Key Technology, Inc.

Controls & Controllers

Optical Sorter Protection Program helps optimize food safety.

Available for new and installed G6 Manta®, Optyx®, and Tegra® optical sorters as well as G6 ADR® Automatic Defect Removal Systems, FoodSafetyPRO(TM) helps food processors maintain recordkeeping in accordance with FSMA, SQF certification, and GFSI certification. Program combines comprehensive system audit, RemoteMD(TM) Premium proactive real-time equipment monitoring,...

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Pinguin Purchases Three Manta® Sorters from Key Technology
Material Handling & Storage

Pinguin Purchases Three Manta® Sorters from Key Technology

Key Technology announces that Pinguin, a member of the PinguinLutosa Food Group specializing in frozen vegetables, has invested in three Manta® 2000 series sorters for processing spinach and green beans. Featuring laser technology and top- and bottom-mounted cameras, Pinguin's Manta sorters are designed to improve detection and removal of the widest range of foreign material (FM) and...

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Sorting System aids frozen and canned spinach processing.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Sorting System aids frozen and canned spinach processing.

Integrating Iso-Flo® dewatering shaker, Flo-Belt, and Manta® 2000 series sorter, Wet Spinach Sorting System can sort up to 5.5 tons of finished product/hr. On Manta, spinach leaves are inspected by fluorescence-sensing lasers and top- and bottom-mounted Vis/IR cameras, maximizing removal of foreign material and leaf defects. With stainless steel construction, watertight double gaskets...

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Automatic Dryer removes surface water from produce.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Automatic Dryer removes surface water from produce.

Available in 1-, 2-, and 4-drum models, Auto Dryer removes water from fresh-cut produce gently and consistently to enhance product quality and extend shelf life while also enabling continuous line flow. System achieves smooth operation; controls, motor, and structure optimize dynamic operating condition. With automated and uninterrupted loading/unloading, dryer handles 1,100-3,000 lb of product...

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Key Technology Showcases Wide Range of Conveyors at Process Expo
Material Handling & Storage

Key Technology Showcases Wide Range of Conveyors at Process Expo

Key Technology will showcase its range of conveying solutions at the upcoming Process Expo show in Chicago, November 1-4, 2011. Key's comprehensive material handling product line, which includes Horizon(TM) horizontal motion conveyors, Iso-Flo® natural frequency vibratory conveyors, Impulse(TM) electromagnetic vibratory conveyors, and belt conveyors, offers customers the most complete...

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Services

Key Technology Introduces PROliance(TM) Online Training in Dutch, French, German, and Spanish

Key Technology announces that its popular PROliance(TM) Online Training Program is now available in Dutch, French, German, and Spanish. By expanding this interactive, self-paced multimedia curriculum to address the language requirements of many customers around the world, Key continues to improve the effectiveness and consistency of training. PROliance Online Training helps food processors...

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Vibratory Conveyor accommodates needs of food processors.
Material Handling & Storage

Vibratory Conveyor accommodates needs of food processors.

With stainless steel bed and vertical acceleration limited to almost 1 g, Iso-Glide(TM) features technology that achieves what resembles horizontal motion to maximize sanitation, gentle handling, and quiet operation. Conveyor can perform various product handling and packaging distribution functions, including scale feed applications, and supports various mounting methods. In-field adjustable...

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Material Handling & Storage

Food Sorting Machine offers 3-way capability.

Featuring 2 ejector systems and 2 m wide scan area, Manta® performs high-resolution imaging to detect small defects and foreign material via color and laser sorting. System allows food processors to automatically eject product that can be reworked and recovered separately from material sent to waste. Good product continues though camera/laser sorter unaffected. Capable of handling up to...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Online Training from Key Technology Delivers Value to a Multinational Food Processor

Recently, a major multinational food processor was searching for new optical sorter technology to improve their product quality and food safety, and evaluated several suppliers. After a thorough analysis, the processor selected Key Technology and installed Key's high-volume Manta® sorter and lower-volume Optyx® sorter. Both sorters feature cameras and lasers to maximize the detection and...

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Food Sorters offer automated valve diagnostics.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Food Sorters offer automated valve diagnostics.

Using close-coupled high-speed ejector system made up of 256 air jets spaced 6 mm apart, G6 Tegra® sorters remove foreign material and product defects from acceptable product stream. Auto Valve Check feature, by automating routine testing of ejection system valves, enables food processors to detect potential problems and take appropriate corrective action so sorter operates at peak...

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