Oct 17, 2023
Duravant to Present Food Sorting, Handling Equipment at PACK EXPO Las Vegas
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth C-4230! Duravant’s Food Sorting and Handling Solutions group will display its expanded portfolio of automation technologies and newest innovations. This content
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth C-4230! Duravant’s Food Sorting and Handling Solutions group will display its expanded portfolio of automation technologies and newest innovations.
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Duravant’s Food Sorting and Handling Solutions group includes operating companies Key Technology, Multiscan Technologies, PPM Technologies, and WECO will showcase its portfolio of optical sorters, specialized conveyors, and advanced turnkey processing line solutions that optimize yield, ensure product quality, reduce labor and improve operating efficiencies for food growers and processors. Key Technology will unveil its COMPASS® food optical sorter. It achieves consistently high foreign material and product defect removal while simplifying system operation, sanitation, and maintenance. Ideal for sorting a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, snack foods, and more, this sorting system helps processors automate and improve quality management of their food products, while maximizing yield and increasing profitability. It will also present its reversible Zephyr™ horizontal-motion conveyor.
WECO will be showcasing its integrated Sortivator fresh-pack line for blueberries that can be customized to incorporate systems for eliminating debris, removing soft fruit, sorting by color and/or sorting by size. Suitable for big and small operations, whether the berries are harvested mechanically or by hand, the Sortivator line provides fast, gentle, and effective blueberry sorting controlled from a single touchscreen control panel.
Multiscan’s S30 vision technology line is designed for sorting small products such as cherry and grape tomatoes as well as in-shell nuts by quality, color, size and shape. The system relies on Multiscan’s SpinSort technology to turn individual product pieces 360-degrees for comprehensive inspection and thorough removal of defects. This versatile system automates product sorting to maximize line efficiency.
PPM Technologies will present its compact Mini VF electromagnetic vibratory motion conveyor for product handling. Powered by a universal low-frequency drive and PPM’s patented feedback sensor, the Mini VF offers total control of production flow rates. Gently handling a variety of products including snack foods, cereals, confectionaries and vegetables, this versatile and cost-efficient conveyor improves sanitation, reduces maintenance and offers maximum reliability over long life cycles.