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Whelk Sorter

High volume whelk sorter

Lizotte has successfully combined x-ray imaging & line-scan camera to the inspection of whelk meats for defects.



The Lizotte Whelk Meat Sorter will inspect up to 60 whelk meats per second and automatically eject defective products. This ensures that only top quality product is sent to market.

This machine is designed to give you the top sorting quality in record time to increase your production and optimize the quality of your product. This system is fully food grade and ready for harsh wash-down environment.

Lizotte specializes in custom-built equipment. Hence, we would be pleased to supply a personalized system that would fulfill your operational requirements.


  • Rate up to 60 pieces per second per lane
  • Inspects for:
    • Remaining piece of shell
    • Invasive species that can be identified by shape and color
    • Foreign material
  • Whelk meats are fed randomly on wide belt
  • Robust wash-down stainless steel construction
  • Can be used for fresh or IQF product
  • Ejections are non-damaging to product
  • Independent of product size and orientation
  • Operation is from the front panel touch screen