A high speed automatic code reader from Identify Direct in use on 26 food production lines in the UK is saving the food manufacturer over £2,000,000 per year.
The system is designed to read the recipe code of every can at line speed and take appropriate action on detection of bad cans. Removing the risk of mislabelled products, product recalls and massive fines, the code reader:
The code can comprise up to five unique alpha and numeric characters on the end of cans.
A key feature of the system is its ability to read the code in any radial orientation. This means it can be installed at any point on the line, typically after the ink jet head, product filling and or labelling, ensuring correct product identification.
The system can then include label reading, either bar codes or patterns, thus guaranteeing integrity of labels to product.
Key features of the system include: