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 selection of conveying technologies from one manufacturer.

For processors of fresh-cut produce, processed fruits and vegetables, potato products, salty and savory snack foods, meats, seafood and other food products, Key can provide the ideal conveying solution from raw product receiving to packaging distribution. On the processing line, Key conveyors can be used for product transport, product alignment, fines removal, scalping, dewatering, inspection, and other applications. On the packaging line, Key conveyors can distribute product to packaging machinery, accumulating and dispensing product as needed to optimize the line.

"Key is a one-stop conveying solution provider with the widest range of vibratory and horizontal motion conveyors, deep engineering expertise, and line integration services," said Steve Johnson, Product Marketing Manager at Key Technology. "With all of these capabilities in-house, we're able to create the most effective conveying system for each customer's specific application."

Key's Smart Shaker® conveying suite, which includes Horizon, Iso-Flo, and Impulse, maximizes sanitation and equipment dependability. Each shaker features a stainless steel conveying bed that satisfies the most stringent sanitation demands in the industry, meeting HACCP requirements and EHEDG guidelines. All are backed by Key's five-year warranty, which ensures equipment reliability and the lowest total cost of ownership.

Horizon Horizontal Conveyors

Horizon is Key's horizontal motion conveyor, which features a unique maintenance-free mechanical drive. Achieving gentle, quiet, and sanitary horizontal motion conveying, Horizon is ideal for many fragile, seasoned, coated, and frozen food products. It's drive is powerful and efficient, capable of moving product at speeds up to 42 feet (13 meters) per minute on a single continuous conveyor up to 100 feet (30 meters) long.

Iso-Flo Vibratory Conveyors

Iso-Flo is a versatile family of natural frequency vibratory conveyors with frame-mounted mechanical drives that operate with high amplitude, low frequency movement. Key offers Iso-Flo conveyors for product distribution, product alignment, fines removal, scalping, dewatering, inspection, and other applications.

Impulse Vibratory Conveyors

Impulse vibratory conveyors, which feature frame-mounted electromagnetic drives, are designed for processing and packaging distribution lines that require precise metering and low maintenance drives. Perfect for product mixing as well as ingredient feeding and scale feeding, Impulse starts and stops quickly.

For more information on Key's wide range of conveyors, visit www.key.net/products/smart-shaker.

About Key Technology, Inc.

Key Technology, an ISO-9001 certified company, is a leading designer and manufacturer of process automation systems, integrated electro-optical inspection and sorting systems, and processing systems. Key® systems help processors to improve quality, increase yield, and reduce cost. With worldwide sales representation, the company maintains demonstration and testing facilities at its headquarters and manufacturing divisions in Walla Walla, Washington, USA, and at Key Technology BV in Beusichem, the Netherlands. The company's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol: KTEC.

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