MAGNETHANE™ is a plastic and rubber compound that is both magnetically susceptible and enhanced for metal and x-ray detection. How can MAGNETHANE™ help you win the battle against foreign material contamination?
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MAGNETHANE™ is available in thermoplastic resins and thermoplastic rubber compounds. In either form, MAGNETHANE™ provides both a very powerful magnetic susceptibility and excellent metal detectability. The plastic and rubber parts made from MAGNETHANE™ can be trapped and detected like metal.
Why switch to MAGNETHANE™?
In this era of food safety vigilance, food processors must adhere to increasingly stringent government guidelines. Keeping foreign material “surprises” out of our food and food ingredients is one of the industry’s most pressing ambitions. More often than not, the threat to food safety comes when some unwanted element, whether it be a fragment of metal, piece of rubber, plastic or grain husk enters a food or its package. Devices that enable processors to detect unwanted elements at desirable production speeds prove invaluable. They help to ensure product safety and quality. Plus, they reduce the risk of unwanted media attention and legal concerns.
Food processors have always been focused on minimizing this risk. Blue-colored plastic and rubber parts on processing equipment are part of a strategy to use visual inspection to locate foreign materials. White-colored and clear plastics which blend into the product are also popular.
MAGENTHANE is a trademarked product of Beltservice Corporation.
Sifting and screening equipment utilize flexible sleeves for inlet and discharge connectors. MAGNETHANE’S detectability allows you to use your existing metal detection, x-ray screening and magnetic traps to keep component particles out of your product, particles that may otherwise have gone undetected in your finished goods until it was too late.
With the Dura-Ball MD, standard in-line magnetic traps will capture virtually all particles, chips and fragments of the ball which escape the ball tray and enter your product stream. Siftex’s Dura-Ball MD is made from a homogenous blend of magnetically-reactive polyurethanes. The entire ball, from surface to core, has very strong attraction to magnetic fields. This provides greater safety and effectiveness than balls with steel cores.
|Round or Oval|
|Diameters||4″ (102mm) and larger|
|Lengths||up to 48″ (1.2m)|
|Available in square and rectangular sleeves with or without mitered flanges|