Cassel′s METAL SHARK® BD Metal Detectors, typically integrated onto conveyor belts, readily adjust settings to ensure extreme equipment sensitivity, stability and reliability. A variety of reject mechanisms (pusher, belt stop and alarm, etc.) are available to alert operators of a "find" or to divert contaminated product. The conveyor belt, framing and controls are available in sanitary design for food grade process applications. Cassel Metal Detectors can be easily adjusted to accommodate multi-system processing and environmental product effect changes.
The METAL SHARK® BD is generally used for:
The METAL SHARK® BD is enclosed in a 100% stainless steel housing and is specifically designed for use in the food industry.
HACCP and IFS compliance: Per HACCP principles, Metal Detectors are classified as critical control points and continuous checking is required to meet standards. If requested, Cassel can integrate a performance validation system (PVS) which automatically prompts the operator to test Metal Detector performance at pre-set intervals.
Operational history: Metal contaminant detections, changes in parameter settings and other events are recorded with the date and time. Users can view the list of "incidents" on the control panel or export the log via a serial port.
Ready for SHARKNET® software: To comply with HACCP and IFS standards, SHARKNET® enables automatic downloading of data documentation to a Windows-based PC.
LPW option for low pressure wash-up (IP66): To obtain the IP66 rating, the METAL SHARK® controller can be housed in a double thick stainless steel enclosure. This upgrade allow for wash-up with a non-pressure waterhose.
HPW option for high pressure wash-up (IP67): To obtain the IP67 rating, the aperture can be specially sealed to prevent leaks and the METAL SHARK® controller can be 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 as well as other manufacturers who conduct frequent wash-ups have found this feature very beneficial.