技术文章

Articles available on request:

 

Inspection and Detection - Technology Steps Ahead by Peter Hartley, Customer Services Director, Lock Inspection Systems

Journal - Life Science Today

This two page article explains the integral part that inspection systems play within the Pharmaceutical industry and primarily the part that metal detection can present as a business benefit, and the long term savings which massively outweigh the initial outlay. Manufacturers now recognise the essential role that metal detectors can play in the quality control process.

The topics covered within this article include:

        The digital revolution
        What level of performance is possible?
        Types of metallic contamination found
        Critical control
        Vertical fall - sooner rather than later
        Lock's MET 30+ pharmaceutical detector
        Validation and the pharmaceutical industry

For further details or a copy of the article email: marketing@lockinspection.co.uk 

 

Meta Detectors Uncovered by Hitesh Hirani, Technical Director, Lock Inspection Systems

Journal - Engineering Technology

This four-page article covers aspect of metal detection within the mass produced food markets and sheds some light on the 'hows' and 'whys' of metal detection in the food industry.

The topics covered start from the basics of:

        How do metal detectors work?
        What sizes of metal can be detected?
        Which metals are difficult to detect and why?
        Which foods are difficult to detect?
        How do you clean metal detectors?
        Detection and rejection?

For further details or a copy of the article email: marketing@lockinspection.co.uk

 

Product Protection in the Pharmaceutical Industry - Meeting the Challenge by Hitesh Hirani, Technical Director, Lock Inspection Systems

Journal - Pharmaceutical Engineering

This four page technical article explains the requirement of detecting metallic contaminants within the pharmaceutical, healthcare and nutraceutical industry. As metal particles still rank amongst the most serious on contaminants this article seeks to address this, and highlights the latest developments of inspection systems.

Questions addressed are:

        Protecting the consumer - and your brand
        Metal detectors explained
        Rejection of contaminated Product
        Digital versus Analogue
        Positioning of detector
        Checkweighing - Combination Systems and
        Inspection of bottles

For further details or a copy of the article email: marketing@lockinspection.co.uk 

 

Metal Detectors Uncovered - Popular Myths Dispelled by Hitesh Hirani, Technical Director, Lock Inspection Systems

Journal - Food, Science and Technology

This article answers the frequently asked questions concerning inspection systems and the food industry, the correct positioning of the detector within the production process and how important this can be for the manufacturer.
Born out of necessity, inspection systems have now become an integral part of the food manufacturing industry.

The issues that interest the manufacturer are addressed in this article:

        Metal Detectors - how do they work?
        Metallic contaminants - sensitivity
        Integration within the production line
        Which foods are difficult to inspect?
        Maintenance of detectors
        Rejection of contaminated products

For further details or a copy of the article email: marketing@lockinspection.co.uk 

 

Product Protection in the Pharmaceutical Industry - Meeting the Challenge by Hitesh Patel, Technical Director, Lock Inspection Systems

Journal - Pharmaceutical Technology Europe and also Pharmaceutical Technology Asia

This six page technical article which was initially published in June 2000, updated and reproduced in March/April 2002, explains the requirement of detecting metallic contaminants within the pharmaceutical, healthcare and nutraceutical industry. Although metal detection is not specifically required by legislation, most manufacturers have adopted stringent standards - often fully recognising FDA and USDA requirement and guidelines to offer the consumer a safe, contaminant free product.

Questions addressed are:

        Protecting the consumer - and your reputation
        Metal detectors explained
        Automatic product compensation
        What level of performance is possible?
        Rejection of contaminated product
        Digital versus Analogue
        Positioning of detector
        Inspecting bulk product
        Detecting in confined spaces
        Cleaning and the environment
        Checkweighing - Combination Systems and
        Inspection of bottles
        Validation

For further details or a copy of the article email: marketing@lockinspection.co.uk 

 

Intelligent Inspectors by Hitesh Hirani, Technical Director, Lock Inspection Systems

Journal - Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

This two page technical article which addresses the requirements to meet the high demands required by both customers and manufacturers to comply to regulatory issues. Although metal detection is not specifically required by legislation, most manufacturers have adopted stringent standards - often fully recognising FDA and USDA requirement and guidelines to offer the consumer a safe, contaminant free product.

Questions addressed are:

        Heightened sensitivity requirements
        Cleaning and the environment
        Combination Systems
        Real life contaminants
        Regulatory compliance
        Generation X detectors

For further details or a copy of the article email:marketing@lockinspection.co.uk