quickTRON 05A

The open-frame, high-sensitivity quickTRON 05A Metal Detector precisely detects tramp metal in free-flowing, gravity-fed, dry bulk materials including grain, feed, granules, and powders.  This metal detector prevents damage to processing equipment as well as ensuring metal-free finished product quality.  Used widely in the food, and plastics industries, the quickTRON 05A detects and automatically rejects small ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless-steel metal contamination.  ATEX conforming versions available.

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Description

The quickTRON 05A Metal Detector automatically and continuously detects entrapped and free tramp ferrous, stainless-steel and non-ferrous metals.  Designed specifically for free-flowing, gravity-fed applications, the quickTRON 05A is compact and easy to install in new and existing installations.  The main round aperture ranges from 50mm to 200mm (2” to 8 ¾”) to suit a wide range of applications and throughputs.

The electronics are mounted to the frame, although remote mounted is available for specific applications.  Integral brackets on the back of the frame enable easy installation.  The open frame construction allows unrestricted accessibility to all components for easy cleaning.

The compact design and low height of the quickTRON 05A makes it easy to install into existing installations.  ATEX conforming versions are available to suit operating in potentially explosive environments.

Operation

Gravity-fed material free-falls into the infeed pipe of the Metal Detector housing the detection coil.  When detecting a small and fine particle of either entrapped or free tramp metal, the control sends a signal to move the high-speed stainless-steel reject flap.  The metal contamination, along with a small proportion of product, is rejected from the main product stream.  The reject flap then returns to holding position to allow the flow of metal-free material.  The reject time is adjusted to suit the installation.

Typical tramp metal detected includes:

  • Washers
  • Nails
  • Screws
  • Nuts and bolts
  • Wire
  • Pens and Staples
  • Broken screens
  • Foil
  • Metal from shredder and granulator blades

Applications

The quickTRON 05A Metal Detector provides vital protection of processing plant.  Commonly, the quickTRON 05A is mounted prior to mills, mixers, kneaders, extruders and other delicate processing equipment.

Datasheet

quickTRON 05A Datasheet