Processing Magazine

Economical Solution for Integrated Product Inspection

February 9, 2010
The economical, compact three-conveyor hi-speed checkweigher and metal detector are integrated onto one freestanding unit. The system delivers an integrated, space-saving solution for inspecting a wide range of products and packages in dry, dusty, and wipe down environments. The unit reliably detects and rejects all types of metals and can weigh, classify and segregate uniformly spaced packages weighing up to 3500 grams at rates up to 125 packs per minute. The system is available in a 300mm wide conveyor configuration making it ideal for users that require the flexibility to run both narrow and wide packages. The color, touch screen dashboard-style display provides intuitive, menu-driven access to basic checkweigher functions. Browser-like navigation makes training fast and simple while allowing quick access to machine and line performance measures and statistics. Operators and Supervisors access only the appropriate checkweigher functions and information based on their security level. Stored package set-ups including weight, tolerances, conveyor speeds and reject timers.