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Non Destructive Oxygen Analyser Launched By RDM
RDM Test Equipment is launching for the UK market the new MOCON OpTech-O platinum, a new standard-setting oxygen (O) analyser using optical fluorescence technology.

The systems use of platinum fluorescent material, coupled with state-of-the-art electronics provides significant advantages over other O technologies.

The platinum chemistry used in the OpTech-O platinum will fluoresce or give off light in an amount which is directly related to the amount of oxygen present. This fluorescence can be then read optically making it ideal for non-destructive permeation analysis, headspace and dissolved oxygen analysis as well as leak determination in flexible and rigid packaging.

A small platinum-based spot encased in a substrate is inserted into a package, either in the package headspace or in liquid in the case of a liquid based product. Change in Oxygen due to permeation is then read externally over time through a sealed package using a handheld reader.

The OpTech-O is able to measure oxygen down to 10 parts per million (ppm) and a measuring range of 0.001 to 30% O. Functionally, the platinum material is very stable over long periods of time, is less sensitive to ambient light and is less temperature sensitive than other chemistries, increasing the accuracy of reading.

The OpTech-O platinum is an ideal multi-purpose O analyser for a variety of food products.
Item last updated:   Wednesday November 20 2013 11:38
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Buhler Update Fruit & Vegetable Test Facility
Bhler has updated its fruit & vegetable test facility for European customers to run immediate frozen and fresh product processing trials.

Located adjacent to London City Airport, the facility is accessible for day trips from most European cities. Customers will be able to travel to the facility, review their product on trial and travel home all on the same day.

The facility showcases Bhlers market-leading SORTEX optical sorter equipment. It features a SORTEX E1D for frozen fruit and vegetables and SORTEX K2P machine for fresh products. The facility also incorporates the demonstration of Bhlers pioneering enhanced InGaAs cameras, high resolution bichromatic cameras and PROfile (shape) technology, along with its SMARTeject and updated interface controls.

The test facility contains a temperature controlled area - to enable product trials in conditions similar to those in fresh and frozen processing plants. Product processing equipment is situated in a temperature controlled room which can be taken down to between 2c & 10c (35f & 50f). Adjacent to this is a cold store where frozen product can be stored at between -10c & -15c (14f & 5f).

Melvyn Penna, Applications Manager for Bhlers SORTEX division says: This is an exciting development for fruit and vegetable processors. To date the European test facility has not been sufficient whereby now, frozen or fresh fruit or vegetables can be trialled in near identical conditions to customers own processing plants. Added to this, the centre is within a days travelling distance from most European cities - to offer customers an immediate service.

The frozen and fresh fruit and vegetable demo facility is located at Bhlers SORTEX manufacturing facility in London, at its Gallions Reach site. The demo area also incorporates extensive trial facilities for its full range of optical sorters servicing commodities from rice to grain and nuts to plastic. Customers visiting the site will also be able to see the outstanding state-of-the-art production facilities where Bhlers SORTEX ranges of machines are manufactured. In addition to London, Bhler can also run product trials for the SORTEX range within sorting demonstration facilities in China, Brazil, India and USA.

Bhlers SORTEX optical sorters offer the highest standards of quality and cleanliness for produce. Configured with enhanced InGaAs cameras, high resolution bichromatic cameras and PROfile (shape) technology, Bhlers SORTEX optical sorters outperform other technologies on the market - in terms of foreign body detection and running costs.
Item last updated:   Wednesday November 20 2013 11:38
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New Test Samples For Metal Detection And X-ray Inspection
Mettler-Toledo Safeline has launched its new test samples, offering manufacturers robust samples to ensure their metal detection and x-ray inspection systems comply with increasingly stringent global food safety legislation.

Test samples are a core component of any well-maintained inspection system. Growing pressure on food manufacturers to meet government and retailer regulations regarding product quality make such testing vital to ensure inspection systems are operating effectively to demonstrate due diligence.

By placing test samples on their food production lines or within their products, manufacturers can ensure that their product inspection systems are operating correctly and offering optimum contaminant detection.

Regular testing of metal detectors and x-ray inspection systems can prevent adverse trends in contaminant detection before they become a problem.

Mettler-Toledo Safeline has developed the new test samples using a robust casing material, protecting products from the contaminant inside and enabling repeated use. Made with materials approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), manufacturers can be confident that the samples will not contaminate their food products with fragments from damaged casing, ink or glue unsuitable for human consumption.

The test samples are available in a range of sizes to allow comprehensive testing for a number of product inspection systems.

Product recalls from undetected contamination can be costly and damaging both to the consumer and to the manufacturer. By ensuring your product inspection system is operating correctly, you can safeguard the well-being of the consumer, protect your profits and ultimately your brand reputation, explained Jonathan Richards, Marketing Manager, Mettler-Toledo Safeline.

Mettler-Toledos test samples follow an internationally recognised colour coding system to enable easy identification of the contaminant. For metal detection, ferrous samples are marked in red, brass in yellow, stainless steel in blue and aluminium in green. For x-ray samples, soda lime glass, PVC and Teflon are marked in black. The test cards are suitable for all metal detection and x-ray machines including Mettler-Toledo Safelines product inspection systems.

For more information on Mettler-Toledo Safeline, visit:
http://www.mt.com/pi
Item last updated:   Wednesday November 20 2013 11:38
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