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Quality assurance before, during and after testing

Analysis, inspection, and control of ingredients and packaging in the lab and on the floor.

Food manufacturing & processing information features

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Thermo Scientific Sentinel 5000 Multiscan Metal Detector is the first multiscan metal detection platform to scan a combination of up to five user-selectable frequencies to find all random sizes, shapes and types of metal foreign objects. 

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Sentinel 3000 Multiscan Metal Detector for combo units debuts at Pack Expo Las Vegas. Choose the more compact Sentinel 3000 model for metal detection-checkweighing combination systems. 

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Customer testimonial: Cedar's Foods

Cedar's Foods relies on Thermo Fisher Scientific food safety solutions.

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Customer testimonial: Catallia Mexican Foods

Family-owned Catallia Mexican Foods turned to Thermo Fisher Scientific to help manage underfills and overfills of its packaged tortilla products. 

Food manufacturing & processing information subtopics

Packaged Food Inspection Information

Detecting physical contaminants in food is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Our accurate and reliable metal detectors and X-ray detection systems provide the highest sensitivity so you can find virtually any metallic and non-metallic substance in your packaged food.

Food Processing Analysis & Control Information

Under pressure to ensure your food or beverage meets customer specifications while also increasing your plant’s yield and profitability? We can help. Use our leading near infrared (NIR) technology to quickly and accurately measure moisture, fat, protein and other constituents.


Selectscan technology enables food processors to have an easy way to rapidly identify the single best frequency for an application. It tunes out product effect and adapts results to account for temperature changes and electromagnetic interference.

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checkweighing and checkweigher ebook
A Practical Guide to Checkweighers and Checkweighing

Delivering consistent quality products is essential to protect your brand and your bottom line. That means knowing that the weight of a packaged product being shipped out the door matches the weight on the label. Do you have the right equipment for providing reliable weight control? To find out how checkweighers work, and which one will work best for you, read A Practical Guide to Checkweighers and Checkweighing.

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Metal Detection and X-ray Inspection of Food
Keep consumers safe, protect your brand

Do you have the right food product inspection equipment in place to keep consumers safe and protect your brand? X-ray inspection systems and metal detectors can find virtually any foreign object in your packaged food products. To find out how they work, and which one will work best for you, read
A Practical Guide to Metal Detection and X-ray Inspection of Food.

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