Food: Primary Packaging

Primary Food Packaging

Primary Food Packaging

Banner offers products and solutions designed specifically to perform reliably in harsh conditions and withstand the environmental challenges common to primary packaging areas in the food processing industry. 

We offer a broad range of IP67, 68 and 69k and stainless steel food grade components, as well as optional chemical-resistant housings that withstand routine clean-in-place (CIP) procedures. Banner sensors, LED lights and indicators are easy to use and deploy, support production demands and facilitate product changeover, simplify and streamline processes, improve efficiency and enhance worker experience.

Primary Packing Food Applications

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Featured Applications

Black Plastic Tray Detection at a Hopper and Filling Station
Black Plastic Tray Detection at a Hopper and Filling Station

Learn how the Q4X detects dark colored trays at hopper and filling station in the food industry.

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Clear Tray Detection at Hopper Food Storage Units
Clear Tray Detection at Hopper Food Storage Units

Learn how the Q4X detects clear plastic trays at hopper and filling station in the food industry.

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Dark Tray Detection on Checkweigh System
Dark Tray Detection on Checkweigh System

The EZ-BEAM Q25 retroreflective sensor is ideal for this application. It emits a high-powered beam that will reliably detect any dark object that passes over the scale. If clear objects are to be detected, a Q25 polarized retroreflective model is used. With its IP69K-rated housing, the Q25 is designed to withstand the harsh washdowns required in food applications. Setup is easy; the Q25 has no adjustments.

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Triggering Checkweigh Station as Plastic Food Trays Travel on Conveyor
Triggering Checkweigh Station as Plastic Food Trays Travel on Conveyor

Banner Engineering's QM26 washdown sensor detects dark plastic food trays as they approach a checkweigh machine that confirms the correct weight of the filled trays.

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Monitoring Plastic Tray Levels on a Denester Machine
Monitoring Plastic Tray Levels on a Denester Machine

Tracking tray levels on a denester machine ensures that product is replenished in a timely manner and does not affect production.

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Controlling Line Pressure of Clear Food Trays at Denester
Controlling Line Pressure of Clear Food Trays at Denester

Using a sensor in clear object sensing mode to ensure proper staging of plastic trays during denesting process.

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Safety of a Plastic Film Heat Sealer
Safety of a Plastic Film Heat Sealer

Learn how magnet switches protect operators from the harmful interior of a heat sealer.

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Clear Glass Jar Detection for Food and Beverage Splash Zone
Clear Glass Jar Detection for Food and Beverage Splash Zone

Detecting glass jars in a strict cleaning environment

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M18-4 Series 18mm Washdown Metal Barrel-Mount Sensor
M18-4 Series 18mm Washdown Metal Barrel-Mount Sensor

Heavy-duty barrel sensor protected by a 316 stainless steel housing that resists exposure to harsh chemicals and washdown conditions.

Q4X Series Rugged Laser Distance Sensor
Q4X Series Rugged Laser Distance Sensor

Rugged Q4X laser distance sensor solves many challenging applications and comes in a rugged IP69K rating with FDA food grade stainless steel housing.

LE Series 1 m Range Laser Displacement Sensor
LE Series 1 m Range Laser Displacement Sensor

LE's measurement accuracy, ready to measure distances of 100 to 1000 mm, is suitable for controlling, sorting, and inspection tasks in quality control.

WLS28-2 Versatile, All-Purpose LED Strip Light
WLS28-2 Versatile, All-Purpose LED Strip Light

28 mm profile compact LED light for a variety of industrial applications. Available with motion sensors, various lenses & windows for max flexibility.

WLS27 Shatterproof LED Light for Harsh Environments
WLS27 Shatterproof LED Light for Harsh Environments

Fully encased in a shatterproof, chemically resistant housing. Rated IP69K for washdown. Multiple color options combine illumination and indication.

K50 Core Series 50 mm General Purpose LED Indicator
K50 Core Series 50 mm General Purpose LED Indicator

Our most popular indicator light. The 50 mm general-purpose indicator is available in both AC and DC supply voltage.

TL50 Core Series 50 mm LED Tower Light Indicator
TL50 Core Series 50 mm LED Tower Light Indicator

LED tower light indicators are highly visible and simple to install with no assembly required. Display up to 7 colors. Available with IO-Link.