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National News: New and Improved Eriez Xtreme Vertical Form, Fill & Seal me tal Detector Requires No me tal-Free Area Above or Below Sensing Head #18133
Posted by: jford
City: Erie
State: Pennsylvania
Postal code: 16506
Country: United States
Contact Person: John Blicha
Telephone: 8883003743
Company: Eriez
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Eriez® introduces its new and improved Xtreme® Vertical Form, Fill & Seal (VFS) me tal Detector. This compact unit requires no me tal-free area above or below the sensing head, making it ideal for installation in the space-restricted area before the hopper and forming tube.

“With a 300 percent reduction in the me tal free space constraints of previous models, our new VFS represents a dramatic improvement over other me tal detectors on the market,” says me tal Detection Product Manager Ray Spurgeon. The new and improved Eriez Xtreme VFS me tal Detector eliminates the need for costly modifications and plastic hoppers. With its innovative design, this me tal detector connects directly to a customer's existing stainless steel hopper and forming tube with simple Jacobs connectors.

Eriez' Xtreme VFS me tal Detectors meet stringent standards for food processing environments and offer the superior sensitivity customers expect from Eriez. These units, suitable for washdown, detect millimeter-sized me tal spheres and feature food grade pipe and stainless steel construction.

Xtreme VFS me tal Detectors are available in 3-inch, 4-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch aperture sizes to meet practically any application need. Total installation height requirements vary from 9.75 inches to 12.75 inches, ba sed on aperture size.

All Eriez me tal detectors are designed for simple set-up and easy operation. Xtreme VFS me tal Detectors offer full-color, intuitive icon-driven controls and configurable output relays. For added convenience, a start-up and test kit is included with every order.

Eriez' Smart Service Portal enables technicians to troubleshoot the Xtreme VFS me tal Detector remotely via the internet through a safe and secure connection. In addition, Eriez' Smart X7 li nk software allows customers to access and control their unit via their company's intranet, giving them the capability to make changes to detector settings and download reports.

The new and improved Eriez Xtreme VFS me tal Detector will be officially introduced at SNAXPO 2018 in Eriez' booth (#604). Stop by to see the machine up-close and discuss your specific me tal contamination challenges with Eriez experts. Online visitors can learn more about Eriez Xtreme VFS me tal Detectors at

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company's magnetic lift and separation, me tal detection, fluid filtration, flotation, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, me talworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, food, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call (814) 835-6000. For online users, visit or send email to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.

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