OVER THE LAST 25 YEARS, FORTRESS TECHNOLOGY HAS PROVIDED PRECISION INSPECTION EQUIPMENT THAT GUARANTEES HIGH-QUALITY PRODUCTS AND MAINTAINS YOUR BRAND REPUTATION.

Our range of metal detectors and checkweighers is a cut above the competition. Explore our range of products to find which suits your production needs best.

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Stealth Metal Detector

Stealth Metal Detectors use powerful Digital Signal Processing technology and have high sensitivity levels for detecting the smallest ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless-steel contaminants. You can customise the Stealth to suit any application with custom Conveyor Systems and Reject options we manufacture to your specifications.

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
    Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Packaged Products

Pharmaceutical

Nutraceutical

Confectionery
Fresh Foods
Frozen Foods
Powders/Grains

Stealth Large Bag Metal Detector

The Fortress “Big Bag King” sets an untouchable industry standard for sensitivity levels. Reliably detecting 2.0 mm stainless steel within 25-50 kg (50-100 lb.) bags of dry product is virtually unheard of in other leading systems. Our built-in data collection and Contact Reporter Software automates record keeping for this critical control point. 

Vector Big Bag King Conveyor Systems are custom-made from heavy-duty stainless steel to suit any large bag application. The robust conveyors maintain optimal performance under harsh conditions and heavy products and can be customised to withstand washdown environments. 

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Key Features

  • Achieves Detection of 2.0mm Stainless Steel (316) in 50-100lb (25-50kg) bags
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Powders
Grain
Spices
Food Additives
Pharmaceutical

Nutraceutical

Confectionary
Bulk Products

Stealth Gravity Metal Detector

Stealth Gravity Metal Detectors are designed to inspect a wide range of products in free-falling applications. Systems are available with a selection of pipe sizes and reject systems to remove contaminated products from good product flow.

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection

Applications

Flour
Rice
Cereals
Powders/
Grain
Corn
Sugar

Plastics

Chemicals

Nuts

Confectionery

Stealth Pipeline Metal Detector

Pipeline Systems are manufactured to inspect the inline of pumped liquids and pastes transported through a pipe. Various reject valves, pipe materials, and fittings are available to suit existing lines and product specifications (Temperature, Pressure, Viscosity). All pipeline systems are IP69K rated, ruggedly built to handle the harshest washdown environment.

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection Included
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • IP69K Ingress Protection

Applications

Liquids
Meats
Dairy
Soup
Sauce
Paste
Sausage Meat
Juice
Jam
Confectionery

Interceptor Metal Detector

Interceptor Metal Detectors improve stainless-steel detection capabilities up to 100%, reducing waste and costly false rejects in challenging applications. Optimised for inspecting more difficult “wet” products such as meat, dairy and other conductive products, the Interceptor simultaneously analyses multiple frequencies over a broad spectrum to clearly distinguish the signal generated by the product from any metal contaminants.

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Key Features

  • Available in either stainless steel or aluminum construction
  • Custom Conveyor Systems can be manufactured to the specifications of any application
  • Unique reject devices such as a drop nose, retract, bidirectional sweep, flap gate or diverter that is tailored to the machine
  • Simultaneous Multi-Frequency Operation

Applications

  • Broad Spectrum Frequency Transmission
  • ARM Processors: Multiple Channel Signal Processing
  • 100% Detection Sensitivity Increase
  • Noise Immunity Structure
  • Single Pass Product “Learn”
  • Automatic Product Tracking
  • Contact Reporter Software Included
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Packaged Products
Confectionery
Fresh Foods
Bakery

Interceptor DF Metal Detector

The Interceptor DF uses a simultaneous multi-frequency operation that effectively processes the transmission and reception of multiple frequencies continuously over a broad spectrum. Developed with Divergent Field technology, it’s the world’s first metal detector to use multiple field directions. This technology dramatically improves the detection of ultra-thin contaminants often encountered in processing lines, significantly improving detection capabilities.

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Key Features

  • Divergent Field Technology
  • Stainless-Steel Construction
  • Simultaneous Multi-Frequency Operation
  • Broad Spectrum Frequency Transmission
  • ARM Processors: Multiple Channel Signal Processing
  • 100% Detection Sensitivity Increase
  • Noise Immunity Structure
  • Single Pass Product “Learn”
  • Automatic Product Tracking
  • Contact Reporter Software Included

Applications

Confectionery
Chocolate Bars
Bakery
Packaged Meats
Packaged Products
Nutritional Bars

Stealth Meat Pump Metal Detector

Meat products naturally have a high risk of containing metal fragments, which is why Fortress Technology developed the Meat Pump Pipeline Metal Detection System to fulfill the highest quality standards of the food industry.

The Meat Pump Pipeline System is optimised for inspecting high-viscosity meats and other products from culinary vacuum fillers. This precision detector utilises Digital Signal Processing technology with high sensitivity levels to clearly identify the presence of a metal contaminant.  

Place consumer safety first with the Meat Pump Metal Detector. Click Find a Distributor to learn how the Stealth Meat Pump Metal Detector is valuable to your manufacturing line. 

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection Included
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • Quick Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • IP69K Ingress Protection
  • Quick and Easy Disassembly for Maintenance & Sanitation
  • Crevice-free Sanitary Product Tube

Applications

High Viscosity Liquids
Meats

Dairy

Sauce
Sausage Meat

Confectionery

Pate

Stealth Pharmaceutical Metal Detector

The Stealth Pharmaceutical Metal Detector provides the ideal solution for detecting and rejecting the smallest metal contaminants in tablets and capsules. With its GMP design and construction in line with FDA compliance, the system meets the stringent QA requirements of the pharmaceutical industry.  

Contact parts are all removable for easy cleaning. This compact detector can be easily angled and height-adjusted to suit any tablet press configuration. Featuring an electric servo-driven cowbell reject, air is not needed, and it’s suitable for any tablet/capsule size.  

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Key Features

  • Available in stainless-steel
  • Electric-powered lift
  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test Ready
  • Quick Calibration
  • Automatic Configuration for Iron-Enriched products
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Adjustable Height and Tilt
  • Electric Servo Driven Cowbell Reject

Applications

Tablets
Capsules
Nutraceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Bubble Gum Tablets
Extruded Candy

Stealth Vertex Metal Detector

Ultra-slim Stealth Vertex Metal Detectors are used in specialized packaging applications involving free-falling products. The compact Vertex fits where other metal detectors can’t – typically between a Multi-head Weigher and a Vertical Form Fill & Seal machine (Bagger). 

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Remote Control Panel

Applications

Potato/Tortilla Chips

Snack Foods
Popcorn
Cereals

Powders/Grain

Corn

Sugar

Confectionery
Plastics
Nuts
Flour
Rice

Stealth Laboratory Q/A Metal Detector

The roll-around Stealth Laboratory Metal Detector Systems are used offline to examine rejected products further. The Lab unit lets you quickly separate metal contaminants from the defective product for further analysis. 

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Color Coded Sorting Bins Included

Applications

Offline Product Examination

Quality Assurance

Bulk Product Inspection
Separate Rejected Material from Good Material

Stealth Lumber Metal Detector

Stealth Lumber Metal Detectors are custom manufactured to suit large-scale applications and harsh environments. Ruggedly built, Stealth lumber detectors are suited for scanning an entire log to ensure downstream machinery protection where damage can be extremely costly.

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection

Applications

Lumber

Hay

Bark Chippings

Machinery Protection

Stealth Web Textile Metal Detector

Stealth Surface Web Metal Detection systems are designed to detect metallic fragments in wide, sheeted materials, continuous webs, and other thin products such as textiles, paper, boards, food packaging, box board, poly films or products packaged on a roll/web. Aperture widths can be custom-sized according to specific requirements. For very wide applications, we divide the detector into individual sections for more accurate results and to narrow in on the contaminant location.

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Shielded or Unshielded
  • Remote or Integral Controls

Applications

Carpet
Textiles
Paper

Box Board

Plastics
Rubber
Non-Wovens
Sheeted Wood

Stealth Vent Tube Metal Detector

The Stealth Vent Tube Metal Detector is primarily designed to detect any fallen vent tube and fill tube nozzles in plastic or glass bottles of up to 3 liters/6.5 pints. The convenient retrofit design allows for easy installation into existing bottling lines.

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Remote Control Panel

Applications

Water

Juice

Soft drinks

Beer

Wine

Beverages

Stealth In-Foil Metal Detector

Stealth Ferrous-In-Foil Metal Detectors overlook the presence of aluminum foil and other non-ferrous metals in fresh or frozen packaged products, successfully detecting ferrous metals such as iron and steel. Digital Signal Processing technology is utilised with high sensitivity levels to detect the smallest ferrous contaminants. 

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Key Features

  • Available in Stainless-steel
  • Custom manufactured to suit any In-Foil Application
  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • AutoTest: Self Diagnostic Testing
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection

Applications

Foil Tray Packaged Products
Aluminum Wrapped Products

Aluminum Casting Inspection

Stealth Modular Surface System

Stealth Modular Surface Metal Detectors are custom manufactured to inspect wide sheeted materials off a roll or continuous web such as paper, textiles, and boxboard. The modular system uses a unique rail-mounted design with a quick removal feature which enables each module to be independently placed, repositioned, removed and replaced, even while a web is present. The modular design can be expanded to fit any web width, and the modular detector is durable and easy to service. It is an extremely versatile system suitable for high-speed and high-performance processes.

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Key Features

  • Unique Rail Mounted Modular Detector Design
  • Rugged Construction for Harsh Environments
  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • System Set-Up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection

Applications

Carpet
Textiles

Non-Wovens

Paper

Boxboard

Plastics

Rubber

Sheeted Wood

Stealth Multi-Aperture Metal Detector

The Stealth Multi-Aperture Metal Detector is a compact system that fulfills all performance specifications and cuts the equipment footprint by over 50%, optimising factory floor space. The unit also has a lane-independent reject that sharpens operational efficiencies, drastically reducing the cost of waste per reject event. 

This metal detector sets a new industry standard for performance with multiple apertures in a singular rugged body. With a dedicated smaller aperture for each lane, the range is more sensitive to smaller metal particles, detecting ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless steel metal. 

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Key Features

  • Contact Reporter Software Included
  • Detailed Data Collection
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Compatible
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • System Set-up in Seconds
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Independent Lane Reject Control

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Pharmaceutical
Fresh
Foods
Frozen
Foods

Packaged Products

Stick Packs

Naturaceutical

Condiments

Confectionery

Phantom Large Bag Metal Detector

The Fortress “Big Bag King” sets an untouchable industry standard for sensitivity levels. Reliably detecting 2.0 mm stainless steel within 25-50kg (50 – 100lb). bags of dry product is virtually unheard of in other leading systems.
Vector Big Bag King Conveyor Systems are custom manufactured from heavy duty stainless steel to suit any large bag application. The robust conveyors maintain optimal performance under harsh conditions and heavy products and can be built to withstand washdown environments.

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Key Features

  • Achieves Detection of 2.0mm Stainless Steel (316) in 25-50 kg (50-100lb) bag
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Powders/

Grain

Spices

Food Additives

Pharmaceutical
Nutraceutical
Bulk Products

Confectionery

Phantom Gravity Metal Detector

Phantom Gravity Metal Detectors are designed to inspect a wide range of products for free-falling applications. Systems are available with a selection of pipe sizes, and its Diverter Valve reject system easily moves contaminated products into a reject tank.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Rice
Cereals

Powders/
Grains

Corn
Sugar

Plastics

Nuts
Chemicals
Confectionery

Phantom Pipeline Metal Detector

Pipeline Systems are made for inspecting pumped liquids and pastes transported through a pipe in line. Various reject valves, pipe materials, and fittings available today suit existing lines and product specifications (Temperature, Pressure, Viscosity). All pipeline systems are IP69K rated and ruggedly built to handle the harshest washdown environment.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Liquids
Meats
Dairy
Soup
Sauce
Sausage Meats
Pastes
Juices
Jam

Phantom Pharmaceutical Metal Detector

The Phantom Pharmaceutical Metal Detectors provide the ideal solution for detecting and rejecting the smallest metal contaminants in tablets and capsules. Its current GMP design and construction are suited to FDA compliance, so the system meets the stringent QA requirements of the pharmaceutical industry.

This compact detector is easily angled and height-adjusted to suit any tablet press configuration. Its features include an electric servo-driven cowbell reject that eliminates the need for air, so it’s suitable for any tablet/capsule size.

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Key Features

  • Available in Stainless-steel
  • Electric Powered lift
  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides dedicated shortcut keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Tablets

Capsules

Nutraceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Bubble Gum

Extruded Candy

Phantom Vertex Metal Detector

Ultra-slim Phantom Vertex Metal Detectors are used in specialized packaging applications involving free-falling products. The compact Vertex fits where other metal detectors can’t – typically between a Multi-head Weigher and a Vertical Form Fill & Seal machine (Bagger).

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides dedicated shortcut keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Potato/Tortilla Chips
Snack Foods
Popcorn
Cereals

Confectionery

Plastics
Nuts
Rice
Powders/Grains

Phantom Lumber Metal Detector

Phantom Lumber Metal Detectors are custom manufactured to suit large-scale applications and harsh environments. Ruggedly built, Stealth lumber detectors are suited for scanning entire logs to ensure downstream machinery protection where damage can be costly.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Lumber

Hay

Bark Chippings

Machinery Protection

Phantom Web / Textile Metal Detector

Phantom Surface Web Metal Detection systems are designed to detect metallic fragments in wide, sheeted materials, continuous webs, and other thin products such as textiles, paper, boards, food packaging, box board, poly films or products packaged on a roll/web. Aperture widths can be custom sized according to specific requirements, and for very wide applications, the detector may be divided into individual sections for more accurate results.

Phantom Metal Detectors detect ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless steel contaminants using precision Digital Signal Processing Technology. Custom manufactured in either stainless steel or aluminum construction, an extra rugged casing is utilised for increased stability and performance in harsh environments. The Phantom’s high quality build and straightforward interface enhances ease of use for the operator.

Renowned for their superior accuracy and reliability, Phantom Surface Web Metal Detectors act as essential Critical Control Points in HACCP systems, effectively identifying and rejecting potential contamination.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology provides unparalleled precision, speed, and detection results
  • UltraSense: Maintains high sensitivity levels to detect the smallest metal contaminants
  • Auto Test ensures consistent performance and saves costs

Applications

  • Automatic Calibration at the touch of a button
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides dedicated shortcut keys
  • Flash RAM Memory technology prevents information loss
  • Robust Modular Design for fewer product parts results in greater reliability
Textiles
Carpet

Paper

Wood Veneers

Phantom In-Foil Metal Detector

Phantom Ferrous In-Foil detectors are custom manufactured to suit any In-Foil Application. They successfully detect ferrous metals such as iron and steel and overlook aluminum foil and other non-ferrous metals in fresh or frozen packaged products. Its Digital Signal Processing technology possesses high sensitivity levels and is used to detect the smallest ferrous contaminants.

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Key Features

  • Available in Stainless-steel
  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Foil Tray Packaged Products

Aluminum Wrapped Products

Aluminium Casting Inspection

Phantom Vent Tube Metal Detector

The Phantom Vent Tube Metal Detectors are designed primarily to detect fallen vent tubes and fill tube nozzles in filled plastic or glass bottles of up to 3 liters/6.5 pints. Its convenient retrofit design allows for easy installation into existing bottling lines.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Remote Control Panel
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Water

Juice

Soft Drinks

Beer

Wine

Beverages

Phantom Laboratory/QA Metal Detector

The roll-around Phantom Laboratory Metal Detector Systems are used offline to examine rejected products from in-line conveyors or free-fall systems. The Lab unit allows for quick separation of metal contaminants from rejected products for further analysis.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Color Coded Sorting Bins Included
  • Servo Driven Cowbell Reject
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Rice
Cereals
Powders
Nuts
Corn
Chemicals

Halo Automatic Testing System for Metal Detectors

Our revolutionary Halo system is an automatic metal detector testing device ideal for applications where manual testing is complex due to access, position, access to the product flow, environmental conditions, etc. We designed Halo to test ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless-steel samples on all Fortress metal detectors. Automatic testing saves time, money, labor, and removes the risk of human error and workplace injury at critical control points on a manufacturing line.

Halo is suitable for any Fortress metal detector. Its typically added at the point of manufacture, but users can also add it to some existing systems.

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Key Features

  • Saves Time and Money
  • Automatic, Accurate and Consistent Testing at Programmable Intervals
  • Decreases Frequency of Manual Testing
  • Reproduces Ferrous, Non-Ferrous and Stainless-Steel metal sample signals
  • Detector Testing at a Button Push
  • Test speed with Halo set to Match Belt Speed in Conveyor Applications
  • Front, Middle, and Back of Product Testing with Conveyor Applications

Applications

  • Externally Operated System
  • Multiple Custom Test Levels
  • Eliminates Workplace Safety Risks
  • Reduces Machine Downtime/Testing Time
  • Auditor Approved
  • Negates Human Error
  • System Set-Up in Minutes
  • Tamper Proof
  • Detailed Data Collection and Reports with Contact Reporter Software are Compliant with HACCP & GFSI Requirements

Suitable with any Fortress metal detector

Raptor Checkweigher

The Raptor is a highly accurate, fully integrated checkweighing system, specifically designed for high care food production environments. The Raptor is employed to verify the weight of each product and reject non-conforming packs. The system has been designed, engineered, and constructed to the highest care/food grade engineering standards

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Key Features

  • Compliant to all European supermarket Codes of Practice: Start-up fail-safe check results recorded and stored in audit report | In production check results recorded and stored in audit report
  • Robust, precision made, heavy duty equipment
  • Lift-off, tool-less belt removal designed for easy cleaning of contact parts
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to promote water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Modular reject stations allow for flexible integration into existing and new production lines
  • Available rejects include: Kicker | Air Blast
  • Full colour screen with drag and drop functionality
  • Full audit traceability and storage of inspection results: Built-in data collection software retrievable via USB (standard) | Remote data collection of batch or interval statistics (optional)
  • 200mm/300mm/400mm standardbelt widths
  • Maximum weighing capacities of 3kg, 6kg, 15kg

Raptor XL Caseweighing System

The Raptor XL is a highly accurate, fully integrable caseweighing system, specifically designed to suit any large bag or case application. The Raptor XL is employed to verify the weight of each product within tolerances or using another weighing system. The Raptor XL has been designed, engineered, and constructed to the highest care/food grade engineering standards.

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Key Features

  • Compliant to all European supermarket Codes of Practice: Start-up fail-safe check results recorded and stored in audit report | In production check results recorded and stored in audit report
  • Robust, precision made, heavy dutyIP65 grade equipment
  • Lift-off, tool-less belt removal designed for easy cleaning of contact parts
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to promote water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Modular reject stations allow for flexible integration into existing and new production lines
  • Available rejects include: Belt-Stop-Alarm | Heavy-DutyKicker | OverheadSweep
  • Full colour screen with drag and drop functionality
  • Full audit traceability and storage of inspection results: Built-in data collection softwareretrievable via USB (standard) | Remote data collection of batch or interval statistics (optional)
  • 500mm standard belt width
  • Weighing capacity of 25kg–50kg

Raptor Combination System

The Raptor Combi is a highly accurate, fully integrated metal detection and checkweighing system, specifically designed for high-care food production environments. This system features compliance control software to ensure the highest quality of inspection. The Raptor Combi is employed to inspect for metal contaminants and verify the weight of each product, rejecting non-conforming packs. The system has been designed, engineered, and constructed to the highest care/food grade engineering standards. Both checkweighing and metal detection can be optimised through the same monitor and remotely accessed

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Key Features

  • Compliant to all European supermarket Codes of Practice: Start-up fail-safe check results recorded and stored in audit report | In production check results recorded and stored in audit report
  • Robust, precision made, heavy duty equipment
  • Lift-off, tool-less belt removal designed for easy cleaning of contact parts
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to promote water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Modular reject stations allow for flexible integration into existing and new production lines
  • Available rejects include: Kicker | Air Blast
  • Full colour screen with drag and drop functionality
  • Full audit traceability and storage of inspection results: Built-in data collection software retrievable via USB (standard) | Remote data collection of batch or interval statistics (optional)
  • 200mm/300mm/400mm standard belt widths
  • Maximum weighing capacities of 3kg, 6kg, 15kg
  • Detects ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless steel contaminants in non-metallic containers and metalised film packs

Cerberus

The Cerberus is a highly accurate, fully integrated, combination metal detection packaging inspection and checkweighing system designed explicitly for High Care food production environments. The system is designed, engineered and constructed to the highest food grade engineering standards.

The Cerberus is employed to check for potential metal contaminants and verify the weight of each product. It can process packaged products up to 300mm long x 300mm wide and 100mm high at 200ppm. Other size configurations are available dependent on your application. Contact us for more information.

The Cerberus is fully compliant with HACCP and retailer code of practice requirements. It can provide instant live production, QA reports and batch information sent directly to the network or wireless devices.

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Key Features

  • Trend feedback to upstream equipment
  • Selectable weighing regime
  • Reject out-of-tolerance packs
  • Unparalleled accuracy, precision and speed
  • Robust precision-made lift-out conveyors for easy clean down
  • IP65 grade equipment
  • Stainless steel interlocked guards
  • Tool-less maintenance
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to allow water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Traceability and storage of inspection results
  • Fully auditable, reject integrity measures as standard
  • 5-second auto-calibration
  • Full-colour screen with drag and drop functionality

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Packaged Products

Fresh Foods

Frozen Foods

Powders/
Grains

Confectionery

Vector Conveyor Systems

Vector Conveyor Systems are Fortress Technology’s standardised conveyor design and are custom manufactured to meet the end user’s needs and the unique application. The heavy-duty stainless-steel conveyors maintain optimal performance under harsh conditions and heavy products with options for withstanding washdown environments.

Phantom Metal Detector

Phantom Metal Detectors use our Precision Digital Signal Processing Technology to detect ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless-steel contaminants. They also come with various aperture sizes suitable for any application. We use an extra rugged casing to ensure stability and performance in harsh environments. Additionally, the Phantom’s high-quality build and straightforward interface make it easy for operators to use.

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Key Features

  • Stainless-steel or Aluminum Construction
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Packaged Products
Pharmaceutical

Nutraceutical

Confectionery
Frozen Foods

Powders/Grains

Vector Large Bag Conveyor

Designed to transport heavy boxes or bags of product, Vector Large Bag Conveyor Systems are made from stainless steel and are custom manufactured to suit harsh applications, including washdown environments.

Custom Conveyor

Custom Conveyors are tailored to each specific application and are customised by Fortress Technology’s Engineering team to the product handling requirement, dimensional restrictions, and installation location.

Custom Sanitary Conveyor

Fortress Technology will design a bespoke conveyor system that meets the specified requirements for increased sanitation requirements and unique applications that require a custom conveyor. The Custom Conveyor uses angled framing and open construction to withstand washdown environments.

Air Blast reject

Located on the conveyor opposite the reject area, the Air Blast reject device is a nozzle that will release a sudden burst of air to blow a product off the conveyor belt and into a reject bin. The Air Blast reject is most effective with fast-moving packaged products weighing less than two pounds, such as light packs of biscuits or chocolate bars.

Belt Stop Alarm reject

Suitable for any product where automatic reject is not necessary, but generally used for heavy products that run at low rates up to 25 kg. A Belt Stop Alarm reject will stop the conveyor belt upon metal detection and sound an alarm so that the operator is audibly notified of product rejection. The operator can then safely remove the product from the conveyor belt for inspection with an offline metal detector.

Diverter Reject

Upon detection, the Diverter reject device actuates a paddle to redirect product flow diagonally across the belt and into a locked reject bin. The paddle then pivots across the belt for the following products to continue to be conveyed down the production line. It is best suited for medium to light packaged products with low pack weights of less than 6 kg.

Drop-nose Reject

As a product moves over the Dropnose section of the conveyor, the belt will pivot downwards, and products will drop down into a reject bin or onto another conveyor. The pivoting section will then rise back up to resume the transfer of products along the production line. The Dropnose reject is ideal for products such as large 25-50 kg (50-100 lb) bags that run at lower speeds.

Flap Gate Reject

The Flap Gate reject uses a flap that, upon detection, pivots outward, directing products with the back side of the flap into the reject area located under the outfeed end of the conveyor. With the flap in its normal position, the product flows off the top side of the flap and onto the downstream equipment. This reject device is best suited to bulk flow unpackaged or loose lightweight products.

Kicker Reject

Best suited for medium to large products such as bulk bags or boxes, the Kicker reject uses a paddle on a linear actuator to push the defected product off the conveyor belt. This reject option is ideal for packaged products under 13 kg (30 lbs.), such as bags of pet food or flour. Heavy duty options are available for heavier products that run at relatively low rates.

Heavy-duty Kicker Reject

A step up from the Kicker reject device, the Heavy-Duty Kicker is robust and designed to push large, heavy products such as large bags off the conveyor belt. Upon rejection, a transverse paddle on a guided actuator arrangement is activated to remove products over 13 kg (30 lbs.) from production.

Bi-directional Sweep Reject

The Bi-directional Sweeper reject uses a paddle positioned over the width of the conveyor to sweep rejected products across the belt. The paddles remain in position till the next rejected product arrives, where it will sweep across the belt in the opposite direction and reside there.

Overhead Sweep reject

The Overhead Sweep reject uses a paddle located above the products conveyed through the production line. Upon rejection, the paddle sweeps across the width of the belt to eject products into a reject area or bin. Upon removing the product from the line, the paddle immediately returns to its home position. The Overhead Sweep reject is a suitable option where a standard kicker may be cumbersome due to the reject cylinder protruding from the system. It is effective to use with Discreet products up to 30 lbs.

Retracting Belt reject

Upon detection of a defective product, the exit roller will retract, exposing a void where the product will fall into a reject area or bin. This reject type is relatively gentle and limits potential product trapping when correctly set up. This type of reject is ideal for a wide range of product types, whether packaged, unpackaged, discrete or bulk flow.

Reversing Reject

Effective for bulk flow product applications, the Reversing reject comprises an inspection belt that waterfalls the product onto the reject belt. Upon rejection, the belt will reverse direction for a suitable time to reject all products into a reject area usually located under the outfeed of the inspection belt. This reject can be implemented with a switch to reverse automatically during product testing and handle most bulk flow applications.

No Reject

Where end users would like to handle the rejection themselves, the inspection system will not have a reject device. Upon detection, the system will signal the end user to alert them of the event.

Lift-Nose Reject

The Liftnose reject is best used with discreet products relatively low in height. Upon detection, a pivoting on the out-feed shaft conveyor raises the in-feed end of the conveyor belt and exposes a reject area underneath the reject conveyor. Product waterfalls from the feeding conveyor directly into the reject area as the lift-nose conveyor returns to its home position before the next good pack approaches.

Custom-Built Industrial Conveyor Belt Metal Detectors

Vector Conveyor Systems are custom manufactured from heavy duty stainless steel to fit the unique metal detector and application. The robust conveyors maintain optimal performance under harsh conditions and heavy products, and can be built to withstand washdown environments. Reject systems such as air blasts, kickers, simple retracts and belt stop alarms are available and modular in design depending on the type of product being inspected. Hygienic conveyor belts are tailored to each application, including various belt sizes, belt configurations, and sensors that maximise detector accuracy and efficiency.

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Key Features

  • Optimise Metal Detector Performance
  • Detector Sync
  • Multiple Reject Options (or Custom)
  • Variable Speed
  • Manufactured to Suit Application
  • Hygienic Conveyor Belt
  • Shaft Encoder Available
  • Side Transfer Compatible
  • Incline or Decline Available
  • Ceiling Suspended Capability

Contact Reporter Software

Contact Reporter Software comes with all versions of Stealth and Interceptor metal detectors supporting them as an effective critical point. This easy-to-use, plug-and-play software complies with stringent HACCP and GFSI standards. Data is transferred from the detector to your computer using the USB drive that comes with it. The data output provides fully traceable QA information – detailing all metal detector events, including rejects, faults, performance verifications, settings changes and more.

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Key Features

  • Data Storage
  • Event Logging
  • On-Demand Customised Reporting
  • Compatible with Stealth & Interceptor models
  • HACCP Compatible
  • Unlimited Users
  • Export Reports to Excel or PDF.
  • Optional ‘Contact 4.0’ for data collection over ethernet.

Applications

Applicable to all industries

Contact Manager Software

Contact Manager Software automatically facilitates data collection from your Fortress Technology metal detector through a built-in Ethernet port connected to your network. Contact Manager Software simplifies the data collection process as it does not require manual USB transfer of information. It is installed separately and works in conjunction with Contact Reporter Software to generate detailed performance reports and record metal detection events from remote systems for quality assurance.

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Key Features

  • Automatic Data Collection
  • Remote Equipment Monitoring
  • Standard Reporting Capability
  • Regulation Compliance

Contact 4.0 Data Collection System

Contact 4.0 automatically collects real-time data from enabled Fortress Technology metal detectors and checkweighers. View live event logs and remotely monitor the status of all network-connected systems from an easily accessible webpage – no need for additional software.

Document performance verifications and create comprehensive reports ideal for quality assurance record keeping and food safety compliance.

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Key Features

  • Web-Based Interface
  • High-Level Overview with Drill down
  • Configurable Email Live Status Alerts & Reports
  • Reports Generated on Demand or on Schedule
  • Internal or External Database
  • Unlimited Users

Applications

Applicable to all industries

Ethernet IP

The Ethernet/IP Adapter enables two-way communication and control of your Fortress systems over your facility’s network utilising Ethernet Industrial Protocol. It easily integrates your metal detector and/or checkweigher with automated facilities to enable communication with networked equipment and ensure one cohesive, smart operation.

Collect real-time performance data and push parameters to your system for remote setup and monitoring. You can also use the Ethernet/IP Adapter to integrate your metal detector and/or checkweigher into a larger system with a single point of control user interface.

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Key Features

  • Remote Equipment Control & Monitoring
  • Collect Data in Real-Time
  • Ease Equipment Integration
  • Facilitates Regulation Compliance

OPC-UA

The OPC/UA Adapter facilitates information exchange for your Fortress Systems, internal network and entire plant to communicate in one integrated system. It opens data “tags” that collect settings and parameters over the network in real-time to auto-populate your internal database structure with the captured data. The OPC/UA Adapter interface integrates seamlessly with factory data systems, providing secure access to data through client applications. It also allows the connection of multiple metal detectors.

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Key Features

  • Customised Data Collection
  • Integrate Data with Internal Database
  • Facilitates Regulation Compliance

Raptor X-Ray

The Raptor XR is a highly accurate, fully integrated X-Ray inspection system specifically designed for high care food production environments.

The Raptor XR is employed to inspect for contaminants in each product and reject contaminated packs. The system has been designed, engineered and constructed to the highest care/food grade engineering standards.

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Key Features

  • Compliant to all European supermarket Codes of Practice: Start-up fail-safe check results recorded and stored in audit report | In production check results recorded and stored in audit report
  • Robust, precision made, heavy duty equipment
  • Lift-off, tool-less belt removal designed for easy cleaning of contact parts
  • Quick release X-Ray curtains for easy cleaning
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to promote water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Modular reject stations allow for flexible integration into existing and new production lines
  • Available rejects include: Kicker (pneumatic air) | Overhead Sweep (pneumatic air) | Drop Flap (electric)
  • Full colour screen with drag and drop functionality
  • Full audit traceability and storage of inspection results: Built-in data collection software retrievable via USB (standard) | Remote data collection of batch or interval statistics (optional)
  • 200mm/300mm/400mm standard belt widths

Applications

Confectionery
Chocolate Bars
Bakery
Packaged Meats
Packaged Products
Nutritional Bars

Apollo

The Apollo makes automated X-ray inspection easy and cost-effective. The device provides both flexibility and accuracy, designed, engineered and constructed to the highest standards. It can accommodate all pack formats in sizes up to 300mm x 300mm x 100mm at 200ppm.

Achieve fast and accurate rejection of out-of-tolerance or contaminated packs into a dedicated lockable reject station with the in-line, servo-driven reject system removing the need for compressed air and offering significant savings on running costs.

The Apollo can be supplied with integrated data collection software to provide instant live OEE data, reporting directly to production and QA personnel. It’s compliant with all existing COPs as standard and offers full reject integrity functionality.

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Key Features

  • X-Ray inspection detection of bone, metal, stone, glass and hard plastics
  • Digitally controlled, self-cooled 300w X-Ray generator
  • Robust precision-made lift-out conveyors for easy clean down
  • Stainless Steel interlocked guards
  • Tool-less maintenance
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to allow water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Traceability and storage of inspection results
  • Fully auditable, reject integrity measures as standard
  • 5-second auto-calibration
  • Full-colour screen with drag and drop functionality

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals

Packaged Products

Fresh Foods

Powders/
Grains

Confectionery

Theia

The Theia is the most advanced and practical combination X-ray and checkweighing system available today. Designed, engineered and constructed to the highest standards, the Theia provides both flexibility and accuracy. It can accommodate all product formats in sizes up to 300mm x 300mm x 100mm at 200ppm. Other size configurations are available dependent on your application. Contact us for more information.

The Theia is designed to meet the increasing product safety standards for the global food industry, drive efficiency, improve the quality of your product and protect your brand.

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Key Features

  • Selectable weighing regime
  • Feedback to upstream equipment to minimise giveaway
  • X-Ray detection of bone, metal, glass, hard plastics, and natural rubber
  • Digitally controlled, self-cooled 300w X-ray generator
  • Unparalleled accuracy, precision, and speed
  • Robust precision-made lift-out conveyors for easy clean down
  • IP65 grade equipment
  • Stainless steel interlocked guards
  • Tool-less maintenance
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to allow water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Traceability and storage of inspection results
  • Fully auditable, reject integrity measures as standard
  • Full-colour screen with drag and drop functionality

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Packaged Products
Confectionery
Fresh Foods
Frozen Foods

Powders/Grains

Iris

The Iris Pipeline X-ray Inspection System from Sparc Systems promotes systematic product flow and delivers optimal detection of contaminants.

The Iris is designed to specifically address the unique requirements posed by products flowing through a pipe, as well as helping manufacturers comply with stringent HACCP protocols and food safety requirements.

The Iris X-ray pipeline inspection system provides superior safety through contamination detection of glass, metal, mineral stone, calcified bone, and high-density plastic. The Pipeline X-ray system inspects pumped products and rejects contaminants before packaging or processing. Removing contaminants earlier in the process reduces the potential for expensive downtime events and damage to downstream equipment.

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Key Features

  • Operates in harsh food processing environments
  • Three models designed to integrate into existing pipe systems quickly and simply
  • Robust, quick-release fittings for disassembly, cleaning and reassembly in a matter of seconds
  • Automatically adapts to changes in product flow rate
  • Fully integrated, servo-actuated rotary reject valve provides accurate and repeatable reject system performance
  • Complies with stringent HACCP protocols and food safety requirements
  • Instant, live production, QA reports and batch information
  • IP65 grade equipment
  • Lift-out pipe for easy cleaning
  • Tool-less maintenance
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to allow water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Full-colour screen with drag and drop functionality

Applications

Whole muscles such as chicken breasts
Ground meat (beef, pork, poultry)
Pie fillings, slurries, soups, and sauces
Ice cream
Fruit
Vegetables

InLine Weigher

The InLine Weigher is a highly accurate checkweighing system designed explicitly for in-line weighing applications such as bread and processed meats. It provides real-time control feedback to upstream equipment and can process up to 10,000 products an hour with a weight capacity of 6kg.

The InLine Weigher provides the accuracy and reliability essential to today’s food manufacturers, ensuring quality and customer safety. The system is designed, engineered and constructed to the highest food engineering standards.

Advanced 3D design techniques save line space, minimise bug traps, and diminish vulnerable mechanical fixings.

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Key Features

  • Trend feedback to upstream equipment
  • Average weight or minimum weight operation
  • Fully compliant with HACCP and retailer code of practice requirements
  • Servo-driven reject provides superior reject performance and repeatability
  • Instant, live production, QA reports and batch information
  • Robust precision-made, lift-out conveyors
  • IP65 grade equipment
  • Stainless steel interlocked guards
  • Tool-less maintenance
  • Easy clean, sloped surfaces to allow water run-off and speed up drying time
  • Full-colour screen with drag and drop functionality

Applications

Bakery