Expert View – Sorting and Product Inspection: A Step Change in Digital Sorting

Digital sorting has recently experienced a step change. This disruptive new technology, which has been in commercial use at potato processing facilities around the world for more than a year, offers novel capabilities and delivers new standards of performance. What’s different? Everything: from the sorter’s mechanical architecture to its sensors, software, ejection system, user interface (UI) and more, both incremental and disruptive changes have been brought to the market. In this article, Marco Azzaretti, advanced inspection systems product manager at Key Technology describe what’s different and present the benefits that these features bring to processors of potato strips and specialty products. More