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Parameters: Fat, weight, meat contamination by foreign objects (metal and bone) and size (width, length and height) for grading cuts

For use by: Medium and large-sized plants producing raw meat or processed meat products

Technology: Dual X-ray

Testing volume: Up to 25 tons per hour depending of application

Find the right solution according to your sample type

By installing MeatMaster, a trimming producer with a daily production of 40 tons will typically improve yearly earnings by a minimum of  $260,000 resulting from improved accuracy of the lean meat/fat control. On top, come benefits such as foreign object detection.

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More than just an instrument, FOSS solutions are supported by a global network of more than 250 highly trained service engineers.

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MeatMaster™ II

Introducing the new MeatMaster™ II

With the new MeatMaster™ II you get the same renowned accuracy of the popular MeatMaster I, but the unit is half the length and is easier to integrate in-line in your production.

MeatMaster is the intelligent way to carry out meat analysis and optimize your meat production. The Meatmaster X-ray system can scan up to 38 tons per hour of fresh, frozen or packed meat and determine fat content and weight with a high accuracy, while also spotting foreign objects.

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1/3 the size

Smaller and smarter

Around 90% of the major meat producers in the world are using MeatMaster. At half the length of the original unit and thereby easier to integrate as an ‘in-line’ analyzer in production plants, the new MeatMaster II unit offers the same performance, while making X-ray analysis in the process more accessible than ever.

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X-Ray Technology

100% control with X-ray

FOSS X-ray technology gives you unrivalled accuracy whether you are measuring fat content, weight or detecting foreign objects with a density higher than 1.7 g/cm3 (metal, bone, glass etc.). The system scans 100% of the meat in the form of whole cuts, trimmings or minced meat up to 20 cm in height. The meat can be in cartons, plastic trays or loose on the belt, chilled and/or frozen.

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An eye for quality

From slaughter to retail release, every step in the meat production process at Dovecote Park in Yorkshire is under the watchful eye of seasoned experts.

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Central configuration, support and surveillance

Mosaic™ networking software from FOSS lets your specialist team configure, manage and monitor your FOSS equipment via the Internet.

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Standardization of minced meat for consumer packs

Mr. Hans Jürgen Kummer, General Manager of Schiller Fleisch, says: “With MeatMaster we carry out fat analysis, weight determination and most importantly, checks for foreign objects allowing us to offer very safe products. MeatMaster allows us to always offer fresh and above all standardized and analyzed products.“

Superior accuracy

With dual X-ray technology, you can make the meat fat content of end products consistent to an accuracy of between 0.4-0.6% and meet demands from consumers and the authorities every time.

Simplify control procedures

This in-line solution gives results in real-time so you can avoid the cost and extra work involved in routine sampling procedures.

Improve production efficiency

By continuously monitoring production, you can make optimal use of raw materials to get the fat content exactly right all the time and avoid the wastage of out-of-specification products.

Adapt for pork, beef or poultry

Pre-calibration enables you to use MeatMaster™ on a wide range of applications with only minimal adjustments to local conditions.

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