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Satake Colour and Optical Sorting Machines

Satake offer a range of Colour and Optical Sorting Machines. This enables us to use the the individual features of each machine to get the highest efficiency and performance on each product sorted. This approach provides a tailored solution to your process, rather than a 'one machine fits all' compromise.

Satake Australia provide a full testing, installation, commissioning, spare parts, service and training programme. 


Machine Selector:

Cereals & Pulses Tree Nuts Seeds Plastics
Example Types
Wheat, Maize/Corn Barley, Oats, Lentils, Peas & Rice
Almonds, Peanuts, Macadamia, Pecan, Pistachio Sunflower, Mustard, Poppy, Vegetable Virgin Pellets, NHDPE, PET, PVC, Recycling
AlphaScan II & AlphaScan II High Flow

GS-1 Series

SSM Series


ScanMaster IE

ScanMaster DE 

CS Series - Full Colour Belt Sorter

Evo RGB - Full Colour Chute Sorter


ScanMaster IE

ScanMaster DE 

ScanMaster SE

SSM Series

CS Series - Full Colour Belt Sorter

Evo RGB - Full Colour Chute Sorter

AlphaScan II

ScanMaster IE

ScanMaster DE 

CS Series - Full Colour Belt Sorter

EVO - RGB Full Colour Chute Sorter


ScanMaster IE

ScanMaster XE


CS Series - Full Colour Belt Sorter

Evo RGB - Full Colour Chute Sorter

Principle Construction of a Chute Type Sorter

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AlphaScan II
The Satake AlphaScan II is the very latest Colour Sorter from Satake. The original AlphaScan range was introduced to the market in 2004 and quickly gained favour in wheat, barley, rye, rice and other cereal/pulse processing industries. The AlphaScan II is the next generation of 'low cost - high capacity' sorting from Satake. 

The AlphaScan II is particularly suitable for ergot, foreign grain and stone removal from wheat, black tip removal from durum and the recovery of good grain ejected by mechanical separators. It also has applications in the removal of pink tinted fusarium damaged wheat. Processors of other products such as rice, beans and pulses also benefit from the machine's high capacity at low cost. (more)


NS - Series
Satake has developed a new coarse cereal & pulse optical sorter for a wide variety of materials.

A unique, high-sensitivity processing technology allows product defect threshold to be adjusted to suit customer needs. The NS machine is designed to be extremely user friendly. Its simple touch screen interface provides access to all necessary day to day setting adjustments, whist restricting more detailed settings behind password protection. With the NS Series, its easy to switch between coarse and fine sorting. (more)


This sorter design uses the most advanced available electronics technology, and is equipped with both CCD and NIR sensors. Digital image processing is incorporated to detect and reject even the smallest defects from milled rice at high production rates. The RMGS series, AMS/BM type have exceptional capability for the removal of glass and white stones from grain by using NIR sensors. (more)

SCANMASTER High Resolution, High Capacity Sorter IE, DE & SE (Food/Natural Product Applications)
The ScanMaster was the first joint American/Japanese sorting machine introduced after the acquisition of ESM by the Satake Corporation. The arrival of the ScanMaster revolutionized the industry of colour sorting and it can be said that virtually any product that ranges from the size of a mustard seed up to, and including, whole almonds can be sorted on a version of the ScanMaster.

The ScanMaster™ is available in Monochromatic and Bichromatic configurations, with independent front and back views to give an accuracy never achieved before. The ScanMaster™ can be supplied with 10, 20, 40 or 80 channels plus resort which may be included in models of 20 or more channels. 

One of the most notable recent innovations in the ScanMaster line is the use of infrared and colour combined detector elements, which enable the ScanMaster to inspect food for "undetectable" foreign material, such as clear glass and colour simultaneously. Newly introduced is the SE model, uniquely capable of Ultra Violet sorting. 

ScanMaster IE - Monochromatic Visible (more)

ScanMaster DE - Bichromatic Visible & Infra-Red (more)

ScanMaster SE – Monochromatic Ultra Violet (more)

SCANMASTER IE & XE High Resolution, High Capacity Sorter (Plastics Applications)
The new ScanMaster IE & DE are widely used on the sorting of virgin plastic pellets, or NHDPE and PET materials in recycling applications. The compact "footprint" of the ScanMaster™ makes the unit easy to install in a "system" that incorporates resort capabilities. The resultant stream of accepted product is resalable at premium prices, with the initial capital investment typically recouped by the plastic processor in less than six months. High resolution CCD cameras are used to inspect the plastic product, and a burst of air is used to remove the unacceptable product. 

The ScanMaster XE Bichromatic Infra-Red & Infra-Red is equipped with the latest duplex sensors working in two parts of the IR spectrum viewing. The ScanMaster XE is equipped with the latest development of duplex cameras (IR & IR) viewing from front and rear.

ScanMaster IE - Monochromatic Visible (more)

ScanMaster XE - Bichromatic Infra-Red & Infra-Red (more)

ULTRASCAN - Multiple Wavelength Technology 
The UltraScan utilises both visible and infrared spectrums to target all types of foreign material and colour defects. The UltraScan uses a newly developed and more powerful version of Satake's proprietary Infrared and Visible cameras. This sorting platform is combined with a unique high intensity halogen illumination system to maximise sorting efficiency. (more)

The Satake Full Colour Belt Sorter gives excellent sorting performance on many types of food and non-food materials. Using new technology, the Full Colour Camera uses three wave lengths, which are R(red), G(green) and B(blue). It can therefore detect and reject material of similar colours. The use of a belt enables unstable and fragile materials to be carried and sorted with stability and accuracy. **The CS Range of Full Colour Belt Sorters are now available with additional NIR Cameras for even better foreign material removal** (more)


The new Satake Evolution RGB Full Colour Sorter takes optical sorting technology to the next level.  
Using new technology, the Full Colour Camera uses three wave lengths, which are R(red), G(green) and B(blue)

The 'Evo' uses a chute configuration to allow large granular products to be sorted with ease. The machine is designed to be capable of taking products such as almonds, pistachio, pulses, coffee beans etc as well as being extremely effective on smaller products such as cereals and vegetable seeds. (more)

PELLETSCAN – Monochromatic Visible Belt Machine 
The Pelletscan is a machine with a higher optical resolution than any of our previous machines capable of removing spot defects down to 0.08mm. This development addresses the needs of various engineered plastic pellets applications in the wire, cable, medical, optical and automotive industries where the smallest spot defects must be removed. (more)

New RSQI Grain Scanner - Examine Every Grain...

New Satake GS-1 Colour Sorter...(more

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