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Special edition: product inspection

Detection of density: The metal can files

By Paul King

Metal cans are more challenging to inspect than low-density containers because the packaging presents a higher density to the x-rays.

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Loma wins Crown Chicken inspection tender

By Joseph James Whitworth

Loma Systems has installed two X-ray machines in a chicken processing plant to inspect whole birds that are skin packed in aluminium foil trays.

New glass x-ray tool hits market

New glass x-ray tool hits market

By Rod Addy

Mettler Toledo Safeline is helping food and drink manufacturers clamp down on glass contamination with the introduction of an x-ray machine specifically designed to root it out in glass jars.


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