Fruit Sorting

Safest products in your packs

Bühler’s SORTEX range of optical sorters is designed to sort both frozen or fresh, cultivated or wild, fruits and berries at almost any point in the processing line. Equipped with intelligent features; gentle handling, custom-built cameras, shape detection and ejectors, the SORTEX range optical sorters minimises product damage and ensures contaminants such as sticks; plastics, cardboards, extraneous vegetable matter (EVM) and foreign material (FM) are efficiently removed.

High efficiency in defect removal

  • Broad spectrum lighting, Enhance InGaAsTM technology and custom designed, high-definition cameras, accurately detects subtle defects, EVM and FM.
  • PROfile technology can intelligently detect and virtually separate touching objects, allowing for a higher capacity shape sorting.
  • An added feature of the PROfile technology, is the possibility of using a combination of multiple shape parameters to remove stems and under of oversized fruits, at the same time.

High reliability, top quality sorting, offering high product yields

  • Efficiently removes defects with high level yield with less good product in the reject.
  • Meets high-level market demands in product quality and safety.
  • Gentle handling prevents damage to the product.

High capacity, consistent performance

  • Advanced feed, vision and ejection technologies provide high capacity sorting.
  • Reliable feed and electronics reduce production downtime.
  • Customised ejector design for long life, high speed reliability and high flow.

Hygienic design

  • Easy access, open design with stainless steel frame.
  • Hygienic and easy cleaning with IP56 protection.
  • Splatter Plate minimises debris on optical box windows.

Low maintenance and running costs

  • Low running costs with low power consumption and single phase supply.
  • Easy access to all enclosures makes maintenance quick and easy, reducing serviceability costs.
  • Continuous operation with no daily calibration required increases production time.

Customer Service

Unparalleled access to a range of customer focused, flexible optical sorting service packages to suit your needs - available from over 140 countries worldwide.