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Key Technology, Inc.

150 Avery St., Walla Walla, WA, 99362, USA

  • 509-529-2161

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Anita Funk
Phone: +1 509 529 2161
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Latest New Product News from
Key Technology, Inc.

Material Handling & Storage

VERYX® Digital Sorters feature Pixel Fusion™ detection technology.

Nov 08, 2017

Suitable for identifying and removing EVMs such as stalks, calyx and stems, VERYX® Digital Sorters for Green Beans come with 4-channel cameras and laser scanners. Sorters are available in B70 with up to 5.5 metric tons and B210 model with capacities ranging from up to 19 metric tons. Configured with optimal sensor types, sensor positions, lighting and ejection system, unit’s Pixel Fusion™... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vibratory Conveyors are powered by oil-free drives.

Sep 13, 2017

Vibratory Conveyors feature grounding arm, label stand-offs, sanitary drives and Vector-Lock™ Gen 2 clamp. Units are equipped with stainless steel bed surface. Products are available in Iso-Flo®, Impulse®, Horizon™ and Marathon variants. Iso-Flo vibratory conveyors feature frame-mounted mechanical drives. Impulse and horizontal models come with electromagnetic and mechanical drives... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

VERYX® B175 Digital Sorters feature intelligent software.

Aug 16, 2017

VERYX® B175 Digital Sorters is enabled with smart features such as auto-learning, self-adjustment algorithms, predictive system diagnostics, smart alarms and FMAlert™. Suitable for sorting dates and other dried fruits, potato chips, nuts and leafy greens, unit is available in belt-fed and chute-fed configurations in various widths. Product is embedded with multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

VERYX C70 Digital Sorter comes with 700-mm wide inspection zone.

Jul 13, 2017

Designed to sort line capacities ranging from 2,220 lbs. up to 11,000 lbs. of products per hour, VERYX C70 Chute-Fed Digital Sorter feature Key’s patented Chycane® chute. Featuring concave-shaped slide, infeed, collection shakers, cameras, laser sensors, laser scanner, unit is capable of defecting and removing foreign material. Integrated with LED lighting, product comes with auto-learning,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

VERYX® C140 Digital Sorters come with multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™ technology.

Jun 29, 2017

Available in belt-fed and chute-fed configurations in various widths, VERYX® C140 Digital Sorters come with specialized infeed and collection shakers. Capable of combining inputs from multiple cameras and laser sensors, units are designed with self-adjustment algorithms, smart alarms and FMAlert™. Belt-fed systems sorts frozen and fresh cut fruits and vegetables, leafy greens and potato... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

VERYX® B140 Digital Sorter features 1400-mm wide inspection zone.

May 26, 2017

Suitable for production lines running at 5 to 10 metric tons, VERYX® B140 Digital Belt-Fed Sorter is configured for wet and frozen potato strips, fruits, vegetables, leafy greens and potato chips. Maximizing the detection and removal of foreign material, unit comes with multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™. Equipped with specialized infeed and collection shakers, sorter includes auto-learning,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Infeed and Collection Conveyors offer soft landing to the product.

Mar 20, 2017

Working hand-in-hand with VERYX belt-fed and chute-fed sorters, Infeed and Collection Conveyors maximize sorting performance. Product has Application Matrix to provide ideal stroke, frequency, shape, slope, surface texture for each product characteristic. Conveyors need minimal adjustments at each changeover for various products and ease product deceleration for preventing product damage.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

VERYX Nut and Dried Fruit Sorter features multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™.

Feb 20, 2017

Sorting walnuts, almonds and dried fruits, VERYX® Nut and Dried Fruit Sorter enables processors to make grade with fewer passes through sorter. Featuring front and rear mounted laser sensors and 4 channel-cameras for all-sided surface inspection, sorter detects foreign materials and defects like stems, rocks, glass and insect damage and comes with high-resolution ejection system. Sorter is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

VERYX® Digital Sorters feature Pixel Fusion™.

Jan 16, 2017

Available in various widths to provide small- to high-capacity production environments, VERYX® Digital Sorters designed with ideal sensor types, sensor positions, lighting and ejection system. Including auto-learning, self-adjustment algorithms, device is enabled to adapt normal changes in product or environment and performs without operator intervention. Featuring high resolution cameras,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Veo Sorters feature integrated Iso-Flo® vibratory infeed.

Dec 01, 2016

Available in Veo Max , Veo 16, 12 and 8 models, Veo Sorters automatically remove ears with remaining husk. Coupled with sensors and intelligent software for recognizing color, shape, size and texture, Veo 16, 12 and 8 offer maximum capacities of up to 3000, 2250 and 1500 ears of corn per minute respectively. Using Veo’s ‘Information Analytics’, units enable collection of statistical data... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

VERYX Digital Sorter eliminates sanitation requirements.

Nov 19, 2016

With surface inspection, unique multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™, highest resolution cameras and laser sensors, VERYX Digital Sorter allows end users to gather broad range of product and operational data from sorter. Including smart features like auto-learning, self-adjustment algorithms and smart alarms, unit can automatically perform length grading and optimize defect removal. Device is ideal... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Belt-Fed Digital Sorters combine smart and Hi-Res technologies.

Aug 12, 2016

Able to detect and remove sub-millimeter size defects and foreign material while virtually eliminating false rejects, belt-fed VERYX® food sorters provide sustainable, all-sided surface inspection. Customizable and modular design can be tailored to product characteristics and production objectives regarding choice of sensors, sensor positions, lighting, separation/ejection system, product... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Monobeam Vibratory Conveyors support food processing.

May 09, 2016

With frame made of single structural member, Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyors offer optimized hygiene, minimizing risk of product contamination and maintaining food safety. Frame and spring arms can be tucked completely under conveyor bed. Featuring standard rotary polish within product contact zone, stainless steel bed resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. Standard oil-free drives,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Digital Sorting Systems detect foreign materials.

Sep 25, 2015

Available in 700–2,100 mm wide belt-fed models and 700–1,400 mm wide chute-fed models, VERYX™ Series utilizes high resolution cameras and laser scanners for full object surface coverage and multi-sensor data fusion. Systems achieve optimal levels of detection and discrimination of foreign material and product defects. Advanced auto-learn, self-adjusting capabilities, and recipe-driven... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Non-Industrial Products

Rotary Sizing/Grading Systems offer optimized sanitation.

Jul 17, 2015

With Sliver Sizer Remover, Precision Size Grader, and Rotary Size Grader, processors of fruits, vegetables, and potatoes can size and grade product by diameter or length while conveying and removing field debris, slivers, small pieces, fines, seeds, juice, and other targeted material. To maximize sanitation and facilitate maintenance, systems feature fully welded framework, one-piece... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mobile Digital Sorting System grades dates by size.

Feb 23, 2015

Designed to eliminate manual sorting, 2-stage DateSort™ combines mechanical pre-cleaning to remove foreign material with optical sorting to grade dates by size. Entry-level, gravity-fed, stainless steel machine handles 3.3–4.4 tons per hour. Simplicity of mechanics and water cooling enable DateSort to withstand extreme dust and heat up to 122°F. Color touchscreen features GUI where sort... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vegetable Sorting System has integrated, high-capacity design.

Dec 02, 2014

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 with 0.5%... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Seed Corn Sorters offer double-sided inspection.

Nov 24, 2014

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... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vibratory Conveyors feature sanitary rotary finish.

Aug 05, 2014

Iso-Flo®, Impulse®, and Horizon™ conveyors and processing systems feature, as standard, rotary polish on vibratory and horizontal motion conveyor beds. Finish provides 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 of <10... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Seed Corn Ear Sorter features high-capacity configuration.

Jul 21, 2014

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 to 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 inspection systems,... Read More

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