Industrial Metal Detector Conveyor Systems
Metal Detector Conveyor Systems

Metal Detector Conveyor Systems

Standard and bespoke conveyors for industrial food processing and non-food applications

Metal Detector Conveyor
Conveyor belt metal detectors
Metal Detector Conveyor Systems
Metal Detector Conveyor Systems

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DescriptionVersatile, compact conveyor delivers operational efficiency, increased competitiveness and lowest overall cost of ownership for maximum profitability.
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DescriptionFor compact metal detection solutions with taller bottle or pack requirement
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DescriptionFor compact metal detection solutions with a longer conveyor requirement


Metal detector conveyor systems documentation

Product Inspection Guide

Guide to Product Inspection Technology
Download the new product inspection guides detailing everything you need to know about building an effective product inspection programme in manufactu...


ProdX Data Management Software
ProdX allows you to connect and control your entire product inspection management process from a single point or from multiple remote locations, elimi...
GC Series Brochure
METTLER TOLEDO Safeline’s GC Series conveyorized metal detection systems provide flexible inspection solutions to suit a wide range of light to heavy-...

White Papers

Understanding Challenging Applications
Every product inspected by a metal detector affects the detector's ability to find metal contaminants. Removing the 'product effect' means even smalle...
FSMA Final Requirements
Understanding and meeting the final FSMA requirements in preparation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Improve OEE With Inline Metal Detection
This white paper looks at how the latest generation of metal detectors can help you improve your overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), a key measure...
Preventing Contamination in Food
This white paper describes the many different types of physical contamination found in food. It explains how they can occur and gives advice on effect...

Case Studies

Kuchenmeister Relies on Product Inspection Equipment
Kuchenmeister has been relying on METTLER TOLEDO product inspection equipment for 20 years, for inspection of their baked good applications.
Pro Pet Austria Relies on Product Inspection Solutions
Pro Pet Austria relies on high-quality product inspections solutions from METTLER TOLEDO to minimize the risk of defective products as well as any sub...
Essential Operator Training Delivered by Experts
METTLER TOLEDO developed a bespoke plan for BINA, starting with Operator Training for metal detection systems.
Three Technologies for the Perfect Pizza
Three technologies, vision inspection, metal detection and checkweighing are cleverly combined.


Service for metal detection in the food and pharmaceutical industries


How does a metal detector conveyor system work?

A conveyor is integrated with a tunnel metal detector to allow the product to pass through the aperture of the metal detector and be inspected for contaminated metal. An automatic reject device is frequently fitted to the transport system in order to remove any contaminated product from the production line. There are many different reject mechanisms available including:

  • air blasts,
  • push arms, and
  • lift/drop flaps.

The type of the reject mechanism installed will depend on the product being inspected.

How do I choose the right metal detector conveyor system?

The design of both a metal detector conveyor and the reject mechanism has a major impact on the effectiveness of the overall metal detection program.

A wide range of standard and bespoke metal detector conveyor systems are available: each system is tailored to suit specific production needs, from light  to heavy food processing and non-food applications. With Safeline, customers can choose from compact solutions for small spaces with the  Series 30 conveyor, right through to the Series 200 conveyor which is designed for bulk product inspection

What equipment comes with an industrial metal detector conveyor?

In addition to the different reject mechanisms available, other important equipment may include:

  • Lockable container to collect and hold rejected product
  • Full-length cover between detector and reject mechanism
  • Fail safe alarm to alert metal detector faults   

There are a number of additional optional fail-safe systems to raise level the of due diligence for manufacturers.

Which environments are metal detector conveyor systems suitable for?

Our metal detector conveyor systems are suitable for almost any environment: dry and packaged products, and even wet, chilled and frozen products in extreme environments.

When the working environment gets tough, inspection systems need to be specified to equally high standards. METTLER TOLEDO Safeline's metal detector conveyor systems can be configured with heavy-duty stainless steel detectors rated at IP69K, integrated with rugged, heavy-duty conveyor frames sealed up to IP65 standard.

Why buy an integrated metal detection solution from a single supplier?

Careful consideration needs to be taken into account when designing a conveyorized metal detection system, particularly around static build up on the conveyor frame. This can interfere with the metal detector and create false rejects. A solid system design eliminates static build up, allowing the detector to run at optimum sensitivity, without false rejects.

Purchasing an integrated metal detection solution from METTLER TOLEDO ensures you maximize your equipment performance by having a seamlessly integrated metal detection solution across your production line, without compromising on sensitivity.

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