Product details Checkweigher Flexus®
Flexus® is your solution for ensuring optimum product quality, regardless of whether you want to check the weight and/or integrity of your product or optimise your filling processes. The high-resolution EMFC load cell technology and a tailored design guarantee precise weighing results and a high throughput of up to 600 pieces per minute.
Flexus® is easy to integrate into your production environment. Changes to line configurations and quick transitions between products are handled quickly and easily. Specifically designed for the food industry, Flexus enables easy inspection, as well as simple and safe cleaning.
- 21 CFR Part 11
- Fill quantity control
- Filling and Dosing
- Statistical process control
- Fill quantity control
- especially for packaged products
IP 54 (optional: IP 65)
Housing AISI 304 stainless steel
Product enhancements Flexus Combi with metal detection
Flexus plus Vistus
Flexus can be combined with Vistus metal detection technology on request. The Flexus Combi checkweigher combines the advantages of checkweighing and metal detection in one space-saving system. You get maximum quality control in a minimum of space.
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- Key facts
Highspeed quality control Minebea Intec technology keeps the pace in the packaging line
Narrow packs of sweets with an extremely small supporting surface had to be checked for their integrity, contamination and reliably removed at high speed from the product flow where necessary. The weighing solution had to have an MID approval for high speeds.
More about the challenge
For its oldest brands in the confectionery segment, the food manufacturer was looking for a reliable checkweigher combined with metal detection in the packaging line. The project was challenging from the outset. The benchmark process speed of 430 pieces per minute and the fact that the product was to be used in the food sector called for a weighing solution with MID approval for high speeds. The weighing solution also needed to have the option of flexible customisation for subsequent transitions between products. Finally, the product’s special packaging design posed an extra challenge. The sweets are packed loose in long, narrow cardboard packages, which have an extremely small supporting surface due to their design and are therefore not very stable.
More about the solution
Minebea Intec tendered a proposal with the checkweigher Flexus and won the contract. The checkweigher was equipped with a customised feeder as an ETO (Engineering to Order) project, which helps to ensure that the packs of products always pass through the weighing area in the correct orientation, even at very high speeds. The complex feeding and discharging technology effortlessly keeps up with the required pace. Reliable ejection of incomplete or contaminated packs of products is ensured by two high-speed separators, which push the cardboard boxes (which are oriented perpendicularly) out of the product flow. Separate, lockable run-off containers ensure that the ejected goods are stored securely.
More about the customer
The customer is a leading global food company and is one of the 100 largest companies in the world in terms of turnover. The manufacturer has various areas of focus in the food and beverage sectors. In the confectionery segment, there are popular brands with long traditions that are not just recognised around the world by their taste but also by their packaging design.
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