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Rapid 8000


Metal separator for free-fall applications

  • Metal separator for the inspection of powdery, fibrous and chunky bulk materials
  • Detects magnetic and non-magnetic metal contaminations
  • Separation by way of swivel hopper
  • Dust-proof reject outlet design
  • Hygienic design for easy cleaning
  • Complies with IFS and HACCP
  • Separation unit and product-contacting metal parts completely made of stainless steel 1.4301 (AISI 304)
  • Low mounting height even with large nominal widths guarantees easy integration of the metal separator in existing pipe systems
  • Quick and minimum-effort installation due to standard Jacob connection system
  • Auto-learn function or manual product compensation (no fixed setting) for improved adaptation to the intrinsic conductivity of the product to be inspected
  • Increased interference immunity to electromagnetic pollution and vibration
  • Highest scanning sensitivity for all metals



The RAPID 8000 metal separator is used for the inspection of bulk materials in free-fall conveyor pipes starting from a nominal width of 200 mm. It detects all magnetic and nonmagnetic metal contaminations (steel, stainless steel, aluminium, …) – even if such contaminations are embedded in the product. Metal contaminations are rejected by means of a swivel hopper. The reject outlet is of dust-proof design during normal operation.

The RAPID 8000 metal separator primarily is used in the food industry in applications with high hygienic demands.

Complete systems
  1. Inlet pipe
  2. Detection coil
  3. Sealing flap
  4. Metal
  5. Swivel hopper
  6. Reject outlet
  7. Material outlet
  • Incoming inspection (product purity and machine protection) of coarse spices with a high dust content, bulk materials with coarse to fine-grained contents, ingredients, raw materials, etc. prior to the processing machine (e.g. mill).
  • Quality inspection (product purity) of food powders, sugar, salt, chemical additives (e.g. ascorbic acid, surfactants), etc. directly before filling in bigbags and silos.


GENIUS ONE control unit

Common features:

  • Highest sensitivity for all metals (2-channel technology)
  • Digital signal processing and quartz-stable search frequency
  • State-of-the-art microprocessor technology with selfmonitoring, auto-balancing, and temperature compensation
  • Product compensation with auto-learn function
  • Multi-product memory
  • Password protection / access protection
  • Special EMC combifilter for suppressing external interference


Typical fields of application
  • Animal feed industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Food industry

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