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The A-Series

Compact X-ray System

Product header 4 (nov 2021)
The A-Series

Compact X-ray System

The A-Series is our most compact X-ray inspection system.

The A-Series x-ray system is compact enough to fit into your existing production line without compromising on versatility to inspect any product format (including trays, pouches, cans, and loose products).

Our expertise in low energy technology shows in the A-Series’ capability for high-sensitivity imaging, resulting in superior contaminant detection.

The A-Series combines advanced linear array technology with superior inspection algorithms enabling inspection to go beyond contaminant detection. As with all Sapphire Inspection’s x-rays, the A-Series can check that quantity, mass, and fill levels are correct.

Key Functions
Key Applications
Superior Performance
Technical Specifications

A-Series Key Functions

Compact system taking up minimal space.
Real time analysis of product and packaging lines; The A-Series screen displays each product inspected and indicates the location of detected contaminants (metal, stone, glass, bone, and certain plastics).
Monitoring of product and package attributes: The A-series can inspect fill volume, confirm count and mass, and detect damaged items.
Versatility of configuration: The A-Series can inspect trays, pouches, cans, and loose products.

A-Series Key Applications

Small packs of cooked and fresh meat
Small bags of nuts, chocolates, and other snacks
Other small food items


950mm x 580mm x 1530mm (L x W x H)

Sapphire Superior Performance

Unrivalled for speed, sensitivity, & sophistication

Low energy consumption

Automatic calibration & automatic set-up

User friendly interface and controls

Professional and friendly global system support

Designed for quick and easy wash-down

Hygienic design, compliant with FSMA standards

UK designed and manufactured, key components made in-house

Technical Specification

Technology: Computer-controlled low energy technology
Video display:15″ colour touchscreen with real-time images and diagnostics
X-ray generator:70kV glass computer controlled
CalibrationSelf-calibrating during normal operation
Detection limit0.4-1.2mm stainless steel is typical depending on the product
Inspection rate:up to 200 packs/minute
Power requirements:110 VAC or 200-240 VAC at 500VA
Conveyor speed:0-50 m/min computer controlled
Maximum line rate:2000 lines per second
Resolution: 4096 grey levels per pixel

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