solution is right for their company. Further, Tiernay elaborates on the advancements that product inspection solutions have made in detecting low-density contaminants in food products. Finally, Tiernay discusses setting up new manufacturing lines and the best possible point of foreign body detection based on food product type.

What Benefits Do Foreign Body Inspection Systems Provide Food Manufacturers? What Benefits Do Foreign Body Inspection Systems Provide Food Manufacturers?

In this podcast, Rob Rogers, Senior Advisor of Food Safety and Regulation with Mettler-Toledo, discusses with Food Online Voices some recent, high-profile examples of foreign bodies causing food recalls. Further, Rogers mentions the most common types of foreign body contaminants causing food recalls and what food manufacturers can do to prevent them from entering the market. Additionally, Rogers addresses the long-term benefits food manufacturers, processors, and packagers will see from implementing foreign body detection systems and offers advice to companies seeking metal detection and X-Ray inspection systems. Finally, Rogers mentions FSMA, how it is impacting the food manufacturing industry, and how it is helping innovate the foreign body detection systems market.

Foreign Body Detection: What Are Food Manufacturers Biggest Challenges? Foreign Body Detection: What Are Food Manufacturers Biggest Challenges?

In this podcast, Kyle Thomas, Strategic Business Unit Manager at Eagle Product Inspection, discusses with Food Online Voices some of the greatest product inspection challenges that food manufacturers are facing amidst a changing regulatory landscape. Thomas also explores some product inspection innovations on the horizon that will improve product quality and operational efficiency. Additionally, Thomas offers some advice for food manufacturers looking to update their food safety plans and their overall product inspection philosophy. Finally, Thomas touches on some new technology options currently available to food manufacturers for inspecting liquid products.

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