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Fortress offers a complete range of metal detection solutions to satisfy the unique needs of a wide variety of industries

Lumber

For whole logs, chippers and bales of hay

Lumber metal detectors are ideally suited for scanning whole logs and for chipper protection.These large and robust systems are often required to prevent damage to critical and expensive cutting machinery. Because product is either direct from its source or recycled, it can potentially contain large metal objects such as fencing wire and nails. Our system easily detects these objects, ensuring they don’t damage other equipment in the production process.

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Web/ Surface

For wide thin products such as textiles and paper

Web metal detectors are designed for the inspection of wide, thin products that are often sheeted or on a roll or web.Units are typically installed within the production process to protect cutting machinery from the potential damage caused by metal contaminants. For very wide applications, the detector may be divided into “Multiscan” sections to assist the operator in retrieving the contaminant.

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Pipeline

For product typically pumped through pipes

Pipeline systems are used for unpackaged items that are conveyed through the production process in a pipe. Due to the wet product application, Pipeline metal detectors are equipped with BSH Rugged Casing and Stainless Steel construction for IP69K certified protection, which ensures products maintain their quality while maintaining a safe operating environment.Pipeline systems are generally inserted into an existing process line at the last possible point. In the majority of cases, these products are pumped liquids and pastes however, the same principles can be used for other applications where the product is dry and blown through a pipe, for example sausage meat.

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Freefall – Bulk

For loose freefalling products such as powders and grains

Gravity metal detectors are the ideal incorporation into existing systems where bulk product, such as flour, rice and cereal, is free falling. The product under test is gravity-fed through a pipe system and travels through the detector’s aperture.Gravity systems typically include an automatic reject system to remove contaminated product from the flow, ensuring product that only the highest quality product is packaged for distribution.

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Vent Tube

For filled plastic and glass bottles

Vent Tube detectors are ideally suited for integration into existing bottling lines for detection of filler vent tubes. It’s typically positioned on the outfeed of a bottle processing or filler machine with easy interfacing to line controls and inspection systems. The system can be linked into existing fill level and monitoring equipment to provide an accurate detection of a vent tube nozzle within the product.

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