The PRO Series Dual Sensor Compression Twin Belt (TB) sensor is specifically designed for pouch inspection. The patented technology is designed to identify and reject leaking pouch style containers caused by defects in the seams or fitment closure.
How It Works
The TapTone PRO Series Pouch Inspector system finds and rejects leaking and damaged pouches at production line speeds up to 200 feet per minute. The patented system is designed with dual pairs of parallel belts suspended over the customers’ existing conveying system. As the pouch passes through the system, the dual pairs of parallel belts apply force to the sidewall of the pouch. This action increases the internal pressure of the pouch, evacuating a small amount of product out any leak areas, thus allowing a comparative measurement to be taken at both the in-feed and the discharge of the system. Comparing the pouch to itself eliminates typical variations seen in the production environment (Fill Level, Product Temperature, and Seal width).
Utilizing advanced DSP technology the TapTone PRO Series controller analyzes each of the individual sensors as well as their comparative measurement and assigns three resulting merit values to each pouch. If any merit value is outside of the acceptable range, a reject signal activates a remote reject system.
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