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Optyx Sorters Maximize Product Quality at Tayto
Material Handling & Storage

Optyx Sorters Maximize Product Quality at Tayto

Tayto is the largest British-owned manufacturer of potato chips/crisps and the top selling brand of chips in Northern Ireland. Their mission is to make superior products by using superior technology. In 2014, they turned to Key Technology and installed four new Optyx® digital sorters to better control the removal of defects and foreign material (FM) and produce the highest quality...

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Vegetable Sorting System has integrated, high-capacity design.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Vegetable Sorting System has integrated, high-capacity design.

Singular system comprising 3-deck Iso-Flo® fines removal shaker or dewatering shaker, acceleration belt, and Manta® 2000 series digital sorter inspects up to 13,000 lb/hr of spinach, 12,000 lb/hr of cut romaine or iceberg lettuce, and 50,000 lb/hr of cut cabbage. Placed at receiving, after cutting, or after washing and drying, system is capable of removing 100% of foreign material...

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Seed Corn Sorters offer double-sided inspection.
Material Handling & Storage

Seed Corn Sorters offer double-sided inspection.

Featuring top- and bottom-mounted sensors, Veo™ DS Sorters offer double-sided inspection, providing optimized detection capabilities to identify and remove seed corn ears with remaining husk as well as defects and foreign material from product stream. Integrated Iso-Flo® vibratory infeed, designed specifically for seed corn ears, receives output from husker and arranges ears in singulated...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Poindexter Nut Company Selects Cayman® BioPrint® and Optyx® Digital Sorters

Key sorters at Poindexter Nut Co. As one of the five largest walnut processors in the world, Poindexter Nut Company is an innovative industry leader. When designing their new production facility in Fowler, California USA, they searched for the technologies that would maximize their competitive edge. They selected a cascading line of three digital sorters from Key Technology that includes two...

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Vibratory Conveyors feature sanitary rotary finish.
Material Handling & Storage

Vibratory Conveyors feature sanitary rotary finish.

Iso-Flo®, Impulse®, and Horizon™ conveyors and processing systems feature, as standard, rotary polish on vibratory and horizontal motion conveyor beds. Finish providesÂ- smooth stainless steel surface that resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. Within product contact zones, this improves sanitation to maximize food safety. Rotary finish, providing constant Ra value...

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Digital Seed Corn Ear Sorter features high-capacity configuration.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Digital Seed Corn Ear Sorter features high-capacity configuration.

Able to inspect as many as 4,500 ears of corn per minute, Veo™ Max enables output of multiple huskers to be consolidated and fed toÂ- one digital sorter. Vision system and software algorithms enable recognition of color, texture, shape, and size to detect and automatically remove ears with husk remaining with 98% sort efficiency. Able to be configured as 2- or 3-way...

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Material Handling & Storage

Key Technology Showcases Digital Sorting and Specialized Conveying at FoodPro

Key Technology will exhibit its Optyx® sorter at FoodPro and showcase its complete line of digital sorters, which features lasers, cameras, and field-proven BioPrint™ hyperspectral imaging combined with intelligent software and algorithms to satisfy many applications on a variety of belt- and chute-fed sorting platforms. These sorters complement Key's specialized conveying and processing...

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Key Technology Showcases Digital Sorting and Specialized Conveying at Interpack
Material Handling & Storage

Key Technology Showcases Digital Sorting and Specialized Conveying at Interpack

Key Technology will exhibit its Python laser sorter and Impulse® electromagnetic conveyor at Interpack Hall 02 / Stand C11. Representing the single most complete source of high performance digital sorting, specialized conveying, and process automation systems for food processors and other manufacturers, the Python and Impulse on exhibit help improve product quality and production...

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Key Technology Exhibits New VitiSort(TM) Wine Grape Optical Sorter for MOG Removal at Unified Wine Symposium
Material Handling & Storage

Key Technology Exhibits New VitiSort(TM) Wine Grape Optical Sorter for MOG Removal at Unified Wine Symposium

Key Technology's VitiSort Key Technology will exhibit VitiSort™, a new optical sorter for red wine grapes, at its Unified Wine Symposium booth #1917. VitiSort combines a patent-pending mechanical MOG (material other than grape) removal shaker and optical sorting with an integral juice recovery system on one compact system to achieve world-class sorting performance at a unique level of...

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Optical Sorters feature software-driven intelligence.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Optical Sorters feature software-driven intelligence.

Available for Manta®, Optyx®, and Tegra® belt-driven G6 optical sorters, Sort-to-Grade™ feature for potato processors enables sorters to grade by count, accepting or rejecting each defective piece to control quality of output to defined grade, as defined by processor.Â- By reducing unnecessary rejects, software increases yield 1–3%. Sorting foreign material remains...

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