Online Beef Classification Center, BCC-3™

Frontmatec has a long history within online beef carcass grading. The BCC-3™ is the third generation  classification center - developed on the basis of our knowledge and expertise from the past 20 years. BCC-3™ revolutionizes the world’s beef industry and brings the cattle slaughterhouses into a new era with its ability to accurately and automatically quantify the commercial value of beef carcasses. The BCC-3™ is a quantum leap in precision.

  • Precise carcass conformation and fat cover classification according to EUROP and similar standards
  • Classification of both carcass halves – accurate, robust and reliable
  • Non-contact equipment – can be implemented before the veterinary re-inspection enabling image documentation of veterinary decisions
  • High accuracy prediction of commercial cuts in weights and geometries – giving a gold standard yield descriptor
  • Order management – cuts are described prior to entering the chill room
  • Breeding optimisation by feedback to the farmer for optimal retail value
  • Fully-automatic, non-invasive and low maintenance
  • Line speed up to 620 half carcasses/hour

Based on advanced multi-view stereo imaging

BCC-3™ uses advanced multi-view stereo imaging to create a full 3D reconstruction of each half beef carcass.

The system provides conformation and fat cover classification according to the EUROP grading system and similar standards.

BCC-3™ also enables prediction of primal and commercial cut weights. The yield information  permits the slaughterhouse to optimize their product sorting and pay the farmers according to the true market value.

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