Industrial Metal Detector

Industrial Metal Detector and inspection systems from Bizerba. Scanning individual packages of up to 50 kilograms. Due to the conveyor belt construction it guarantees an extremely high level of detection and reliability.

Industrial Metal Detector – Varicon+

Consider the Varicon+ range of metal detectors. Highlights of the systems available are as follows.

  • GLS or GHF coil for a new dimension in detection sensitivity
  • Stainless steel design with IP65 protection rating (optionally IP 66/IP 69) to meet the strict hygienic requirements in accordance with HACCP, IFS and BRC
  • Maximum sensitivity and discriminatory capability while maintaining high resistance to interference Easy training of device for specific products; speeds adjustable
  • Multi-product memory for up to 240 product facilitates the set-up process and optimises the system’s overall performance
  • _statistic.BRAIN software for reporting

Industrial Metal Detector – Details

Furthermore, due to the vast array of additional features that can be added to the system for example. Alternative separating systems that when rejected for differing reasons the goods will go into a reject bin or down an alternative route for examination.

A vast memory bank will store over 240 different products and their criteria. Avoiding unnecessary programme and testing times in between different production lines.

Also the metal detectors will identify and reject all ferrous and non ferrous metals found in any packages. Rejecting with pushers, either mechanical or pneumatic.

Industrial Metal Detector – Technical

Conveying direction

left to right, right to left
Electrical design

Combined control and operating unit for conveyor belt and metal detector, factory-set belt stop in the event of metal detection, wiring,

Conveyor belt speed

0.2 m/sec, 0.4 m/sec, 0.6 m/sec, 1.0 m/sec; variable belt speed (-60 % to +30 %) optional

Protection type

IP65 (jet-proof), optionally IP66/IP69, NEMA 4

Finally for more information on the range of industrial metal detector ranges please contact Bizerba today. We offer free site surveys and consultation visits. Alternatively you may want to read about alternative industrial vision inspection systems.

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X-Ray Food Inspection

X-Ray food inspection, how safe is it? Airline cabin crew and pilots are exposed more than operators of x-ray food evaluation machines. Facts and this are summarised in a paper a pioneer of merchandise evaluation technologies including inline analysis and x-ray, from the Bizerba Product Inspection team. The business hopes that this paper will relieve any reservations about the security of food also this has been about the safety of operators of machines using an x-ray food inspection machine. The paper, titled “How Safe is the X-ray Inspection of Food? , clarifies the nature of x-ray when compared with a substance that is radioactive, and points out that the degree of radiation used for x-ray food inspection from the food business is low.

The paper explains the nature of x-ray examination equipment structure, which in most cases goes beyond the standards. X-ray evaluation of food was adopted by increasing numbers of food makers due to its efficacy and accuracy in detecting foreign bodies inside food products such as stones and glass. The proof shows that food that’s good before an  x-ray is as good and just as tasty afterwards. Also, operators working with x-ray food inspection or examination systems are protected by laws and by expert equipment design.

 X-Ray Food Inspection- Safety

In conclusion, consumers and traders have nothing to be concerned about. To start with, it’s significant to comprehend the distinction between x-ray and radioactivity. While x-ray is a form of electromagnetic radiation, they’re electrically generated, and may be switched on and off. In every day activity, every person on Earth is subjected to several forms of radiation, known as background radiation. The International System of Units for radiation dose is that the Sievert, however occupational exposure levels are usually so low that millisieverts and microsieverts are generally utilised. The average human receives about 2, 400 Sv of background radiation in a year, that generally far exceeds that of the radiation exposure received from an x-ray examination system in the food industry.

X-Ray Food Inspection – Normal exposure

In comparison, pilots and cabin crew, who spend more time in altitude, are subjected to greater levels of cosmic radiation, as there’s less of  the Earth’s atmosphere to filter it out when flying, together with frequent flyers absorbing around 4, 400 Sv annually. X-ray food inspection doesn’t cause the meals to become radioactive, just as an individual doesn’t become radioactive after having a chest x-ray.

Contact Bizerba today for more information on our complete range of inspection systems for the food industry.

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Industrial Bakery Inspection Systems

Industrial bakery inspection systems from Bizerba. From weight to vision and x-ray food systems. Also consider metal detectors and checkweighers for a complete robust set up that will help you to avoid those costly product recalls due to contamination.

Industrial Bakery Inspection Systems – X-Ray

Consider an XRE_2 product inspection system. Detecting all foreign objects based on the density. Also taking into consideration the chemical composition and mechanical dimensions. Detecting everything from inconsistencies in a product. Also detecting Glass, ceramics, metals, rubber, plastics and bone to name but a few contaminants that may enter the production line.

Industrial Bakery Inspection Systems – Checkweighers

Ensure each product is the exact weight that it should be after production. Avoid recalls or wastage by identifying underweight packs or products directly after baking. Dynamic checkweighing, versatile and will ensure each and every product is weighed before packing. We have high IP protection checkweighers for Bakery.

Industrial Bakery Inspection Systems – Metal Detectors

Alternatively one of the most cost effective inspection systems are the metal detectors. Checking for ferrous and non ferrous metals that may have entered the production line. Each and every package quickly scanned and  immediately rejected with pushers if a defective product is identified. The Varicon metal detector will integrate seamlessly with existing production lines and help avoid costly product recalls.

Industrial Bakery Inspection Systems – Vision

The final check before any products are sent to the stores. Consider a vision inspection system that will check the seals on any packages. An image is taken of every product as it leaves the line for packing. Any inconsistencies the items will be rejected before they are packed and sent out.

Finally to accompany all the inspection systems we have a vast array of software solutions that will integrate with any existing hardware you may have. Consider the .BRAIN industrial software solutions that will integrate with existing ERP software packages.

Contact Bizerba today for a free site survey or consultation visit. No obligation quotes and assessments.

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Industrial Vision Inspection Machine

Industrial vision inspection machine for the food industry, solutions from Bizerba. The world leaders in inspection and checkweigher systems to the food industry.

Industrial Vision Inspection Machine – Uses

The Bizerba systems, ideally suited in the food industry where high IP protection can be implemented. Checking packages from above and below. Also identifies broken seals and badly placed or incorrect labels.

The two main variants in the range are the ThermoSecure L and the BVS®-L maxx vision inspection system. Depending on the speed and the protection level required. Both systems will seamlessly integrate with existing production lines and dynamic checkweighers and x-ray food inspection systems.

Also not only checking the label position. The bar codes, Label type, expiry dates would be checked. All packages that do not conform to the set criteria automatically rejected with pushers. Air powered or pneumatic.

Industrial Vision Inspection Machine – Integration

Furthermore industrial vision inspection machine. When used with a hygienic checkweigher or dynamic checkweigher the system adds a layer of protection that many systems are unable to offer.

Additionally normally integrated with metal detectors. Generally most retail outlets or large supermarket chains will now insist that all the produce is checked using x-ray inspection systems. These systems not only identify metals but also glass, bone, rubber plastics amongst any other contaminants that may reach the packages or food.

What ever your inspection requirements. Maybe it is vision, x-ray, metal or just weight we will have a solution for you. All systems are tailored to your individual business requirements. We now supply some of the largest food manufactures in the USA.

Full service and support ensures that your production line is working to the optimum at all times. We understand that machine downtime is money and that service is one of the key areas when considering any inspection or production line equipment.

For a free site survey, consultation visit or a discussion on how we maybe able to support you further, please do not hesitate and contact Bizerba today.

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Checkweighing With X-Ray Inspection

Checkweighing with x-ray inspection. Now more common than ever food production facilities are turning to x-ray food inspection systems. As oppose to the classic metal detection systems of the past.

Checkweighing With X-Ray Inspection – Why?

Even though metal detection still has a valuable place in the inspection arena checkweighing with x-ray inspection is now becoming the norm due to the high demands that retailers place on the testing that has to take place before it reaches the shelves.

Furthermore used with an inline checkweigher and a vision inspection system. Every single anomaly, containment and irregularity automatically rejected by the system. Continued irregular packages will cause a system shut down and an alarm will sound so that a physical check can be made. Identifying the problem and avoiding waste. Recalls eliminated  every package  inspected without fail. This process reduces costly waste and can contribute to the overall yield produced.

Checkweighing With X-Ray Inspection & Vision!

In addition as mentioned another inspection system that is ever more popular are the vision inspection systems. Checking packages from above and below. Each package has an image taken and archived for future reference. Every package shape recorded and monitored. At all times offending items will be rejected with pushers or by pneumatic air.

The ultimate production line would in an ideal world consist of the following set up. Checkweighing, Metal detection system. X-Ray inspection systems then a vision inspection system. This gives 100% visibility on every product that passes through the system. Every offending package rejected, recorded and tracked. By using all four inspection systems you guarantee the elimination of costly product recalls or supermarket fines for inferior products.

Finally for more information on the Bizerba range of products and services including checkweighing with x-ray inspection systems then contact Bizerba today. We offer free site surveys and consultation visits.

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X-Ray Food

Successfully X-Ray Food with Bizerba Systems. A unique and complete portfolio of X-Ray and inspection systems. Also consider the implication of not identifying contaminants.

X-Ray Food with the XRE inspection system

This system will not miss anything. Why not watch our You tube video highlighting this must have equipment for your food production facility.

X-Ray Food & Metal Detection

Metal detectors can find metal residues which enter a product during production. Any and all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in packaged and unpack-aged piece goods. Separation systems may also be connected in order to enhance the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). Furthermore this becomes increasingly important in food production.

The OEE measures the added value of a machine or system. It quantifies the total efficiency of a machine or plant based on availability or a production infrastructure, machine output and quality achieved by a company.

The OEE default value is currently between 40 and 60 percent. With our inspection systems and further solutions we leverage optimisation potentials on the basis of relevant machine data. And this is how we create synergies: By combining our inspection systems with our BRAIN2 software. Completed by supplementing it by our service then we are able to increase the OEE value in your production.

As our solutions analyse the production processes and can work as some type of early warning system in order to obtain the highest possible effectiveness of the process.

On this basis the OEE value will be optimised. A clear advantage, you receive sound solutions which raise the OEE to the best possible level in your company. Remove contaminated packages from the operator side.

X-Ray Food Inspection

X-ray inspection systems detect metal contaminants and other foreign bodies in products such as glass, ceramics, stones or plastic. The perfect product to X-Ray food.  They also “see” incomplete goods. Within milliseconds they evaluate an image. The devices quickly reject affected packages. The ideal system for ready meal food inspection.

Also consider using the metal detection system with a dynamic verifiable checkweighers CWE Maxx. Ensuring a seamless and trouble free production of your goods.

X-Ray Food Optical inspection

Finally the optical inspection systems with vision ensure perfect packaging and a high-quality appearance of the products. The devices find and quickly sort out packages which were incorrectly labelled, improperly sealed, have the wrong packaging or unreadable bar codes.

Contact Bizerba for more information on x-ray food systems. You can also book an appointment to view our products at the showroom.

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Industrial Vision Systems

Industrial Vision Systems from Bizerba. Normally used with in-line checkweighers. The vision inspection systems, the perfect solution for high speed lines and food traceability when required.

Industrial Vision Systems – Uses

At the end of the line after packing. Checkweighing, metal detectors or X-Ray food systems. The industrial vision systems check the seams of the packs. The label position, correct labels applied and that the expiry dates are within the set parameters.

Bizerba labels, bar coded on the rear. Enabling the system to automatically identify and set up the label parameters. Easy set up and the system alerts the users audibly when incorrectly used. Automatically setting up the label position text and information.

Each package checked automatically recorded and stored with the industrial vision systems. Any packages that have incorrect labels, packaging, twisted or badly applied labels will be rejected with pushers. Or alternatively sent down another path or line for adjustment.

Industrial Vision Systems – Highlights

  • Synchronous package vision inspection by means of two cameras. Above and below.
  • Parallel view of top and bottom images (individual display option).
  • Manual and remote image review possible.
  • Reading of texts (e.g. sell-by date).
  • Belt speeds of up to 110 meters per minute are possible.
  • Intuitive user interface: Easy “teaching” of package criteria.
  • Seamless integration with Bizerba weigh price labeller. Or 3rd party systems
  • Data management via the industrial software _dataMaintenance.BRAIN.
  • Creation of detailed reports in _statistics.BRAIN , BRAIN2 Capture or other statistics programs.
  • Password protected for user management.

Industrial Vision Systems – Variants

Finally the two main systems we supply are the BVS®-L maxx vision inspection system and the ThermoSecure L inspection by Vision. Both check packages from above and below. Easily integrated into existing lines and come with differing IP protection levels depending on your requirements.

In conclusion whatever your inspection needs. Contact Bizerba for more information or a discussion on our products and services.

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Checkweighers Metal Detectors

Checkweighers metal detectors from Bizerba. German technology at its very best. Transform your dynamic checkweigher into a complete inspection or detection system. All the checkweighing systems in the range can easily be integrated with Metal Detectors, X-Ray Food systems and vision inspection systems. Consider the CWFmaxx with a built in VARICON metal detector.

Checkweighers Metal Detectors – Highlights

  • Hygienically exemplary design in s/s.
  • 100% fill quantity control.
  • Detection of foreign bodies such as metallic objects.
  • Belt speeds of up to 170 m/min.
  • Legal for trade and approved in accordance with Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC (MID).
  • 12″ colour touch screen.
  • Backup, view and evaluate data with Bizerba software _statistics.BRAIN.
  • Belt unit and quick-change belt system.

The dynamic checkweigher and metal detector combination systems now available with the CWDmaxx and the CWEmaxx, depending on the output required and the IP protection that maybe needed.

Checkweighers Metal Detectors – Areas Of Use

With IP65 protection and its open and robust s/s design the combination checker CWEmaxx is ideally suitable for use in the fresh-food area and in production.

An IP54 variant is available for use in dry areas or non-food applications.

The CWEmaxx is of particular interest for manufacturers of the following.

  • Frozen products.
  • Instant meals.
  • Meat and sausage products.
  • Dairy products.
  • Non-food products.

Checkweighers with metal detectors can also be used with inline vision inspection systems and X-ray food systems. Avoid product recalls and increase productivity, we offer free site surveys and no obligation consultation visits.

All the systems will integrate with 3rd party hardware and software.  For more information on checkweighers metal detectors or any industrial food production machines then contact Bizerba today. Alternatively you can by appointment visit us at our showroom. We can set up the systems that are appropriate to your business and we will be happy to give you a hands on demonstration.

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Inspection Vision System

Inspection Vision System from Bizerba. Checking packages from below and above. Every aspect of the products that are checked by differing layers of vision. Checking Seals, Labels and package integrity.

Inspection Vision System – Features

The BVS®-L maxx vision inspection system boasts checking and recording speeds of up to 200 packages per minute. Checking the products for everything from broken seals to damaged labels.

Normally used with precision checkweighing solutions which offer a critical layer of inspection to the production line. Rejecting any over weight or under weight packages. At all times the system is recording all the data. Excessive rejections will halt the line so that a physical check can me made by an operator.

Inspection Vision System – Highlights

Two cameras work in sync to enable maximum surface checking on every item. Offering a parallel view of the top and bottom of the packages on two separate displays at the same time. At all times the system is recording the images you may also manually view the recorded images at any time. Access to the images and reporting can also be done remotely off site.

Cameras read the text, identify the label type the bar code and will automatically reject any packages that do not meet the set criteria. The impressive belt speeds of over 110 meters per minute. Equating to over two hundred packages per minute.

Integration into existing systems is seamless. You can use third party equipment with this system. We supply weigh price labelling systems  that work in sync across the entire industrial range.

Full reporting is possible with the Bizerba statistical reporting software. Inspection vision systems from Bizerba guarantee no defective products at the end of the line.

We offer free site surveys and consultation visits to all industrial areas that may require inspection or checkweigher solutions. Contact Bizerba today to book a no obligation appointment to discuss your requirements.

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Industrial Vision Inspection

Industrial Vision Inspection from Bizerba. Consider the Vision System ThermoSecure L. Enabling you to automate visual inspection operation at the end of your production line. Not only checking package integrity but also checking labels and expiry dates.

Industrial Vision Inspection – Benefits

Detecting any drift in production quality. The industrial vision inspection system will ensure all goods are compliant before  packing onto pallets or case packaging. Preventing rework operations on defective packaging.

Additionally defective goods immediately rejected into bins and an alarm will sound to alert operators of the defective packages. Problems on the production line quickly identified and rectified immediately. As standard this machine comes as IP65 as a standard protection class. We recommend you integrate this system with a high IP protection checkweighing system.

Industrial Vision Inspection – Highlights

Furthermore the ThermoSecure L checks seals and labelling simultaneously. Guaranteeing the correct packaging has been used for the product. Automatically sorting any products and directing them appropriately. Full trace ability on the production line and goods on the line.

Industrial Vision Inspection – Alternative

Alternatively if you are looking for a slightly faster vision inspection system but do not require such a high standard of protection, consider the BVS®-L maxx vision inspection system. Also checking packages from above and below at speeds of up to 200 packages per minute. The standard IP protection on this system is IP54 for the control cabinet.

Also the inspection systems can be set up and tailored to your specific requirements. We have multiple software packages and solutions that will enable you to integrate one or all of your systems offering you complete food trace ability.

Finally integrated on the line with a metal detector or x-ray food system the industrial vision inspections system will give you not only complete transparency on the line but a guarantee against any product recalls due to external contamination.

Contact Bizerba today for a free site survey or consultation visit.

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