X-Ray Machine Pack 400 HC 3-A Dairy

Meets requirements for 3-A Sanitary Standard 75-01 for the dairy industry and is built for harsh washdown environments, including ingress protection compliance with IP69 specifications, making it ideal for inspecting raw products such as blocks of cheese.

All the Power of X-ray Analysis

The Eagle Pack 400 HC 3-A Dairy integrates proven design principles from respected industry authorities, NAMI, NSF, ANSI and others, to deliver a system that can be quickly disassembled, thoroughly cleaned and reassembled by a single person to save time and labor, maximizing uptime. The system features sanitary welded construction with minimized exposed threads and product contact zones. It is a compact system, ideal for existing production lines.  

With its advanced image analysis software, SimulTask™ PRO, the system simultaneously performs quality control checks:  

  • Superior contaminant detection 
  • Exceptional mass measurement for blocks of cheese 
  • Fill level verification
  • Void detection in cheese
  • Cap detection for drinkable yogurt or milk bottles 
  • Identify trapped food in seals for cheese packages 
  • Component count in sliced cheese packages

Machine Specifications

Pack 400 HC 3-A Dairy

  • Inspection Coverage

    389 mm (15.3″) wide at the belt, 237 mm (9.3″) wide at the top of aperture; 158 mm (6.2″) overall height

  • Inspection Modes

    SimulTask™ 4 PRO standard inspection modes include contaminant, bone, missing item, clip, void, premium, shape/size, position, fill level, count, zonal mass, mass measurement with 2, 3, or 5 zone checkweighing functionality 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

    498 mm (19.6″) wide belt by 1829 mm (72″) long with no reject; 2438 mm (96″) long with 1 reject; 2895 mm (114″) long with 2 rejects; Blue food-grade belt compliant for transport of unpackaged foodstuffs

  • Reject Mechanism

    24 VDC Signal only, airblast, push arm, custom rejects

  • Speed Range

    15 – 61 MPM (50 – 200 FPM), subject to generator & detector used, product type & dimensions

  • X-ray Power

    Single vertical beam; 100W (84kV, 1.2mA), 110W (110kV, 1mA), 330W (110kV, 3mA) or 420W (84kV, 5mA)

  • Detector Resolution

    0.4 mm, 0.8 mm, 1.2 mm single energy, 1.2 mm MDX™ dual energy or PXT™ Performance X-ray Technology

  • 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

    IP69 Standard; Type 304 Stainless Steel, #4 surface finish less than 32u-inch RA

  • Radiation Safety

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

  • Electrical Safety

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

  • Electrical Safety

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

  • Thermal Management

    Water cooled heat exchanger, plant water supply ≥7.6LPM, 13°C to 21°C required; Optional air conditioner externally mounted

  • 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, product guides, reject bins; reject verify, bin full, counter-check, & package back-up sensors; audible & visual alarms; parts cart for cleaning, EtherNet/IP interface, TraceServer™ data collection software; RECON™ rework station, remote user interface, hazard based risk assessment


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

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EAGLE’S X-ray Capabilities

An all-in-one inspection system capable of simultaneous quality control checks.

Contaminant Detection

Superior detection of physical contaminants regardless of their size, shape or location within a product.

Mass Measurement

weight verification provides an additional layer of process control and due diligence to ensure high-quality.

Component Count

X-ray systems can look inside sealed packaging for component verification, ensuring reliable results.

Dual Energy Inspection

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

Metal Detection

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

Glass Detection

Reduce the risk of costly product recalls, protect consumers and uphold brand integrity with glass-in-glass detection for packaged products.

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 Support Services

Industry Resources


Schuman Cheese Inc. – Rigorous Quality Assurance

Eagle™ Pack 430 PRO x-ray inspection machine helps Arthur Schuman to produce quality cheese and reduce consumer complaints by detecting foreign contaminants.

Advanced X-ray Inspection Capabilities for Dairy Food Products

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X-ray Technology – Inspect More and Expect More for Dairy Products

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Swiss Cheese Blocks

X-ray inspection equipment helps create reliable and consistent end product for Swiss cheese manufacturers.

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.”
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.”
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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