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Keeping Breakfast in the Kremlin Safe.

Happy World Nutella Day! It’s been a strange few months for this sweet treat spread. Considering a jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds, the love from consumers seem to be quashing any negative stories that have recently hit the brand.

Don't Miss the IRR17 Deadline
If your company uses x-ray equipment you need to make sure you re-register on the new IRR17!
Merry Christmas from Cheyney

Cheyney Design and Development would like to wish all our customers a very happy Christmas and New Year.

The Camembert Inspection Solution
Cheney stablemate, Sapphire Inspection Solutions offers an insight to their x-ray inspection solution for a tricky cheese.
New Xray Inspection
Euroscan launches new Xray inspection services company. Conveniently located just off the M1/J36, the offers fast turnaround food and consumer product and Xray machine rental.
Platform 2015
The new 2015 Platform is released.  Featuring a new range of high reliably hardware and software framework designed for differentiation, along with drop-in replacement components.
Cheyney has moved!
Cheyney is moving to a new,  larger facility, from January 2010.
Sapphire 2009 training
The 2009 Sapphire training week has taken place at Cheyneys Lodge.
Sapphire Technical Conference
The 2009 Sapphire Alliance Technical Conference has been held in the Nihon Room at Pembroke College, Cambridge.  We have been pleased to welcome delegates from Australia, France, Germany, Spain, USA and United Kingdom.
Mobile Xray at France Scan
France Scan has taken delivery of a new mobile system for product rework and recovery.
Featured project
Flame-retardant paper
Flame-retardant material is analysed and recovered with CDD special solution.
CDD Xray Product Platfrom
CDD Xray Product Platfrom Complete program of Xray system components designed to deliver a comprehensive range of End-of-Line inspection systems to equipment manufacturers. 
 Based upon its many years of experience, Cheyney has developed a fully integrated product platform for the deployment of a comprehensive range of end-of-line Xray inspection systems. Having been in this industry since its inception, the team at Cheyney posses a unique understanding of the physics and engineering of the equipment, along with a true appreciation of the importance of high reliability design. 
The Platform provides the key elements of any automatic Xray system, including Xray generation at different power levels, linear and formatted Xray detectors, safety and control systems, image processing hardware and a comprehensive software framework. The modules all feature integrated diagnostics and data logging, with the very latest in storage and big data support. The designed-in compatibility of all the elements of the platform provides certainty of risk-free product development. Hitherto, this has been unavailable to system designers drawing component parts from different sources. 
Included in the range are a family of compatible modules which will allow competent design of a variety of systems for all types of automatic inspection requirements. Among these are single and multi lane systems for packaged products, bulk-flow machines, pipeline Xray systems and high speed systems for rigid container inspection such as glass jars and cans. 


  • Xray Generators 
    • Air-cooled monoblocks 
    • Recirculating oil-cooled monoblocks 
    • Metal ceramic generators 
  • Xray Detectors 
    • Linear diode arrays, APS area sensors, TDI 
    • CameraLink, RS422 LVDS, GigE 
  • Image Acquisition 
    • Range of acquisition cards / frame grabbers 
    • Onboard pre-processing 
    • PCI and PCI Express 
  • Xray Control systems 
    • Fully integrated sub-systems 
    • Covers all requirements for interfacing 
  • Software Framework 
    • Includes all core image handling functions 
    • Full API for all functional blocks 
    • Configured for differentiating plug-ins
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