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Dud Detection Services

Whether cans, bottles, jars, or cardboard, our dud detection services use x-ray to inspect packages much quicker than manually possible, and many times finding issues not visible to the naked eye. Depending on the perishibility of your product and the urgency with which the service is needed, we can receive your product in-house or send a machine and a technician to your facility to detect duds using your personnel. Turnaround times are fast and results are reliable and documented.

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Dud detection services for canning are a vital aspect of the food processing industry, as they ensure the safety and quality of canned or other packaged goods before they reach consumers. Canning is clearly an effective method of preservation, but if the can or jar is not properly sealed, the food can become spoiled or contaminated and potentially harmful to consume.

Dud detection services for canning can be divided into two main categories: visual inspection and automated inspection.

  • Visual inspection: This type of inspection is typically carried out by trained personnel who physically inspect each can or jar for any signs of damage or defects. This includes checking for dents, rust, leaks, or any other visible signs of damage. The inspector will also look for any signs of spoilage, such as discoloration or off-odors in the food.
  • Automated inspection: This type of inspection uses x-ray and specialized software to scan cans or jars for defects or damage. X-rays are excellent at detecting container defects and any foreign objects that may have entered the can or jar during the filling process.

Both visual and automated inspection methods have their advantages and disadvantages. Visual inspection has the ability to detect some defects, but it can be time-consuming and may not be as efficient as automated inspection. Automated inspection, on the other hand, is typically faster and more efficient.

When it comes to dud detection services, it’s important to choose a company that has the necessary equipment and experience. The company should have a team of trained and experienced personnel who are capable of performing both visual and automated inspections, as well as providing a detailed report of their findings. They should also be able to provide recommendations on how to improve the overall quality and safety of the canned goods.

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