6 Ashford Road
44 (0)116 270 0904

PCL Control Instruments supplies industry-proven quality monitoring and analytical instruments to the Food and Chemical Processing industries for rapid and dynamic monitoring in quality assurance laboratories or for production process control:
• to the Food and Chemical processing industries
• principally in the United Kingdom and Ireland
• also throughout Europe and Middle East
• sales support and service facilities located in Leicester
• experienced over 30 years with cumulative

Management Personnel

  • Managing Partner: David Newman

Products Supplied

Can or Container Inspection:
DUD detection, or Closure-integrity monitoring, of Vacuum or Pressure in cans, jars, bottles for seal integrity and ensure optimum long-life of conserved foods:

• Ultrasonic Closure Monitor for cans, plastic and glass containers with non-metallic caps Closure Monitor for 2 & 3-piece cans with metal ends with Plain or Easy-Open lids:
• or ends
• Closure Monitor for glass and plastic glass jars with metal ends
• Closure Monitor with Remote Display for elevated and inclined conveyors or cable track installations
• Closure Monitor for tall tapered-neck glass jars & bottles
• Double-end (top & bottom) closure monitoring for 3-piece cans, and fish cans
• Aluminium & Foil Laminate Lids on individual plastic pots and trays for closure monitoring
• Foil Laminate Lid Closure monitoring – no vacuum – Pre-Conditioning unit required
Faulty-Container Pneumatic rejecters:
• Standard Speed rejecter < 850 cpm
• Sanitary Stainless Steel Shrouded standard speed rejecter
• High -Speed Stainless Steel Shrouded rejecter < 2000 cpm
Canning line controls:
• Diversion of cans from one lane to an adjacent or another lane
• No-lid detector
• Lane Selector of cans into two or multiple lanes
Food processing and Packaging Applications:
• Post-seaming and filling of hot or cold products with steam-flow closure
• Continuous cooker protection in eliminating potential crash situations
• Post-continuous cooker discharge condition monitoring to achieve optimum product shelf-life
Overseas Reps

There are no overseas Rep descriptions registered for this organisation

UK Reps

Companies represented in the UK

Food Instrument Corporation, USA:
Manufacturer of on-line detectors for vacuum and closure-integrity faults in cans, jars & bottles.
Noramar Company, USA:
Monitoring salt levels in food products in production and processing.
Prime Controls Inc, USA:
Metal sensing and leak testing in can & ends manufacture.
Data Support Co., Inc. USA:
Filter pads for microwave moisture analysers.
Sartorius Corporation UK Ltd, UK:
Supplier - Microwave moisture analysers & electronic balances.
Adam Equipment Ltd, UK:
Electronic balances for process monitoring to 0.001.
Trade names

Trade names

  • ADR-50D DUD Detectors
  • DiCromat Salt Analysers
  • MicroSquares Moisture Sample Pads
  • Double Sheet Detection

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