Sorters

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Package Dimensioning System can measure flat items.

Integrated with high speed conveyor belts, TLX MultiCapture(TM) measures up to 3.0 m/sec with throughput of 2,500 packages/hr. Accuracy of ±2 mm on height provides ability to measure flat items, such as envelopes. System is suitable for automatic dimensioning, weighing, and identification in package sorting depots, terminals, hubs, and warehouses, as well as for quality control in warehouse...

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Powered Roller Conveyors

FKI Logistex to Showcase Latest Technologies at ProMat 2009

Functioning equipment loop exhibit to feature new Logistex Case Conveyor Solutions product family (ST. LOUIS: November 17, 2008) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, will showcase its latest material handling technologies at ProMat 2009, January 12-15 in Chicago, Illinois. The show marks the official North American launch of the...

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Inspection Equipment

Sorting Systems reject defective kettle potato chips.

Optyx® sorters enable kettle-style potato chip manufacturers to automate inspection process for improved product quality and food safety. Using camera and lighting configuration to sense opacity as well as subtle color differences, systems identify and remove objectionable clusters of chips stuck together as well as defects and foreign material. Optyx 3000 and 6000 feature 24 and 48 in....

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Optical Sorters maximize food safety and product quality.
Inspection Equipment

Optical Sorters maximize food safety and product quality.

Facilitating tracking and control of foreign material, optical sorters with FMAlert(TM) feature capture digital images of every object identified as foreign material, allowing processors to identify quality problems and take corrective action. Software can be customized to capture images of objects that match specific criteria for size, shape, and color, and, if sorter is equipped with Raptor or...

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Vertical Sortation Unit suits baggage handling operations.
Vertical Conveyors

Vertical Sortation Unit suits baggage handling operations.

Utilizing external motors, electromechanical SIBAG VSU II sorts baggage between 2 vertically stacked conveyor lines. Diverter version sorts one incoming baggage line to 2 takeaway lines, while merge unit combines bags from 2 vertically stacked lines onto single tack-away conveyor. With incline angle of 14° for bag stability, SIBAG VSU II provides throughput of up to 40 bags/minute.

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Cross-Belt Sorter handles products weighing up to 100 lb.
Sorters

Cross-Belt Sorter handles products weighing up to 100 lb.

Driven by contactless induction motors, cross-belt sorter offers automatic product loading by utilizing series of metered induction belts. Each cross-belt car unit contains smart processor with its own independent set of controls, enabling range of functional capabilities that can be configured on-the-fly. Sort and cross-belt action instructions, such as variable belt speeds and multiple...

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Norwegian Potato Processor Turns to ADRFirst(TM) Solution to Increase Yields and Maximize Product Quality
Material Handling Equipment

Norwegian Potato Processor Turns to ADRFirst(TM) Solution to Increase Yields and Maximize Product Quality

October 1, 2008 - When the largest potato processor in Norway, Hoff Norske Potetindustrier, began searching for a new sorter for their French fry line last year, they approached Key Technology. They considered several options and selected Key's Automatic Defect Removal (ADR®) system, instead of a traditional sorter, to remove defects from the primary processing line. This new application,...

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Pure Pacific Organics Relies on Optyx® with FluoRaptor(TM) to Assure Product Quality and Food Safety
Inspection Equipment

Pure Pacific Organics Relies on Optyx® with FluoRaptor(TM) to Assure Product Quality and Food Safety

September 4, 2008 - Pure Pacific Organics, a leading processor of organic fresh-cut products such as baby spinach and spring mix, was the first in the world to install Optyx® with FluoRaptor(TM), the new fluorescence-sensing laser sorter from Key Technology. Using a combination of color cameras and laser technology, Optyx with FluoRaptor detects and removes defects, extraneous vegetable matter...

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Siemens to Supply Itella, Finland, with Combined Parcel and Bundle Sorting Systems Worth a Total of about 50 Millions Euros
Miscellaneous Trays

Siemens to Supply Itella, Finland, with Combined Parcel and Bundle Sorting Systems Worth a Total of about 50 Millions Euros

Siemens Mobility Division has won an order from Itella, the Finnish Mail and Logistics Service, to equip its mail centers in Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu and Tampere with new sorting technology. The center in each of these towns is to be equipped with a parcel and bundle sorter system (PBSS), and a tray handling system (THS) for letters and flats. It is the first time in this sector that these...

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Sorters

CDS Manufacturing Completed an Order for a 5 Up Spheroid Sorter

The system automatically inspects spherical product for flats, doubles, clusters, and debris. Parts are fed from a common hopper to a vibratory surface that separates the spheres according to their individual quality. Parts are sorted at an estimated rate of over 200,000 parts per minute. Sorted parts are stored in common storage bins.

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