OVER THE LAST 25 YEARS, FORTRESS TECHNOLOGY HAS PROVIDED PRECISION INSPECTION EQUIPMENT THAT GUARANTEES HIGH-QUALITY PRODUCTS AND MAINTAINS YOUR BRAND REPUTATION.

Our range of metal detectors and checkweighers is a cut above the competition. Explore our range of products to find which suits your production needs best.

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Phantom Metal Detector

Phantom Metal Detectors detect ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless-steel contaminants using precision Digital Signal Processing Technology. A wide variety of aperture sizes are available to suit any application. An extra rugged casing is utilized for increased stability and performance in harsh environments. The Phantom’s high-quality build and straightforward interface enhance ease of use for the operator.

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Key Features

  • Stainless-steel or Aluminum Construction
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • Halo Auto Test System Ready
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Bakery
Meats
Dairy
Prepared Meals
Pharmaceutical
Frozen
Foods

Powders/
Grains

Frozen
Foods
Packaged Products
Confectionery

Phantom Large Bag Metal Detector

The Fortress “Big Bag King” sets an untouchable industry standard for sensitivity levels. With its uncanny ability to reliably detect 2.0 mm stainless steel within 50-100 lb. bags of dry product, we’ve set the standard for other leading systems.

Vector Big Bag King Conveyor Systems are custom-made from heavy-duty stainless steel suitable for multiple large bag applications. The robust conveyors are built to maintain optimal performance under harsh conditions and withstand washdown environments.

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Key Features

  • Achieves Detection of 2.0mm Stainless Steel (316) in 50-100lb (25-50kg) bag
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Powders/

Grain

Spices

Food Additives
Nutraceutical
Bulk Products

Confectionery

Pharmaceutical

Phantom Gravity Metal Detector

Phantom Gravity Metal Detectors are designed to inspect a wide range of products for free-falling applications. Systems are available with a selection of pipe sizes, and its Diverter Valve reject system easily moves contaminated products into a reject tank.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Rice
Cereals

Powders/
Grains

Corn

Plastics

Nuts
Chemicals
Confectionery
Sugar

Phantom Pipeline Metal Detector

Pipeline Systems are made for inspecting pumped liquids and pastes transported through a pipe in line. Various reject valves, pipe materials, and fittings available today suit existing lines and product specifications (Temperature, Pressure, Viscosity). All pipeline systems are IP69K rated and ruggedly built to handle the harshest washdown environment.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Liquids
Meats
Dairy
Soup
Sauce
Juices
Jam
Sausage Meats
Pastes

Phantom Pharmaceutical Metal Detector

The Phantom Pharmaceutical Metal Detectors provide the ideal solution for detecting and rejecting the smallest metal contaminants in tablets and capsules. Its current GMP design and construction are suited to FDA compliance, so the system meets the stringent QA requirements of the pharmaceutical industry.

This compact detector is easily angled and height-adjusted to suit any tablet press configuration. Its features include an electric servo-driven cowbell reject that eliminates the need for air, so it’s suitable for any tablet/capsule size.

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Key Features

  • Available in Stainless-steel
  • Electric Powered lift
  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides dedicated shortcut keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Tablets

Capsules

Nutraceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Bubble Gum

Extruded Candy

Phantom Vertex Metal Detector

Ultra-slim Phantom Vertex Metal Detectors are used in specialized packaging applications involving free-falling products. The compact Vertex fits where other metal detectors can’t – typically between a Multi-head Weigher and a Vertical Form Fill & Seal machine (Bagger).

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides dedicated shortcut keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Potato/Tortilla Chips
Snack Foods
Popcorn
Cereals

Confectionery

Plastics
Nuts
Rice
Powders/Grains

Phantom Lumber Metal Detector

Phantom Lumber Metal Detectors are custom manufactured to suit large-scale applications and harsh environments. Ruggedly built, Stealth lumber detectors are suited for scanning entire logs to ensure downstream machinery protection where damage can be costly.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Lumber

Hay

Bark Chippings

Machinery Protection

Phantom In-Foil Metal Detector

Phantom Ferrous In-Foil detectors are custom manufactured to suit any In-Foil Application. They successfully detect ferrous metals such as iron and steel and overlook aluminum foil and other non-ferrous metals in fresh or frozen packaged products. Its Digital Signal Processing technology possesses high sensitivity levels and is used to detect the smallest ferrous contaminants.

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Key Features

  • Available in Stainless-steel
  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Foil Tray Packaged Products

Aluminum Wrapped Products

Aluminum Casting Inspection

Phantom Vent Tube Metal Detector

The Phantom Vent Tube Metal Detectors are designed primarily to detect fallen vent tubes and fill tube nozzles in filled plastic or glass bottles of up to 3 liters/6.5 pints. Its convenient retrofit design allows for easy installation into existing bottling lines.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Remote Control Panel
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Water

Juice

Soft Drinks

Wine

Beer

Beverages

Phantom Laboratory/QA Metal Detector

The roll-around Phantom Laboratory Metal Detector Systems are used offline to examine rejected products from in-line conveyors or free-fall systems. The Lab unit allows for quick separation of metal contaminants from rejected products for further analysis.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • Color Coded Sorting Bins Included
  • Servo Driven Cowbell Reject
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Flour
Rice
Cereals
Corn
Chemicals
Nuts
Powders

Phantom Surface/Web Metal Detector

Phantom Surface Web Metal Detection systems are designed to detect metallic fragments in wide, sheeted materials, continuous webs, and other thin products like textiles, paper, boards, food packaging, boxboard, poly films or products packaged on a roll/web.

Aperture widths can be custom-sized according to specific requirements, and the detector can be split into individual sections for very wide applications. This ensures more accurate results and narrows in on the contaminant location.

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Key Features

  • Core DSP: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology
  • Ultra-Sensitive Detection
  • “Quick” Calibration
  • Intuitive User Interface Provides Dedicated Shortcut Keys
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • FRAM Memory Stability
  • “NEVER OBSOLETE” GUARANTEE

Applications

Carpet
Textiles
Non-Wovens
Paper
Boxboard
Plastics
Rubber

Sheeted Wood