CDX 118CD and CWX 118CD MK2 - Dual Wavelength X-ray Sorters


Free fall, X-ray sorter, single pass, single input, Primary bulk recovery; and Re-concentration applications; Material size range (-32mm + 1mm) split at appropriate ratio and feedrates. Material feed application wet or dry.


  • Eight channel photo multiplier detection system (single or dual wavelength options available)
  • Manual or automated inlet chute gate options available
  • Robust air ejector system
  • Modular, compact, robust, ergonomic design (left and right hand variants available)
  • Split cabinet design – heat exchanger cooled X-ray generator and power supply compartment
  • Separate control and service panel configuration
  • Single network interface for control and information
  • Full maintenance support
  • User friendly menu driven OTI and HMI
  • Tracer catch trays for tracer tests


  • Maximum diamond recovery with minimum gangue material at high feedrates
  • A smart Asci bus safety and operational system (technical)
  • Improved fault and alarm reporting system (technical)
  • A simplified and ruggedized machine cabinet design for both simpler and easier machine maintenance (technical)
  • Provision of more information for machine interrogation (technical)
  • Single phase 220 Volt single power requirement versus the previous 400Volt 3 phase (technical and safety)
  • An enhanced X-ray system design – reduction in weight and size (safety and reduced maintenance task time)
  • Simpler plant integration design (technical)
  • Removal of the gateway control cabinet (simpler system and reduced maintenance)
  • On board PLC for simpler machine interfacing to the plant control system (simpler design)
  • Remote machine diagnostics interrogation (technical support)
  • 24 hour call center support (Faster maintenance question response)
  • Digitalization opportunities (future)
  • PC based high definition touch screen on board the machine with added functionality (technical)
  • Additional metallurgical information and simpler machine set up options (Information)
  • Improved maintenance and repair ergonomics (technical and support)
  • Reduced number of purpose made components and simplified wiring where possible (ejector driver PCB and certain connector systems)
  • Improved calibration jig design (machine availability advantage)
  • The inlet chute is removable without removing the Autogate assembly (reduced maintenance task time)
  • Internal feeder camera (security)
  • Removal of the feeder can be done from the rear of the machine without removing any top mounted assemblies (reduced maintenance task time)
  • On the CDX118CD dry machine only, a new lens cleaning system (maintenance)
  • Advance thermal monitoring of the X-ray tube (safety)
  • Lighting in the communication cabinet (safety)
Compact sorting modules can be configured for higher throughput and/or double pass as required.