Metal detector VARICON+

Quick and reliable detection of all ferrous and non-ferrous metals in packaged and unpackaged piece goods.

Compact metal detection system for inspection of piece goods of up to 50 kg. The robust s/s conveyor belt construction guarantees highest search sensitivity and stability. For automatic ejection of metal-containing packages, an optional separating system including pusher and reject bin is available. Thanks to Bizerba's extensive range of accessories numerous different systems can be combined for your specific needs. The VARICON+D series is designed for dry areas and the VARICON+W series for wet areas. These devices are conform with BRC, IFS and HACCP guidelines Integrated models are available for the Bizerba checkweighers and labelers of the GLM-I series.

Area of Use

  • Detection of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the food industry


  • GLS or GHF coil for a new dimension in detection sensitivity
  • Stainless steel design with IP65 rating (optionally IP 66/IP 69) to meet the strict hygienic requirements in accordance with HACCP, IFS and BRC
  • Maximum sensitivity and discriminatory capability while maintaining high resistance to interference Easy training of device for specific products; speeds adjustable
  • Multi-product memory for up to 240 product faciliates the set-up process and optimizes the system’s overall performance
  • _statistic.BRAIN software for reporting

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Already minor complaints concerning quality and health risks can seriously jeopardize a company's existence since a negative image in the eyes of consumers or in trade can have a dramatic impact on a company's sales and market share even years later.

More advantages of Bizerba metal detector VARICON+:

  • Extremely reduced metal-free zone
  • Available with multi-frequency technology for optimum product recognition
  • Standard interface WS-Food
  • Bizerba industrial software .BRAIN
  • Separating system including pusher and reject bin
  • Signal lamps and horns



Mechanical design

Conveyor belt and metal detector; stainless steel 1.4301 (AISI 304), glass beaded finish, frame construction with four height-adjustable feet and fastening drill holes, stainless steel 1.4301 (AISI 304), glass beaded finish, drive, guide, and tension rollers; stainless steel 1.4301 (AISI 304). Drum motor drive with variable speeds and automatic thermal contact monitoring, sliding plate for the belt made of low-wear and coated melamine resin plate, conveyor belt made of white FDA quality polyester (PES): conveying side made of polyurethane (PUR), running side made of impregnated polyester fabric, operating side in conveying direction to the right .


Maximum load:

  • Size 1: 20 kg up to a belt width of 400 mm
  • Size 2: 50 kg as from a belt width of 500 mm


Conveying direction

left to right, right to left


Electrical design

Combined control and operating unit for conveyor belt and metal detector, factory-set belt stop in the event of metal detection, wiring,


Conveyor belt speed

0.2 m/sec, 0.4 m/sec, 0.6 m/sec, 1.0 m/sec; variable belt speed (-60 % to +30 %) optional


Protection type

IP65 (jet-proof), optionally IP66/IP69, NEMA 4

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