Sorters

Library Equipment

FKI Logistex Enters Norwegian Market with Contract Win from Trondheim Public Library

Norway's third largest library selects FKI Logistex technology solutions to improve ergonomics and customer service Date: 01/03/2008 Underlining its leading global expertise in end-to-end library technologies, the Library Solutions Division of FKI Logistex® has realised its strategy of expanding its presence in Norway by winning an order from Trondheim Public Library. The country's third...

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Screening Separators

FKI Logistex Wins US$ 190 Million Contracts for New Doha International Airport

Main contractor is announced for massive baggage handling installation at major new US$ 7.5 billion Middle East airport Date: 12/03/2007 FKI Logistex®, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, has won its largest baggage handling order ever - a US$ 123 million complete system and US$ 67 million five-year, full service and maintenance contract - for the New Doha...

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Inspection Equipment

Key Technology Exhibits FluoRaptor(TM) at Interpack

January 8, 2008 - Key Technology introduces FluoRaptor(TM), the new fluorescence-sensing laser sorter, to the European market at Interpack. FluoRaptor maximizes the detection and removal of defects, extraneous vegetable matter (EVM), and foreign material (FM) based on differing levels of chlorophyll as well as color, size, and shape. Using the most powerful laser in the food industry in...

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Electric Sorter handles mail, flats, and small parcels.
Sorters

Electric Sorter handles mail, flats, and small parcels.

Offering alternative to bombay, tilt tray, and cross belt sorters, all-electric SortMaster 150 handles products and parcels up to 180/min and can also sort single laminated sheets. Modular system accepts products weighing up to 10 lb and is suitable for CDs, DVDs, jiffy bags, jewelry, and cold seal items.

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Sorters

Sorter removes core from cut iceberg and romaine lettuce.

Optyx® with Raptor allows processors of iceberg and romaine lettuce to cut un-cored head with conventional cutting technology and use Optyx to remove core, eliminating need for manual coring and outer leaf removal. Using color cameras, sorter analyzes size and shape as well as subtle color differences. With its Raptor laser set to inspect within IR light spectrum, unit detects/removes core...

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Light Emitting Diodes (LED)

JPSA Awarded LED Wafer Scribing Process Patent

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - J. P. Sercel Associates Inc. (JPSA), the world's leading designer, supplier, and systems integrator of laser materials processing workstations, has been awarded a patent for its front-side laser scribing technique for LED wafers. The patent is applicable in Korea. The patented technique involves the use of a unique laser energy distribution technique, allowing...

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Sizers

Walker Cranberry Installs Optyx® with Raptor to Assure the Finest Product Quality

November 08, 2007 - Walker Cranberry is a family-owned grower and processor of fresh cranberries with 72 acres under cultivation in Wisconsin. Going to market under the Ocean Spray® brand, Walker takes great care to assure the high quality and safety of its product. Walker installed Key Technology's Optyx® 3000 Series Sorter with Raptor Laser Technology to maximize the removal of defects...

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Sorter handles cut rag tobacco.
Inspection Equipment

Sorter handles cut rag tobacco.

Designed to optimize purity of tobacco, Optyx® eliminates non-tobacco related materials such as filter material, charcoal, glue, and cellophane in cut rag tobacco prior to primary processing. Cut rag is inspected with sensors that detect NTRM based on color, size, shape, and objects' optical properties. Optyx 3000 handles 750 kg/hr while Optyx 6000 handles 1,500 kg/hr. Systems can be...

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Sorters

Accu-Sort® Camera Systems Help Finland Post Process Faster, Cut Cost

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (September 27, 2007) - Accu-Sort® Systems announced that it has installed an AV40002.0 camera-based sortation system at the Finland Post Parcel Sorting Center in Helsinki. The new system eliminates manual handling by handing off camera-captured images to an optical character recognition (OCR) imaging system that reads parcel address labels. Multi-side camera tunnels over...

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Barcode Scanners / Readers

Accu-Sort® Bar Code/RFID System Installed at Office Furniture Manufacturer to Cut Cost

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., August 30, 2007 - Accu-Sort Systems, Inc., announced today it has installed an integrated bar code and RFID tag reading and sortation system at the Knoll Manufacturing Inc. East Greenville, Pa., facility. Knoll is a leading manufacturer of office chairs, and this installation is expected to save the company indirect labor costs of $300,000 plus $200,000 in cost avoidance,...

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