Designed for online inspection and sorting of plastic pellets by resin makers, compounders, and recyclers is the new Purity Scanner being introduced by Sikora International (U.S. office in Peachtree City, Ga.).
The new unit combines X-ray technology with an optical measuring system and reportedly detects contamination from 50 µm on the surface and inside the plastic pellet. Contaminated pellets are automatically sorted out.
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