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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.
High Performance Air-Cooled Monoblock
High Performance Air-Cooled Monoblock  An exceptionally reliable range of air-cooled generators, incorporating automatic logging and storage of oil temperature, cooling performance and critical parameters. 

The Xray generator is the most important part of the system. In many cases, it is also seen as the most unreliable component – and an understanding of the failure mechanisms makes the reason for this clear. The Cheyney development team has more than 30 years of experience operating and studying Xray systems under continuous operating conditions.

The Cheyney XG series represent a paradigm shift towards achieving maximum reliability from the generator. Important factors in the design of a generator include accurate control of the cooling system and oil temperature, precise monitoring of arc events and open loop conditions, and detailed attention to high frequency power circuitry. Furthermore, it is important to have an accurate and continuous record of the generator’s operating parameters. All of these features have been incorporated into the new XG series generator range. The units feature low voltage supply, integrated cooling, shielding to conformance with 21CFR 1020.40 and a choice of beryllium window or glass inserts. For higher power requirements, refer to XH series recirculating oil Xray generator range.

The XG range includes a unique facility for continuously monitoring a series of critical parameters, such as arc events, fault conditions and cooling system performance. In particular, the temperature of the oil in the monoblock is monitored every one minute for the lifetime of the generator, and stored in non-volatile memory. As a result, it is possible to reliably and accurately diagnose when a generator has been operated outside safe operating conditions, and to take corrective action.


  •  High reliability design
    •  MTBF is highest in industry
  • Designed for continuous operation
    • Low skin-effect design maintains efficiency
  • Continuous temperature monitoring
    • Oil temp stored every minute for lifetime of generator
    • Arc monitoring detection
  • Integral system health monitor
  • Low voltage power requirements

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