X-ray Inspection Bulk 540 PRO

The Eagle Bulk 540 PRO x-ray machine is designed to address the unique handling and inspection requirements posed by bulk flowing food products such as fruits, vegetables, pet food, seafood, granola and other cereals.

All the Power of X-ray Analysis

The Eagle Bulk 540’s robust construction with a unique cupped belt design is designed for both wet and dry product as it reduces product loss and spillage. It features unobstructed sightlines and contoured surfaces which minimize potential food harborage making it ideal for harsh washdown environments. Benefit from reliable and accurate detection for hard-to-find contaminants:

  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Dense plastics and rubber compounds
  • Mineral stones and rocks 

Machine Specifications

Bulk 540 PRO

  • Inspection Coverage

    Cupped belt, 328 mm (12.9″) width at the base and 540 mm (21.3″) width at belt top edges; 74 mm (2.9″) product depth

  • Inspection Modes

    Simultaneous inspection modes for contaminant, shape & mass measurement with statistics

  • User Interface & Operating System

    15″ TFT color touch screen; Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB with Eagle SimulTask™ 4 PRO Control & Imaging Software; TeamViewer™ service tool for remote machine diagnostics & product set-up services

  • Conveyor Size

    547 mm (21.5″) wide cupped belt; 2474 mm (97.4″) overall machine length with integrated reject mechanism

  • Reject Mechanism

    24 VDC Signal only, single lane flip-up reject, flap reject ( 1, 2, 4, or 8 lane), 20 lane air blast, custom rejects

  • Speed Range

    24 – 60 MPM (78 – 200 FPM), subject to generator & detector used, product type & dimensions

  • X-ray Power

    Single vertical beam; 140W (140kV, 1mA) or 420W (140kV, 3mA)

  • Detector Resolution

    1.2 mm single energy or 1.2 mm MDX™ dual energy

  • Communication

    (2) USB 2.0 ports, (1) Ethernet 10/100/1000 mbps port, (1) RS232 serial port; (1) EtherNet/IP Fieldbus interface port optional

  • IP Rating & Machine Finish

    IP65 Standard; IP69 Optional; Type 304 stainless steel #4 finish

  • Radiation Safety

    X-ray emissions <1 uS/hr; compliant to 21 CFR 1020.40, 21 CFR 179.21, & EURATOM ER nationalized standards

  • Electrical Safety

    Compliant with CAT-3 (EN954), PLd (EN13849) safety circuits with system visualization

  • Thermal Management

    IP65 – Air conditioner externally mounted; IP69 – Water cooled heat exchanger, plant water supply ≥7.6LPM, 13°C to 21°C required

  • Operating Range

    0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) 25% to 90% relative humidity non-condensing

  • Power Requirements

    230 VAC, +/-10%, Single Phase, 50/60 Hz, 16 Amp Fused

  • Options & Accessories

    Multilane operation, reject bins; reject actuation & bin full sensors; audible & visual alarms; EtherNet/IP interface, TraceServer™ data collection software; remote user interface, hazard based risk assessment

Eagle’s Industries

Eagle’s x-ray systems are capable of solving a wide variety of product safety and quality control issues for many different industries.

Fruits & Vegetables

Advanced X-ray Inspection Technologies

Dual Energy
SimulTask™ PRO Image Analysis Software
TraceServer™ Centralized Database
Dual Energy Technology

Dual Energy

Image Analysis Software

SimulTask™ PRO Image Analysis Software

Centralized Database

TraceServer™ Centralized Database

Eagle’s X-ray Capabilities

Dual Energy Inspection

Enhances traditional x-ray inspection and allows for the detection of materials previously unseen by single energy x-ray.

Mass Measurement

Mass and weight measurement with x-ray technology provides an additional layer of process control and due diligence to ensure high-quality.

Stone Detection

Reliable stone detection with x-ray inspection technology in bulk applications for added safety.

Metal Detection

Capable of detecting stainless steel, ferrous and non-ferrous metals in a broad range of applications.

Eagle’s Support

In addition to providing industry-leading technology and unparalleled reliability, Eagle provides highly-responsive support and service coverage globally, through a network of expert partners, supported by a core team of regionally-based Eagle experts.

Eagle's Support Service

Industry Resources

Infographics Dual Energy X-ray Technology for the Food Industry
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Dual Energy X-ray Technology for the Food Industry

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Videos Advanced X-ray Inspection Capabilities for Bakery & Snack Food
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Advanced X-ray Inspection Capabilities for Bakery & Snack Food

Deliver contaminant free high-quality products for the bakery and snack food industry with x-ray inspection technology.

Videos How to Detect Previously Undetectable Foreign Bodies
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How to Detect Previously Undetectable Foreign Bodies

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Videos Advanced X-ray Inspection Capabilities for Fruit & Vegetable Products
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Advanced X-ray Inspection Capabilities for Fruit & Vegetable Products

Fruit & vegetable processors can now perform quality control checks simultaneously with x-ray inspection technology.

What Our Customers Say

“We were very impressed with Eagle’s on-site service. The team adjusted the equipment to meet our needs perfectly.”
 Iglo Food Group
Mr. Arno Strotmann Project Manager
“The x-ray’s software program is very intuitive. It’s simple to set up and program. I learned a great deal from Eagle’s service department on how to run the machine and appreciate their know-how, availability 24/7 and professionalism.”
Tim Pheland Process Engineer
“Quality is key for us. Now, thanks to the Eagle Bulk 415 PRO we can totally say our products are contaminant free and we truly believe this will let us keep growing and exploring new markets.”
 Higos El Pajarero
Mrs. Fuensanta Carrillo Sales and Marketing Manager, Higos El Pajarero
“When first presented with the idea of inspecting our products using x-ray inspection systems, we doubted that it could help us to improve and assure the quality of their products; now it is a fundamental part inside of our system of quality.”
 Kowi
Ramiro Espinoza Kowi’s Plant Director
“Going forward, any new inspection systems or upgrades to current inspection technologies will be x-ray inspection systems, they are extremely reliable, easy to operate and easy to maintain.”
 Kens Steak House Dressing
Merrily Blasi Quality Assurance Manager.
“These machines do an excellent job of looking for and pinpointing any foreign matter, with instant and easy-to-use metal detection capabilities. And they can be taught and programmed to identify other unwanted substances by measuring product density. ”
 Unilever Canada
Galen Sienicki Factory Director
“The Eagle x-ray machine has resulted in a dramatic reduction of bones in our boneless products—basically down to zero. By purchasing a dual-lane system, we’re able to double our output, or run different products at the same time.”
 Giannone Poultry
Bruno Giannone Vice-President and CEO
“We chose Eagle’s Pack 430 PRO because of the machine’s software capabilities – in particular, the multitask features which offered more options, compared to competitors’ machines, such as checkweighing.”
 Schuman Cheese
Vincent Angiolillo VP Engineering and R&D Strategic Initiatives, Schuman Cheese, Inc.

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