• 05 JAN 16

    White Paper: Ensuring the Safety and Integrity of Tall, Rigid Containers

    We wish you a happy new year and hope you will continue to enjoy reading our blog in 2016.
    Food packaging trends are increasingly moving to more sustainable packaging such as cartons, doypacks and glass containers but traditional packaging like metal cans and plastic containers are also still widely used within the food industry. All of these containers are usually taller than they are wide and rigid, and this can cause challenges when trying to inspect them.

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    • 22 DEC 15

    Season’s Greetings

    Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-ray would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year! Thank you for your business and continued support during 2015, we’re looking forward to working with you again in 2016.

    Eat, Drink and Be Merry!
    Did you know it’s highly likely that much of the food you’ll eat over the festive season will have been subjected to x-ray inspection?

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    • 15 DEC 15

    Engineers are Crucial to Safeline X-ray’s Achievements

    At Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-ray we’re constantly innovating new x-ray inspection solutions mainly for food applications, and our engineers play a key role in helping us to develop our cutting-edge contaminant detection and product integrity inspection equipment for the food and pharmaceutical industries.

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    • 08 DEC 15

    White Paper: Improving Food Safety Inspection of Pumped Products

    A wide range of processed food passes through pipelines everyday, from meat and poultry to dairy products, and fruit and vegetables to confectionery. However, Traditionally, pumped production lines have presented a challenge to manufacturers when it comes to cleaning since the machinery is in direct contact with the product. 

    To overcome this, the production machinery must be designed specifically for harsh wash-down environments accompanied by rigorous and regular cleaning schedules to prevent biological, chemical and physical contamination

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    • 01 DEC 15

    Discover the Secret to All-round Glass-in-Glass Inspection

    Glass containers are used extensively across the food industry to package a wide variety of applications, including beverages, condiments, confectionery, fish and seafood, fruit and vegetables, infant feeding products and ready meals.

    Despite its popularity, however, glass packaging poses a significant safety risk and the effects of glass-in-glass contamination can be highly damaging – just one shard has the potential to put your brand, your customers and your bottom line at risk.

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    • 24 NOV 15

    The Science Behind X-ray Inspection of Food

    Last week’s blog focused on how to make the right product inspection choice to ensure food safety. Now let’s take a closer look at x-ray inspection.

    X-ray inspection is all about differences in absorption. The amount of x-ray energy absorbed during an x-ray beam’s passage through a product is affected by the product’s thickness, density and atomic mass number. Measurement of the differences in x-ray beam absorption between a product and a contaminant is the basis of x-ray inspection.

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