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Tunnel Metal Detector (TU)

Tunnel Metal Detector  (TU) for conveyor installation on bottom and top of the conveye

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  • Multiple languages available
  • Four-level password: operator, manager, technician and service
  • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step, high-graphic screens help users set standards for product testing
  • Simple operation means no expensive service calls to adjust settings
  • Four Quadrant Technology
    • 360° analysis of the product signature
    • Metal threshold follows the signature so metal detection occurs in the whole product
    • The detector adjusts settings to detect metals in the most “difficult” products such as cheese or high salt content foods
  • Zero Maintenance Electronics
    • All-solid-state electronics housed on one mainboard – ensures years of reliable performance offering the lowest cost of ownership on the market
    • Digital Balance Control adjusts for temperature and humidity fluctuations by monitoring coil balance more than 200 times per second
    • 2-year standard warranty
  • Documentation and Traceability
    • Metal detectors are considered a critical control point, and continuous checking is required to meet standards. Cassel metal detectors can be programmed to automatically remind the operator to test equipment performance at pre-set intervals. A list of metal contaminant detections, changes in parameter settings, etc., is stored with both date and time. This list can be viewed on-screen or the data can be downloaded to a Windows-based PC.
    • Performance validation system (PVS) automatically prompts the operator to test Metal Detector performance at pre-set intervals
    • Operational history: events are recorded with the date and time and can be viewed on the control panel or export the log via a serial port
    • Data will not be lost during a power outage

    • TU Metal Detectors are typically used in:
      • Plastics recycling
      • Rubber production
      • Wood and paper processing
      • Food-related industries

    TU Tunnel Metal Detector – Specifications
    Installation Conveyor, typically horizontal, but each angle is applicable. The sensor head is able to divide: No belt cut required.
    Sensing Width 200 – 4000 mm (4 in – 13 ft)
    Metal-Free Zone
    (Before & After Detector)
    Fix metal = 100 mm
    Moving/vibrating metal = 1.5 x aperture height
    Degree of Protection (Optional IP 65, Optional IP 67)
    Sensor Head Stainless steel housing
    Controller METAL SHARK® for wall mounting, optionally attached to the sensor (available if tunnel height 400 mm or higher)

    W380 option for SHARK controller digital control box for rough industrial environment, wall installation. 3 m sensor linkable, power supply 85-264V/50 60Hz. Housing size 380 x 380 x 210 mm.

    • SHARKNET® software
      • Monitor real-time inspection results and actively manage product inspection equipment from a central computer
      • Enables automatic downloading of data documentation to a Windows-based PC
      • Support required compliance with: HACCP-SQF 2000-BRC-GMP-IFS5-FSSC 22000/PAS 220
      • Remote maintenance capability by operators and Cassel technicians
      • All data is stored in an SQL database for easy export or integration if needed
    • Low-pressure wash-down (IP67)
      • METAL SHARK® controller is be housed in a double-thick stainless steel enclosure
      • Can be washed down with a pressure hose
    • High-pressure wash-down (IP69k)
      • Aperture is specially sealed to prevent leaks
      • METAL SHARK® controller is housed in a double-thick stainless steel enclosure
      • Daily wash-ups with a steam hose at a maximum pressure of 60 bar/900 psi can be conducted
      • Sausage processors and other manufacturers who conduct frequent wash-ups have found this feature very beneficial

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