Company: Eriez, Erie, PA
Equipment Snapshot: New Xtreme Vertical Drop Metal Detectors from Eriez are engineered to detect the presence of ferrous, nonferrous and stainless metal contaminants in gravity free-fall applications, including food processing and packaging applications. The units feature quick-release connections, remote electronics, antistatic food-grade pipe, automatic reject valves and stainless steel ceiling support plates. Available in wall- or floor-mount designs, Xtreme Vertical Drop Metal Detectors strike a balance between absolute detection of all metal contaminants and elimination of false signals that slow down production, according to the company. The state-of-the-art metal detectors also offer easy setup and reporting as well as remote access capabilities. They feature a 7-inch, easy-to-use touchscreen interface, various pre-programmed languages, multiple USB and interface ports, a low air pressure alert and a consolidated power supply.