Metal Detection Services for Food Companies
How do metal detectors work in the food industry?
Metal is one of the most common sources of physical contaminants in the food industry, and it can get into the product at any stage of the production cycle, including:
- In the field
- During processing
- During packaging
Metal detectors depend upon signal interferences to find metal fragments. While metal detectors are particularly effective when used on a dry, non-conductive product such as ingredients, pasta, or bread, they’re also good for inspecting frozen product and heavily processed foods.
When a particle of metal passes through the metal detector, it disturbs the high-frequency field and the machine alerts users to the problem.
How effective are metal detection services in the food industry?
At FlexXray, we are is experts in applying foreign material detection technology to a wide variety of applications. We’ll take the guesswork out of selecting the ideal system for your application.
Before any equipment is shipped, we optimize the frequency and phase point to be able to detect the smallest possible metal contaminants. This allows for maximum performance and a “turn-key” solution upon arriving at your facility.
When does it make sense to use a metal detector for food inspection?
If you’re considering metal detection rentals, let us help you! We can review your individual situation and requirements, and help you find the best solution for your needs. Call us today at 817-453-3539 or fill out the form on this page to learn more.
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