Throat Metal Detector

MPI’s Gravity Packaging Throat Metal Detector is designed for free-falling product in vertical packaging installations. This unit is ideal where space is limited such as above form, fill and seal machines.

  • Full 2-year warranty on the complete system–giving you peace of mind
  • Hygienic food industry design-ensures compliance with good manufacturing principles
  • Harsh environment rating as standard on sensor head–ensures the unit remains stable whatever the environment
  • Semi-flexible aperture lining–resists thermal shock due to temperature change and protects the sensor for maximum operating life and minimum down time
  • All-solid-state electronics housed on one mainboard–ensures years of reliable performance offering the lowest cost of ownership on the market
  • Intuitive menu structure–simple operation for reliable performance, no expensive service calls to adjust settings
  • Full HACCP compliance–demonstrates your due diligence, ensures you and your customers are protected
  • Full pre-sale applications and custom design service–making sure we provide the right solution first time
  • Satisfaction guarantee–put simply, the unit will perform as specified or we will take it back for a full refund


How the Throat Metal Detector Works:

Once installed, bulk material falls through the metal detector. If any metallic contaminant, magnetic or non-magnetic is detected, the metal detector alerts the reject that will remove the contaminated package after it passes the fill and/or seal stages (depending on application installation).


  • SHARKNET® software
    • Monitor real-time inspection results and actively manage product inspection equipment from a central computer
    • Enables automatic downloading of data documentation to a Windows-based PC
    • Support required compliance with: HACCP-SQF 2000-BRC-GMP-IFS5-FSSC 22000/PAS 220
    • Remote maintenance capability by operators and Cassel technicians
    • All data is stored in an SQL database for easy export or integration if needed