Frequently Asked Questions
About Xray Inspection Equipment
CXR's x-ray machines are safe for your product. Government Regulations 21 CFR 179.21 state that, for cabinet x-ray, no food shall be exposed to radiation sources so as to receive an absorbed dose in excess of 10 grays. CXR's x-ray inspection machines are well within...read more
How does CXR Company determine that any radiation emissions from the x-ray inspection systems are within allowable limits?
CXR closely monitors for radiation to be certain we are staying well within safe limits. The x-ray inspection machines are tested for radiation emissions using a certified Ludlum radiation meter every time they are set up, whether at our plant or a customer's plant....read more
What are the allowable occupational radiation exposure limits set by the government and is CXR’s equipment in compliance with them?
According to Government Regulations, 10 CFR 20, allowable occupational radiation exposure limits are 5,000 MR/year for whole body (head, trunk, arms about the elbow, legs about the knee) and 50,000 MR/year for extremities (hands, elbows, arms below the elbows, foot,...read more
CXR's x-ray inspection systems are extremely safe and use only low-level x-ray sources. The equipment is designated Cabinet X-Ray by the FDA is permitted to emit no more than .5 milliroentgen per hour at any point five centimeters from the external surface. This is...read more
CXR's real time x-ray unit itself cannot be exposed to wash down. However, the unit is designed to roll away from the conveyor so that the conveyor itself may be power washed. Please do not expose the x-ray unit itself topower washing, only the conveyor.read more
Can CXR’s x-ray inspection machines detect glass particles in glass containers? Aluminum particles in foil or metal packaging?
Yes, that is the beauty of x-ray inspection. X-rays can penetrate glass, aluminum, plastic, etc. packaging and still detect particles that are the same composition as the packaging because x-ray relies on density. CXR's X-RayInspection Systems can detect glass...read more
Yes. CXR's ACCUVUE X-Ray Unit™ with conveyor has an approximately 4'x9' foot print and we can easily transport it to your plant. We maintain a fleet of customized cargo vans for that purpose. We require a fork lift atstreet level to unload the machine and conveyor...read more
CXR's x-ray inspection machines can detect some plastics and rubbers, depending mostly on the contaminant's relative density compared to the product. For example, a relatively dense plastic can usually be detected in less dense products such as fluids or powders....read more
Whether a product can be inspected by the case depends on three factors: The size of the case. Our conveyers can accommodate a maximum case size of approximately 24 inches x 14 inches.The density of the suspected contaminant. A particularly dense contaminant like...read more
What is the aperture size of the x-ray detection unit’s conveyor and will it accommodate my product?
CXR's largest conveyor aperture is 26 inches x 15 1/2 inches, and can accommodate a product that is one or two inches smaller than the aperture and of almost any length.read more
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