Can Profile Analyzer

Non-contact, fast and accurate profile scanner
For production and research - inspection of can profiles

Bead Depth - Can Height
Flange Width - Neck

State-of-the-art technology

The Can Profile Analyzer is a computerized, fully-automatic, instrument for measuring an entire can profile, including: beads, flanges, can-height and neck information. The system is designed for can manufacturers, using beads to improve the structural strength of their cans. The system quickly analyzes the can information, providing a clear and accurate view of how well the beading process matches the design specifications.

The user-friendly Can Profile Analyzer is very simple to use. Its' simple operating procedures allow anyone to perform can profile analysis with minimal training. The small maintenance requirements allows the Can Profile Analyzer to be used in practically any environment.

Very fast measurement process: 8 seconds on a 250mm can
High resolution: 0.015µ (15 micron) resolution
Non contact measurement: Measures the entire profile at full resolution on every single scan!
Fully automatic: No manual adjustment ever required.
User friendly: Measure by pressing a single button.
Operating system: Native Windows 95/98 application
Multilingual: Can be translated into any language.
Research: Measure distances and angles between any two points on the scan
Region-of-interest zooming Browse the scanned profile. 
Export facility: Reports and profiles can be exported
to external research applications.
How does the Can Profile Analyzer Work?
The Can Profile Analyzer utilizes state-of-the-art laser technology to quickly scan the profile of the can, without any contact devices. The system retrieves the laser reflection using a sensor.

Once the entire can profile has been scanned, the image of the profile will be displayed on-screen and the profile is analyzed. The analysis determines detailed information about each bead, including: bead depth, bead width, width at 20% height, radius of the bottom of the bead (at 20%) and symmetry (in percent).

In addition, the system also analyzes the can height and flange widths, as well as the neck parameters: the three neck radiuses and the neck angle.

The competing contour-meter technology is impractical for production requirements. In most instances, the speed and resolution requirements prevent this type of measurement device from effectively determining the quality of the beading process in production settings.

Other devices may provide bead height without much information as to how the measurement was taken. In some instances, bead height can be perfect, whereas an entire group of beads is set abovc or below the reference line. Since standard bead measurement systems do not provide the user with a full profile of the can - this issue cannot be detected by these systems.

The Can Profile Analyzer can also integrate measurement information from external gauges such as height and diameter gauges -allowing the information to be printed in the standard profile reports.

For a higher accuracy level, the Can Profile Analyzer also provides gauge support for flanges and can height.

Can diameter  50 to 250mm
Can height 50 to 250mm
Number of beads unlimited
Bead group configuration unlimited
Number of scans per head 6
Bead depth 0 to 3.5mm
Flange width 0 to 3.5mm
Measurement resolution 0.015µ (15 microns)
Measurement unit mm, Microns, Inch, MIL
Type of cans Flanged body
Bottom seamed
Finished can

 PC Pentium 2OOMhz(or higher), 24M RAM  (or more), 2.1G HDD, 3.5" floppy
Operating System:   Windows 95/98
Output: Laser/Ink-jetprinter
Peripherals: Mouse, Keyboard 14" SVGA monitor
Optical unit: 0.015mm resolution, pre-focused and pre-calibrated
Calibration gauge: Please contact us for information regarding an optional certified gauge
Dimensions and weights:
Optical Unit: (24Kg) 430mm(W), 380mm(D), 520mm( H)
Computer:  (15Kg) 480mm(W), 620mrn(D), 157mm( H)
Monitor: (11 Kg) 410mm(W), 386mm(D), 440mm(H)

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