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Working closely with a world leader in the supply of PTFE and Plastics, we can now offer you a range of top quality Metal & X-Ray detectable PTFE and UHMW-PE products, all FDA compliant.

Specifically manufactured to be visible to X-ray and metal inspection technology so that food processing, medical and packaging companies can comply with FDA and industry-specific regulations.

These products are primarily available as sheets (plates) and machined components.

The applications for the products will include:

  • Scraper Blades
  • Mixer Components
  • Rollers
  • Wear-strips
  • Nozzles
  • Seals
  • Bushes
  • Bearings
  • Guides
  • Sprockets
  • Agitators
  • Gears
  • Pillow Blocks
  • Pharma Packaging
  • Scraper Blades
  • Mixer Components
  • Rollers
  • Wear-strips
  • Nozzles
  • Seals
  • Bushes
  • Bearings
  • Guides
  • Sprockets
  • Agitators
  • Gears
  • Pillow Blocks
  • Pharma Packaging

These detectable materials are suggested for use in production of the following products:

  • Frozen and Prepared Foods
  • Baby Foods
  • Soup and Chilli
  • Snack Foods
  • Chips and Tortillas
  • Cereals
  • Cheese
  • Confectionery
  • Pastries
  • Pet Foods
  • Frozen and Prepared Foods
  • Baby Foods
  • Soup and Chilli
  • Snack Foods
  • Chips and Tortillas
  • Cereals
  • Cheese
  • Confectionery
  • Pastries
  • Pet Foods

Though of course there will be others, so please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Example X-Ray Detection Limits

Food Product Dimensions Ferrous Sphere Ceramic Sphere Soda Lime Glass Sphere Virgin PTFE Sphere J-Flex PTFE Cube
Mixed Nut Muesli 250x260x50 1.0mm 3.0mm 2.0mm >5.0mm 3.0mm
Beef Mince 225x140x50 0.8mm 3.0mm 2.0mm >5.0mm 3.0mm
Cheddar Cheese 100x90x30 0.8mm 1.5mm 1.5mm 3.0mm 2.0mm

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Product Characteristics

  • X-ray and Metal Detectable.
  • Easy to clean – withstand chemical cleaning products and other cleaning processes.

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Why buy from J-Flex?

If you are looking for a friendly and helpful industrial rubber products supplier, with enviable product knowledge and excellent customer service, then you’ll find it in J-Flex. We supply a vast range of quality items including rubber sheet and an array of fabrications made from premium grade elastomers including silicone and Viton™ - many of which are available for next day delivery. Founded in 1984, we have amassed a wealth of experience and are the preferred supplier of industrial rubber products - providing engineered rubber components and specialist rubber sheetings you can trust. Whether you are looking for silicone sheets, rubber mouldings, gaskets, sleeves, extrusions, bellows, fabrications, rubber sealants or adhesives -including Viton™ sheets and sealants, J‑Flex can help. You'll find our Accreditations, Approvals, Certifications and Compliance​ information here.

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Product Approvals and Compliances

As part of our ethos, we are regularly checking and independently testing our products and materials with leading industry organisations to ensure they meet and exceed the requirements of the many industries we serve – below are some examples.

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