Inspection machines are indispensable tools for maintaining product quality and consistency across multiple sectors, including the food, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, electronics, automotive, agriculture, print, and textile industries. These machines offer a multitude of benefits including improved quality control, increased efficiency, enhanced accuracy, cost-effectiveness, compliance with regulatory standards, flexibility, and advanced data collection capabilities.

Pricing for used inspection machines at Exapro ranges from €10,000 for entry-level models to €79,000 for high-end units. Despite the variation in price, we ensure each machine offers superior performance and reliability.

When purchasing, consider key parameters such as inspection speed, precision, type of inspection, product compatibility, machine size, environment suitability, energy consumption, automation level, maintenance requirements, and system integration capability.

Manufacturers such as Mettler Toledo, Bosch, Loma Systems, Anritsu Infivis, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Cognex, and Sartorius lead the market, each offering an array of equipment to cater to diverse industry needs.

Exapro stands ready to assist you in selecting the ideal inspection machine to deliver the best return on your investment and meet your unique operational needs.

DOSS - Automatic Inspection Machine

Year: 2017

This trusted, used automatic inspection machine is currently setting the industry standard for sealant inspection. From identifying surface defects such as pores and cuts to pinpointing irregular dimensions, the dsort 3 excels where others fall short. Powered by cutting-edge inspection cameras sourced from reliable industry leaders, this machine delivers unparalleled clarity and accuracy. With its swift yet meticulous examination, you …

Brevetti CEA A35 Inspection machine

Year: 2011

The Brevetti A35 is a compact and advanced inspection machine that can examine products at a maximum speed of 300 pieces per minute. It is capable of inspecting liquids and freeze-dried pharmaceuticals in various containers (Container type: Vials, Ampoules & Cartridges). The machine's high-speed cameras, dedicated motors, and LED lighting ensure top-notch inspection with a broad container range starting from …

Krones Linatronic 712 empty bottle inspection machine

Year: 2000

Overview The empty bottle inspector was built in 2000 by the German manufacturer Krones. Since 2015, many of the machine's components, such as the computer, touch screen, cameras, back panel, drive and vacuum blower, have been replaced. The machine is still running until mid-March 2024 and can be inspected. Technical details Output: 50,000 bph Last used for: 0.33l Steinie, Gourmet, …

Miho David 2 Empty Bottle Inspection Machine

Year: 2016

The inspector “David 2” was manufactured in 2016 by the German manufacturer Miho. The machine was regularly maintained by OEM and is still in operation till autumn 2024. As the selling brewery is receiving a completely new bottling line, they are selling the used machines of their current line, which are still in good shape. Tech. Details Running direction: left-right …

INTRAVIS Capwatcher 6432 Inspection machine

Year: 2018

This INTRAVIS Capwatcher 6432 Inspection System was manufactured in the year 2018. Machine weight: 280 kg Reduced equipment for simple applications

Kelch KALI-tec A Inspection machine

Year: 2004

The KELCH KALI-tec A tool setter, manufactured in 2004 in Germany, allows you to perform accurate measurement, initial setting and simultaneous shrinking of tools in one device. The setting and measuring device determines the tool length using setting adapters before the holder warm-up phase. For complex measuring tasks or tools made of high-speed steel, the KELCH i-tech heat shrink system …

Syscona Expert-FHK crate inspecting machine

Year: 2012

Overview The crate control was built in 2012 by the German manufacturer Syscona. The percentage of foreign bottles at which the crate is rejected can be set. Technical details Capacity: 3,800 crates/h Longitudinal run Previously used formats: 12x 1L PET bottles Inspection via camera Including pre-belt and line distributor 230V/ 50Hz

Heuft HBB IRT IXX Empty bottle inspection machine

Year: 2010

Empty bottle inspection machine Overview The inspector was built in 2010 by the German manufacturer Heuft. Technical details Inspection and rejection of non-returnable bottles that are out of shape at the entrance Inspection of the bottom Inspection of the neck Inspection of the thread Inspection of the walls Residues of liquids

SEIDENADER DAR 150 Inspection machine

Year: 1995

The Seidenader DAR Vial Washing Machine from 1995 is an exterior cleaning and drying machine for ampules, vials, syringes and cartridges for containers from 0.5ml - 250 ml. The modular system allows a compact interface of the DAR with inspection lines and leak detectors, labelling and ampule/vial printing machines both in-line and stand alone.

Krones Linatronic Empty bottle inspection machine

Year: 2011

Empty bottle inspection machine Overview The empty bottle inspector Linatronic was manufactured 2011 by German company Krones. The machine is already dismantled. Techn. Details Running direction: left-right Detections: Ground inspection Camera Sealing surface inspection camera Thread inspection camera with cone optics Sidewall inspection camera Residual liquid and residual caustic detection By high frequency By infrared Design of muzzle illumination DualFlash …

ANTARES VISION Mod. SEMIAUTOMATIC STATION 125 - Visual inspection machine used

Year: 2013

DESCRIPTION: The inspection machine allows control directly on the line. It is particularly useful in the case of pharmaceutical products, as it allows accurate inspection with the possible immediate expulsion from the production line through an appropriate rejection system, when the machine detect itself anomalies on the product. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices, manufacturing. MAIN …

HSG ENGINEERING IMA Mod. VISIONE - Visual inspection machine used

Year: 2014

DESCRIPTION: The inspection machine allows control directly on the line. It is particularly useful in the case of pharmaceutical products, as it allows accurate inspection with the possible immediate expulsion from the production line through an appropriate rejection system, when the machine detect itself anomalies on the product. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices, manufacturing. MAIN …

Eisai AIM 587-2 Inspection machine

Year: 2001

Eisai Visual Inspection Machine for particles: AIM 587-2, from 2001. Dual sided machine capable of inspecting vial level and for foreign matter at speeds up to 300 vials per minute. this extra information is standard for this model. Please always double-check the details during a visit The Eisai AIM 587-2 Inspection Machine, introduced in 2001, is a cutting-edge solution for …

GF MOD. LYNX 2G - Inspection machine used

Year: 2008

DESCRIPTION: Automatic visual inspection machine for vials and bottles. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices, manufacturing. MAIN FEATURES: The Lynx optical inspection machines are specially designed for particles and cosmetic inspections of LVPs (Large Volume Parenterals) in both glass and plastic containers. An LVP is a single-dose injection that is intended for intravenous use and is …

Seidenader PI-20 Inspection machine

Year: 2008

Power supply: 3*400V 50Hz 4kW this extra information is standard for this model. Please always double-check the details during a visit The Seidenader PI-20 Inspection Machine, introduced in 2008, is an advanced solution for the comprehensive inspection of pharmaceutical products, ensuring compliance with stringent quality standards. This state-of-the-art machine combines cutting-edge technology with precision engineering to deliver reliable and accurate …

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Candling station 3 stations Overall dimensions (W x D x H): 3800 x 1600 x 1800 mm Weight: 400 kg Incoterm : EXW

Visiontec Crate inspection machine

Year: 2017

Crate inspection machine Overview The Crate inspector was built in 2017 by Germany manufacturer Visiontec. It is adjusted for 0,5l glass bottles and twenty modul crates. The inspector comes with a multi camera system. If an external bottle is detected, the crate will be pushed out in another line. Currently the setup is for a long side leeding crate.

Wilco R48MC Inspection machine

Year: 2013

Wilco model R48MC leak detection system for vials Number of test sites: 48 Closure: mechanical cam Test method: vacuum + pressure Product to test: 3ml glass vials Detectable leakage: >10 microns Noise: <75 dB(A) Environmental conditions required: clean, dry, stable Permitted humidity: 5 - 65% relative humidity Temperature: 19 - 30 degrees C Approximate machine size 2000mm x 2000mm x …

Krones Checkmat 731 Fill level inspection machine

Year: 2019

Fill level inspection machine Overview The fill level inspection was built in 2019 by the German manufacturer Krones. The machine is currently not installed. Techn. details: Capacity: 50,000 bph Inspection via gamma ray emitter Krones Checkmat with push-off belt

Brevetti Cea A50/300 Inspection machine

Year: 2009

Inspection machine of the brand Brevetti CEA model A50/300 BJ2009 with spareparts. The machine data are as follows: Formats: 1&2ml 10,75Ø Maximum speed 18000 ampoules in 1h. 5ml 14,75 Ø Maximum speed 18000 ampoules in 1h. Control stations: St. 0 bubble heads/cosmetics St. 1 particles St. 2 Particles and fill level St. 3 Black burner St. 4 Particles Outlet channels: …

Unravel the Power of Inspection Machines on Exapro

In the realm of packaging and conditioning, precision and quality assurance are paramount. Inspection machines play an indispensable role in this context, ensuring that every packaged item leaving the production line meets the necessary standards and requirements. They scrutinise the physical attributes of the products, such as dimensions, weight, and overall quality, facilitating consistency, safety, and consumer satisfaction.

Opting for a used inspection machine can significantly reduce capital expenditure without compromising on quality. We provide thoroughly vetted machines that have been meticulously maintained, ensuring they can match the performance of their new counterparts at a fraction of the cost.

Whether you require inspection machinery for pharmaceutical packaging, food & beverage industry, or electronics manufacturing, our comprehensive catalogue has an array of options tailored to meet your needs. We host machines from globally acclaimed manufacturers like Bosch, Mettler Toledo, and Loma Systems, each featuring different functionalities, sizes, and capabilities to cater to varied production volumes and packaging types. 

Why choose Exapro?

At Exapro, we pride ourselves on maintaining transparency in our operations. Each listing on our platform includes detailed machine specifications, images, and price. Our dedicated team is always on hand to assist with any inquiries, ensuring you make an informed purchasing decision.

At Exapro, we understand the crucial role of investment planning in your business operations. Hence, we offer a wide array of used inspection machines to cater to various budgetary needs. Our assortment is competitively priced, ranging from €10,000 to €79,000, offering an excellent cost-benefit ratio compared to brand new machinery.

Embrace the power of quality inspection machinery and ensure your products meet the highest standards. Save costs, enhance productivity, and reinforce your commitment to excellence by choosing from Exapro's wide range of used inspection machines.

If you are in search of a reliable, cost-effective, and performance-oriented solution for your packaging and conditioning needs, don't hesitate to explore our diverse inventory of used inspection machines. Visit our website or contact our expert team to find the perfect match for your requirements today.


Key Advantages of Inspection Machines

Investing in inspection machines can greatly enhance your packaging and conditioning processes. Let's take a look at the main advantages of integrating these versatile machines into your production line:

Improved Quality Control. Inspection machines play a pivotal role in maintaining product quality. They accurately scrutinise the physical characteristics of packaged goods, detecting any anomalies or defects that could compromise the final product quality. By ensuring every product meets stringent quality standards, these machines help bolster customer satisfaction and brand reputation.

Increased Efficiency and Productivity. With their automated inspection capabilities, these machines significantly outperform manual inspections in terms of speed and efficiency. They can handle large volumes of products in a shorter time, reducing production lead times and boosting overall productivity.

Enhanced Accuracy. Manual inspections are prone to human error and can vary depending on the individual inspector. In contrast, inspection machines provide consistent, precise measurements, offering a higher degree of reliability and reducing the risk of faulty products reaching the market.

Cost-Effective. While the initial investment in inspection machinery can be substantial, the long-term savings are significant. These machines reduce the need for manual labour, bringing down operational costs. Furthermore, by identifying defects early in the process, they prevent the waste of resources on faulty products, leading to considerable savings.

Compliance with Regulatory Standards. Especially relevant in highly regulated industries like pharmaceuticals and food and beverage, inspection machines help ensure that products meet all industry and legal standards. This includes aspects like package integrity, label accuracy, and product weight, ensuring your business stays compliant and avoids potential legal issues.

Flexibility. Modern inspection machines come with a range of features and settings, allowing them to adapt to different product types, sizes, and packaging materials. This makes them a versatile asset that can handle varied production requirements.

Data Collection and Analysis. Many inspection machines are equipped with advanced data collection features. They can track and analyse product and performance data over time, providing valuable insights to aid decision-making and continuous improvement efforts.

Investing in inspection machines can lead to significant improvements in product quality, operational efficiency, and regulatory compliance. With these advantages, they are an invaluable addition to any packaging and conditioning line.


Main machine parameters of Inspection machines

When looking at inspection machines, several parameters can significantly influence their performance and suitability for specific tasks. Understanding these key machine parameters can assist you in making an informed purchase decision:

Inspection Speed. This parameter refers to the number of units the machine can inspect per minute/hour. High-speed machines are necessary for large-scale operations with high production volumes.

Precision. Precision, or accuracy, is a measure of the machine's ability to detect defects or variations in the product. A high degree of precision is crucial in industries where even minor defects can have significant consequences, such as in pharmaceuticals or electronics.

Type of Inspection. Different machines are designed to perform different types of inspections: dimensional checks, weight checks, surface checks, or label inspections. Some machines can perform multiple types of inspections simultaneously.

Product Size and Type Compatibility. Not all machines can accommodate all product sizes and types. It's important to ensure the machine you choose can handle your specific product's dimensions, weight, and material.

Machine Size and Footprint. The physical dimensions of the machine can be a significant factor, especially in facilities with limited space. Ensure you have sufficient space for installation, operation, and maintenance of the machine.

Environment Suitability. Some machines are designed to operate in specific environments – for example, a machine might be designed for use in a dry, cool environment and would not perform well in a humid or hot setting.

Energy Consumption. The energy efficiency of the machine can have a significant impact on its operating costs. Machines with lower energy consumption are more cost-effective in the long run.

Automation Level. Some machines are fully automated and require minimal human intervention, while others may require some level of manual operation.

Maintenance Requirements. How often does the machine need servicing, and how easy is it to perform this maintenance? Machines with high maintenance requirements can lead to longer downtimes and increased costs.

Integration with Existing Systems. Consider whether the machine can easily be integrated with your existing production line and systems. This includes physical compatibility, as well as software or data integration.

By considering these parameters, you can ensure that the inspection machine you choose will meet your specific operational needs and offer the best return on your investment.


Area of use

Inspection machines have a wide array of applications across various industries due to their ability to ensure product quality and uniformity. Here are some key areas of use for these versatile machines:

Food and Beverage Industry. Inspection machines are extensively used in the food and beverage industry to guarantee the integrity of packaging, maintain product consistency, and ensure compliance with food safety regulations. They check for physical parameters such as weight, dimensions, and potential contaminants. They can also inspect sealing quality, label accuracy, and expiry dates on packaged goods.

Pharmaceuticals. In the pharmaceutical industry, ensuring product quality and compliance with regulatory standards is crucial. Inspection machines are used to verify the correct quantity of product, check for defects in packaging, confirm label information, and detect any foreign particles within packages.

Consumer Goods. For consumer goods like cosmetics, home appliances, or toys, inspection machines verify the quality, safety, and correct labelling of the products. They help maintain consistent product standards and reduce the risk of defective goods reaching consumers.

Electronics. Inspection machines in the electronics industry check components and finished products for defects, size accuracy, and other quality parameters. This ensures the functionality and reliability of electronic goods, which often have tight tolerance levels.

Agriculture. In the agricultural sector, inspection machines are often used for quality control of packaged products such as seeds, grains, or processed foods. They can verify weight, check for impurities, and ensure proper sealing of packages.

Print and Packaging. Inspection machines are employed to check the quality of print on packaging, including the correct placement and clarity of barcodes, labels, and printed information. This ensures the readability of vital information and compliance with labelling regulations.

Textiles. In the textile industry, inspection machines can be used to verify the quality of materials, checking for defects, colour consistency, and other parameters to ensure a high standard of the finished product.

The versatility of inspection machines makes them an invaluable tool in any industry that requires high standards of quality control, consistency, and regulatory compliance. By investing in a suitable inspection machine, businesses can enhance their product quality, increase efficiency, and maintain customer satisfaction.


Manufacturers of Inspection machines

There are several renowned manufacturers globally known for producing high-quality inspection machines. Each of these manufacturers offers a range of equipment with various features and capabilities to cater to different industry needs. Here are a few key manufacturers:

Mettler Toledo.  Mettler Toledo is an international manufacturer specializing in precision instruments and services. They offer a comprehensive range of inspection equipment, including vision inspection systems, metal detectors, checkweighers, and X-ray inspection systems.

Bosch. Bosch Packaging Technology, a division of the Bosch Group, provides a wide array of machinery for the pharmaceutical, food, and confectionery industries. Their inspection machines are highly regarded for their precision and reliability.

Loma Systems. Loma Systems is a leading provider of inspection equipment for the food, pharmaceutical, and packaging industries. They offer innovative metal detectors, checkweighers, and X-ray inspection systems known for their accuracy and advanced technology.

Anritsu Infivis. Anritsu Infivis is a Japanese company specializing in inspection and detection equipment. They offer advanced solutions like X-ray systems, checkweighers, and metal detectors designed for high-speed, high-accuracy applications.

Scientific Thermo Fisher. A well-known provider of services for scientific research, Thermo Fisher Scientific. For a range of industrial applications, its product inspection line comprises checkweighers, X-ray inspection systems and metal detectors.

Cognex. The American company Cognex Corporation produces machine vision systems, software, and sensors for automated manufacturing that are used to examine and identify components, find flaws, confirm product assembly, and direct assembly robots.

Sartorius. German corporation Sartorius provides pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment, as well as top-notch inspection equipment for diverse industries.

These manufacturers have a proven track record of offering high-quality, reliable, and efficient inspection machines. When selecting an inspection machine, it's essential to consider the specific needs of your operation, including the type of products you'll be inspecting, the volume of your production, and any specific regulatory standards you need to meet. Save costs, enhance productivity, and reinforce your commitment to excellence by choosing from Exapro's wide range of used inspection machines.