Application Notes

Bulk Whole Potatoes

Fruits & Vegetables
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Detect Harmful Contaminants with X-ray

The Challenges

Bulk whole potato farmers can encounter hazardous foreign body contamination within their crops, ranging from sewing needles and nails to golf balls and mineral stones. Catching physical contaminants as early in the production process as possible is vital, not only to avoid product recalls and to protect a brand, but also to avoid machine damage, reduce product waste and minimize production costs.

X-ray inspection equipment can prevent contaminants from reaching the end user, ensuring food safety and strengthen a company’s overall quality control program. The main three key benefits for using x-ray technology for bulk potato inspection are:

  • Detecting and rejecting contaminated potatoes.
  • Measuring the size of the potatoes.
  • Monitoring the product quality of the potatoes supplied by third parties upon arrival.

The Solution

This application note focuses on how x-ray inspection can solve the above challenges for potato farmer’s by using the Eagle™ Pack 720 PRO with Material Discrimination X-ray (MDX) dual energy technology along with SimulTask™ PRO. This bulk potato inspection solution provides unsurpassed high resolution imaging to detect foreign body contaminants and perform accurate mass measurements, resulting in high quality products and ensuring product safety.

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