Key Technology, Inc.

Horizontal Motion Conveyor features maintenance-free drive.
Material Handling & Storage

Horizontal Motion Conveyor features maintenance-free drive.

Suited for fragile, seasoned, coated, and frozen food products, Horizon(TM) features lube-for-life mechanical drive capable of moving product at speeds up to 42 fpm on single continuous conveyor up to 100 ft long. Horizontal motion produces continuous self-cleaning action, preventing buildup of coatings, oils, or seasonings as product slides along pan. Available in widths from 12-60 in., sanitary...

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Konya Seker Maximizes Potato Strip Quality and Yield with ADR®First Solution
Machinery & Machining Tools

Konya Seker Maximizes Potato Strip Quality and Yield with ADR®First Solution

Konya Seker, the innovative Turkish processor, decided to try something different on their potato strip production line. Unlike other potato processors that use optical sorters to remove defects on their primary lines, Konya Seker relies on an ADR®5 Automatic Defect Removal System from Key Technology. This new application, called the ADR®First solution, maximizes product quality and...

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Key Technology Introduces Equipment to Improve Wine Grape Receiving Operations
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Key Technology Introduces Equipment to Improve Wine Grape Receiving Operations

Key Technology introduces its family of Crush Pad Equipment Solutions for wineries. Modules, which can be utilized separately or configured as an integrated system, include a Receiving Hopper, Cluster Sorting Table, Post-Destemmer Sorting Table with MOG (material other than grape) separating system, and color sorters. These stainless steel systems help wineries improve their product quality while...

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Optical Sorter facilitates seed corn processing.
Material Handling & Storage

Optical Sorter facilitates seed corn processing.

Located downstream of husker, Veo(TM) uses vision module with LED light source and cameras to inspect up to 2,400 ears of corn/min and automatically removes ears with remaining husk. Sorter receives ears that are randomly discharged from husker, then collects, redistributes, and aligns ears into uniform flow with orientation and lateral spacing needed for automated inspection. Equipped with color...

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Condition Analysis Service optimizes equipment performance.
Controls & Controllers

Condition Analysis Service optimizes equipment performance.

Designed for G6 optical sorters as well as G6 ADR® Automatic Defect Removal Systems, RemoteMD(TM) proactively monitors condition of equipment in real-time, assesses status, and alerts customer if problems are detected. With RemoteMD, secure 2-way remote session between sorter and Key service technician can be initiated. Basic level of RemoteMD, available as part of SelectPRO protection...

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Centrifugal Dryer removes moisture from fresh-cut produce.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Centrifugal Dryer removes moisture from fresh-cut produce.

Able to handle up to 600 lb/hr, Compact Dryer features Allen-Bradley controls and fully adjustable spin speed and cycle time. Isolator support frame allows dryer to be free standing and moved from one location to another. Featuring 23 x 38 in. footprint, dryer can be lifted via forklift or pallet jack as well as manually. To discourage bacteria growth, stainless steel NEMA 4X/IP64 unit has...

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Mid-Volume Sorter handles up to 15 metric tons/hr.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Mid-Volume Sorter handles up to 15 metric tons/hr.

Featuring 1,520 mm wide scan area and up to 7 cameras and 2 lasers, Manta 1600 is suited for vegetable and fruit production lines. Using color and/or Vis/IR cameras, system recognizes each object's size and shape as well as millions of subtle color differences to remove defects based on user-defined reject standards. System can be equipped with FMAlert(TM) quality monitoring capability, which...

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Wireless System monitors vibratory conveyors.
Controls & Controllers

Wireless System monitors vibratory conveyors.

Available as option on Iso-Flo® conveyors, SmartArm(TM) includes self-powered wireless SmartArm sensor, remote base station, and software, enabling users to monitor asset or equipment shaker condition at any computer workstation. System measures and reports speed and stroke to provide real-time analysis of shaker function, line-flow conditions, and trends. SmartArm client also shows alert...

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Sorter offers automated inspection of frozen potato products.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Sorter offers automated inspection of frozen potato products.

Manta® uses Vis/IR cameras, Raptor laser technology, and LED lighting to recognize object size, shape, and color differences to detect foreign material. Locating Manta at end of processing line helps assure quality of final product; it can tally specific product characteristics and trigger alarm or process adjustment if out-of-tolerance conditions are detected. Featuring 2 m wide scan area,...

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Optical Sorting System is designed for whole potatoes.
Material Handling & Storage

Optical Sorting System is designed for whole potatoes.

Gently handling product to avoid damage, Optyx® WPS achieves 3-way sort via air ejectors that remove foreign material, and deflector system that separates potatoes for rework from good potatoes. Color line scan cameras, combined with Raptor laser technology, lets system sort peeled and peel-on product. Differentiations that can be made to remove potatoes needing re-work include presence of...

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