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Mettler Toledo Presents New Product Inspection Systems

At Pack Expo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 11–13, 2023

Published: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 10:58

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(Mettler Toledo: Columbus, OH) -- Mettler Toledo Product Inspection Group will present a variety of inspection systems in Booth C-1814 at Pack Expo Las Vegas, being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 11–13, 2023. Two new X-ray inspection systems—the X2 and the CX32—will join Mettler Toledo’s roster of X-ray systems, metal detectors, check weighers, vision systems, and track-and-trace solutions for bulk and packaged food and pharmaceutical products.

“Today, more than ever, processors and packers are trying to do more with less,” says Robert Rogers, senior adviser of food safety and regulations at Mettler Toledo. “While there’s always been a focus on improving line efficiency, staffing shortages have exploded in the post-pandemic era, driving the need for tech that can reduce labor demands. Automation like our product setup, testing, validation, and data collection capabilities have reduced the need for human intervention. And by making our equipment easier to use, we help new operators come up to speed quickly. Plus, our 24/7 phone support and extensive network of skilled technicians ensures that we’re available to assist customers that may no longer have the needed expertise in-house.”


Mettler Toledo X2 X-ray inspection system

At Pack Expo Las Vegas, two new X-ray inspection systems—the X2 and the CX32—will be exhibited for the first time. Suitable for small- to medium-sized packaged foods and pharmaceuticals, these systems detect hard-to-find physical contaminants such as glass, stone, and bone while offering an intuitive user interface and easy access for cleaning and maintenance. The X32 is available with a single- or multi-lane configuration as well as a variety of product-integrity checks to improve overall product quality.

Mettler Toledo will also present its latest update, version 2.6, for its ProdX software, which is compatible with virtually all Mettler Toledo inspection systems. Introducing an optimized web dashboard, automated reporting capabilities, and more, ProdX 2.6 enables processors to monitor their inspection equipment remotely and easily collect, save, search, and share data to protect food safety, comply with regulatory requirements, and improve process efficiencies.


Mettler Toledo CX32 X-ray inspection system

Two of Mettler Toledo’s popular “combination” systems will be on display as well. The CX35 combines check weighing and X-ray inspection to achieve precise weighing, foreign material detection, and quality control functions on a single unit. The CV35 combines check weighing with label inspection.

A C35 AdvancedLine check weigher and X34C X-ray system will be demonstrated on a continuous loop in Mettler Toledo’s booth. Equipped with sophisticated FlashCell EMFR technology, the C35 offers precision weighing at speeds up to 800 packs per minute. The X34C inspects small, individually wrapped foods or pharmaceuticals at high speeds in a compact footprint.

Also on display will be two M-30R Series metal detectors—the M31R and M34R—with upgraded SENSE software, which features advanced algorithms to deliver increased detection sensitivity with minimal false rejects.

Mettler Toledo will exhibit its Gravity Fall metal detector for free-falling products, equipped with ATS (automatic test system). ATS can shorten the time required to complete performance-monitoring tests by up to 90%, reducing downtime and increasing productivity while ensuring tests are completed consistently every time.

To help pharmaceutical manufacturers and contract packers meet regulatory requirements, such as the upcoming Drug Supply Chain Security Act, Mettler Toledo is showcasing a variety of pharma-specific systems at the show, including the T2620 mark-and-verify system, T16 aggregation system, Starweigh check weigher, and Tablex Pro metal detector.

For more information about Mettler Toledo’s product inspection equipment, visit www.mt.com/pi-pr.


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