Outstanding Bone Detection
Marel’s SensorX sets the standard in bone detection. Advanced sensing technology and cutting-edge software give the SensorX bone detection capabilities and reliable performance that is unprecedented among automatic bone detection systems.
The SensorX produces much more reliable and consistent results in a production environment than manual inspection.
How it Works
The SensorX scans the product using advanced X-ray technology.
Product with bone is rejected to a workstation with a display showing the precise location of the bone. The bone (or other contaminant) is removed by the operator before the product is re-scanned for added safety.
In addition to bone detection, the SensorX can detect other contaminants such as metal, stone and glass.
The SensorX commonly achieves a 99% detection rate on calcified bones larger than 2mm, with false positives at or below 3%. With the accurate bone detection of the SensorX, bone risk is no longer an inevitable part of poultry processing.
The SensorX bone detection system now performs weighing using X-ray.
The SensorX bone detection system now performs weighing using X-ray. The SmartSort is a discharge unit that can be positioned after the SensorX bone detection system. Together, the SensorX and SmartSort, with its unrivaled small floor footprint combine X-ray bone detection and grading in one compact solution.
The SmartSort gently diverts product into a crate, box/combo, or onto a conveyor based on weight. It uses the weight information from the SensorX so there is no need for a dynamic weighing unit.
Down with false positives!
Performance statistics of bone detection machines may look impressive, but they will only reflect the true situation if the false positive rate is also included. A bone detection machine which gives too many false positives is useless. Marel’s latest SensorX software not only reduces the incidence of false positives to an absolute industry minimum but also detects those difficult to find bone fragments more accurately. This means less rework and fewer inspectors, enhancing still further the machine’s already excellent performance.
Premium product - more valuable brand
The SensorX has been integrated with all major poultry deboning systems and has proven itself to deliver superior bone detection, better process overview, less product handling and reduced over trimming.
This enables producers to offer their customers a safer more valuable product at a premium price with fewer bone complaints, adding value to their brand.
Process improvement with SensorX
The combination of Marel’s advanced sensing technology, software development and expertise in designing integrated turnkey systems, has ensured an optimal bone detection solution that fits any deboning process.
- Save money by detecting bones right after deboning
- Improve the deboning process using live feedback
- Detect both embedded & surface bones, metal, glass & stone
- Delivering a safer, higher quality product adds value to brands
SensorX sizes and systems
SensorX is available in four standard configurations:
Marel offers different types of standard logistic systems around the SensorX, depending on each customer needs. Marel’s standard SensorX solutions are available in two different sizes, 300mm or 500mm, with or without a rework station for re-inspection.
The 300mm size is suitable for most applications. The 500mm size is designed to handle higher throughput, such as after two Stork AMF filleting systems.
These compact systems are a good solution when space is tight, either as an inline or offline solution.
SensorX 301 compact system - 300mm scanning width
SensorX 501 compact system – 500mm scanning width
The systems with rework are the choice for most processors and works well as inline or offline solution. The rework mechanism guarantees re-inspection of contaminated fillets.
SensorX 302 system with re-inspection – 300mm scanning width
SensorX 502 system with re-inspection – 500mm scanning width
Enhance processing performance with Innova
Marel’s production management software, gives poultry processors the most effective processing control of their SensorX. Innova enables processors to control and monitor in order to improve processing performance.
Innova is a great tool to monitor SensorX operations in real-time as well as collect historical data on bone and hard contaminants rate. Innova provides the user with live views for monitoring actual performance on the x-ray machine, and delivers reports on throughput, infeed quality, bone detection.
Innova enables processors to improve their performance. By monitoring the bone rate primary processors can improve the performance on the deboning process. Further processors can monitor the quality of delivered material from their suppliers compare suppliers quality.
For more information, contact your local marel representative today