WATCH: Heat and Control demos entry-level X-ray

Heat and Control is putting an Ishida X-ray machine for finished products through its paces at AUSPACK 2019 on stand D150.

The Ishida IX Series X-ray machine is part of a range that has been designed for small businesses as it balances strong sensitivity with lower operating costs.

PKN Packaging News editor Lindy Hughson spoke to Heat and Control sales executive Phillip Garro about the technology. Watch the Ishida X-ray machine in action in this video.
 

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