Inspection solutions Vistus® Freefall

Reliable removal of metallic foreign bodies from powders or granulates.

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Vistus® metal detection technology

Highest detection sensitivity, multi-frequency technology

True In-Process Validation

Guarantees correct performance testing in the center of the product flow

Effective control

Up to four search coils via one terminal, efficient reject systems

Wide range of configurations

For individual requirements, food-certified quality tubes

Product details Vistus® free-fall metal detection system

The Vistus® free-fall metal detection system guarantees the reliable inspection and removal of metallic foreign bodies from all types of food products in powder or granular form that are transported through a pipe by gravity. These include, for example, milk powder, wheat, nuts or cornflakes. All detectors in the Vistus® series are based on high-quality components and a broad frequency spectrum for maximum detection performance and reliability. Dialogs tailored to different user groups ensure maximum user-friendliness.

The right components can be selected for the operating terminal according to requirements based on the modular principle - consisting of search coil, tube, separator and optional true in-process validation.

All components of the overall system can be used in Zone 22 hazardous areas in accordance with the provisions of Directive 94/9/EC.


  • Fill quantity control
  • Filling and Dosing
  • Weighing


  • ATEX


Product type

  • Inspection solution
  • Free-fall metal detector

Product handling

  • In-line inspection

IP protection class

  • IP 65
  • IP 69K on request


  • Housing stainless steel 1.4301


Increase your expertise in foreign object detection

Preventive measures and foreign object management have become increasingly important in the food industry. One reason for this can be found in the changing requirements of food standards. Another reason is the public's increased sensitivity to contaminated and defective products. In the age of the media, product recalls can mean much more than economic losses: in the worst case, they damage the image of the entire company.

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Vistus metal detection technology

  • Maximum detection sensitivity
  • Multi-frequency technology
  • Reliable detection

True In-Process Validation

  • Correct performance validation
  • In the centre of the product flow
  • Validate Ddring operation

Individual configuration

  • Quality pipes certified to food standards
  • Efficient separation systems
  • Minimal installation height

Industrial solutions Our products for your production processes

Our systems and services are oriented towards the requirements of our customers from a wide range of industries. In this way, we ensure that with Minebea Intec you can design your production processes safely and efficiently without having to make compromises. This starts with individual product features and stops only after exceeding global standards.

  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Chemical
  • Agriculture
  • Cosmetics
  • Building Materials
  • Machinery / OEM
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Food & Beverage

Minebea Intec is a leading supplier of weighing and inspection technologies to the food and beverage production industry. Armed with a deep understanding of the challenges food and drink manufacturers face, the company has developed a range of products and solutions that are perfectly tailored to meet their needs in relation to quality and food/drink safety, while also enhancing efficiency and protecting production equipment.

Our solutions for food and beverage industry


Minebea Intec has decades of experience in providing high quality technologies to pharmaceutical manufacturers around the world.

Our solutions for pharmaceutical industry


Minebea Intec offers innovative and robust weighing and inspection technologies for the chemical industry.

Our solutions for chemical industry


The processes in the agricultural industry require robust, reliable solutions with safe measurement results. From truck weighing to metal detection, Minebea Intec’s extensive range of weighing and foreign body inspection products, both automated and manual, has a high-quality solution for every need.

Our solutions for agriculture industry


The highly automated processes in cosmetics production require precise measurement results. Minebea Intec offers versatile industrial weighing solutions for a wide range of applications as well as a broad spectrum of dosing, formulation, sorting, filling and packaging solutions.

Our solutions for cosmetics industry

Building Materials

For the weighing of building materials, the Minebea Intec portfolio offers the appropriate robustness, durability and IP protection class. Robust dosing, filling and metal detection equipment is also supplied.

Our solutions for the building materials industry

Machinery / OEM

Process integrators and machine manufacturers in various industry sectors can benefit from the precision, hygienic design, corrosion resistance and ingress protection offered by Minebea Intec equipment. A wide product range is available.

Our solutions for machinery / OEM


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