NextGuard™ X-Ray Detection Systems

NextGuard™ X-Ray Detection Systems



The Thermo Scientific™ NextGuard™ X-ray system is designed to make moving from metal detection to X-ray detection easy, fast and inexpensive. It is ideal for finding dense or sharp objects in a wide variety of products as well as detecting errors like over/under fill or missing, misplaced, cracked or incorrectly formed products. The system enables compliance with worldwide HACCP and retailer food safety requirements.


  • Compact size makes installation and use easy
  • Unique non-linear detector eliminates inspection blind spots
  • Removable conveyor makes directional change and maintenance simple
  • Software based on popular, intuitive Thermo Scientific™ VersaWeigh™ user interface
  • Modular design for high reliability and quick diagnosis and repair
  • Source and detector lifetime indicators to minimize expensive downtime
  • Built-in remote monitoring for quick problem determination
  • Field-upgradable X-ray sources and detectors


  • X-ray Detector: Unique design with no inspection blind spots, 0.8mm or optional 0.4mm pixel size (Note 0.4mm only available on the C330)
  • Detection Algorithms Available: Simple threshold, gradient, morphologies and contaminant area measure
  • Maximum Product Width and Height: C330: 340mm X 185mm (13.4in X 7.3in), C500: 500mm X 250mm (19.7in X 9.8in)
  • Belt Speed: C330SPSR, C330 HPSR, C330 HPHR: 10-80m/min (33-262ft/min), C330HPSR: 10-120m/min (33-393ft/min), C500 (all models): 5-50m/min (16-164ft/min)
  • Conveyor Heights: 800 mm (31.5 in), 900 mm (35.4 in), 1000 mm (39.4 in), 1100 mm (43.3 in) all ± 80 mm
  • Conveyor Length: C330 Standard Length 1m (3.3ft), C330: Extended 1.4m (4.6 ft), C500: 1.2m (4.7ft)
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI): Windows® 7, touchscreen, 307 mm (12.1 in) diagonal
  • Data File: Export/Import Images, event logs, statistics, audit reports, product files and machine parameters
  • External Rejecter Options: Integrated variable speed conveyors. Air blast or pusher. Lockable reject bin and reject/bin full photo sensors. Dual rejectors possible
  • Operating Temperature: 5˚C to 30˚C (41˚F to 86˚F) with cooling fan or 5˚C to 40˚C (41˚F to 104˚F) with air conditioner (Note C500 only available with air conditioner)
  • Electrical Supply: 195 VAC to 250 VAC, 50/60 Hz, autosensing, single phase, 10 amps
  • IP Washdown Conformance: IP65 with air conditioner, IP54 with cooling fans. Full stainless steel type 304 construction


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