PRODUCT RANGE 

Beverage Cans

FE056F

Front End Gauge

TESTS 

The world’s most accurate and repeatable system

Manually loaded Front End Gauge for standard, trimmed cans straight off the bodymaker. (Lubricated cans only)

Tests

  • Top Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Mid Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Trimmed Can Height. Multipoint and Single Point.
  • Find Thickest/Thinnest point mode.
  • Dome Depth.
  • Graphical display of wall thickness.

Notes:

Single diameter only. Use FE129 Dual Head Front End Gauge for dual diameter measurement, or consider the Versatile AD142 Automatic Front End which can measure all sizes without changeover.

FEATURES 

Available for 202, 204, 207.5, 211, 300 Body Diameters.

Aluminium or Steel cans

Please confirm can sizes prior to ordering

Guaranteed GR&R to agreed manufacturing tolerances

Single-point, Multiple-point and TIR modes

Quick adjustment for different can heights

Automatic can alignment on TCH/DD

Graphical viewing of wall thickness

Find thickest or thinnest section on the actual can

RS232 and Ethernet data ports

USB Service Port

INCLUDES 

Operation Manual
Power Lead (to suit region)
RS232 Cable (25M-9F pin)

OPTIONAL EXTRAS 

TCH Master & Can Steady Weight

One required per neck size.

  • Hardened, Ground 440C S/Steel
  • Laser Etched specifications
  • NATA certified (Internationally traceable)

Dome Depth Setting Master

One required per Dome dimension.

  • Hardened, Ground 440C S/Steel
  • Laser Etched specifications
  • NATA certified (Internationally traceable)

Basic Spare Parts Kit
Kit includes basic wear parts:

Consists of:

  • 1x 5735 Top Wall Datum Pin
  • 1 x 5736 Mid Wall Datum Pin
  • 1 x 14484: Switch N/O Contact Block
  • 2 x 1535: 202/211 CanWall Drive Spring (2 pack)
  • 2 x 1072: Replacement Boots for 10mm Probes
  • 2 x 1073: Replacement Boots for 2mm Probes
  • 2 x 14480: Switch Caps, Green
  • 2 x 14481: Switch Caps, Blue
  • 2 x 14482: Switch Caps, Black

TCH Steady Weight
Required for each can size.

Note: 1 Can Steady Weight is supplied with each master.

Height Station Roller Pair
Allows different diameter can bodies to be tested on Height Station, ensuring correct rotation speed.

  • 1 set required for each can diameter
  • Pre-set clearance adjustment
  • Changeover time approximately 2 minutes
  • Includes Holder and Allen Key

Note: 1 set of rollers is supplied with the gauge.

SPECIFICATION DOWNLOADS 

MAINTENANCE GUIDES 

ELECTRICAL

MECHANICAL

TESTS 

The world’s most accurate and repeatable system

Manually loaded Front End Gauge for standard, trimmed cans straight off the bodymaker. (Lubricated cans only)

Tests

  • Top Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Mid Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Trimmed Can Height. Multipoint and Single Point.
  • Find Thickest/Thinnest point mode.
  • Dome Depth.
  • Graphical display of wall thickness.

Notes:

Single diameter only. Use FE129 Dual Head Front End Gauge for dual diameter measurement, or consider the Versatile AD142 Automatic Front End which can measure all sizes without changeover.

FEATURES 

Available for 202, 204, 207.5, 211, 300 Body Diameters.

Aluminium or Steel cans

Please confirm can sizes prior to ordering

Guaranteed GR&R to agreed manufacturing tolerances

Single-point, Multiple-point and TIR modes

Quick adjustment for different can heights

Automatic can alignment on TCH/DD

Graphical viewing of wall thickness

Find thickest or thinnest section on the actual can

RS232 and Ethernet data ports

USB Service Port

INCLUDES 

Operation Manual
Power Lead (to suit region)
RS232 Cable (25M-9F pin)

OPTIONAL EXTRAS 

TCH Master & Can Steady Weight

One required per neck size.

  • Hardened, Ground 440C S/Steel
  • Laser Etched specifications
  • NATA certified (Internationally traceable)

Dome Depth Setting Master

One required per Dome dimension.

  • Hardened, Ground 440C S/Steel
  • Laser Etched specifications
  • NATA certified (Internationally traceable)

Basic Spare Parts Kit
Kit includes basic wear parts:

Consists of:

  • 1x 5735 Top Wall Datum Pin
  • 1 x 5736 Mid Wall Datum Pin
  • 1 x 14484: Switch N/O Contact Block
  • 2 x 1535: 202/211 CanWall Drive Spring (2 pack)
  • 2 x 1072: Replacement Boots for 10mm Probes
  • 2 x 1073: Replacement Boots for 2mm Probes
  • 2 x 14480: Switch Caps, Green
  • 2 x 14481: Switch Caps, Blue
  • 2 x 14482: Switch Caps, Black

TCH Steady Weight
Required for each can size.

Note: 1 Can Steady Weight is supplied with each master.

Height Station Roller Pair
Allows different diameter can bodies to be tested on Height Station, ensuring correct rotation speed.

  • 1 set required for each can diameter
  • Pre-set clearance adjustment
  • Changeover time approximately 2 minutes
  • Includes Holder and Allen Key

Note: 1 set of rollers is supplied with the gauge.

SPECIFICATION DOWNLOADS 

MAINTENANCE GUIDES 

ELECTRICAL

MECHANICAL