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. Our customized metal detection systems provide reliable, cost-effective protection from even the smallest metal contaminants found in food production anywhere in a process.

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Improve operational efficiency and eliminate expensive downtime, service costs and repair bills with uniquely-designed metal detectors 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.

Detect metal contaminants in hard to reach places with the Thermo Scientific APEX 300 Flexible Metal Detector, a small, easily installed, customizable 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.

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

Improve food safety with the most up to date metal detection equipment 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.

Detect contaminants and other defects found in packaged foods with PASS, an off-line product inspection service. Our highly experienced staff thoroughly tests every package to help achieve maximum product recovery.

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Pack Expo
September 25-27, Las Vegas, Nevada

Join us at the Pack Expo Innovation Stage, C-1049

Wednesday, September 27 at 10 a.m.

"How Multiscan Technology Will Revolutionize Metal Detection and Food Safety"
Presented by Bob Ries, lead product manager, Metal Detection and X-ray Inspection, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Metal detection has been limited to one or two frequencies due to technical constraints in the past with the result being that small, real-world contaminants can escape detection. A totally new approach to this old problem will be presented that utilizes a true spectrum of frequencies along with new signal processing, thus reducing the probability of an escape to near zero. This technology will be compared to currently deployed systems highlighting the benefits of upgrading and enhancing food safety.

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