Kiwi grading and sorting technology that will optimize your packhouse performance

Make every kiwi count and leave nothing to waste.

Why choose TrueSort™ for kiwi grading?

With our TrueSort™ software you can measure and process every single kiwi accurately at incredible speed. Our technology is designed to improve efficiency in your packhouse, reduce packing costs and guarantee consistent quality of your product. Choose Ellips and we will revolutionize your business.

Flexible Solutions
Our vision system is designed to operate on virtually any manufacturer’s sorting equipment. This enables you to select the appropriate grading machine or to retrofit your existing sizer.

  • Perfect colour & size accuracy
  • Accurate defect detection
  • Labour cost reduction
  • Significant capacity improvement
  • Increased process efficiency

Kiwi grading technology

External quality

Our high-resolution cameras enable better visual identification of the shape and characteristics of the kiwi fruit. Our grading technology allows customers to quickly establish “variety specific” grading parameters and programs. Defects can be identified based upon threshold on parameters such as, defect severity in size, severity in area percentage on the whole surface or number of defects on the surface. TrueSort™ accurately detects defects such as sunburn, russet, flat kiwi, scar tissue, rotten fruit and even internal quality such as firmness or softness.

Colour separation

Accurate colour separations are obtained through TrueSort™ intuitive software that enables operators to quickly create or modify colour profiles for different types of kiwi fruit. For example, the operator can easily select what percentage of the kiwi fruits surface should have a certain shade of green.

Size separation

To measure the entire surface, the kiwi fruit is rotated under the camera and multiple images are taken. Using these images the the diameter, length and volume of the kiwi fruit can be determined. Sizing defects can also be detected such as misshaped or flat kiwis.

Weight

TrueSort™ can accurately measure the weight of your kiwi fruit at a top speed of 15 products per second per lane. The system automatically corrects for the weight drift of each cup caused by temperature differences or the build-up of dust during the day.

No time to waste

Grading with an Ellips equipped system ensures each kiwi to end up at its rightful destination. Quality guarantees will help you opening new markets and customer satisfaction is improved with on-time delivery of products. So why wait? Start next level grading today!

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