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Electronic Components & Devices

Sorter offers laser-sensing technology.

Optyx® 3000 Series sorter suits packaging lines handling up to 6 tons of product per hour. As Class I laser sorter, Optyx® 3000 maximizes simultaneous detection and removal of defects and foreign material. Using high intensity discharge illumination system and CCD-based camera, sorter analyzes size, shape, and subtle color differences. Compact, self-contained unit connects to air,...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Electromagnetic Shakers provide precise metering.

Intended for tight fitting processing and packaging distribution lines, stainless steel Impulse(TM) Compact Shakers feature solid-state controls that allow conveying pan amplitudes from 0-100%. Sizes range from 8-15.7 in. wide and from 5-6.5 ft long. All units are dust and moisture resistant with controls housed in NEMA 4X rated enclosure. With oil-free electromagnetic drives, shakers help ensure...

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Material Processing

Electromagnetic Shakers suit space-restricted applications.

Impulse(TM) Compact series utilizes dedicated solid-state controls, allowing conveying pan amplitudes to range from 0-100% to adjust for different products or processing conditions. Offered in sizes from 5-6.5 ft long x 8-15.7 in. wide, products feature capabilities that enable precise metering and gentle product handling while minimizing maintenance requirements. Stainless steel, oil-free units...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Upgrade Package supports optical sorting systems.

Suited for updating electronics and optics in Key legacy sorters up to 20 years old, G6 Upgrade Package includes advanced vision engine, color and VIS/IR cameras, as well as CameraLink, FireWire, and Ethernet broadband connectivity standards. Image Processing Module features FPGA chipset, which puts power of entire electronic rack in single chip. GUI resides locally on system's controller but can...

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Material Handling & Storage

Vibratory Conveyor facilitates inspection of wine grapes.

Continuous-flow Wine Grape Inspection Shaker presents grapes at optimal speed for spotting and removing undesirable fruit and field debris. Adjustable speed control allows standard shaker to handle 0-5 tons/hr and larger shaker to handle up to 10 tons/hr. Gentle vibratory conveying prevents bruising and tannin release, while stainless steel construction satisfies sanitation demands. Shaker allows...

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Material Handling & Storage

Sorter detects defects in shelled tree nuts.

Optyx® G6 3000 Sorter with Raptor Laser Technology combines G6 color cameras and G6 sorting platform with laser technology for simultaneous detection and removal of defects and foreign material. System analyzes size and shape as well as subtle color differences. Suited for processing and packaging lines handling 8,000-12,000 lb of tree nuts/hr, system features 24 in. scan width, up to 3...

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Material Handling & Storage

Sorters aid in product quality assurance.

Able to automatically detect and remove defects and foreign materials from product stream, Optyx® G6 3000 Series features modular vision engine and can be equipped with color, Vis/IR, and monochromatic cameras as well as Raptor Laser Technology. Modular unit employs HID illumination system and G6 CCD-based camera technology as well as icon-based GUI and 24 in. wide scan width. Infeed belt...

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Material Handling & Storage

Food Sorter combines laser and optical inspection.

Optyx G6 3000 Series Sorter combines G6 color CCD-based cameras, G6 sorting platform, and Raptor laser technology for simultaneous detection and removal of defects and foreign material to achieve optimal food safety. Class I laser sorter features HID illumination system and 24 in. scan width to analyze size and shape as well as color differences. Sorter is suited for packaging lines handling up...

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Optical Sorters utilize modular electro-optical system.
Material Handling & Storage

Optical Sorters utilize modular electro-optical system.

Designed for Tegra® and Optyx® optical sorters, G6 System features modular vision engine and array of monochromatic, color, and Vis/IR cameras. It includes Camera Link, FireWire, and Ethernet connectivity as well as Linux OS, which offers inherent security. Utilizing Pentium-based DSP CPU, G6 System features Image Processing Module, which includes FPGA chipset technology, and Ejector...

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Data Collection Software improves process control.
Software

Data Collection Software improves process control.

Key Data Manager helps food manufacturers improve profitability with real-time quality data, trend analysis, and network communications. Available for Tegra® and Optyx® optical inspection systems, and ADR®4 french fry defect removal system, KDM stores, monitors, and displays statistics on product length, defects, and throughput. Operators set length, categories, size thresholds,...

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