Food X-ray inspection equipment, x-ray safety, and food x-ray inspection news and information Food X-ray inspection equipment, x-ray safety, and food x-ray inspection news and information

X-RAY INSPECTION CASE STUDIES

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

    In this case study, Thornton’s— a British chocolatier — explains how integrating x-ray inspection systems into its production processes has strengthened the company’s 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.”

  • Cheese Manufacturer Installs X-Ray Inspection And Metal Detection For 12 Processing Lines
    Cheese Manufacturer Installs X-Ray Inspection And Metal Detection For 12 Processing Lines

    To assure product quality and food safety, one of the world’s leading cheese manufacturers recently turned to x-ray inspection and metal detection technology. The company installed x-ray for bulk packaging line and twelve metal detectors for all of their other cheese manufacturing lines.

  • X-Ray System Proves Essential For Brand New Baked Goods Facility
    X-Ray System Proves Essential For Brand New Baked Goods Facility

    Building a food manufacturing facility from scratch would be a daunting project even for someone with a strong background in this industry. So imagine how challenging it was for Ivan and Elaine Pezzoli whose only previous experience was as a restaurateur in Brazil.

  • X-Ray Supports Growing Food Manufacturer
    X-Ray Supports Growing Food Manufacturer

    X-Ray inspection units ensure the integrity of Dash of Masala’s Sassy Lassi health drinks, as the company expands from Austin farmer’s market to the shelves of Walmart and Sam’s Club.

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X-RAY INSPECTION WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

  • X-Ray Inspection Buyer’s Guide: How To Maximize Performance, ROI, & OEE
    X-Ray Inspection Buyer’s Guide: How To Maximize Performance, ROI, & OEE

    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.

  • Identifying Food Contaminants: What Technology Is Best For Your Application?
    Identifying Food Contaminants: What Technology Is Best For Your Application?

    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.

  • Avoiding Recalls Through Physical Hazard Prevention: Are You Doing Enough?
    Avoiding Recalls Through Physical Hazard Prevention: Are You Doing Enough?

    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.

  • 9 Ways Technology Aids FSMS Implementation And Continuous Improvement
    9 Ways Technology Aids FSMS Implementation And Continuous Improvement

    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.

  • How To Ensure The Safety Of Products Packaged In Tall Rigid Containers
    How To Ensure The Safety Of Products Packaged In Tall Rigid Containers

    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.

  • Validation, Verification, And Monitoring For Product Inspection Equipment
    Validation, Verification, And Monitoring For Product Inspection Equipment

    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.

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X-RAY INSPECTION PRODUCTS

X-Ray Systems: Inspection of Tall, Rigid Containers X-Ray Systems: Inspection of Tall, Rigid Containers

The X37 Series offers t he most technically advanced x-ray inspection system on t he market for tall, rigid containers. It provides a competitive advantage to food and pharmaceutical manufacturers, by providing a highly adaptable solution to suit individual applications, by offering a wide range of features, combined wit h low-power consumption, making t he X37 a future-proof investment. The X37 Series provides t he customer wit h t he tools to achieve compliance wit h industry standards such as HACCP.

Food X-Ray Inspection And Sorting System For Bulk Products Food X-Ray Inspection And Sorting System For Bulk Products

The RAYCON Bulk X-ray product sorting system detects contaminants at high line speeds that due to their density, chemical composition, or mechanical dimensions absorb X-radiation to greater degree than the surrounding bulk product. For example, metal, glass, stone, calcified bone and high density plastic in bulk food material. It features precision sorting software that identifies the contaminant with pinpoint accuracy and ensures that there is always minimal product wastage when the reject operates.

Metal Detector and Checkweigher Combo System: CoSYNUS Metal Detector and Checkweigher Combo System: CoSYNUS

CoSYNUS is a member of the SYNUS checkweigher family and combines the electronics of a metal detector with our well-known checkweighing technology. Operation of the metal detector is fully integrated in the familiar user interface of the field-tested SYNUS checkweigher.

X-Ray Inspection System For Foods: Dymond S X-Ray Inspection System For Foods: Dymond S

The Dymond S sets a new benchmark in the field of X-ray inspection technology. Specifically designed for the food industry, the unit provides unrivalled accuracy and reliability.

Bulk Fresh Food X-Ray Inspection System Bulk Fresh Food X-Ray Inspection System

Food inspection for bulk flow of unpacked fresh food cannot be completed without one of the two bulk/fresh food models from the KD74 series.

X-Ray Inspection Systems: XR75 Series X-Ray Inspection Systems: XR75 Series

The precision-engineered, high-sensitivity XR75 series is the latest in advanced inspection and detection systems that set the standard for improving product quality and safety. Recognizing both the short-term and long-term needs of today’s processors and manufacturers, engineers designed the XR75 Inspection System to provide excellent sensitivity at lower energy levels for extended life cycles and a reduced total true cost of ownership. XR75 incorporates A.L.L new technology for critical system components – long life, low power components were implemented including the X-Ray tube/generator and detector. Sanitary design was improved with angled surfaces for water run-off, removable curtains for easy cleaning and tool-less belt removal.

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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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