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Foreign Material Inspection

Highly precise internal inspection

Lizotte has developed the expertise to automate the processing of x-ray images, and to identify containers contaminated with foreign material and low fill level.



The Lizotte Can Inspection machine for foreign material has soft x-ray technology to inspect tin cans allowing foreign material quality control. It processes up to 1,200 cans per minute and ejects cans with internal foreign materials to ensure market regulation.

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


  • Rate of 1,200 cans per minute
  • Detects foreign material in thin cans
  • Detects weight discrepancies
  • Automated ejection
  • Production reports
  • Can provide shut down alarm to upstream equipment
  • Can be integrated with our can seam inspection system
  • Optional top-view stations to inspect rust, dents, and other defects
  • Optional fully washable construction
  • Optional weighting capability