Operators use metal detectors to identify contaminants in packaged food products

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Protect your product and your reputation in today’s competitive marketplace with Thermo Scientific Metal Detectors for the food industry. Our customized industrial food metal detection equipment provides reliable, cost-effective protection from even the smallest metal contaminants found in food production anywhere in a process. Learn more about our industrial metal detectors.

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Overcome the limitations of fixed single or dual frequency metal detectors in the food industry with the Thermo Scientific Sentinel Multiscan Metal Detector. Scan up to five user-selectable frequencies at a time for unmatched sensitivity. Your brand is your most valuable asset. Provide the highest levels of food safety with the Sentinel 5000 featuring multiscan.  

Improve operational efficiency and eliminate expensive downtime, service costs and repair bills with uniquely-designed food industry metal detectors. Thermo Scientific industrial metal detectors are suited for a wide range of demanding food processing and packaging environments.

Fulfill your quality goals or new product challenges while reducing product effect and costly waste caused by false rejects with the highly sensitive Thermo Scientific APEX 500 High Performance Metal Detector for the food industry.

Detect metal contaminants in hard to reach places with the Thermo Scientific APEX 300 Flexible Metal Detector, a small, easily installed, customizable industrial metal detector to fit your drop through, pipeline and check weighing needs. 

Protect your products from common metal contaminants found in food production. The Thermo Scientific APEX 100 Entry Level Metal Detector is an outstanding value for cost-sensitive applications in the food industry.

Get the most out of your Thermo Scientific APEX Metal Detector with a high quality conveyor suitable for most food packaging and bulk flow food industry metal detection applications.

Improve food safety with the most up to date industrial metal detectors. Now you can breathe new life into your old metal detector at a fraction of the cost of installing a new metal detector with the Thermo Scientific APEX Upgrade.

Achieve cost-effective, industry-leading sensitivity in the most demanding pharmaceutical environments while meeting the U.S. Federal Drug Administration's stringent requirements for validated production.

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Learn all about our new multiscan multi-frequency metal detection

New in the Food & Beverage Learning Center, learn about our new multiscan multi-frequency metal detection technology for the food industry, ideal for difficult applications such as meat, dairy, baked goods and snack products. 

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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 detection equipment 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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