Leak Detector Protects Quality, Safety of Bulk Food Products

More accurate testing could help improve shelf life.

Contura S600 V2 (1)

Inficon (Syracuse, New York) has launched the Contura® S600 leak detector for testing food products sold for bulk retail, foodservice, large-format Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) and flexible packages. Additional features include:

  • Capable of detecting gross and fine leaks.
  • A larger chamber size measuring 24” x 22” for testing larger packages individually or multiple smaller packages simultaneously.
  • A proprietary differential pressure method offers an alternative to water baths and gas-based testing.
  • Ideal for pet food, coffee, meat and poultry, baked goods, snack foods, confectionery/candy, cheese, grains and cereals, prepared food and produce.
  • Vacuum gauges measure pressure change to calculate the package’s leak rate.
  • A stainless-steel housing and dirt-resistant protective cap.