Eriez Introduces New Model FF4 Metal Separator

Inspection machinery, the newest in the company’s line, is designed for the separation of dry bulk products in the plastics and food industries.

November 14, 2012
Recycling Today Staff
Equipment & Products Plastics

Eriez, based in Erie, Pa., has introduced the Model FF4 Metal Separator, the newest addition to its line of inspection equipment. The Model FF4 Metal Separator, designed for the inspection of dry bulk products under gravity free-fall conditions, is used mainly in the plastics and food industries where high sensitivity is required.

According to Eriez, the Model FF4 Metal Separator detects all ferrous and nonferrous metal contamination, even when enclosed in the product. Metal contaminants are rejected through the separator’s “Quick Flap” reject unit. The Model FF4 is designed to offer high sensitivity to all metals and to provide increased interference immunity to electromagnetic interference and vibration. Its pre-installed parameters facilitate easy operation.

“The new Model FF4 Metal Separator reduces expensive machinery failure and minimizes production downtime,” says John Klinge, product manager for metal detection. “This powerful separator effectively ensures product quality and prevents customer complaints.”

The Model FF4 features separate detection and reject valves. The position of the reject outlet can be adjusted to match the collection drum or container. Furthermore, with its low vertical height, the separator can easily fit into existing gravity pipeline systems, Eriez says. The Model FF4's automatic or manual product compensation also allows flexible adaptation to product conductivity. Standard Jacobs adaptors for inlet and outlet connections enable simplified and swift installation, the manufacturer says.

Model FF4 Metal Separators are available in six standard pipe sizes: 3.15 in. (80 mm), 3.94 in. (100 mm), 4.72 in. (120 mm), 5.9 in. (150 mm), 7.87 in. (200 mm) and 9.84 in. (250 mm).  A variety of options and accessories are available.

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