SHARKNET provides automatic documentation of operational data for metal detectors.

The SHARKNET®-2 Software networks all METAL SHARK® metal detector machines with one Windows computer. SHARKNET®-2 simplifies reporting for HACCP, GMP, BRC and IFS compliance. The software collects all the required data and prints out any user defined report requests.

SHARKNET® 2 is easy to use and intuitive. Operation is simple with installation into the familiar Windows environment. All functions are called up by mouse click. All metal detector data will be displayed by point-and-click on the particular icons.

The database and archive function enables the recall of any previous time span. For instance it is possible to prove that metal detection was active during any historical production batch.

Report functions in Windows and Printing: IFS/HACCP/GMP/BRC Report, parameter sheet, graphic and text report of metal findings with metal detectors.

  • Managers can monitor real-time inspection results and actively manage multiple product inspection equipment from a central computer
  • Remote maintenance capability by operators and Cassel technicians
  • Traceability of all operational data including metal alerts, batch and average weight reports, parameter changes, PVS results, errors and product passes
  • All data is stored in an SQL database for easy export
  • Auto report printing for simple HACCP-SQF 2000-BRC-GMP-IFS5-FSSC 22000/PAS 220 compliance
  • Backup of all stored parameters
Enhanced features include:
  • Quick, easy viewing and printing of HACCP reports
  • Backup and restoring of metal detector parameters
  • Software password protection
Shark-1 Shark-2 SharkNET
Technology 2-Channel analysis 4-Quadrant Technology Same as controller
Display Alphanumeric LCD 5.4" color screen Computer LCD
Frequencies 1, 2 or 4 1, 2 or 4 Same as controller
Sensitivity Normal user achieves 80% of metal
detectors maximum performance
without expert optimization
Normal user achieves 90% of metal
detectors maximum performance
without expert optimization
Same as controller
Teach 8 to 14 samples 3 to 7 samples Same as controller
Interface Strong digital filters Excellent digital filters Same as controller
Outputs (2) Potential Free
(4) Programmable
(2) Potential Free
(8) Programmable
Same as controller
Inputs (4) Programmable (8) Programmable Same as controller
Language Latin characters only Global languages available Same as controller
Memory Integrated flash for 50 events Integrated flash for 1000 events Unlimited data logging capabilities
in SQL database
Parameter Backup No No To computer hard drive
# of Custom Products 120 120 Same as controller
Temperature Standard: temp. -10 to + 50 °C
humidity 30 to 85% not condensing
Standard: temp. -10°C to +40°C,
rel. humidity 30 to 85% not condensing;
Options: -40°C or +55°C
Same as computer
Power Input 85-264 V AC,,50/60 Hz,
1P, self selecting
85-264 V AC,,50/60 Hz,
1P, self selecting
Same as computer
Communication Interface RS232, RS485 RS232, Ethernet and optional WLAN Same as computer
Password Protection 1 Level 4 Levels Software is password protected
Multiple System Control No No Yes
Remote Maintenance No No Yes
Auto Report Printing Metal event only to industrial printer Yes, any report to network printer Any report to PDF or network printer
Validation Software
Yes Yes Yes

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