This technology is an online ultrasound detection system for fruit quality, specifically to determine the status of the columella using ultrasound. The system is installed directly to the process line and according to the ultrasound signals received from the different layers of the fruit. It is capable of determine the characteristics of the center of the fruit.
– Determines the maturity inside the fruit, especially in the kiwi (columella).
– It allows the detection of hard columella at a speed of at least 60 fruits per minute, with an accuracy of 93%.
– Non-destructive system, it does not affect the fruit.
– It allows classifying fruit suitable for packaging or set aside for other processes, for example, to produce juices or jams.