Sorter 1: Optic Sorter/Hauni AeroSorter 1800,
It is the machine that is operated in accordance with air circulation principle, identify substances except tobacco during 10 ton/h tobacco flow and separate them.
Foreign materials are detected with 3 camera systems with 20 m/s hauling speed (it is 4 times faster than other transports with tape) and put out with compressed air jets. Foreign material separation is fulfilled with two steps.
At first step, while tobacco is being lifted with 20m/s speed, heavy foreign materials are separated by leaving stone, iron, wood etc.
At the second step, light foreign materials; rope, feather, pvc based materials, synthetic based materials, grass, trash etc.are detected with photos that 3 integrated cameras took 9000 photos in 1 second and put out with compressed air jets. Performance of machine is %87 and that rate was determined in CIT test.
Sorter 2: Laser Sorter/Stratus+Helius by Tomra,
With up to twelve individual laser signals, the Helius™ Tobacco free fall laser sorter detects all non-tobacco related material (NTRM) from a stream of product. Besides the conventional sorting methods such as color, structure and size, the Helius™ Tobacco sorting machine is able to sort based on biological characteristics, invisible to the human eye. Combined with our patented Fluo technology, the sorter detects the slightest shades of chlorophyll to create an even better contrast between the good product and defects.
· Gross defect sorter
· Mono-layer (big) leaf product flow
· Sorting before threshing
· Capacity of four tons/hour
· Modular and scalable installation
· Cost-effective solution for GLT’s
· Gentle product handling