The new era of contrast sensors from SICK

KTS and KTX: more than just print mark sensors

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Where most of the contrast sensors reach their limits, the KTS and KTX offer more applications, more areas of use, more flexibility. They incorporate more than just the reliability and availability of contrast sensors from the market and technology leader: TwinEye-Technology®, multifunctional display, integrated job memory and the combination of contrast and color sensor technology. Continue reading

SICK sensor solutions: Making sure the contents actually match the label

The perfect way to monitor labels for vegetable oils and fats

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Every amateur cook knows that you have to use the right oil and fat for optimum results. As well as having basic cooking skills, the cook needs to know that an oil bottle or packet of cooking fat actually contains what it says on the label. Florin, a company based in Muttenz, provides certainty in this regard thanks to vision sensors, photoelectric sensors and bar code readers from SICK.   Continue reading

LFP Inox: Reliable in the Food Industry

High demands placed on level measurement in dairies

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The Gropper dairy has been a partner of customers and suppliers alike for more than 80 years. The dairy has become the specialist for brands and now supplies almost every national as well as international trading company. The milk processing is a challenge for the sensor technology. Because of this, the company relies on the level sensor LFP from SICK. Continue reading

Lid integrity inspection with the Trispector1000 3D Vision Sensor

Jam jars: vacuums a necessity

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When it comes to metal closures in packaging, nothing can be left to chance: In products such as jam jars, the consumer goods industry requires seals to be tight and jars to be hermetically sealed. Anyone who makes their own jam will know that a small indentation in the lid is the key to creating the perfect vacuum. However, this small feature is difficult to identify by eye in industrial production contexts involving high numbers of parts and high speeds. Continue reading

Seamless transparency in case of a product recall

Safe Food Chain: only possible with reliable track and trace solutions

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Track and trace, as well as food safety, are all about ensuring transparency with respect to the food’s origin and its path through the entire supply chain – and back! Whether it involves processing, filling, or packaging, every process step requires its data to be gathered using a reliable method. This is particularly important in the hygienic conditions which come as standard in the food industry. Continue reading