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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: X-ray

Testing volume: up to 38 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 the improved accuracy of the lean meat/fat control. On top, come benefits such as foreign object detection.

FOSS service and support

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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Meat process control with MeatMaster™ II

Three versions of the MeatMaster II X-ray fat analyser now available

The MeatMaster II X-ray meat analysis system can scan up to 38 tons per hour of fresh, frozen or packed meat and determine fat content and weight with high accuracy, while also spotting foreign objects.

The MeatMaster II AG (after grinder) is another dedicated version which is aimed at producers who need an accurate measurement of the fat content in ground meat as it is transported from the grinder to the mixer.

At just 1.58 metres in length, the MeatMaster II C (compact) is nearly a metre shorter than the standard MeatMaster II and is designed to fit into production areas where space is tight. It can measure meat in boxes and trays, including blocks of frozen meat.

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Curious to learn more about how FOSS can help you improve your bottom line?

Get in touch with one of our local meat experts to get an obligation-free analysis about profit and quality improvement opportunities for your specific production.

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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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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CasesSan Angelo and the MeatMaster in use

At San Angelo Packing in Texas, US, the MeatMaster is used to help in standardizing 1000 kg combos of trimmings and to detect foreign objects.

CasesStandardisation 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 standardised and analysed products.“

Superior accuracy

With FOSS X-ray technology, you can make the meat fat content of end products consistent to an accuracy of 0,5% or even better, depending on the user situation, and meet demands from costumers and 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 adjustment to local conditions.

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