PPO’s Smart Imaging System

Detect foreign materials and assess quality with one system!

One Inspection Technology, Many Configurations

There are many factors to consider when deciding on an inspection technology for your plant. PPO’s proven technology uses hyperspectral imaging to collect and process unparalleled information about food chemistry, in real time. No other solution available on the market today can identify as many foreign materials as PPO’s system, and assess quality characteristics at the same time.

Built for the meat plant

PPO’s system is set up for high reliability, ease of use in the plant and designed for maximum up-time:

  • Uses high reliability industrial grade components and materials
  • Few wear-sensitive items, easily accessible
  • Modular approach to main assemblies allows quick repair or replacement
  • Conveyors can operate independent of the Smart Imaging System
  • Advance maintenance notifications allow to plan maintenance intervals around factory schedule

Choose from 3 configurations

Link to spec sheetSingle-Sided SystemZ-ConfigurationWaterfall System
ConfigurationSingle Sided SystemDouble Sided SystemWaterfall System
Applications
Quality assessment like woody breast, fat/lean composition, tendernessForeign material detection and quality assessmentForeign material detection and product quality control for fat/lean
Ideal ProductsPoultry

  • Whole muscle

  • Trim

  • Ground product



Pork

  • Whole muscle

  • Trim

  • Ground product



Beef

  • Trim

  • Ground product


Poultry

  • Whole muscle

  • Trim



Pork

  • Loins

  • Bellies

  • Trim



Beef

  • Trim

Poultry

  • Ground or diced product



Pork

  • Ground or diced product

All of our systems are assembled in-house by our team of hardware and software experts. The nature of PPO’s hyperspectral imaging and machine learning gives our system a high degree of flexibility and allows our customers to add upgrades to additional applications without changing the hardware.

Choose from 3 configurations

Single Sided System

Single Sided System

Applications: Quality assessment like woody breast, fat/lean  composition, tenderness Ideal Products:

Poultry

  • Whole muscle
  • Trim
  • Ground product

Pork

  • Whole muscle
  • Trim
  • Ground product

Beef

  • Trim
  • Ground product
Z-Configuration

Double Sided System

Applications: 

Foreign material detection and quality assessment

Ideal Products:

Poultry

  • Whole muscle
  • Trim

Pork

  • Loins
  • Bellies
  • Trim

Beef

  • Trim

Waterfall System

Applications: 

Foreign material detection and product quality control for fat/lean

Ideal Products:

Poultry

  • Ground or diced product

Pork

  • Ground or diced product
All of our systems are assembled in-house by our team of hardware and software experts. The nature of PPO’s hyperspectral imaging and machine learning gives our system a high degree of flexibility and allows our customers to add upgrades to additional applications without changing the hardware.

Plant Friendly Features

  • Intralox flat-top Series 1100 white x-ray detectable acetal
  • Fully food safe and wash-down ready
  • Industry standard parts for easy maintenance
  • Includes clean-in-place capability
  • Optional belt scraper
  • Adjustable belt guides
  • Connects easily to third party sorting devices and third party belting
  • Multiple rejection mechanisms available

Ready for Wash-Down

Designed and manufactured to meet all food-safe sanitation requirements.

  • No harborage points
  • Watertight design
  • Belt lifter for easy access
  • Clean-in-place system to assist in loosening debris on the inside
  • Tilting slide glides
  • Withstands industry-standard cleaning products

Let's Work Together

PPO is ready to partner with you to deliver safer, higher quality food to your customers.

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