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X-ray Machines for the Food Industry

X-ray Machines for the Food Industry

Boost product safety, protect your brand image and increase uptime

An x-ray inspection machine for the food industry is a sophisticated system used to detect physical contaminants in food products. Our advanced x-ray inspection machines can reliably and quickly inspect food packaged in plastic containers, foil pouches, glass jars, and metal cans, as well as loose and pumped products, such as meat and poultry. Implementing our innovative solutions helps you protect your consumers and brand and comply with food industry standards.

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What are the benefits of using x-ray inspection machines in the food and beverage industry?

Manufacturers use x-ray inspection systems for product inspection of food and beverages to maximize the safety and quality of their product. These advanced systems are able to detect physical contaminants in products while simultaneously performing a wide range of in-line quality control checks. Installing an x-ray inspection system on food and beverage lines helps to protect the brand and reputation of manufacturers while avoiding the risk of potentially expensive product recalls.

How safe is the use of industrial x-ray inspection in food and beverage products?

Using industrial x-ray inspection on food products

The radiation dose levels used for x-ray inspection in the food and beverage industry are extremely low and have no effect on product safety, flavor, or texture. The use of industrial x-ray inspection equipment for food is highly regulated and is becoming increasingly common. Modern x-ray inspection systems are perfectly safe in working environments as long as recommended safety guidance is followed.

Can the x-rays used in x-ray inspection for the food industry make food radioactive?

No, x-ray machines for food inspection use a safe form of electromagnetic radiation that does not cause materials, including food, to become radioactive. Furthermore, the radiation levels used in x-ray food inspection are extremely low and do not alter or affect the food's nutritional value, taste, or safety.

Are food x-ray inspection systems capable of handling high-speed production lines?

METTLER TOLEDO X-ray Inspection systems for food processing are designed to handle the high-speed production lines commonly found in the food and beverage industry. They offer advanced inspection capabilities with high processing speeds for efficient and accurate detection of a variety of contaminants, including bone, glass, rubber, and metal without compromising productivity. 

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Why is it important for the food and beverage industry to use x-ray inspection systems?

Boost your productivity with METTLER TOLEDO smart x-ray inspection solutions

Boost your productivity with METTLER TOLEDO smart x-ray inspection solutions
Safeline X-ray Inspection systems from METTLER TOLEDO go beyond contamination detection to help improve product quality and enhance brand protection by safety detecting and rejecting unwanted physical contaminants within food and pharmaceutical products, regardless of their shape or location.

The food and beverage industry use product inspection equipment such as industrial x-ray inspection technology for various purposes, including physical contaminant detection and quality control.

X-ray inspection systems for the food industry can detect foreign objects, such as metal, glass, plastic, stones, or bones, as well as inspect packaging integrity and check for product irregularities, protecting consumers and keeping with the required compliance regulations and standards.