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FES-4000: Front End Station

Semi-Automated Front-End Measurement for Trimmed Cans

The Front End Gauge provides automated front end measurements on trimmed cans.

The exceptionally accurate and repeatable FES-4000 automatically rotates the can with the capability to perform 360° scan of wall thickness. At each position Can Height, Bottom Depth, Top-Wall and Mid-Wall Thickness are measured. Measurement results are shown on the TFT Touch screen and out-of-spec limits are clearly flagged in red allowing for immediate corrective action by line personnel. Data may be transferred directly into a data acquisition software.

Time savings thanks to automatic can rotation and automatic data transfer, as well as the possibility for multiple measurements at one time.

There are no change-parts required for multiple can heights and diameters.

Exceptionally accurate measurements with a resolution of 0.1 microns for wall thickness measurements.

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SPECS

  • Max. number of Positions: 36
  • Can Height Range: 55 to 240 mm (2.125 to 9.4 in)
  • Can Diameter Range: 52 to 84 mm (202-307)
  • Top-Wall Height: up to 10 mm (0.4 in)
  • Mid-Wall Height: 28 to 140 mm (1.125 - 5.5 in)
  • Air Pressure Required: 5 bar (73 psi)
  • Electrical Required: 24V-120/230VAC Power Adapter, 50-60Hz
  • Operating Temperature: 15°C to 40°C (59°F to 104°F) Accurate measurement results at 22°C / 72°F, other temperatures result in deviations
  • Resolution: Trimmed Can Height: 0.01 mm (0.0004 in), Dome Depth: 0.001 mm (0.00004 in), Top-Wall Thickness: 0,0001 mm (0,1 micron), Mid-Wall Thickness: 0,0001 mm (0,1 micron)
  • Accuracy: Trimmed Can Height: +/- 0,01 mm , Dome Depth: +/- 0,001 mm, Top-Wall Thickness: +/-0,001 mm, Mid-Wall Thickness: +/-0,001 mm
  • Repeatability: Trimmed Can Height: 0,02 mm, Dome Depth: 0,002 mm, Top-Wall Thickness: 0,001 mm, Mid-Wall Thickness: 0,001 mm
  • Dimensions: 53 x 50 x 72 cm (21 x 20 x 28.5 in)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99.2 lbs)

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