Canadian Packaging

New Product Inspection Technology


May 25, 2010
by Canadian Packaging Staff

FULL INSPECTION

Designed to offer an economical solution for integrated product inspection, the new XC3 CombiChecker from Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed is a three-conveyor Hi-Speed checkweigher and Safeline metal detector integrated onto one free-standing unit that delivers integrated, space-saving solution for inspecting a wide range of products and packages in dry, dusty, and wipe-down Programmed to detect and reject all types of metals—while also weighing, classifying and segregating uniformly spaced packages weighing up to 3,500 grams at rates up to 125 packs per minute—the system is available in a 300-mm wide conveyor configuration to suit users requiring the flexibility to run both narrow and wide packages. The system’s color touchscreen, dashboard-style display provides intuitive, menu-driven access to basic checkweigher functions, with browser-like navigation making training fast and simple—while allowing quick access to machine and line performance measures and statistics. Stored package set-ups—including weight, tolerances, conveyor speeds and reject timers—help ensure fast and error-free make production changeovers, and the Safeline metal detector is available with single- or dual-frequency versions for maximum inspection flexibility for a wide range of products.