Whole Mussel Sorter

When less labor means higher quality

The Lizotte Mussel Sorter uses soft x-ray technology to inspect mussels in the shell.

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The Lizotte Mussel Sorter uses soft x-ray technology to inspect mussels in the shell. This innovative system ensures that defects are automatically removed from the processing line and only good product is sent to market.

Specifications:

  • Rate up to 35 pieces per second
  • Inspects for:
    • Cracked shell
    • Broken shell
    • Loose shell
    • Hole in shell
    • Mussels filled with sand, rock or mud
    • Empty mussels
    • Undersized mussels
  • Uses non-destructive soft x-ray technologie
  • Mussels are fed randomly on wide belt
  • Robust wash-down stainless steel construction
  • Ejection uses air blasts that are non-damaging to product
  • Independent of product size and orientation
  • Operation is from the front panel touch screen
  • Can be coupled with color camera technology in order to inspect for byssus and barnacles

 

Lizotte specialize in custom-built equipment. Hence, we would be pleased to supply a personalized system that would fulfill your operational requirements.


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