UK: Herbert to launch "new vision in optical sorting" at Potato Europe
   
Published: September 10, 2012

Herbert Engineering at set to launch a optical sorting machine at Potato Europe. The Oculus is the next generation in high performance, compact, optical sorting for washed potatoes. Available in two widths (1300 and 2000) with a maximum capacity of 36,000kg per hour. According to the company it is more accurate, more efficient, more consistent and more effective than other machines.

http://www.freshplaza.com/2012/0907/herbert.jpgOculus, uses 360? vision, which allows for easy and effective inspection of every part of the tuber, infra-red cameras for effective identification of greens, and the latest digital colour cameras delivering resolution of up to 0.25mm sq pixel size for exceptional accuracy of defect identification.

Oculus identifies and sorts extremely easily and effectively for a range of surface abnormalities and diseases, including bumps and notches, skin discolouration, green and dark colours and common defects like green and mechanical damage, common scab, cracks and black dot.

For more information:
Herbert Engineering
Jo Herbert
T: +44 (0) 1945 430 666 
F: +44 (0) 1945 430 487 
M: +44 (0) 7970 474 477
JHerbert@rjherbert.co.uk 
www.rjherbert.co.uk